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Babar Elephant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Indian, Asian, Balti
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Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 2TY, England
+44 1524 388670
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Morecambe, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had another fantastic meal here. Food always excellent, service good and always well looked after. What ever I try here always top standard.

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Thank sueilling
Lancaster, UK
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200 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in tonight with a group of friends for a catch up. Food and service was great. They had a Freddy Mercury tribute singer on, highly entertaining. Staff were very helpful and chatty. Will definitely call in again.

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Thank Jade2102
Lancaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I discovered this place recently and I keep coming back; some times with colleagues/friends some times with family. Food is great, the atmosphere is brilliant and the staff is very friendly. It is usually very busy but the staff manages to give a personal service to everyone. They regularly organise charity dinners and give all the takings to local charities... More 

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Thank Unholy_Spirit
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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335 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here last night for a meal with my boyfriend and friend and we had a fantastic meal. The portions were very good and the flavours were fantasic. The staff were very friendly and we got a drink each on the house which was very nice.

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Thank slocker1
St Albans, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visiting son at Lancaster Uni and booked this restaurant for Saturday night. We arrived early and it seemed very chaotic, we could not find anyone to check in with as they were all too busy. A huge restaurant, which didn't have the intimacy or atmosphere of most Indian restaurants. Service very average and hurried and the food also was very... More 

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Thank Mandi A
Morecambe, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Babar Elephant many times over the years and the food and service never fail to impress. Lovely building and always a great time when I go here! Definitely recommend.

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Thank shannonpickerill
Preston, United Kingdom
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151 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From time to time Pat and I go here for an Indian meal and it is a lovely converted barn with a comfortable atmosphere and very courteous staff. A good selection of food and drinks as well as a takeaway service which we sometimes use but would rather dine in here. We have never been disappointed with our meals and... More 

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Thank J2R2R
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Great value good service hit the spot definately worth a visit nice and clean and lovely meal will go again now the bay gateway is open

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Thank Graham P
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing, fantastic food, staff are brilliant,couldn't say one bad word about this place. The onion bhajis are the best I've ever tasted.

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Thank demiihx
Derby
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We went here due to really good TripAdvisor reviews. Booking was easy and nice reception, but even though we'd booked and the restaurant was empty we were asked to wait in the waiting area, which was fine although a little weird. Anyway, what I did found awkward was we were asked to place our full order in the waiting area... More 

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Thank Rakesh M

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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
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 2TY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 388670
Description
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?