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Ele & Ela


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Asian
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews lamb shank thai fish cakes samosas lime cheesecake spare ribs goats cheese starter profiteroles pudding curry prawns bread potatoes sea bass fish of the day book in advance busy restaurant main course
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We have eaten at this restaurant every year (4) since first trying it. The staff are warm & friendly, providing excellent service. The food is very tasty, and I would like to thank the chefs for cooking such great food. I had the steak this...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fab meal. A fusion of Indian and European cuisine. House lamb a great main. Desert banoffee pie. Starter definitely the fish cakes

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Iamsilver
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We regularly visit Ele e Ela and we are never disappointed. The food is lovely, the service is fantastic. Make sure you book a couple of days ahead. Our favourite dishes are the prawn curry and the pork cheeks. For starter the ribs, fish cakes...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 762julianw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent place for you to enjoy traditional Portuguese food and in particular, lamb! Lamb shank is one of our fav's. Tender, fall from the bone and with an excellent sauce. During our last vist, 9 had lamb and 4 did not. There were 4...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank David N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not sure what I was expecting but it turned out to be a fabulous meal. Extremely tasty fish cake starters followed by the fish of the day - sea bass on mash with vegetables. And I even went for the marinated figs with ice cream...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Q2062LYmarkg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Other than an occasional subtle variation on a justifiably very popular menu, little seems to have changed at Ele & Ela since I first discovered it 15 years ago. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. That booking is highly recommended only underlines just how popular...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank philhm3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Ele and Ela several times now and the food, wine and service are consistently good. Very good value for the quality of food and wine. Service with a smile, warm and friendly. Great atmosphere and all dishes look beautiful. We had...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jaf20132013
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decide to eat here and food was delicious.special stick very fresh.service very friendly.Excellent atmosphere and very clean restaurant.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Britessdes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

As advertised, this little restaurant is spot on, greeted immediately by two gentleman with extended hands. Servers they turned out to be. Food was spectacular, starting with the samosas. Fish of the day Sea Bass served over mashed potatoes and veggies. Others had Rack of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed March 10, 2019

An excellent meal, which was well presented and served by attentive and friendly staff. The black pork was very tasty and was served on a bed of mashed potato with a tasty stir fry as an accompaniment

Date of visit: March 2019
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February 4, 2019|
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Response from bjchalkywhite | Reviewed this property |
Weren't over impressed with this restaurant anyway, they gave away the table we'd booked to someone who turned up on spec! Try a place called Ma Ja's if they're open, fantastic food.
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Kathy581 | Reviewed this property |
No you need to call them directly
Aoife P
May 7, 2018|
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Response from bjvink | Reviewed this property |
My wife suffers from the same problem and she ate there without trouble..
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