Dining

Restaurants

Blue Elephant

Rating

Date of reviewMay 10, 2018
Cuisine Thai
LocationPhuket

96 Krabi Road, Phuket 83000, Phuket, Thailand

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Overview

Opening Hours

blueelephant.com

Lunch hours

11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner hours

6:30pm-10:30pm

Dress Code

Smart Casual

Corkage

800 Baht

Reservation

Yes

Buffet

No

Private Room

For 20 People

Accept Credit Card

Yes

Smoking Area

No

Review

Setting

Blue Elephant has restaurants stretching from Brussels to Dubai and Jakarta. Chef Nooror Somany Steppe designs the menus for each using fresh local ingredients prepared with Thai flavours and presentations. The Phuket branch is located in the palatial former governor’s mansion.

Rating : 18/20

Food

The Blue Elephant menu presents both traditional Thai cuisine and options that reflect chef Nooror’s vast experience working with the ingredients and cooking styles of Europe. At the Phuket restaurant, start a satisfying dinner with crispy crab souffle, a deep-fried crab shell stuffed with minced prawns, chicken, crab meat and red curry paste, topped with crispy egg and served with sweet chilli sauce. Another starter worthy of attention is rice field catfish and prawn salad with organic lemongrass and ginger. Many of the Blue Elephant dishes include a variety of flavours, such as crispy prawn cakes matched with a spiced pomelo salad. Equally good is a rich and succulent lamb curry massaman with sweet purple potatoes in a unique and tasty sauce of coconut milk and tamarind juice. Served in a clay pot, it is the definition of Thai comfort food.

Rating: 36/40

 

Wine

The list is personally chosen by noted Thai wine guru Viroj Leetrakul, who has selected the best wines produced in the country augmented by classic European red and white varietals.

Rating : 16/20

Service

Rating : 18/20

Price   $$$$$

1,200 Baht/Person

 

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