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L'Elephant Bleu

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Tawala Alona Beach, 6340, Philippines
+63 949 488 1335
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

At the time of our visit, L'Elephant Bleu was ranked second for restaurants. So we went in with high expectations. We were not impressed. I feel as though the chef has impressive skills but the lack of experience in the wait staff certainly hurt the environment. Upon entering we sat down and received menus rather than a clean table. The... More 

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Thank Lee H
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2014

Food was good and staff was really nice, in particular Nico!! If you're looking for a good desert in Alona Beach, get their chocolate mousse !

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Thank Mv P
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2014

We are not concerned with a restaurants decor. It need only to be clean, have good food at a reasonable price. So, while this restaurant is very, very basic, that was fine with us. It's the other two that caused this poor review. I ordered the same meal (beef tenderloin with potato and veggie) others on this forum raved about... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

You probably just pass it the first time. Very small restaurant on the main road of Alona beach. They only offer a small menu which is not that expensive. The staff it attentive as everywhere in the Philippines, the food is great for the price. Unfortunately I visited it during a blackout due to a typhoon, can't say anything about... More 

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Thank Lars842
Richterswil, Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014 via mobile

I had a great cheeseburger (huge portion), service was nice and the pricing was ok too. Cozy atmosphere... We'll come back 😊

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2 Thank Jessica S
Calgary
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

The presentation ...... Exceptional....the service wonderful and food Trust me ad i am a foid is wow .....the beef so tender and love the sauces...potatoes like my mother made...desserts to cry over so beautiful ......yes the ambiance is so philippine style but you will not be disappointed - the canadians

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014 via mobile

My girlfriend and I ordered a daily special dinner at this place. I had beef steak with potatoes and cooked vegs, my gf shrimps with rice and cooked vegetables. The food was fantastic, best food i had at Alona Beach. The waiter is very professional and ensures guests feel comfortable. Fantastic food, interiour and location could be better, but nothing... More 

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1 Thank Mindaugas Z
Hong Kong,
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76 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2014

Visited this restaurant in the dead quiet of the afternoon after a massage after 2pm. It certainly felt like afternoon siesta time on the beach. I had a great special of the grilled prawns and rice and one of the best mango shakes on the island. I wish I had time in my schedule to come back here again on... More 

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1 Thank Charm_andsome
Quezon City, Philippines
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

I like that the owner is always there and tries to chat with the customers. This allows them to get insights and improve in any way possible. I also like how the dishes are relatively affordable, but is prepared thoroughly. The ambiance is also very cozy and gourmet type - but simple :)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

Looked at the reviews on tripadvisor and boy did it come through. Had an absolutely stunning meal. Don't let looks fool you though (we saw another couple walk out of the restaurant, a huge mistake on their part). The cream dory and chocolate mousse were the highlights, tiger prawns were excellent, my sister wouldn't even let me taste the chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
European, French, Philippine, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tawala Alona Beach, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island
  • Phone Number: +63 949 488 1335
Description
French restaurant, Wine , bar and lounge located in Alona Beach, Philippines.
Beef, chicken, fish, french crepes, burgers, creme brulee...Also vegetarian food

Fine dining with fine music at bistro prices. Something else than the everything found on the beach. Open all day 14am-11pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?