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Thai Elephant

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1 Town Hall Square | Vale of Glamorgan, Cowbridge CF71 7DD, Wales
01446 771884
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Thai-tastic

My wife and I love this little gem, it's a great restaurant that serves wonderful food, full of flavour. The staff are very friendly and the food is very authentic, a must if you are in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Beamish198
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

My wife and I love this little gem, it's a great restaurant that serves wonderful food, full of flavour. The staff are very friendly and the food is very authentic, a must if you are in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have visited several times and the food has been ok... But was disappointed that they don't use traditional Thai vegetables... So stopped going! Bit expensive too even though the surroundings are very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Love this place so much- the staff are so friendly and kind.. The food is amazing- best Thai food around.. My favourite dish here is the Thai Green chicken curry with a side of coconut rice... Also the Banana and coconut milk for desert is amazing!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The Thai Elephant is a lovely little restaurant in the heart of Cowbridge. Convenient with parking and always a lovely atmosphere inside. I have been to here countless times and every meal is as good as the last. The Thai crackers are a must when you are looking through the menu. I would always recommend the tempura prawns to start... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Booked this having been drawn in by its quaint front courtyard (and the elephant statue!) for my parents-in-law, husband and myself one Sunday evening. We weren't disappointed. It was cosy and the atmosphere was great. The service was super friendly, the food was great (I love Thai food and the menu was extensive – though it's tough to beat what you... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I had previously visited this place a couple of years ago and enjoy a 'veggie' meal. When I went back more recently, I asked about the use of shrimp paste etc to check their cooking hadn't changed. They asked if I was vegetarian and I said my mum was, but I was allergic. They said immediately that all of the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Cramped room, over priced. Food just ok. Lots of lovely restaurants in cowbridge, won't be going back !

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England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

tastefully furnished, waitresses very attentive,food took a while to arrive but was good when it came.drinks expensive though as it is in most restaurants.i would rate it 7/10

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Nice place hidden away from the main street in Cowbridge. There are lots of options for vegetarians and the meat dishes were great too. The food is all made to order but we didn't wait long at all. The coconut rice is to die for! I recommend the thai pancake for dessert.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a take away the food was ok the crispy duck was as about as crispy as porridge the tom yum was terrible no kaffir lime leaf no.galangal.no coriander ive been to Thailand a few times the food here wad not good and if this was in cardiff it wouldn't last 2-3 months very disappointed im sorry to write... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 Town Hall Square | Vale of Glamorgan, Cowbridge CF71 7DD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: 01446 771884

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  • Cuisine: Thai

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