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Thai Elephant

1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD, England
+44 20 8940 5114
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (12 reviews)
“jungle curry” (2 reviews)
Closes in 28 min
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I called here for a quick lunch recently. Thai Elephant was quiet when I arrived so service was prompt and attentive. My Fish in Chilli sauce was a nice flavour and a reasonable portion.

Thank AuldJimmy
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The food is monumental! Really great flavors and selection to keep your taste buds fully occupied. This is a charming Thai restaurant run by a wonderful family where all the family members work so hard. It is so chilled so don't expect it to be...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have (had) been coming to the Thai Elephant for a few years, but over the past year the service has gone so downhill that sadly, despite the good food, we will not be returning. Last Saturday evening we booked a table for four. The...More

Thank zebou
Reviewed 27 May 2017

If you want to sit in a plush interior designed modern restaurant, don't go here. If you want over the top stand out service, don't go here. However, if you love great quality, super tasty and beautifully presented Thai food then this is the place...More

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Four of us had an evening meal here and we could not fault the food, however the young waitresses were rather inexperienced. The décor in the restaurant itself was looking a bit tired and could do with a paint job and a general upgrade, there...More

Thank canoninvest
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing red king prawn curry! Really fragrant and tasty. Great delivery time on a busy bank holiday weekend. Well done guys!

Thank Hayley R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We were taken through the restaurant to our table in the conservatory. The windows next to us were either scratched or really dirty on the outside so we couldn't see out properly. The walls were covered in patches of damp and flaking paint, the whole...More

1  Thank Simon K
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Warm, welcoming staff. Great atmosphere, fantastic food. I would most definitely come back and try other different dishes on offer. A+

Thank Guy T
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Arrived at 7:30pm - order taken at 7:50 - main courses arrived 9:25pm - rice & curry arrived at table lukewarm. Thai special rice with prawns not so special - egg fried rice with 4 - albeit very large prawns & nothing else. Hard surfaces...More

1  Thank Jacqueline M
Reviewed 6 March 2017

For anyone that has worked in a bar, knowing who is next to be served is a basic skill that saves most of the punters that particular irritation that comes from the injustice of having an invisible bar presence. Having booked a table for 4...More

Thank Mike C
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Thai E
28 October 2015|
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Response from Thai E | Property representative |
How extremely silly of me, I'm not sure how I managed to click on your review instead. I'm so sorry for having disturbed you. Also thank you so much for your excellent review. Best regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 69
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8940 5114
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