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Blue Elephant

Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
+356 2138 3383
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (141 reviews)
“green curry” (14 reviews)
“spring rolls” (20 reviews)
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This felt like a true Thai experience - not only food, but all the atmosphere as well! Food was also really delicious and the portions were rather big.

2  Thank Eliis S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had dinner one night - didn’t book but were seated without issue. Staff were attentive and it has a lovely atmosphere. I felt it was quite pricey overall but the food was excellent. There was a mix up with my main order which was...More

Thank lynned2107
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was my second time visiting Blue Elephant and it was such a great experience.The food is authentic,the staff is very friendly plus the restaurant itself is decorated very nicely.The set menus are worth the price as you get to try various dishes.

2  Thank Anastasher
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was given this great recommendation by a friend. The decor of a Thai Village with its huts, bridges and waterfall is just gorgeous. The food and service were superb so the presenting of the flower gift on payment only added to the already excellent evening....More

2  Thank JacquiJainers
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looks nice but we were not overly impressed with the food nor the seating. Why when the restaurant is clearly not that busy do you sit people right next to others?More

Thank Bob H
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bob H, Many thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Blue Elephant restaurant. Although negative feedback is never pleasing I do believe guest feedback is essential to enable us to adapt and amend our product or service where necessary. Our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just perfect! The location, stunning. the setting, is amazing the restaurant is set in a decor that includes a bridge over a stream lush greenery, a high quality setting for sure. The staff are efficient, helpful with menu choices and recommendations and very friendly but...WOW!...More

1  Thank Philjo1207
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Philjo1207 We are very lucky that we have a team here at the Blue Elephant that are truly focused on what’s important, ensuring our guests leave happy and that they continue to return time and time again. Your comments have been shared with the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We Discover this restaurant and we're glad to it. The decoration is amazing, the enviroment also good with typical music. The food was the best thai i ever eat and the prices was suprising low. I Will for sure come back to Malta and to...More

1  Thank Margarida G
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Margarida G You summed up our service in the best possible way – and we are very appreciative that you shared it with our Trip Advisor community. We have a great team at our Blue Elephant restaurant who do truly care about each and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great meal in this restaurant. The staff were attentive and the food was very good. We had a table outside which had great views of the harbour. The Blue Elephant platter was particularly tasty and would have that again if I were...More

1  Thank grascots
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear grascots, We are always glad to read about our guests experiences in the restaurant. Thank you for your kind comments about our ‘friendly’ team members. It is the team that makes or breaks a restaurant and we are very lucky to have such a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here and chose the Royal Banquet which as far as the food and service was concerned was very good. To accompany the our meal we chose a D'Anjou Rose wine which I am very familiar with,knowing you can get a very good quality...More

Thank Steve1947
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steve1947, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at our Blue Elephant restaurant. I greatly appreciate your comments regarding the food & service quality, however am very disappointed that the wine didn’t reflect the rest of your experience. Thank you once...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked it for a wedding anniversary meal. Had one of the set meals. Restaurant did not put a foot wrong. The setting was lovely. Never been in a restaurant with so many fresh flowers. Food was delicious, with no MSG. Staff attentive and efficient.More

Thank geoffCambs
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear geoffCambs Reviews such as this is what we aim to achieve with each and every-one of our guests. Consistency in our products and services is something we take great pride in and I thank you for your patronage. Your comments have been shared with...More

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Leanne C
23 April 2018|
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Response from TriD9 | Reviewed this property |
However going round in Malta streets you can wear whatever you want. No one will bat an eyelid if you are wearing a cropped top and very short skirt! :)
crystal m
18 April 2018|
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Response from MaltaHilton | Property representative |
Good afternoon Crystal, we do have several halal meat options available such as chicken, lamb, beef and duck dishes. To meet your expectation, please approach one team member of staff upon arrival. Best regards, Blue... More
28 October 2017|
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Response from MaltaHilton | Property representative |
Good afternoon Rene, We do indeed have a number of gluten free choices. Our management team will be more than happy to guide you through the options before you order Many Thanks Blue Elephant Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$59 - US$235
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
  • Location: Europe  >  Malta  >  Island of Malta  >  Saint Julian's
  • Phone Number: +356 2138 3383
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The Blue Elephant is a tranquil oasis of waterfalls, luscious greenery and tropical flowers. Smiling, friendly staff and the best Royal Thai Cuisine in Malta guarantees a memorable visit. Fresh fruits and herbs and also tons of orchids are flown in weekly direct from Thailand. Blue Elephant Malta offers you the possibility to reserve your own special space in this magnificent restaurant. Here you can surprise your guests in a unique atmosphere in our private huts. Blue Elephant can cater for a variety of occasions such as: Intimate Dining, Private Parties, Wedding Parties, Conference Dinners and many others….From the moment you step in the restaurant, you will be transported to the lands of the East. The waterfall, the landscaping and the seating will certainly carry you far, far away. Savour mouth-watering delicacies prepared from authentic Thai ingredients and forgotten centuries old recipes from the Royal Palace.
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