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Blue Elephant

Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+356 2138 3383
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (139 reviews)
“spring rolls” (19 reviews)
“rice” (37 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
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Reviewed today

I visit this restaurant on a regular basis and I'm never disappointed. Truly authentic food, attentive personnel.

Thank Friderika11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went there on the last night of our holiday - for a treat. Location is lovely and we sat out looking over the arena. The place wasn’t busy but our waitress was so stressed we had to calm her. Our starters were delivered to another...More

Thank bluevcone
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had dinner, got the set menu, food was excellent and staff very helpful. Also got some nice cocktails.

Thank Geo-Cyp1978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As you enter, the restaurant is dressed with a jungle theme, cross a bridge over a pond full of carp to generously spaced tables; you can't fault it for its looks. Being our last night, the four of us were hoping for a grand finale,...More

1  Thank Foxglove22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and what a great choice. Delicious food, great atmosphere and a short walk from our hotel (Intercontinental). Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A business group staying overnight in the hotel. We took the “Royal Thai” banquet option, with some of us also having the optional soup. Thoroughly recommended - the only comment being this was somewhat less aggressively hot than some Thai food which I’ve had elsewhere....More

1  Thank matthew892
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been to this Blue Elephant before and to others we were looking forward to the usual high standard of service and good Thai food. Both were good but the dishes were not exceptional and I think many Thai restaurants are now serving comparable or...More

Thank sandra S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was beginning to think there were no decent restaurants in Malta until we came across this. Located inside the Hilton hotel in St Julians, an authentic Thai restaurant. By far the best restaurant we had during our holiday here. Can’t really say anything that’s not...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this restaurant before but last night was probably the best. Not only in terms of the food which was superb in all respects but also because of the attentive service from 'Benz' (Thananun) who set the whole meal in a Thai...More

Thank suffolkdale
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent Thai food, in the basement of the Hilton Hotel. Service was remarkable and attentive. Location is interesting with a view over the Marina under the hotel.

1  Thank Peter B
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Peter B Your positive comments are gratefully received and will certainly be shared with the team.Glad you enjoyed your Blue Elephant experience Kind Regards E Phillips F&B Manager

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Leanne C
23 April 2018|
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Response from Tri D | Reviewed this property |
However going round in Malta streets you can wear whatever you want. No one will bat an eyelid if you are wearing a cropped top and very short skirt! :)
crystal m
17 April 2018|
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Response from MaltaHilton | Property representative |
Good afternoon Crystal, we do have several halal meat options available such as chicken, lamb, beef and duck dishes. To meet your expectation, please approach one team member of staff upon arrival. Best regards, Blue... More
28 October 2017|
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Response from MaltaHilton | Property representative |
Good afternoon Rene, We do indeed have a number of gluten free choices. Our management team will be more than happy to guide you through the options before you order Many Thanks Blue Elephant Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$58 - US$174
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
18:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3383
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The Blue Elephant is a tranquil oasis of waterfalls, luscious greenery and tropical flowers. Smiling, friendly staff and the best Royal Thai Cuisine in Malta guarantees a memorable visit. Fresh fruits and herbs and also tons of orchids are flown in weekly direct from Thailand. Blue Elephant Malta offers you the possibility to reserve your own special space in this magnificent restaurant. Here you can surprise your guests in a unique atmosphere in our private huts. Blue Elephant can cater for a variety of occasions such as: Intimate Dining, Private Parties, Wedding Parties, Conference Dinners and many others….From the moment you step in the restaurant, you will be transported to the lands of the East. The waterfall, the landscaping and the seating will certainly carry you far, far away. Savour mouth-watering delicacies prepared from authentic Thai ingredients and forgotten centuries old recipes from the Royal Palace.
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