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Elephant Walk

) #8 of 10 Restaurants in Highcliffe ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Indian, , Asian
416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
+44 1425 838052
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (20 reviews)
“naans” (6 reviews)
“shatkora” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Balti, Asian
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416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Indian was formerly Saffron and was very good. It became Elephant Walk and was not without its problems. It is now the Highcliffe Tandoori with no apparent change to the decor. It felt grimy as soon as we walked in the door and on...More

Thank ann m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is no longer called elephant walk but something else. Food is good although not as good as when the restaurant was under the previous owners. Service is ok, but needs some attention. All started off okay, but whilst ordering the waiter gave us...More

Thank Helen T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited for over 5 minutes at the bar and the waiter eventually arrived from the supermarket with ingredients. Finally shown a table. Long time to order drinks and food. Food was ok but no better. Asked for Bill and after putting card in wallet...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This review is for Highcliffe Tandoori (formerly Elephant Walk) Decided to give it a go, as this is our closest Indian! We enjoyed Elephant Walk although we prefer the restaurants in Ringwood. We all thought it was excellent! The paratha was amazing (EW never seemed...More

Thank JAB532
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Under new ownership, Grand Opening is the weekend, sadly we have left the area now, but highly recommend a visit. The Chicken was high quality, lots of meat in each dish, rather than the couple of pieces you get in some places. Not all sauce,...More

Thank Julieicat
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I visited the 'under new management' highcliffe tandoori on Saturday the 24th with my friend. We had not booked so got there early and the 'manager?' Seated us quickly, he was chatty and polite but really pushy with food that we should order (the most...More

4  Thank Leo C
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We wanted a change of restaurant form our usual curry house as it has gone down hill recently. Service Ok, would have been better with are smiles. The manager/ owner was try g very hard to please everyone. Food was excellent good portion s and...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Only been here twice. First time was four years ago, second time more recently. My most recent visit was after it reopened under new management. Although I couldn't tell any difference from the way it looked between visits the service was great and the food...More

Thank Emmaltorr89
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We had not been here for a year so decided to re-visit. Unfortunately the exterior looks scruffy now not helped by major building work next door. The interior is still modern and contemporary but is looking a bit tired. The restaurant is under new ownership...More

2  Thank DoctorFeelgoodDorset
Reviewed 19 March 2017

The quality of the food was exceptionally good, distinctive flavours served attractively fresh and hot. One of the best Indian meals that my wife and I have enjoyed for a very long time. The decor is smart, the staff attentive without being intrusive. Will certainly...More

2  Thank BCB28
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Questions & Answers
12 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Elephant Walk is under new management and unrelated to the previous business.
edwina p
8 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Hi, The restaurant has been under new management/ownership since September 2016, please call or contact them directly for this information. Kind regards
Sue J
4 December 2015|
Response from SBlend | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we are open as usual on Christmas Eve, closed on Christmas Day. Happy Holidays and hope to see you soon. Elephant Walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Indian, Balti, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 416 Lymington Road | Christchurch, Highcliffe, Christchurch BH23 5HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Christchurch  >  Highcliffe
  • Phone Number: +44 1425 838052
  • E-mail
Under New Management since September 2016 please check appropriate reviews
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