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Elephant

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$$$$
Italian, Austrian, European, Central European, Mediterranean
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Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
+39 0472 832750
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were sent to dine at The Elephant from our hotel - it was definitely one of the high points of a recent trip. The lovely, warm Tyrolean interior, the spacious adult dining rooms, the impeccable - yet not stuffy - service and the brilliant cooking made for a very memorable evening indeed. We opted for a tasting menu and... More 

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Thank Earl A
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

enjoy! the food is an innovative combination of Italian and Tyrolean cuisine the wines reflect an excellent selection of local and international varieties the service is impeccable the rooms are cozy with old world charm no wonder that this place has been visited by royalty for hundreds of years

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Thank washingtondc2014
Graz, Austria
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

The choice of foods was made of international dishes - the dover sole was actually very special - all original and tempting and the MC made the meal all the more enjoyable!

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Thank mat3max
Malmo, Sweden
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016

Very nice dinner and the great knowledge of the local wine choices. Overall lovely dinner - not really suited for small kids but the staff made it work perfect.

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Thank Betina D
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

I enjoyed dining at Elephant (I stayed at the hotel) especially in the summer evening (July) when the day is very long and the weather is good. The food surprised me: modern, light, very flavourful. The service is very good, too. Wine list: extensive with great options for mid-priced Alto Adige wines. Reservations are a must and you should ask... More 

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Thank isolde100
Cumbria
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158 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Called in on the way to the Dolomite Passes for coffee and Strudel. It was lovely, the staff were pleasant and well organised and the pastry was beautiful (Coffee wasn't bad either). Well worth a visit!

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Thank Peter H
Luxembourg
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

While the setting is rather old school, the food is top notch and simply brilliant. Service is discrete and professional. Comfy outdoor terrace. Hint: go for the lamb, it simply doesn't get any better than this!

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Thank Claude H
Kitzbuhel, Austria
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129 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016

We have had lunch or dinner here many times and it is always fantastic. What is fresh and in season is the focus of the meals served. During white truffle season the "Elefante" serves wonderful pasta or risotto. While the menu is great, the specials are just that, special. Always enjoyable and beautiful.

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Thank NewmansTravel
Toronto, Canada
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015

It would be more economical for your to ask for half persion including breakfast and dinner(three courses covered) it is a 5 to 7 course restaurant.Local wines good and not expensive.

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Thank Peter I
Montreal, Canada
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101 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2015

The atmosphere was lovely. The food was generally very good. list was extensive and perhaps a bit overdone. WineThe disappointing feature was the spottiness of the service. Expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $59
Cuisine
Italian, Austrian, European, Central European, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Rio Bianco 4, Bressanone, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of South Tyrol  >  Bressanone
  • Phone Number: +39 0472 832750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?