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Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+356 2138 3383
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19:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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576 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2015

I liked the surroundings with a view on Portomaso buildings and boats. It's like being in a little part of Thailand, with all the smells and nice service. The food was well prepared. We shared a Thai platter with various small starter dishes followed by a hot green curry and fried rabbit . We had a caramelised sweet with a... More 

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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

Food 100* Ambience 100* Wine list 100* Service 100* Attention to details 200* :) If you want to try out the best oriental restaurant in malta there is no doubt. And yes.... parking also 100* (portomaso)

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3 Thank Louis M
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Enjoyed a meal here whilst staying at the Hilton August 2015. The service was friendly and welcoming. The setting was stunning and the gentle music gave it a relaxing feel. The food was exotic and delightful. We hope to return on our next visit to Malta.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Amazing food, service, venue... This place is top notch. Do not miss out on an incredible experience. You feel like you're in Thailand. LOVE

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2 Thank Emma S
UK
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Lovely waitresses greet you and deliver you to your table, either indoors on out on a lovely deck overlooking the Portomasso Marina. Service is everything you would expect from Thai staff, although not all were actually Thai. Food was very nice, although was not the same high standard that we had experienced here the previous year. Portions were generous and... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

When ever we come here we feel it is the same. We have been here for 4 to 5 and it always feels like is it Special. Nice Atmosphere, Great Service, Wonderful Food, PERFECT!

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2 Thank Joseph S
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

A first class experience. Located on the ground floor of the Hilton Hotel it was worthy of its 5*setting. One of our guests is a vegetarian and she loved the food. The exotic spices were well balanced and complimentary.

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1 Thank Richard C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

The blue elephant Want to know why he was feeling blue? Probably because he ate here V disappointing I had the massaman curry - this turned up with no potatoes and was a very dark brown colour. Very bland. My partner had red Thai curry. This also turned up a slightly odd colour and my partner commented that he has... More 

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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Perfect food! The service was also fantastic. Very friendly staff especially the restaurant manager Mr.Matthew De bono. Highly recommended.. Will definitely visit again!!

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

Possibly one of the best meals I've ever eaten. Food was fantastic and service was absolutely top class!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 53 - US$ 132
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:30
Monday
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
19:00 - 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
Description
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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