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Blue Elephant

Bastille / Oberkampf
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43 rue de la Roquette, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 47 00 42 00
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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Paris, France
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of my best brunch experiances. Ever since I watched Bitter Moon I was wondering if that place from their first date still exists somewhere in Paris. And it does!! And it havent even change much! It was absolutely amazing. The food was deliscoius too. But I'm never very picky with Thai food. I loved the open bar... More 

Thank Kasia K
Florence, Italy
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671 reviews
438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location for this thai restaurant. It look like a garden and all look good. Menu has a wide choice of dishes but most of the one we tried were of medium quaklity. Dim sum was cold. Service OK

Thank Maurizio S
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287 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Slow service. First course of mixed starters was cold Chaotic & somewhat indifferent service had to ask for drinks orders to be taken several times in the end we gave up. Disappointing overall

Thank Dweezil28
Paris, France
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A real nice restaurant if you love Thai food. Royally delicious! A Great place to have dinner with your loved one. ( Don't forget to reserve.) You will appreciate the ambience too. You will certainly enjoy their super Sunday brunch. Even if it seems costly, the price is definitely worth it. Eat as much as you can. A great treat... More 

Thank AJR0598
Bangkok, Thailand
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I been there for dinner and enjoyed the amazing atmosphere of the restaurant I lived 5 years in Bangkok and married to a Thai so that I consider myself to know how the food should be done to call it Thai food Surely the food is adjusted to European taste but still keeps the Thai flavour I was a little... More 

Thank Holger B
Dilbeek, Belgium
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189 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Overall disapointing! 6 persons on a square table means half have too little space. We all took menu's for the sake of ease but quality was disappointing : big mussels but not tasteful. 4 starters and 4 mains served together but all dishes remained half full ..... Brussels was much better!

Thank paulnys
London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The atmosphere is very nice, quite exotic, and the quality of food is very good. To improve : kindness!!! And perhaps portions are a bit too little. Everything is good but desserts, but we must admit that it s not in their tradition.

Thank Leonty77
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

The franchise Blue Elephant should have a serious close look at this restaurant. To start: Sawadee anyone ? It is the first full page in the menu about a warm welcome. Just wishful thinking as the greetings were non existant from 3 staff member. Food: where did the cook get lost on the globe ? We were not in Thailand... More 

Thank AVBZurich
Belfast, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We've been fans of Blue Elephant since it first opened in Brussels over 30 years ago. It has since expanded to 9 locations around the world. In fact it's turned into a franchise with most of the downsides associated with restaurants of this nature. We had lunch in the Paris restaurant today. Starters and main meals were poor, close to... More 

Thank maxwema
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288 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Strange scene rue de la Roquette on a VD's evening a few years ago : a long queue of couples waiting to come in Blue Elephant. All having pre-booked, smiling, very diverse. It was our first time in this restaurant. First we saw the amazing tropical garden. We sat under a canopy among palm trees, rocks, bamboo, waterfall, a small... More 

Thank Christophe M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$108
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 rue de la Roquette, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 00 42 00

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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