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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (108 reviews)
“spring rolls” (17 reviews)
“curries” (18 reviews)
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
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 October 30, 2015 via mobile

Good atmosphere excellent decor. Extensive great Thai menu. Service was v attentive without being obtrusive. All the meals were excellent. Some confusion about what wine was in stock and slow to come back with the bill. But overall excellent food, restaurant and service.

2  Thank jgcope
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

All I can say is wow! Exquisite ambience, staff and food alike. Amazing. Emailed through a reservation, swift reply and was bowled over by the experience. So much so we are going back tonight!! It reminded me so much of my Thailand experience where the...More

2  Thank Lloyd22
Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Dinner at the Blue Elephant Thursday 29th. As starter we had different soups, all of them where tasting great, along with the Santa Claire white wine. As main course we had a sea food curry, prawn curry, stear fried rabbit and chicken. We asked to...More

2  Thank Tim v
Reviewed October 24, 2015

One evening we decided to try Thai and went down from the Executive lounge to the Blue Elephant. We hadn't thought to book as it was a bit of an impulse eating decision. We got there around 7:10 pm. Not booking was clearly an instant...More

Thank ynysygwas
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Dining at Blue Elephant was a great experience. From the time you enter the restaurant up till your departure you are constantly looked after from the formidable staff. The food is in a class of its own. For sure we'll be back for another wonderful...More

3  Thank Mario C
Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

My Mum and I had a fantastic meal at the restaurant, from the moment we arrived until leaving the staff were so attentive. We shared one of their banquet meals that was so substantial we had to have a take away bag. Each dish was...More

2  Thank samidasilva
Reviewed October 18, 2015

we had a wonderful experience having dinner in this restaurant, excellent food, exquisite wines, and we were very well served by the kind coworkers, in the beautiful scenery of the restaurant, with trees and leaves and wood giving a feeling of being hidden in a...More

3  Thank lmdebrauw
Reviewed October 18, 2015

I liked the surroundings with a view on Portomaso buildings and boats. It's like being in a little part of Thailand, with all the smells and nice service. The food was well prepared. We shared a Thai platter with various small starter dishes followed by...More

1  Thank jmLondon845
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

Food 100* Ambience 100* Wine list 100* Service 100* Attention to details 200* :) If you want to try out the best oriental restaurant in malta there is no doubt. And yes.... parking also 100* (portomaso)

3  Thank Louis M
Reviewed October 17, 2015

Enjoyed a meal here whilst staying at the Hilton August 2015. The service was friendly and welcoming. The setting was stunning and the gentle music gave it a relaxing feel. The food was exotic and delightful. We hope to return on our next visit to...More

Thank KElaineJ
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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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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
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view
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.
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