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White Elephant

Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 44 360 73 22
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (45 reviews)
“coconut soup” (3 reviews)
“curries” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 218 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Being regular customers from The White Elephant, we used to go there for dinner quite often, as we used to be living very next to it. For some reasons, we never wrote a review on it, so here it is. Our favorite dishes include :...More

Thank Kim_8000
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Kim_8000 Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant and the selection of dishes. The authenticity of our dishes and the Thai cuisine...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu was nice. We were staying in this hotel so based on the reviews, planned to have Thai dinner at white elephant. The presentation was good and the food looked tempting however it was too spicy! One of the spiciest meal I have ever...More

Thank anuchawla09
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear anuchawla09 Thank you very much for leaving your feedback on TripAdvisor. Your opinion is highly appreciated. We are very sorry to hear that we could not fulfill your expectations with the spiciness of your dish. Our kitchen staff always gives their best to provide...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic Thai restaurant in Zurich. There are good selection of authentic Thai dishes like Papaya salad, Tom Yum soup, curry and seafood dishes. The staffs were very kind and accommodating.More

Thank Na P
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Na P Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. The White Elephant team was happy to welcome you. It is nice to hear that you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food wasn't the worst I have had, I expected better for these prices. I asked for a scoop of Chocolate Ice Cream and what I got was a Baby's size portion. The pineapple in my dish was going rotten and should've been thrown out....More

Thank twoqnsguys
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear twoqnsguys We are happy that you also visited us at our authentic Thai restaurant. Thank you very much for your second comment on TripAdvisor. We are glad that you shared your experience with us. It is again very disappointing to hear that we did...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

I'll start by saying that I've eaten a lot of Thai food in my life in a lot of different countries. Usually local Thai places nail the basic Thai menu, i.e., pad Thai, yellow curry, etc... those dishes are kind of a gimmie for any...More

Thank thebear0618
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear thebear0618 Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The feedbacks of our guests are always highly appreciated. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. The White Elephant team was happy to welcome...More

Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and staff polite. I should come back one more time so that I can express an objective opinion.More

Thank desdi2017
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Dear desdi2017 Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was glad to have you as a guest. It is nice to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere and our service. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This well decorated and warm atmosphere restaurant with a huge portion, variety and selection of Thai food is a nice place to change cuisine in Zurich but the taste and quality of food is not well appreciated.More

2  Thank jijilamoroso13
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Dear jijilamoroso13 Thank you for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The feedbacks of our guests are always highly appreciated. The White Elephant team was very happy about your visit at our restaurant. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

The staffs were friendly and do enjoy very the food. We had both starters and dessert. During our dining experience, the restaurant is well decorated to give a very nice cosy place to enjoy the Thai food.More

Thank blackhawkjet
Gordian W, F&B Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

Dear blackhawkjet Thank you very much for leaving your feedback on TripAdvisor. Your opinion is highly appreciated. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and like the decoration of our restaurant. We are very much looking forward to your next visit. Brilliantly...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Had been to this restaurant for dinner with my family as it's just down and convenient as we were staying in Zurich Mariott Hotel in Zurich.The ambience is very good and so is their service. Their starters like chicken dumplings and chicken Sathe are good...More

Thank drjavedrasheed
Gordian W, F&B Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2017

Dear drjavedrasheed Thank you for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was very happy to welcome you. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the chicken dumplings and our Gang Keow green curry. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I will start by saying that the food was high quality and very good. However, for the pricing the portions were tiny and force you to have to order more of the ridiculously expensive (but delicious) food. Details below: 2 soups: very good tom yum...More

Thank Mitchell C
Gordian W, F&B Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Mitchell C Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on TripAdvisor. Your feedback is highly valued. We are glad to hear that you find our food delicious and praise our quality. We are sorry that we could not reach your...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 360 73 22
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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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