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Babar Elephant

Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 5JB, England
+44 1524 388670
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“poppadoms” (42 reviews)
“curries” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 5JB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As a family, we really enjoyed it.. excellent food... good variety and choice... Will definitely go again

Thank Jane T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is fantastic we love it! There is normally between 10 and 12 of us when we go the staff are friendly and helpful with recommendations 100% recommend

Thank letsbehonest86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is in my top 5 eateries the food is second to non and the staff are very friendly with a great knowledge or the dishes they serve, if you haven't visited yet there is a Babar Elephant shaped hole in your life that...More

Thank alanpb83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten at Babar's several times and always have a brilliant dining experience. The staff are always welcoming and the food is always superb. We have bought friends and family to eat here in the past and everyone is impressed with the food. I...More

Thank R S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Returned here after about 9 months. Staff great. Lovely decor. Not a lot of choice on the menu but prices reasonable. Group of 6 but didn't listen as to how spicy I wanted my meal. Came out medium when should have been medium/hot. Ended up...More

Thank Glyn F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner for my husbands 40th birthday to say it was average would be an overstatement. I ordered chana masala, I've had it lots of times so I know how it should taste. It was gross, to me it tasted like Campbell's tomato...More

Thank Sunjunkie_10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are a family of 6 and decided to go for a meal and happened upon the Babar Elephant . We just dropped in and asked if they could seat us. We were accommodated immediately . The drinks were reasonably priced. The staff were polite...More

Thank michaelcr30
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I lived in Bradford for almost 30 years and have enjoyed my curries. I have tried Babar Elephant a few times since moving to Lancaster and I am a little disappointed by it. The atmosphere is good and the staff are friendly but the food...More

1  Thank Gerard H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered a takeaway from here recently for a change. Will stick to Morecambe Tandoori from now on. Considering this is a restaurant I'm shocked. The rice was disgustingly red orange, the chicken although huge portion was watery and not chick breast more thigh meat, the...More

1  Thank hollywood8484
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The location and building are brilliant, a true old style venue with it's beautiful stained glass windows. Fantastic staff, really friendly, amazing food and fabulous end to an amazing weekend. Well worth the 130 mile trip each way.

Thank Chris R
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15 July 2016|
Response from jdpjamesp | Reviewed this property |
I can't provide a link, but on the website, under menus there's a link to the 15% off take away menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Morecambe Road, Lancaster LA1 5JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Lancaster District  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +44 1524 388670
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Opened 21st July 2010
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