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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

) #3 of 5 Restaurants in Dinnington €€ - €€€ Asian, Thai, British
12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
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“thai food” (12 reviews)
“beef” (16 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Wide ranging menu with multiple choices for each course.We have experienced both the a la carte and the buffet menus. Highly recommend the buffet as it gives you the opportunity to try dishes you may not have the courage to choose from the a la...More

1  Thank Lynn C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was some time ago that my wife and I decided to go to the Royal Elephant in Dinnington, South Yorkshire, when we lived near Worksop. The other day we had to pass through this former pit village which has one of the largest Tesco...More

2  Thank davidharrylarder
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We usually go to the Royal Elephant for the Thai Cuisine but for once we went on a Sunday lunch-time (for the traditional English carvery). We weren't disappointed. The food for the 'mains' was well cooked. Grand-daughter (an expert on such matters) loved the Yorkshire...More

2  Thank YorkshirePud_7
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Last minute choice to go here for carvery tuesday lunch. Good idea, the food was very good , tasty and well cooked. Good service friendly staff excellent value for money. Will certainly return

2  Thank alan o
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We went for a family celebration, had heard good things by word of mouth, but web site looked a bit amateur. Don't be put off by the site, service very good, staff friendly & helpful. Both Thai food & carvery very good. Veg on carvery...More

3  Thank Frank B
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Because, as a family, we had not been to the Royal Elephant for a while, we thought it would be a good venue at which to celebrate our adult daughter's birthday. That meant the three adults enjoyed choosing from the Thai menu whilst grand-daughter opted...More

3  Thank YorkshirePud_7
Reviewed 8 March 2017

As a family of nine we all agreed the food was excellent, freshly cooked, such good value. The service and staff are very helpfully and very friendly. Next time we will go for the Thai buffet in this lovely relaxing restaurant, hopefully very soon!

3  Thank cazevans48
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had been out most of the day last Sunday and my Husband was wanting a carvery dinner at first we visited the The Elmwood Farm at Beighton but was told we would have to wait for 30 minutes before a table would be ready....More

3  Thank cookieworksop
Reviewed 18 February 2017

There were 13 in our party, all having different dishes. We could sit with a drink informally while our starters were ready. The food was lovely, looked wonderful and tasted fantastic. The service was first rate. Can recommend this restaurant.

2  Thank GrandadandPat
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A strange mix Of traditional and Thai food. Great for everyone, each can have what they want. Great service. I ate Thai and it was great.

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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do I have to book for sunday lunchtime 12th June 2016 for 6 people.
11 June 2016|
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Response from Jackie A | Reviewed this property |
Its always advisable to book on Sundays
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham  >  Dinnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1909 566640
The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.
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