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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“thai food” (14 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The meal was average and extortionate price drinks. Charged £3 for a Diet Coke and £3.50 for a coffee, now that make Costa look cheap. I questioned the price of the coffee as I wasn’t happy, but they dismissed me and charged this price anyway....More

Thank ACjnr
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good value. Always get a friendly welcome. Tables and resteurant always clean. Food good quality and fresh. Regular visitors.

1  Thank DaddyBearDave
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely friendly restaurant and staff and the food is superb.. especially the carvery!. We've been dozens of times and never been disappointed

1  Thank Penny P
Reviewed November 3, 2017

Been coming here for years. Good midweek carvery and exceptional value. I’m not sure if they still do different themed dishes in the evening but I can recommend the midweek carvery

1  Thank cole5w2
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

First time here and it was ok. Staff attentive. Clean. Food hot although some of the food was from frozen not fresh. Bit expensive in comparison to nearby carverys. Lacking in atmosphere. Left nice and full so fair enough.

Thank 11Alicat
Reviewed September 28, 2017 via mobile

We only visited The Royal Elephant because it was more or less half way between our house and our friend's. However, we will definitely be returning - a place well worth going out of your way to visit. First impressions are always important and as...More

2  Thank Phil J
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Went for the Thai food on a Saturday night, surprisingly the restaurant was extremely quiet at around 6pm so the service was really quick. I think the menu is a bit too big and many dishes end up sounding similar, but in some areas I...More

3  Thank Jack B
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

This place is the best place I have ever been to. Excellent food, very good service, clean and just wonderful.

1  Thank normansusan16
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

This remains the best carvery in the area. Quality cooked meats, good portion size, and a variety of well prepared and presented vegetables.

1  Thank john2501
Reviewed July 30, 2017

We visited them on 29th July 2017. However while using the female toilet, the seat was broken and came loose during use. My wife slipped but was able to grab a support and got away with blunt injuries. On telling one of the waitresses and...More

4  Thank Sujoy R
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Gillie H
July 13, 2017|
Response from davidharrylarder | Reviewed this property |
Dear Friend, Please understand I am an independent reviewer of restaurants. I am not the restaurant itself. I suggest that you Telephone to the restaurant about the cake and the price. In my experience of this restaurant... More
June 11, 2016|
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Response from Jackie A | Reviewed this property |
Its always advisable to book on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham  >  Dinnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1909 566640
The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.
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