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The Elephant

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$$ - $$$
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Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
+44 1257 451155
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Gorgeous food. Staff all lovely and very friendly. Reasonably priced. Delicious dishes. Would definitely recommend

Thank lovetoeatout201
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another fabulous meal. Great varied menu and good selection of drinks/ cocktails. Regularly visit with my partner (and sometimes daughter) & we've never been disappointed Service excellent, staff very attentive cannot do enough for you. Definitely recommend.

Thank jules j
Copenhagen, Denmark
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273 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very large but comfortable restaurant serving slightly better than average Indian food. Prompt and efficient service and reasonable food. In my opinion the place lacked charm. The food was tasty and well presented. Good portion sizes. Good for larger groups rather than intimate evenings.

Thank 589MichaelP
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Late Lounge is available to book above the restuarant for events. We booked this for my daughters birthday party. Wow, the room is fabulous, elegant and set out really well. The owner Ajoy and his staff were wonderful, very accommodating and friendly. We had a great night and I would highly recommend this venue. We will be trying the... More 

Thank Nat1708
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Called on a tues night very quiet, staff very friendly and a nice place.. the food was very average and we found the rice greasy. We ordered a madras and a vindaloo and neither were very hot to taste? Wouldn't be going back again☹️

Thank Dean W
Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Really disappointing meals last week. Used to visit this place regularly but the slightly tired menu is less appealing and the meals we were served were desperately lacking in flavour - that's based on the opinions of at least 3 people.

Thank SimonB717171
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Visited with my wife and 7 year old son for a belated birthday treat. We have been before though not with my son and have to say that it is still as good as ever. The service was friendly and welcoming and the restaurant is really nice without the excessively loud background music often found in many places. The food... More 

Thank Richard R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Food amazing,varied menu ...very impressive...cocktail menu ..Yummy!! Small bottles of proseco available also chambord !! Lush!!!! Only negative is that it is freezing so bring a big jumper !! Crank up the heating and it would be perfect !!!

Thank Annull
Leyland, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Use this restaurant all the time the food is fantastic every time, and the staff r lovely. So this year we thought we would give it a try on xmas day didn't disappoint had the turkey Christmas dinner which was lovely. The place was a bit manic and busy and had to wait 20 minutes to be seated but when... More 

Thank rupertash
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Five adults and one toddler booked for Christmas Day Lunch - ok we expected it to be busy but it was manic ! Drinks were ordered and arrived but that was last we saw of a drinks waiter - three times we asked for more drinks without success ! Starter and main courses arrived and the food was ok though... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Chorley
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 451155

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?