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Thai Elephant

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1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD, England
+44 20 8940 5114
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Four of us had an evening meal here and we could not fault the food, however the young waitresses were rather inexperienced. The décor in the restaurant itself was looking a bit tired and could do with a paint job and a general upgrade, there was a large hole in the wall in the gentleman's toilet where it would seem... More 

Thank canoninvest
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing red king prawn curry! Really fragrant and tasty. Great delivery time on a busy bank holiday weekend. Well done guys!

Thank Hayley R
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were taken through the restaurant to our table in the conservatory. The windows next to us were either scratched or really dirty on the outside so we couldn't see out properly. The walls were covered in patches of damp and flaking paint, the whole place looks like it hasn't been touched for about 30 years. That may not matter... More 

1 Thank Simon K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Warm, welcoming staff. Great atmosphere, fantastic food. I would most definitely come back and try other different dishes on offer. A+

Thank Guy T
Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Arrived at 7:30pm - order taken at 7:50 - main courses arrived 9:25pm - rice & curry arrived at table lukewarm. Thai special rice with prawns not so special - egg fried rice with 4 - albeit very large prawns & nothing else. Hard surfaces throughout restaurant meant all noise exaggerated and people talked louder and louder to be heard... More 

1 Thank Jacqueline M
Esher, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

For anyone that has worked in a bar, knowing who is next to be served is a basic skill that saves most of the punters that particular irritation that comes from the injustice of having an invisible bar presence. Having booked a table for 4 on Saturday (to celebrate the 20th anniversary of proposing to my wife at the very... More 

Thank Mike C
Reigate, United Kingdom
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

this little gem is open from lunchtime until late on Saturdays and is ideal for popping into after shopping. we had the most delicious meal and lovely serving staff too highly recommend the thai fishcakes, red thai curry (chicken),and the massaman curry just really really excellent decor was nice too perhaps a little too many faux plants for me but... More 

1 Thank Jane G
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Delicious food at lunch today, very good service, very friendly. We all enjoyed our meals. Will definitely be back.

Thank 329865453875432
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Late lunch on a quiet day. Appears to be a family run place. Jungle curry tasted fairly authentic for London. Reasonable prices.

1 Thank Sas M
1 review
Reviewed 8 December 2016

A birthday meal which was a little disappointing due to lacklustre service and a rather colder than expected restaurant temperature. However, we were first to arrive for the evening sitting. The fact that the restaurant is surrounded by windows means that it takes a while to heat up so if you are visiting in winter then please do not book... More 

Thank Kash R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8940 5114

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