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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
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“thai food” (15 reviews)
“beef” (20 reviews)
Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family, we unexpectedly had the chance to try the new (mid-week) Asian buffet. As people who were delighted when this restaurant first opened but understood how it is hard to generate enough customers for an 'up market, a la carte' offering, we could...More

1  Thank YorkshirePud_7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have just been to the recently introduced "Bangkok Street Food Banquet at the The Royal Elephant Restaurant, Dinnington, South Yorkshire. Tonight we enjoyed the very best authentic Thai food outside of Thailand. We enjoy Thai food and have eaten it all over the world....More

1  Thank AC1JC1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered the Set Meal for two to eat at home. Absolutely divine!! Wonderfully authentic tastes and textures that you’d expect from Thai food. Reassuringly expensive - but worth every single penny! Great portion size and packaged well, piping hot and exquisitely tasting! After reading more...More

1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This authentic looking restaurant is staffed by warn n helpful people wo serve fantastic food in a timely fashion. The stir fired egg noodles were to die for n my wife absolutely loved thia chicken curry. We loved our meals here.

1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

11of us all together. We all had a Sunday Carvery. The food was excellently cooked and well presented. Choices from Turkey, pork or beef and a shed load of different veg to choose from. Priced fairly too.

3  Thank Gordon S
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We’ve been here about 5 times and every time it’s been excellent. The food and service are amazing. Don’t make the mistake of playing the ‘count the Elephants’ with the kids. There are thousands. Can’t wait to come back.

2  Thank clp1980
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Very nice,not been for years,so we we t for lunch,had the carvery,I had beef and turkey,husband had beef turkey and gammon,very nice meat,the mash potatoes were a bit tired sloppy,but everything else was good,the staff were very polite and helpful as we are both disabled,would...More

2  Thank pauline b
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This was the first time we had visited on a Friday evening. It was 'Banquet' or 'Buffet' night and the restaurant which is very large and very nicely accoutered was experiencing a brisk but not overcrowded trade. As usual, we went 'A la carte' but...More

2  Thank Charles R
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Had a lovely Sunday lunch. Food very nice.Plenty to choose from .Only 1 fault Brussels a little hard.Reasonable price as well.Definitely go back

3  Thank sharonysteele65
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

After reading reviews on here I was apprehensive to go to the Royal Elephant for Sunday dinner. My husband and I are vegetarian and had been invited by my grandparents, so we were going regardless, but I was a bit concerned there would be nothing...More

3  Thank Harriet M
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Gillie H
14 July 2017|
Response from davidharrylarder | Reviewed this property |
Dear Friend, Please understand I am an independent reviewer of restaurants. I am not the restaurant itself. I suggest that you Telephone to the restaurant about the cake and the price. In my experience of this restaurant... More
12 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, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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