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Babar Elephant

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Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 2TY, England
+44 1524 388670
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the elephant bar b q for starter it was fantastic. Chicken tika massala for main was a lovely large portion and taste amazing the service was also second to non will definitely be eating here again.

Thank Tracey M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing food - easily the best Indian in Lancaster and Morecambe. I would specifically recommend the Garlic King Prawn main dish as it was spectacular.

Thank Amy H
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best Asian restaurant in Lancaster serving authentic Indian food. Have been to this place once every month while I was studying at Lancaster University. The service is average but the food is great.

Thank risheerc
Morecambe, England
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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever you choose is delicious! It is always the same and we visited on Sunday evening for the umpteenth time. Slowly working my way through the menu!

Thank DavidStern
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After previous disappointments at BarBar Elephant I was disappointed to find the same failings. Although the restaurant is clean, well decorated and the staff are polite it's very much like being on a production line. For example we couldn't order our popadoms without ordering our main meals. Therefore everything came at once. I was repeatedly asked when only half way... More 

Thank Joshdixon2003
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been a few times and always overcharged. However, food is always excellent. On this visit we all wrote down exactly what we ordered to make sure there were no queries with the bill. There were 8 of us dining at 6:30 food very good as always. Female staff friendly. The male waiters are the extremely abrupt, to the point... More 

Thank Debbie C
Bromley, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here with some business associates whilst working in Lancaster. We had been staying in a local hotel whose food offerings weren't very appealing! A quick trip advisor look drew us to this place and thank god it did! Food here is served freshly and tasted great. I'd go as far as saying that it's on par with some... More 

Thank Scott M
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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413 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my team last night for a meal and it was fantastic once again. The service was very good and all the staff were friendly. The food was amazing and everyone really enjoyed their meals. We had a great time.

Thank slocker1
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127 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here for the first time this evening. Whilst the food was passable, though certainly not memorable, the real negative aspect to this review is the attitude of the waiters. The female staff were absolutely fine, the young male waiters were a disgrace to the restaurant. Two of them had an argument stood next to our table, one brought food... More 

Thank Bosco D
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place in Lancaster. Nice decor, relaxed atmosphere ideal for groups. The service was excellent. The staff was very attentive with an excellent attitude. The food was excellent with the right size portions. Large selection of Indian dishes. Excellent value. You will not go wrong visiting this restaurant Kudos to the staff, chef and owners. Very nice combination of good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 2TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 388670
Opened 21st July 2010

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?