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Elephant Royale Gants Hill

) #145 of 231 Restaurants in Ilford $$ - $$$ Asian, Thai
Gants Hill 579-581 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
+44 20 8550 8886
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible15%
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“thai food” (10 reviews)
“tom yum” (3 reviews)
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Asian, Thai
$$ - $$$
Gants Hill 579-581 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I visited this place approximately two to three months ago with my friends. The food and service were good, but I was left bitterly disappointed when I was told that their vegetarian food was fried in the same oil the meat and seafood etc is...More

Thank Gurj81
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A first time visit to this restaurant on a quiet weekday evening. The service was very good, the food freshly prepared and well presented. The mixed platter of starters is a good choice to get an idea of the quality of their food. Our main...More

Thank Tim B
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We've tried the buffet for the first time here even though we've visited this restaurant several times. There were decent number of starters and limited main courses but the quality of the food was really good and as always the deserts are the best...

2  Thank Karthik S
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

An hour late the Food turned up stone cold and soggy, beef tasted like chemicals, sweet and sour chicken tasted like it was made last week, the pineapple was acidic as example. The management weren't interested despite us being loyal customers, were quite rude so...More

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 6 March 2017

we came here as it was my sisters birthday. The decor is wonderful with dark wood, thai statues and buddhas in wood, with wicker chairs. We had chicken satay, curry crab, padthai, vegetables, coconut rice....all very delicious. The dessert we had 2 scoops of ice...More

Thank cindy c
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here for a good many years and as always, the food is really great. I went last night (14.02.17) and it was the usual lovely atmosphere and the food at its normal high standard but the service was absolutely awful. We...More

Thank Sugar1974
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great Thai food atmosphere is perfect, have been many times for birthdays family get togetherness have never been disappointed,

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We had been going to this Thai restaurant for over 10 yrs...we have enjoyed many a good meal with family and friends, celebrating birthdays and other occasions with smiling waitresses dressed in stunning silk outfits...they would chat and have a banter, encouraging us to try...More

Thank hbs1234
Reviewed 5 January 2017

5 adults and one child, had an early meal. Nice restaurant in side, a little bridge inside with large fish in the water underneath, not for eating tho'. Staff are very welcoming and attentive without being overbearing. A large varied menu, a good selection for...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I have visited the Elephant Royal on several occasions and have never been disappointed. Located conveniently 2 minutes’ walk from Gants Hill Underground station the décor of the Elephant Royal is great – so Thai! The waiting staff are excellent; great service, very friendly and...More

Thank BritishDragon
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Chicken, Lamb and Duck is Halal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 46 - USD 59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Buffet, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gants Hill 579-581 Cranbrook Road, Ilford IG2 6JZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8550 8886
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