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The Elephant

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Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
+44 1257 451155
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92 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Called in with 3 friends for a meal welcoming and service very good, food excellent as usual my friends were surprised how good it was and all would return and recomended to others.

1 Thank Anthony R
Newby Bridge, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Daughters 40th birthday called for a family curry (3 generations from 7 to 69) so my wife booked the Elephant and we all (12 of us) met up around 5pm, Drinks orders were quickly taken and dispensed followed by the large and diverse order of food (pupadoms and pickles + lots of different starters and mains with rices, chips and... More 

1 Thank Tony E
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Visited with the family and friends. Good choice on the menu, Food was ok but the service was poor, kept having to wait ages to get drinks which was a pain.

1 Thank lovetryinglocal
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Not been for a while and forgot how good this restaurant is..... Friendly and attentive service. Food is excellent. Will definitely dine there again soon.

1 Thank 2HappyLanzTravellers
Leyland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Not been here for a long time until last night. Went for a meal and we were surprised at the extremely friendly welcome, great staff, great service and Fantastic food. Fast and tasty. No feelings of being rushed even though they were mad busy and waiting for tables you were not rushed. Will recommend The Elephant to everyone. Give it... More 

1 Thank Terry M
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is so perfect for wedding functions, big parties, small parties, and just lunch/dinner etc. The manager is so kind and helpful and will do anything to keep his diners comfy and happy. Service is beyond expectations and food is outstanding. We are holding our nieces wedding here for 100 people and we can not believe how hands on... More 

Thank anjray
Chorley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went as a family with two teenagers at short notice, and as ever the service and food was of a good standard, and I don't hesitate to recommend.

Thank Andy H
Leyland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I am writing a further review for this restaurant as this is my first experience of having a take away from The Elephant. I have struggled somewhat to find a decent take away from the area in which I live and can honestly say I've tried........loads!! I have found that in restaurants I've previously liked the dine in, the take... More 

Thank Ronnie R
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37 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Went here for the first time. Service was spot on and very fast. However, not the best madras I've had, not hot at all and didn't seem tomato based

Thank shar10Lancs
Manchester, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Reviewed The Elephant few months ago & it wasn't as good as previously. We went on Thursday night & it was back on form. Pretty quiet, food & drink all arrived quickly. Lamb bhuna, prawn passenda & chicken tikka, with naan breads & rice. All nicely cooked, good size portions, good service. Reason for only four stars is that it's... More 

Thank Hootie1963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Chorley
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 451155

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