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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” (141 reviews)
“green curry” (14 reviews)
“spring rolls” (20 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 via mobile

Without doubt a beautiful restaurant with lovely food. However, my husband is coeliac and is allergic to gluten - now most Thai restaurants can adapt their menu so that they don’t include gluten containing ingredients- however it seems that the Hilton cannot do this. Basically...More

Thank JaneEnglishby
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a lovely meal at the Blue Elephant. Can thoroughly recommend. Wonderful evening. Thank you all.

2  Thank Mary E
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We read TA reviews and saw that there were good ones and bad. Nevertheless we gave it try. The place itself is unlike any restaurant we visited during our trip to Malta. Unfortunately we are not impressed with the food. Starters were good. 2 out...More

Thank Mona K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sat outside, bit too dark and struggled to see our food. Took a while to get a drinks order but the poor girl had all of outside tables to serve and was literally running around at times. Food was good, but expected excellent.

Thank LouiseLovesPizza
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you are in Malta you have to experience this restaurant. They serve the best thai food ever !!! Staff is very friendly and helpful specially Julie-Claire. She's the best waitress. So nice and competent. Always with a smile! My husband and I really had...More

1  Thank gabrielamarques2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great service in lovely location...have eaten here several times and have always had an equally good experience.

1  Thank Geraldine S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed our 40th Wedding Anniversary meal at this excellent restaurant. The staff were very attentive and went the extra mile to ensure we had a great experience. We were seated at a table they had decorated for us next to the Koi Carp Pool and...More

2  Thank PeterZieminski
Reviewed 1 week ago

Probably the best Thai food we've had outside Thailand. Either book or get there early because it gets very busy. If you can eat outside you get a nice view of the harbour. It is expensive, but worth it as the quality of the food...More

2  Thank Gary_on_Hol
Reviewed 1 week ago

We come back to the Blue Elephant each time we are in Malta. The food and service are always wonderful.More

2  Thank Steph1e
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steph1e Thank you for your wonderful review. We are truly glad that you took the time to share your experience and hopefully we'll have the pleasure of welcoming you back to the Blue Elephant in the not too distant future. Kind Regards E Phillips...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a beautiful atmosphere and the food is very nice too. Very much recommend asking for a table by the indoor water :)More

2  Thank jms_smj
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear jms_smj Thank you so much for your patronage and such a positive review. We understand that dining out is not just about eating and our entire team in our Blue Elephant restaurant works tirelessly to create an overall experience for all our guests. Thank...More

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Leanne C
23 April 2018|
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Response from TriD9 | 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
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Average prices
US$58 - US$231
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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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