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The Sitting Elephant

355 Haridwar Road | EllBee Ganga View, Rishikesh 249201, India
+91 88826 61577
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“biryani” (6 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM Hours
CUISINES
Chinese, Indian, International, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
355 Haridwar Road | EllBee Ganga View, Rishikesh 249201, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have been to this restaurant 6 times and have never been disappointed. A very large choice of quality dishes, with a professional service. An amazing view (the best of Rishikesh) and some evenings you can even have a very good musician. If you want...More

1  Thank GourmandBressan
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your excellent review. It has always been our utmost focus to provide guests with personalised service that meets the highest standards of hospitality and we are thrilled to know that we managed to achieve the same during...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was really gr8 place to hangout n have something new. A breathing taking view of river Ganga wow!!More

1  Thank meen t
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your generous review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve that during...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazingly helpful staff rooms are comfortable and clean would recommend to any one foods grate allsoMore

1  Thank Explore813957
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your excellent review. We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your experience at our hotel. It has always been our utmost focus to provide guests with personalised service that meets the highest standards of hospitality...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

On my 4th trip to Rishikesh in 2 years and always part of the itinerary was a visit to the sitting elephant. Fantastic food and most important wonderful people especially Jitendra, who is the person in charge.More

1  Thank MukulG136
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your amazing review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve same consistency...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very helpful staff. Stayed well beyond their scheduled times. Their indo-chinese fare at dinner was very good. Ambience was nice with lovely views. Breakfast- north indian fare very good; south indian could be better.More

1  Thank Lakshmi Malini P
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your generous review. We are glad to know had an enjoyable and pleasant experience at our restaurant. We would also like to thank you for appreciating the services of our staff. We eagerly look forward welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It is expensive here. For the price you have a romantic atmosphere with live music being played as you eat. The food however is not great. Especially considering my girlfriend and I had some seriously impressive meals (albeit not in the same quality of environment)...More

Thank Ryan C
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your feedback. We were glad to know that you enjoyed the ambiance and live music at our restaurant. Our endeavor with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a distinctive dining experience for our guests, and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 4 meals in this restaurant and it was just amazing. Breakfast there is breathtaking. Selection of Indian and continental breakfast is very refreshing and so tasty. Lunch and dinner menu is quite big. We had Indian, Asian, American and Italian food and it...More

1  Thank Jana N
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your amazing review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve that during...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location is allitle out of the center of Rishikesh but is well worth the jerny... the food is superb, there is live music and the service is very good.More

1  Thank Arik S
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your amazing review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve that during...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sitting elephant is a fine place for dining near rishikesh. It offer breakfast,lunch and dinner. Staff is good and very friendly. Food is awesome. Very few restaurant offers nice breakfast and sitting elephant is one of them. Plus view is also very good.More

1  Thank SiddharthTanti
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your amazing review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve that during...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

The sitting Elephant is an elegant dining place with a fabulous view of the Ganga and Rajaji National p[ark. The place has made the most of the view, with a lovely open dining area off the enclosed restaurant. The decor of this open area is...More

2  Thank Alpana-traveltern
Sahib G, Director of Marketing at The Sitting Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for your amazing review. Our endeavour with ‘The Sitting Elephant’ has always been to achieve a one of kind dining experience for our guests, and we are very glad to know that we managed to achieve that during...More

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balavidya
2 February 2018|
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Response from Sahib G | Property representative |
For reservations, you may contact at +91 888 266 1577. Regards
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balavidya
2 February 2018|
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Response from PriyaR444 | Reviewed this property |
The Sitting Elephant is the restaurant and if you are asking about the room tariff of the Ellbee Hotel then we paid approximately 5000 plus taxes per day which depends again on the season and discounts available when you are... More
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IvanaJovanovic
26 November 2016|
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Response from Sahib G | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Yes, we do accept credit card at our restaurant. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 355 Haridwar Road | EllBee Ganga View, Rishikesh 249201, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttarakhand  >  Dehradun District  >  Rishikesh
  • Phone Number: +91 88826 61577
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at EllBee Ganga View
Description
'The Sitting Elephant' is a one of a kind theme based restaurant,which overlooks the 5km stretch of River Ganga. Surrounded by hills on three sides with the holy Ganga flowing through it, the multi-cuisine rooftop restaurant offers a distinctive dining experience for the guests
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