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Blue Elephant Phuket

96 Krabi Road | Talad Neua Subdistrict, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
+66 76 354 355
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tasting menu” (14 reviews)
“thai food” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
96 Krabi Road | Talad Neua Subdistrict, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

One of the most memorable dining experiences I've ever had anywhere in the world. The food was well above average thai food. The staff were lovely and very professional. The mansion is beautifully restored and magnificently lit at night. Congratulations to Blue Elephant for keeping...More

1  Thank JohnD96
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Sure it's a nice place , of course the environment is unique with this colonial type of building located right into Phuket town . However , the price charged for Valentine's dinner was absolutely ridiculous for both food and service . I had better food...More

Thank Clement-BG
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Having heard about the reputation of blue elephant, we gave it a try and it did not dissapoint us. The restaurant is housed in a two storey old mansion. The decoration is purely thai with a nice veranda overlooking the garden. We started with some...More

1  Thank AlirezaSG
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Firstly, this place is expensive. But for good reason. The building that houses this restaurant is one of the best places I have ever dined in. Their cocktails were of the highest standards and as for the food, what an amazing selection. The grounds on...More

1  Thank wezhyndman
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The restaurant has a beautiful setting and is very well appointed but if you don't want chilly hot food the choices are limited. The cuisine although above average to good is unnecessarily expensive particularly if you don't like the 'be light' menu which has some...More

Thank PMTNS
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I had such a great meal at this restaurant. Well balanced mix of spices, fresh ingredients and super big portion for me to hardly finish off. Plus friendly and quality service added one star for entire experience

Thank 94juhyuns
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

We loved the Blue Elephant and the restaurants beautiful location in their lovely garden, this is a gourmet dinner without loosing them self in their creations and the service is excellent! PS. They used the restaurant as a film set in the Swedish serie "30...More

Thank Geir L
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We had a superb meal at the Blue Elephant. Great Thai food options, an interesting specialty dishes complimented by an extensive wine list. We were offered an appetizer sample for free upon being seated, The governor's mansion makes for a beautiful ambience, with options for...More

Thank F_Marz
Reviewed 12 January 2016

A group of us went there as a treat and the food was exquisite. The restaurant is beautifully presented and everything of a high standard. Our one difficulty was ordering an Aperol Spritz. After some discussion and explanation that it had prosecco as well, a...More

1  Thank RECENTVIEWPOINT
Reviewed 11 January 2016

We went to this restaurant on a Friday night and the building itself is stunning! The restaurant was quiet so staff were very attentive. Food was delightful (pricey yes, as other reviewers have said but you are paying for the service, venue, amazing linen napkins,...More

Thank caitlinmac
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John R
Two questions! 1) (for the rep) My wife and I are heading to Phuket in February, I've already made reservations for dinner, but am thinking about taking the cooking classes with her as a fun activity. How far in advance should we book to be assured a spot? 2) (for any folks that have done it) How was the cooking class? My wife and I love to cook, but we are by no means pros. We like being around food and markets, we like to see "how it's done" in the kitchen, and I think we'd have fun if given a chance to try our hand with a little professional guidance.
18 January 2017|
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Response from Meggie F | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately we didn't do cooking classes - we were there for an evening meal only. The setting is beautiful and Thai food amazing, you can't go wrong with classes.
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Joroshi
Hello, what is your range of vegan options?
21 December 2016|
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Response from Kimstep | Property representative |
Sawadee, sorry for a little delay in the reply. Yes we have a very extensive selection in vegetarian and vegan menu. feel free to contact us anytime for further queries... a merry Christmas and a happy new year
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Nick M
Do you have a dress code?
9 April 2016|
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Response from Kimstep | Property representative |
Good morning khun Nick. The Blue Elephant Phuket doesn't require a particular dress code, smart casual would be the most appropriate as it does remain quite a unique Location. 😉
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 133
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Krabi Road | Talad Neua Subdistrict, Phuket Town, Phuket 83000, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Phuket  >  Phuket Town
  • Phone Number: +66 76 354 355
  • E-mail
Description
Royal Thai Cuisine now available in Phuket Town in the century old, Sino-Portuguese Governor Mansion. Open daily for lunch & dinner. Function rooms available. Reservations recommended. Cooking classes for individuals and groups.
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