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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
Most recent review
- Sep 15, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Wheathampstead, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

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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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Visited this local restaurant today an cannot dog the service and quality of food enough! It has a relaxed and friendly and can hot dog with loads to eat! Started with soup then. Starters of i state the ribs,crab claws,prwn toast, sesame chicken to name but a few! Then we had green Thai curry, Thai mixed salad, noodles,rice plus two or three... More

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Chesham
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We went back here for a second Sunday buffet in 3 months. The restaurant is usually very busy on Sundays but today it was quiet so they brought the buffet to us rather leave is as self service.As usual the starters were superb and there was plenty of good food for the main course as well as a limited but... More

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The Golden Elephant just of the high st in Wheathapsted,herts. Parking can be a bit tricky so a space out front on main rd could be better. Warmly received when I booked a table and found staff attentive . Food was very nice as were the drinks, Prices were medium to high but you gets what you pay for. Overall... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

So since we moved to wheathampstead all everyone said was go to the golden elephant! And Thai is my favourite so we got a takeaway many a time and always perfect if a little spicy. Sadly my last green curry was submerged beneath 2" of oil 😟 I couldn't save it & it was so laced with chillies it had... More

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a little Thai restaurant set in an old and quirky building up a lane at the back of the high street. The tables are well spaced and well presented. The food was very good and the sauce on the Massaman curry was delicious. The size of the portions was good. Service was slow. Prices are reasonable. The one... More

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Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Seriously saddened by the demise of this little place. Had lots of great evenings there in the past but not at the moment. Last night we ate there and we had very good mixed hors deuvres but they were the highlight. Everything else was very ordinary especially the duck with pancakes and plum sauce. It was like water and almost... More

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Dined here last Saturday as the wife wanted to try it out, the staff were all polite and the food alright but I couldn't really understand why there was such a delay between each course! I didn't want to end up staying there for the whole evening but by the time each course arrived I ended up leaving very late... More

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uk
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

this place needs a bit of a spruce up, the food is ok, nothing outstanding, place looks and feels tired,and could do with freshening up, such a shame as real opportunity to be decent, would not hurry back

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Lewes, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

My wife and I had another great evening meal at The Golden Elephant with friends yesterday. In addition to their usual menu, they have introduced innovative special dishes. My choice was Wasabi Prawns, king prawns fried in a light batter with a creamy Wasabi sauce, beautiful. Our friends ordered Sea Bass and Lamb chops coated in a very tasty sauce.... More

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