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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

#232 of 1,164 Restaurants in Sheffield
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12 Laughton Road | Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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11:45 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:45 am - 11:00 pm
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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very good restaurant with good service and friendly staff. The roast is very, very good and I would highly recommend this place. I went with my family for a birthday. It is good for kids, adults, teens, elders, OAP's etc (Everyone).

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Thank MrInformation
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to The Royal Elephant a couple of times now and found the food and surroundings very good both times. For it's the service staff that stand out and make you feel you are that little bit special. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Ian C
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Only ever been here on a Sunday and it's the best carvery in the area! Well worth the money, would definitely recommend :)

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plymouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited on a Tuesday evening and was somewhat put off by the fact apart from myself there was only one other couple. However the service from the staff was faultless. The food is extremely well priced and the amount is huge. 4 fish cakes approximately 6" diameter and the pad Thai was equally large. The very attentive waitress explained... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

..a local recommended this large restaurant when we were in the next village on a work trip from London, and from the lunch menu my colleague had a fabulous fish and chips but I had a dreadful and almost uneatable Broccoli bake. His batter was thin and crispy and he lapped it all up. My Broccoli Bake was frozen veg... More 

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Thank Marcus_Fatticus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

Superb genuine Thai Food served with care by real Thai people. We have been a regular customer for many years. The atmosphere and staff always make you feel very welcome, it is a same that there are not more people using this GREAT restaurant in a evening. The Sunday lunch and carvery are excellent, more people should try the evening... More 

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Thank Michael S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Nice place, atmosphere and staff. We went for the sunday carvery and as a veggie they did all they could to accommodate my needs... I had some sort of nut loaf. They also provided veggie gravy. The chef who sorted all this out for me was lovely, very kind and couldn't have done more! The food was nice, particularly the... More 

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We have visited The Royal Elephant on numerous occasions for Sunday lunch. The Restaurant is well laid out with plenty of room to move around. The Sunday lunch is a carvery, one of the best in the area. The food is to a very high standard, with a very good choice. The staff are lovely and so helpful.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Great Thai food served here but on both occasions we've visited in the last few weeks (on a Friday and Saturday) it's been empty apart from us and a couple more. Service is good, but as there was only us in, not difficult . Will visit again because the food is good.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Well its over a year since our last visit and overall it was an enjoyable night . The decor and ambiance of the place was the same inviting and expansive . There were not many in the restaurant as England were playing at 8pm . The main difference was moving to an a la carte menu from "an all you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, British, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Laughton Road | Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Sheffield
  • Phone Number: +44 1909 566640
Description
The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?