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The Golden Elephant

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43 High Street, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8BD, England
01582 833751
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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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: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Friday evening out with friends ...

This quaint restaurant just off the High Street up a small alleyway is a delight and always popular with the locals in Wheathampsted. The welcome is always warm and friendly, really nice small outside seating area for Al fresco drinks in the evening sunshine before dinner is lovely. Food is fresh... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Good food and good staff. Good for quick meal or evening out Small restaurant with Authentic Thai food Great takeaway option too

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I must admit it has been a long time since I have enjoyed a meal as much as our Anniversary meal out a few days ago at the Golden Elephant. Joe is passionate about the food created at his restaurant and he is always worth asking if you wish to try new or different dishes. I wasn't sure what I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have been coming here for many years. The service is always excellent and friendly and this visit was no exception. Superb quality food in a nice friendly clean atmosphere. If you don't visit this venue while in the area you are missing a trick.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

This quaint restaurant just off the High Street up a small alleyway is a delight and always popular with the locals in Wheathampsted. The welcome is always warm and friendly, really nice small outside seating area for Al fresco drinks in the evening sunshine before dinner is lovely. Food is fresh, tasty, hot and plenty if it. Choose from good... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A great restaurant. It is off the main road in the Maltings and not easy to spot. It was empty when we were there at lunch but food was great and plenty of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Went for a birthday meal and on a whole the meal and service was very good. Would recommend the barbecue ribs for a starter. We weren't kept waiting for our food and the atmosphere was relaxed. I would definitely recommend this restaurant and would go back.

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St. Albans, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This is your average thai restaurant, okay food with far too much salt. They replaced the peanuts in the massaman curry with cashews (which i'm allergic to) so I can no longer have it, which is unfortunate as this was my favourite dish!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

The service at The Golden Elephant never fails to impress me, having been a few times now, the staff know our names and remember little detail about us which really adds to the service and feeling of a valued customer. I am 'gluten free' and because the chefs cooks everything from fresh, the menu is easily adapted without the loss... More 

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is a great Thai restaurant. The food is magnificent - very fresh ingredients & excellent variety. We've eaten at the restaurant and also ordered takeaway. The staff are very attentive and Joe the manager is a great host. Situated in a lovely old building with parking outside. It is very reasonably priced. We are using the restaurant to cater... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

If you're looking for a Thai restaurant in Herts, look no further than the Golden Elephant, as soon as my Wife and I walked in we were greeted and seated by the owner Joe and from there on in we we were treated like kings. We were both in Thailand (Koh Lanta) in Feb 2015 and have been searching for... More 

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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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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 43 High Street, Wheathampstead, St. Albans AL4 8BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St. Albans  >  Wheathampstead
  • Phone Number: 01582 833751
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?