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Elephant Walk Cafe

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76 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
+61 8 8267 2006
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6 reviews
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Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

We were the second group to order, yet the service was very slow. First of all, I was given the wrong drink as it needed to be the vegan one - but at least they came back to exchange it... We were then asked if we would like water while waiting for our food, so we said yes. The desserts... More 

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Thank CrazyChixo
Woodville, Australia
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199 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 5, 2016

Over priced and lacks space. Too close to others to have a conversation. Cheese cake special didn't taste like cheesecake at all. Lost it's appeal to me and won't rush back.

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Thank Greg F
2 reviews
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Reviewed September 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I used to visit the Elephant walk on a regular basis while we were dating back in the early 90's, when it was brilliant. We decided to revisit when we found out it was still running..... bit of a mistake. I must admit the waiter was friendly and polite. The place is CRYING out for an update... More 

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Thank RachMari
Adelaide, Australia
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187 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016

The Elephant Walk hasn't changed much in decades with its quirky dingy surroundings. however, it is an Adelaide icon and offers good food and drink in a very cosy atmosphere. It gets busy later in the evening.

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Thank Michael P
Adelaide, Australia
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55 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were racking out brains for somewhere to go for a nice dessert after dinner. Somewhere in the discussion the Elephant Walk came up. Neither of us had been there for 25 years....And it hasn't changed. Same decor, same cool vibe. We had the pecan pie. Yum!! Glad to finally get back there.

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Thank Pieter D
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

A gorgeous warm and cozy cafe to enjoy with friends. Very comfortable booths to sit in. We enjoyed the Chocolate Fondue which we shared together and have a wide varieties of coffees and teas to choose from. A lovely cafe to visit.

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Thank Sharon C
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Ive got mixed feelings about this place. When you first walk in theres a feel of Moulin Rouge in the interior and music. Theres mismatched furniture and fun private little seating. Its very cool. But the food is a total disappointment. Ive had two desserts here with coffee and tea and neither of them were amazing. One in fact seemed... More 

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Thank TheWanderlustGuide
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

I ordered the rolo ice drink and cookie monster sundae and it was amazing, i also tried the turkish delight ice drink that was amazeballs... great place to bring your other half for romantic desert..

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Thank Adam K
Adelaide, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed May 13, 2015

I do love this place. I have always had good service and when waiting outside it has never been for more than 15 minutes. The dessert is very well proportioned and always comes out in good time. I love the little booths for a special night out or a coffee date with friends. I do like variety though and have... More 

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Thank Lauren9288
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 5, 2014

Ordered the nachos, sticky date pudding & chocolate fudge pudding. All was fantastic, will be returning very soon!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
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Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 76 Melbourne St, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8267 2006

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