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Blue Elephant

Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+356 2138 3383
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (107 reviews)
“spring rolls” (17 reviews)
“curries” (18 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
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Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

We decided to visit here as it does some good vegetarian options for the other half and we both like Thai food. After a warm welcome we were given our seats next to the waterfall I'm what we're probably the best seats in the restaurant....More

1  Thank barude2x
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a great evening at the Blue Elephant. Wednesday is Thai Day in the blue E. We got lucky! They serve special offers on Wednesdays. Better be really hungry. Great Food. Finish with Grappa. Go and try. Lu & Tille from Vienna

1  Thank Luphni
Reviewed April 4, 2017

The location is very very nice and the restaurant itself looks awesome. The staff is super attentive. However, the food is really nothing special. And assuming that the prices are quite high, my rating for the food goes even further down. Additionally, it was hard...More

Thank Ellaqua
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

The surroundings here were lovely and the attention from the staff was excellent. The Thai curries we had were delicious - the flavours were amazing and the food tasted so fresh and authentic. I would definitely eat here again as it was such a good...More

1  Thank misterandmissusmac
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Wow ... Amazing flavors. My Rekommendation; Order many different dishes and share with each other. Very nice waitresses with their own recommendations. This is where I long to return !!

1  Thank ulrika940
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

I have been in Blue Elephant 15 times, always great food! Perfect for sharing.. so you get a taste of everything. Great ambiance!

1  Thank Petter S
Reviewed March 27, 2017

We ate here for the buffet and was not disappointed, in fact there was so much food came out we couldn't manage to eat it all. All tasted great and cocktail good too.

3  Thank Chris M
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Ate three times at the Blue Elephant in a 7 night stay, that's how much we enjoyed it. The first evening we had the banquet, which while it was enjoyable, it was very much on par with every other Thai restaurant's banquet, but we tried...More

4  Thank Gary B
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Dining at the blue Elephant was an experience of itsself, as the restaurant is decorated inside like an Asian garden landscape with little bridges over streams with Kois swimming in them. The restaurant is big and was very busy with friendly, competent, fast staff. The...More

3  Thank Nina S
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Magnificent orchid flower arrangements and themed decor make this restaurant setting unique. The food was absolutely delicious and the service excellent. Would definitely go back!

4  Thank Janine P
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Is there a dress code?
January 13, 2017|
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Response from Björn S | Reviewed this property |
Not really! Er were dressed like smart casual during our visit.
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Hi going to St.Julians,Malta on Thursday 28th Jan.and I was thinking of having my 72nd birthday in Blue Elephant from what you and many others say the food was really worth it but a few have said it was pricey ,what do you think?
January 23, 2016|
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Response from Christel A | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour si vous avez déjà mangé en Thaïlande vous serez déçu si non le lieu est agréable pour un événement mais le service est lent. A voir si vous trouvez mieux car sur ces zones touristiques c'est des restaurants très... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$53 - $132
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3383
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The Blue Elephant is a tranquil oasis of waterfalls, luscious greenery and tropical flowers. Smiling, friendly staff and the best Royal Thai Cuisine in Malta guarantees a memorable visit. Fresh fruits and herbs and also tons of orchids are flown in weekly direct from Thailand. Blue Elephant Malta offers you the possibility to reserve your own special space in this magnificent restaurant. Here you can surprise your guests in a unique atmosphere in our private huts. Blue Elephant can cater for a variety of occasions such as: Intimate Dining, Private Parties, Wedding Parties, Conference Dinners and many others….From the moment you step in the restaurant, you will be transported to the lands of the East. The waterfall, the landscaping and the seating will certainly carry you far, far away. Savour mouth-watering delicacies prepared from authentic Thai ingredients and forgotten centuries old recipes from the Royal Palace.