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Blue Elephant

Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+356 2138 3383
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (117 reviews)
“spring rolls” (19 reviews)
“rice” (35 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Great location with the ambience that one comes to expect from any Blue Elephant restaurant worldwide. Not very romantic as restaurant was mainly open plan and very empty at 7.30 - but started to fill up by 9pm. Good and attentive service. Wide-ranging and reasonably...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent all round food, drink and especially the attentive service. Price is what you expect to pay in a five star hotel but it was worth every penny.

2  Thank Red E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked this as a surprise for my other half . Having lived in Thailand i was glad to hear of the great reviews and was really excited to visit . When arriving at the restaurant it is beautiful , all jungle theme and fish ponds...More

Thank Choccysmummy
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Choccysmummy, Thank you for your review and for your positive comments regarding the general ambience of the restaurant I am sorry to read that you weren't entirely satisfied with the food you ordered. Our kitchen team is made up entirely of Thai nationals to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the "Blue Elephant". Exterior and Interior of restaurant lovely as is the location. Restaurant large, would not recommend for romantic meal! We love Thai food but have to say the food at the Blue Elephant is not the best....More

1  Thank Carmen M
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Carmen M, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Blue Elephant restaurant. Although negative feedback is never pleasing I do believe guest feedback is essential to enable us to adapt and amend our product where necessary. Your comments regarding...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From entering to leaving this place is a joy, joyful food and fab service and a Setting that really has to be seen to be believed! Was so good I ate here twice in 5 days 10/10

2  Thank kmw4121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a second birthday celebration back home in Malta at The Blue Elephant which is located at the Hilton Hotel. I chose this restaurant as I have been before and it feels much more special than most restaurants in Malta. It has a beautiful...More

2  Thank kellebomb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here twice during our stay and enjoyed both meals immensely. Fried rice with crab, Pad Thai, and a couple of the Curry dishes. As good as I have had anywhere. Service was timely and friendly. All in all a great meal and reasonably priced

2  Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hilton hotel restaurant but feels like a genuine independent concern. Fabulous interior decor and fit out with internal river. Great food and service. Outdoor area when weather good. Worth a visit.

2  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant in a beautiful setting. One feels like being in the Thai jungle. The food however is not more or less slightly upgraded than any other "Chinese" restaurant (same tastes, same presentation, ...). Service is however ***wonderful***.More

Thank Johan Y
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Johan Y, Many thanks for taking the time to review our Blue Elephant restaurant. Naturally I’m disappointed that you left the restaurant not entirely satisfied. It is only through constructive criticism from guests like yourself that we can monitor, and where necessary improve, upon...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best meal of our holiday If you would like a treat you must visit the Blue Elephant. Nothing was too much trouble and the staff were attentive and ensured we had the best night and the food was spectacular

2  Thank Wilson2105
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Questions & Answers
29 October 2017|
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Response from MaltaHilton | Property representative |
Good afternoon Rene, We do indeed have a number of gluten free choices. Our management team will be more than happy to guide you through the options before you order Many Thanks Blue Elephant Team
14 January 2017|
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Response from Björn S | Reviewed this property |
Not really! Er were dressed like smart casual during our visit.
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24 January 2016|
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Response from Christel A | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour si vous avez déjà mangé en Thaïlande vous serez déçu si non le lieu est agréable pour un événement mais le service est lent. A voir si vous trouvez mieux car sur ces zones touristiques c'est des restaurants très... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 59 - USD 177
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3383
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The Blue Elephant is a tranquil oasis of waterfalls, luscious greenery and tropical flowers. Smiling, friendly staff and the best Royal Thai Cuisine in Malta guarantees a memorable visit. Fresh fruits and herbs and also tons of orchids are flown in weekly direct from Thailand. Blue Elephant Malta offers you the possibility to reserve your own special space in this magnificent restaurant. Here you can surprise your guests in a unique atmosphere in our private huts. Blue Elephant can cater for a variety of occasions such as: Intimate Dining, Private Parties, Wedding Parties, Conference Dinners and many others….From the moment you step in the restaurant, you will be transported to the lands of the East. The waterfall, the landscaping and the seating will certainly carry you far, far away. Savour mouth-watering delicacies prepared from authentic Thai ingredients and forgotten centuries old recipes from the Royal Palace.
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