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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” (150 reviews)
“green curry” (15 reviews)
“spring rolls” (21 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 19 March 2017 via mobile

Magnificent orchid flower arrangements and themed decor make this restaurant setting unique. The food was absolutely delicious and the service excellent. Would definitely go back!

Date of visit: March 2017
4  Thank Janine P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Once you get over the highly exotic decor and surroundings, everything is pretty much standard tourist fare. Over priced, food is good but nothing extraordinary; very little advice on the menu or portions; service that is satisfactory but nothing special and wine that is just...More

Date of visit: February 2017
1  Thank moonpool
Reviewed 17 March 2017

With the love of Thai Food,Blue Elephant was one of our to do list during our holiday in Malta and we were so pleased. The food was very good, the staff and service were fantastic.

Date of visit: November 2016
3  Thank Helen J
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Love the food, atmosphere and dinner. Been to 5 Blue Elephant's around the world and always have a good time. Visited for my young son's birthday - lovely chocolate cake and candle surprise to end the meal.

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank TeamHudsonNE
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The food here is soo good , the staff very nice, visited several times on holiday Prices very good and just a fantastic place , I love the tropical feel and water fountains and the koi in the ponds , superb 10/10 , a must...More

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank raymondslater
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great service from the very start, the menu is well laid out, we were given an option for a set menu. The music went very well with the sound of falling water in the background and the lighting was perfect. The food was so full...More

Date of visit: March 2017
3  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Great service Great food Great atmosphere, simply one of the best oriental meals I've had. Service was great attentive and friendly Food was so well flavoured spot on. The atmosphere with the water feature is just stunning So happy we visited if you are in...More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank jserhal
Reviewed 9 March 2017

It is always a pleasure to return to the Blue Elephant Hilton, it is absolutely impeccable - the food, the service, cleanliness, the atmosphere............

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank 318RobertA
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

What a romantic and delicious meal we had. Everything was perfect from the ambiance to the service and especially the food. We would definitely go again.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank KamalMalta
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Well where do you start, the setting and ambiance we're very relaxing. The staff very friendly, the choice on menu was wide and the quality of food we had was tops. Blue elephant platter & prawn curry, not the cheapest but quality rarely comes cheap,...More

Date of visit: March 2017
2  Thank Mklavendon
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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! :)
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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  • Value
Average prices
US$57 - US$226
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Kids
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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