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L'Elephant d'Argent

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6 rue des 2 Portes, 78000, Versailles, France
+33 1 39 50 21 53
Today
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
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Paris, France
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the worst restaurant I ever been to! The food is so expensive and taste awful ever! One meal cost 16€ with 1€ additional for white rice! I never been to any restaurant that is this expensive and the quantity of food is not comparable to the price! The waiter are rude and not friendly at all! What disappointing... More 

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Indre, France
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74 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Decent, but nowhere near what the reviews claim. I have eaten in many Thai restaurants in many different countries, the best I have found was in Denmark & Thailand. I can assure you that although their food is good, it's nothing exceptional. Limited choice of Thai foods, which is unfortunate. More asiatic (Chinese & Vietnamese) than Thai, in my opinion.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

This Thai restaurant is easy to access on the way to Versailles Gardens. The food was average, but the service was unfortunately very unfriendly and arrogant. I had small flies on my salad leafs and the reaction was "Oh" and much later a whispered sorry while taking the plate away. But no intention to make up for it or anything.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

l'elephant d'argent is my evergreen Thai in Paris and surroundings. Over the last 6 years I have regularly visited the restaurant on my visits to Paris and the quality has been consistently very good. It's a little gem tucked away in a side street off the main square in Versailles, but always full - every day of the week. So... More 

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Paris, France
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

I went with my office colleagues for lunch. The food was yummy and the spice & chilli level were totally kept under control. Quick service made it even better. Definitely recommended.

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Thank Dreena B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The food is pretty good but no flexible in menu. No Thai staff who can speak Thai language. Any way I give Overall 4 star!!

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Thank Supachai L
Switzerland
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Been to this restaurant many times. Very tasty, properly spiced Thai food. Small restaurant, so need to book at busy times.

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Thank John N
Versailles, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

This Thai restaurant located in rue des deux portes is one of the most authentic in its area. It is mostly patronised by locals, who usually see a lot of value in IT. Booking here is essential, even during the week.

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Thank Zebear99
Colleville-sur-Mer, France
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

What a treat to find excellent Thai. Spicy, tangy, and full of flavor. Make a reservation, especially if you want outdoor seating. Nice ambience. Red curry was amazing!

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Thank Lafemmeavecchiens
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a lunch and enjoyed very nice Tai food. Please try the shrimp soup! Is little spicy, but you will love it! The seafood plate with basil and shallots is also very nice.

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Thank Karla O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue des 2 Portes, 78000, Versailles, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Yvelines  >  Versailles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 39 50 21 53

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?