We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The White Elephant

144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-586-6611
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (17 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (140)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the "good" reviews on this restaurant, we decided to give it a try, because we love Thai food. We were very disappointed!! We ordered the Coconut Prawns for an appie, and I'm sure they came out of a box - terrible! I had...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the white elephant tonight and was blown away. The food was so tasty. The staff were super friendly and easy to talk to. Food was quick to come

Thank Ruthann W
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Food at this reasurant is fantastic, it is prepared fresh by the owner. We have tried a lot of the menu dishes and have not had one bad one. The staff are very frendly and are fun to get along with. Are friends and us...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Who knew you could get GREAT Thai food in Parksville !?!?! In town for a week of golfing, ran into some ladies who recommended we try the White Elephant on Weld Street in Parksville. So glad we did. Very busy, line up to get in,...More

Thank shsh996
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Over the last year I have been fortunate enough to dine at the White Elephant on several occasions. The restaurant offers a large selection of Thai favorite dishes. Portion sizes a excellent value for the prices charged. The restaurant is new, with modern décor, decorated...More

Thank Quinsam80
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious!! A small restaurant that makes a huge impact in our town. Service and food will exceed any expectations. So lucky to have this restaurant in our community!!

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

A colleague and i wanted to try this restaurant for lunch as i have heard many great things about the place, but had never actually been there myself mainly because of my scepticism of terrible thai restaurants on the island .... Well i was extremely...More

Thank wubadubalublub
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious, freshly prepared Thai cuisine, with fun and courteous service! We went on a Thursday evening and it was a busy night, but our food arrived in a timely manner! Our group has many different dietary requirements but everyone was satisfied and enjoyed everything. The...More

Thank BeezNeez68
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We love this little place, just off the main drag in Parksville. It always seems quite busy so go early to get a good table! I really like their salad rolls, coconut prawns, and their yummy peanut sauce. Everything we've tried so far has been...More

Thank Tunetigress
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Great value! Great food! Great staff!! I love the massaman curry, coconut prawns are hand done in house! Love.

Thank S S
Nearby Restaurants
Bread and Honey Food Co
249 reviews
.49 km away
Lefty's Restaurant
734 reviews
.24 km away
Realm Food Co
156 reviews
.29 km away
Rod & Gun
296 reviews
.41 km away
Nearby Attractions
Little Qualicum Falls Provincial Park
421 reviews
.99 km away
Parksville Community Park and Skate Park
290 reviews
.49 km away
Paradise Fun Park
240 reviews
1.14 km away
Eat Fresh Urban Market
12 reviews
.34 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The White Elephant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-6611
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing