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Babar Elephant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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About
Opened 21st July 2010
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Balti
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews poppadoms butter chicken curry prawns best indian indian restaurant last night birthday meal fantastic meal set meal couldn't fault excellent food and service visited this restaurant take away lovely evening lovely atmosphere barbar
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our Daughter is at Lancaster University. We wanted to celebrate her 21st Birthday and as a family we travelled to Lancaster. The whole family had the most amazing time at Babar Elephant. The food was amazing and the staff were absolutely brilliant with the whole...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank patricia r
Reviewed 4 days ago

Prices on website incorrect, booked a large takeaway last night for a special treat for sons birthday, I had costed the order using the current menu on their website was expecting to pay £80.90 less 15% for takeaway. Imagine my shock when husband returned with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank shortlymexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was very disappointed with the meal here. The staff were very friendly but a little over-attentive...pacing around near the table is not relaxing. Starter was lukewarm and tasted of the oil it had been deep fried in. Very poor and presented in a way which...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nicely decorated and friendly service. Clear menu explaining types of curry. Poppadums and sauces very average - not home made. Curries ok. Tandoori chicken very good. Deserts from freezer standard. Kulfi great. Overall not good value for what we had though in terms of quality.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here for the first time last night. Lovely atmosphere, restaurant spacious, well designed. The service was really good, waiters did not rush you but made sure you had everything you needed and drinks were replenished. The meal was the nicest Indian food I'd...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank SAsbt
Reviewed May 2, 2019 via mobile

I was in heysham for a few days and a friend had recommended the Babar elephant, saying it was fantastic. I decided to try it out for myself and was not disappointed. Chicken pakora for starter was brilliant followed by chicken tikka masala, garlic rice...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank dodger1music
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Babar Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Dear dodger1music We would like to start by thanking you for the lovely review as it means a lot to the restaurant as a whole. We are extremely happy that you enjoyed the dishes you ate, the chicken pakora is always a hit! You seem...More

Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

We have been twice and the first visit was overall better than the second because the food was good, the service on the other hand wasn’t, the second time we went the service was no better and the food was nothing compared to the first...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank HAYZJAY
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Babar Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Dear HAYZJAY Thank you for the review you have left as we appreciate both good and bad, this review will most definitely be a learning curve for the restaurant as a whole. This will certainly be a topic in our next staff meeting ensuring that...More

Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

Service and food was great did like their unique food never had bad meal will recommend to anyone will try againMore

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank trythetajorpington
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Babar Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Dear trythetajorpington Thank you for the positive review you have noted, we appreciate all reviews as it means a lot to the restaurant. We are glad that you enjoyed both the service and the food; your recommendations also mean very much. We sure do hope...More

Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

Fantastic Food and fantastic service. Very highly recommend. Lovely setting too. Staff are very willing to provide whatever dish you would like. Nothing too difficult. Kind, generous and polite staff. Excellent all round. We go regularly.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Angela L
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Babar Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2019

Dear Angela L Firstly, thank you very much for the lovely review you have left. We are very happy to hear that you enjoy the food here at Babar Restaurant. Also, we are delighted to see that you appreciate our services that we provide; you...More

Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Lived locally for many years, but went for the first time yesterday. The building is absolutely beautiful (would love to know what it was before it was Babar). Some absolutely lovely staff members who go out of their way to ensure you're as happy as...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Toby W
ahadullahshah, Guest Relations Manager at Babar Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded March 30, 2019

Dear Toby W, Thank you for leaving us a great review. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your first experience with us. It is always such a pleasure to meet new customers and we hope that we will see you again soon.

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DarrenB2157
February 6, 2018|
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Response from cascboss | Reviewed this property |
They do sell alcohol
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M5563MGjanetd
July 15, 2016|
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Response from jdpjamesp | Reviewed this property |
I can't provide a link, but on the website, under menus there's a link to the 15% off take away menu.
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