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White Elephant

) #58 of 1,649 Restaurants in Zurich €€ - €€€ Seafood, Asian, Thai
Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 44 360 73 22
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (39 reviews)
“coconut soup” (3 reviews)
“satay” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 203 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner at White Elephant during my stay at the Marriott Zurich. The restaurant has great service and very good food. The dishes are authentic, the portions are good and everything tasted very nice. Good vegetarian choices, the place is pretty busy in the evenings...More

Thank Nandita G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited White Elephant while staying at the Marriott and were so pleased with the quality of the cuisine and the excellent service. Superb steamed sea bass -- plenty for 2 paired with delicious Pad Thai that just needed a little more sauce for moisture. Would...More

1  Thank Phyl K
Céline V, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Phyl K Thank you for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was very happy to welcome you. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the sea bass and the Pad Thai. We are looking forward to your...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seeking to find an original Thai restaurant in Zürich we looked in TripAdvisor for advice. Despite some negative reviews we decided to go with the majority of positive reviews. We started with a first course of spring rolls and chicken in sate satay. The spring...More

Thank SGDi78
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SGDi78 Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was very happy to be welcoming you. It is disappointing to hear that you did not fully enjoy your visit. We are very thankful for you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at the White Elephant at the Marriott. It was certainly the best meal of our Switzerland visit. 1. Thai hospitality at its best. Carlo attended to us and was certainly helpful. He suggested the sea bass dish. 2. The sea...More

Thank Sim L
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sim L Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. We are glad that you liked the sea bass dish and were content...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best Thai restaurants in Zurich. Great quality and genuine food. The lunch specials were really good. The green curry chicken was my favourite.More

Thank olie d
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear olie d Thank you very much for leaving a review on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was very happy to be welcoming you. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the green curry chicken. We are looking forward to your next visit to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After several days of rich delicious Swiss food, it was a welcome change to find this Thai restaurant in our hotel. The food was delicious....a lovely setting, quiet, attentive wait staff, and we would highly recommend it.More

Thank Cslaught
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Cslaught Thank you for rating us on Tripadvisor. Your feedback is highly appreciated. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our food and the overall experience at our restaurant. The White Elephant team was very happy to welcome you and is looking...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had a very good meal here-the papaya salad was wonderful. The duck basil and the cashew chicken were fine. We would eat there again.More

1  Thank MMMSebastopol
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MMMSebastopol Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant team was very happy to be welcoming you and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed especially the papaya salad and the cashew chicken. We are...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Excellent variety of Thai food with all the dishes you would expect. Half a dozen meat and fish selections prepared in a choice of about a dozen different ways. Beware however that their scale of spicy is conservative. I chose the regular and wished that...More

Thank John H
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Dear John H Thank you so much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant and the selection of dishes. We always try to spice the dishes according to the...More

Reviewed 7 May 2017

We had dinner at this restaurant. Service and food were just great. Very nice experience, will definitely return!More

Thank Tese R
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Dear Tese R Thank you very much for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. Your feed back is highly appreciated. The White Elephant team was very happy to welcome you and is glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit and the food...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

The white elephant is a nice thai place located near EMA house hotel. It is quiet, fun and colorful. A nice place to go for some high quality thai food.More

Thank Sofia F
Céline V, Food & Beverages Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2017

Dear Sofia F Thank you for taking the time to rate us on Tripadvisor. Your positive feedback is highly appreciated. We are happy to hear that our restaurant and the food was to your liking. The White Elephant team was very happy about your visit...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 360 73 22
  • E-mail
Description
The restaurant White Elephant has the reputation to be one of Zurich's best and oldest Thai restaurants. The fine Thai cuisine combines lightness with the full scope of spices. Be prepared for a genuine culinary experience with a real authentic touch.
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