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1 Town Hall Square | Vale of Glamorgan, Cowbridge CF71 7DD, Wales
01446 771884
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

We visted as a family and were not disappointed. The food was stunning, everything we ordered was delicious and the staff were very friendly and attentive - especially towards the children. Authentic Thai cusine at it's best!! A real treat!

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Thank KissyMissy2014
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just dropped in as we both like Thai food and we were thinking quality so this was our target for the night. Got to door and things looked bleak mega busy and staff were obviously under pressure.. But this is where they shine staff were just brilliant always smiling kept us informed it would be few... More 

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Thank Mark E
South Wales, UK
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53 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

An odd one this,I've awarded a 4 on the basis of my 3 companions views, they loved it, myself , for some weird reason once again I felt it wasnt particularly Thai and bland, in fact the sweet and sour sauce with my sea bass tasted distinctly "Uncle Ben's" and yet the wife and cousins were well pleased, she had... More 

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Thank Keith J
Cowbridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Tasty Thai menu to eat in or take away. Good selection of authentic dishes. Restrautn is a bit cramped but a good friendly atmosphere

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Thank Phil4506
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

The good points are - nice location, friendly staff, good menu choice, spicy salads. The disappointing aspect was the 'lack of kick' on some main courses - even the conventional green curry lacked flavour. Several main courses just lacked the sharpness and distinct taste that the very best Thai restaurants achieve. Will return.

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Thank Birchy01
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

On a very pleasant afternoon in Cowbridge we decided to try the Thai Elephant for the first time. Despite being empty, it felt welcoming and warm with an open fire in the middle of the room. Coupled with a warm and welcoming service first impressions were very good and we were looking forward to having a lovely meal. Unfortunately, most... More 

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Thank J J
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2016

The food was smashing the best Chinese I have had in ages, the service was lovely and the restaurant was clean and beautiful. I highly recommend this place if you are in Cowbridge.

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Thank greeksrock
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Managed to fit us in last minute on a Sunday evening. Food was served quickly and was very tasty. Service friendly. Would recommend and return here.

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Thank Melaine J
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have been here several times and enjoyed it, but last night was a complete disaster. Table booked for 8.30pm and were told our table would be ready in a few minutes. 45 minutes later we finally get our table even though we asked several times if our table is ready. Everytime we were informed they are... More 

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Thank Jordan T
Torfaen, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Thai Elephant is a lovely little restaurant in the centre of Cowbridge. It is rather small and cramped BUT the food is simply fab and the staff are attentive and friendly. I'd recommend the coconut rice - truly scrumptious. A few people have reviewed the restaurant and some have indicated that it's overpriced. I certainly didn't find this to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Town Hall Square | Vale of Glamorgan, Cowbridge CF71 7DD, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Vale of Glamorgan  >  Cowbridge
  • Phone Number: 01446 771884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?