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Elephant Walk

416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
+44 1425 838052
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible19%
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Opens in 28 min
All hours
Indian, Balti, Asian
$$ - $$$
416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Food was very good. Good portion size and spicier than I've had before. Very polite staff and only had to wait 20 minutes for the food to be cooked. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Cathy T
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Place was like the Marie Celeste in peak holiday season, even the tourists knew not to go there. Pushy staff, if you're not ordering Cobra's by the dozen you're treated like a leper. Food was actually nice but very small portions and this place ain't...More

Thank gavin e
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We had heard things had improved as elephant walk had been taken over so tonight visited with open minds was lovely please give them a go at the highcliffe tandoori. Thought maybe a tad expensive when reading the menu, but the starters were huge and...More

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Thought the choice and quality of the foid was very good indeed. Service was good and did not fall short in any way. Would definately recommend and glad it is local walkable for us.

1  Thank jan e
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Tried this restaurant tonight highly sceptical after reading bad reviews. We couldn't be more pleasantly surprised. The food was excellent, generous portions, you could really taste the herbs and spices, staff were very friendly and helpful. A little expensive but worth it because the quality...More

Thank Lorraine A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

This Indian was formerly Saffron and was very good. It became Elephant Walk and was not without its problems. It is now the Highcliffe Tandoori with no apparent change to the decor. It felt grimy as soon as we walked in the door and on...More

1  Thank ann m
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is no longer called elephant walk but something else. Food is good although not as good as when the restaurant was under the previous owners. Service is ok, but needs some attention. All started off okay, but whilst ordering the waiter gave us...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We waited for over 5 minutes at the bar and the waiter eventually arrived from the supermarket with ingredients. Finally shown a table. Long time to order drinks and food. Food was ok but no better. Asked for Bill and after putting card in wallet...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 21 July 2017

This review is for Highcliffe Tandoori (formerly Elephant Walk) Decided to give it a go, as this is our closest Indian! We enjoyed Elephant Walk although we prefer the restaurants in Ringwood. We all thought it was excellent! The paratha was amazing (EW never seemed...More

Thank JAB532
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Under new ownership, Grand Opening is the weekend, sadly we have left the area now, but highly recommend a visit. The Chicken was high quality, lots of meat in each dish, rather than the couple of pieces you get in some places. Not all sauce,...More

Thank Julieicat
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Questions & Answers
13 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Elephant Walk is under new management and unrelated to the previous business.
edwina p
8 September 2016|
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Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Hi, The restaurant has been under new management/ownership since September 2016, please call or contact them directly for this information. Kind regards
Sue J
5 December 2015|
Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we are open as usual on Christmas Eve, closed on Christmas Day. Happy Holidays and hope to see you soon. Elephant Walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Balti, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 838052
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Under New Management since September 2016 please check appropriate reviews
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