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All 10 Wheathampstead Restaurants

The Golden Elephant

43 High Street, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8BD, England
01582 833751
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

good food nice selection of meat and fish been there twice very good service and good atmosphere with nice Thai decor will come back

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Harpenden, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Been going to golden Ellie for a number of years and the food is always top notch. Staff are friendly and servce is excellent

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Lovely Thai restaurant in a historic old Maltings building in village setting. Great food and service - good fir meals for a few if for many

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Excellent service and very tasty food. I would definitely recommend anyone to visit this restaurant. They have a variety of dishes and have a great atmosphere to dine in. I will definitely be retuning with my family and friends in the near futurer.

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St Albans, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

There were 14 of us, early on a Sunday evening, 6 children. They were so willing to receive us, moving tables and chairs and looking after us, drinks etc and things for the children to do. Food is very very good and sharing is easy. Reasonably priced too.

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Harpenden
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Jo, the owner, and his staff consistently provide a warm welcome in comfortable surroundings. The food is always wonderful and varied, and they will cater for your likes and dislikes. Nothing is too much trouble, they are attentive and friendly. The meals are also excellent value. We cannot recommend it enough and will continue to regularly return. None of our... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Just stumbled across this amazing little place, cute building, stunning stunning food and amazing service!!! Would recommend to anyone! Can't BELEVE I've never been for before!!! Many thanks

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Being coeliac, eating Chinese and Thai food is never easy. I highlighted this to the owner when I arrived and he took the time to construct a personalised meal to suit my needs. Nothing was too much trouble for him He advised me on wine according to my taste. I am shocked to read the poor reviews as we did... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We had a Sunday Buffet here last year and looked forward to our return visit but was left somewhat disappointed. Prawn crackers were placed on the table but as we were waiting for a couple of late friends to appear the crackers were soon eaten. The empty basket was removed and not refilled. Soup was offered which we declined for... More 

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Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We got a takeaway. The chilli beef was fairly flavourless and the Thai green curry just tasted of salt. The building looks beautiful but after that experience we probably won't risk actually eating in there for quite some time.

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Additional Information about The Golden Elephant

Address: 43 High Street, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8BD, England
Phone Number: 01582 833751
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans  >  Wheathampstead
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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