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Blue Elephant

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Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
01257 451155
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, 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
Consistently Good Cuisine at the Elephant

The original Blue Elephant was renamed to just 'The Elephant' (Contemporary Indian Cuisine) some years ago to avoid any confusion with another restaurant of the same name. We have had many family meals there (three generations of curryholics from 6 to 68!), the food has always been high quality... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Backbarrow, United Kingdom
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Backbarrow, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

The original Blue Elephant was renamed to just 'The Elephant' (Contemporary Indian Cuisine) some years ago to avoid any confusion with another restaurant of the same name. We have had many family meals there (three generations of curryholics from 6 to 68!), the food has always been high quality (excellent spicing) with friendly, attentive service and the prices aren't bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

The moment you walk through the door you are greeted by a friendly host that shows you to your table and brings you a menu, we ordered the poppadum tray as a pre starter which is great value for money and its delouses, then we ordered chicken pakora which is beautifully cooked, it was crispy on the outside and the... More 

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Lancashire England
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good choice of food on menu and nice white wine. Food was very good all enjoyed our meals. Service not so good, got seated quickly we had an early reservation which they knew was for a special occasion, it wasnt busy asked several questions about the menu as we had not been before and was un-sure how hot things would... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

3 of us went to The Elephant early Saturday evening (did not book). Shown to table straight away. Nice clean modern decor. Good choice of dishes on the menu. Great tasting food when it arrived (quickly). Good service, attentive but not pushy. £65 for 3 of us including couple of beers. Not much more to be said, good food, good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Took my little girls and had a fine time. Beautifully decorated and excellent staff. Definitely recommended.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Food, service, location, surroundings and price are all spot on! The lamb bhuna is great as are the Naans!

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Food fantastic and very quick service, ( but not rushed)...deco very relaxing and a clean environment. I went with my young children and felt most welcome....super staff

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 via mobile

Tried for the 1st time let night. The food was excellent. A very wide choice of quality food at reasonable prices. Not small portions so you go with an appetite. The staff were very attentive but not over bearing. I would recommend this place to any indian food lover.

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We visit the Elephant around once a month an they never fail to disappoint - the food and service is always excellent. They do the best Bhuna ever and their Naan is the best you will ever taste.

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Chorley Lancashire
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15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Once again fantastic service, Amazing food and great atmosphere. Can not fault this place. Most definitely should be more highly rated on here. Will be back again soon .

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Chorley
  • Phone Number: 01257 451155

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

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