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White Elephant

#79 of 1,576 Restaurants in Zurich
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Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
41443607322
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18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful evening. Everything was perfect including the food, ambience and service. The staff was friendly. Good variety of dishes and desserts. My new favourite!

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Thank Tasneem A
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Tasneem A Thank you for taking the time to rate us. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your evening with us. Thank you for complimenting our food, ambience and service. We are extremly grateful for your nice feedback and looking forward to be welcoming you soon again. Brilliantly Yours, Céline V. More 

1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The White Elephant is a favorite for my wife and I! The food is always top quality and authentic Thai. The staff is so very attentive. Special recognition to Angelina and Win who served us last evening for our Valentine Day dinner!

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Thank JimJohnson2
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear JimJohnson2 Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We are very glad to hear that your wife and you enjoyed your Valentines dinner at our restaurant. Hearing you liked the food and our service makes us very happy. We are looking forward to your next visit. Brilliantly Yours, Céline V. More 

Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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224 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best Thai restaurants I been to! Lovely salads. Curries (I loved the red curries) and service! Not the cheapest but it's really good and fair value for Zurich restaurant pricing!

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Thank leong34
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear leong34 Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. Thank you also very much for the compliment of our kitchen and service. We would be happy to be welcoming you soon again. Brilliantly Yours, Céline V. More 

Paris, France
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is excellent the staff is really professional and Yut is extremely kind, helpful and professional. A must in Zurich! I totally recommend!

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Thank Sara S
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Sara S Thank you very much for your positive feedback. We are glad our staff made your visit to our restaurant such a good experience. We are happy you enjoyed your time with us and hope to be welcoming you soon again. Brilliantly Yours, Céline V. More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like always, the White Elephant does not disappoint! Authentic service, friendliness and great Thai food! Beef salad, duck with basil and green curry where just great! Thanks to Ms Blettler for the great evening ! We'll be back soon!

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Thank btender
Céline V, Food and Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear btender, Thank you for your nice feedback. We are happy that you were content with our service staff and our Thai food. We are looking forward to welcoming you again soon. Brilliantly Yours, Céline V More 

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

some of the best Thai outside BGK. Try the duck curry .The fried morning glory was the best i've had. not to be missed

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Thank 331graham
Laura S, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear 331graham Thank you very much for your visit and your nice feedback. We are happy that you enjoyed your meal at the White Elephant and hope to be welcoming you soon again. Brilliantly Yours, Laura S More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice restaurant, always welcoming and every time we are satisfied with authentic Thai dishes and 5* services provided by the friendly restaurant team. It's interio is simple and trendy. My favorite dishes are roasted chicken wrapped in Banana leaves and the sticky rice with fresh Thai mango for the dessert. Not a big menu but everything so delicious and well... More 

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Thank KS52
Laura S, Food & Beverage Admin at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear KS52 Thank you very much for your highly appreciated visit and your feedback on TripAdvisor. The White Elephant team is always happy to host you at the Thai restaurant and is more than glad that you enjoyed your dinner. We hope that we will have the chance soon to host you and your family again and wish you until... More 

Bengaluru, India
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very bice business dinner - authentic thai food - interieur could be nicer. Service - especially Sunny - was great.

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Thank Michael F
Laura S, Food & Beverage Admin at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Michael F We highly appreciate your visit at the White Elephant and your lovely feedback on TripAdvisor. We hope that we will have the chance soon to welcome you again. Brilliantly Yours, Laura S. More 

Vancouver, Canada
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360 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Don't let the photo fool you, this is an elegant and inviting space in the evening with the lights low. Thai food is outstanding; carefully prepared with the complexity of seasoning that makes Thai cuisine so appealing. All the dishes we tried were good but I can highly recommend the curries. The Penang curry was very tasty. Lots for vegetarians... More 

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Thank sola123
Laura S, Food & Beverage Admin at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear sola123 The White Elephant team highly appreciates your visit at the restaurant. Thank you very much for taking your time to write this lovely feedback on TripAdvisor. It would be a pleasure to welcome you soon again at our restaurant. Brilliantly Yours, Laura S. More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

I dont have to say much! Ped pad graprau, satay gai and thai iced tea had always satisfied my cravings. Waiter yut was also very lovely :) Will definitely go back here one day, craving for more...

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Thank Degung S
Laura S, Food & Beverage Admin at White Elephant, responded to this review

Dear Degung S It is a pleasure to read your lovely and satisfying feedback on tripadvisor. Thank you very much for visiting us and for taking the time to write this comment. We wish that we will have the chance soon to welcome you again at the White Elephant restaurant. Brilliantly Yours, Laura S. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 47
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: 41443607322
Description
The restaurant White Elephant has the reputation to be one of Zurich's best and oldest Thai restaurants. The fine Thai cuisine combines lightness with the full scope of spices. Be prepared for a genuine culinary experience with a real authentic touch.

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