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White Elephant

Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
+41 44 360 73 22
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (46 reviews)
“curries” (12 reviews)
“coconut soup” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 232 reviews

Reviewed today via mobile

Had dinner here last night and was accommodated without a booking. While we selected "starters" and "mains" , the waiter obligingly suggested they come together, to share. As we are used to this style of eating, it was Welcome suggestion. The chicken satay and fish...More

Thank IAN M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A place to go if you are looking for Thai food that has flavour and wonderful presentation. Just be careful as it will cost you. It’s on the expensive side which is unfortunate as I would come here more often if the prices were more...More

Thank holly m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel restaurant is good, with excellent food and good service. The taste is delicate and fresh. The usual Zurich price.More

Thank Flyingseb
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Flyingseb Thank you very much for writing your comment on Tripadvisor. The White Elephant Team was happy to welcome you. We are appreciating to read that you were satisfied with our food and our service. The White Elephant team would be very happy to...More

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My family and i were undecided between two recommendations of Thai restaurants so we took a gamble and visited White Elephant. Let me just say that we were more than pleased to have eaten here. I had a whole fish. My husband went crazy over...More

Thank ZahraNairobi
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Dear ZahraNairobi Thank you very much for leaving your kind feedback on Tripadvisor. It is nice to see that your family and your friends enjoyed the time at our White Elephant restaurant. Your compliments about the food and our staff are highly appreciated. We are...More

Reviewed 1 May 2018

I like the food but the fact that it's overpriced has always been a blocking point. We went because we had been promised a discount and it seemed like a very good idea for that price. When the bill came they told us there were...More

Thank Albèrt B
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear Albèrt B Thank you very much for writing a comment on Tripadvisor. Feedbacks of our guest are always highly valued. We are sorry to read that you were not completely happy with your visit at our restaurant. We believe that the pricing of our...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Good fare, but not the best Thai I have had. Service was good, but not as good as I expected for the type of upscale restaurant as it was. Enjoyed the sea bass and stir fry the dessert was also disappointing and not special in...More

Thank eloquentone1
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Dear eloquentone1 Thank you very much visiting the White Elephant and for taking the time to write a second comment on Tripadvisor. The opinion of our guests is highly appreciated. We are sorry to hear that we could not fully meet your expectations and that...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Tasty food, polite service. Nice selection of wines. Had dumplings, spring rolls, steamed sea bass and excellent Swiss white vine.More

Thank Henrik H
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Dear Henrik H Thank you very much for writing your kind feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant. We are glad to read that you enjoyed your food and had a good time with us....More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Having eaten in really authentic Thai restaurants with excellent taste this restaurant is highly over rated . Plus even though we mentioned a allergy alert the server did not pay heed and when he brought the dishes one could tell that care was not taken....More

Thank KrishnaJK
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2018

Dear KrishnaJK Thank you very much for leaving your feedback on Tripadvisor. The opinion of our guests is always highly appreciated. We are very sorry to hear that you were not happy with your visit in our restaurant. Please note that we take allergy concerns...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

One of the best Thai I've had in Switzerland. A variety of dishes, everything fresh and beautifully presented, lovely staff, all in all a wonderful dinner out- for couples, friends and business.More

Thank Gunnel B
Gordian W, Food & Beverage Administrative at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Dear Gunnel B Thank you very much for leaving a second feedback on Tripadvisor. We are very happy to read that you also enjoyed your time at our White Elephant restaurant. You compliments about our staff and the dishes is highly appreciated. We hope to...More

Reviewed 4 February 2018

The restaurant was full but the waiters were polite but very quick and did not give us enough time. Not being very experienced in the Thai cusine, we did not realize untill atherwards that the waiter mixed our main courses and my wife got the...More

Thank JonHO49
Gordian W, other at White Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Dear JonHO49 Thank you very much for leaving your feedback on TripAdvisor. The opinion of our guests is highly appreciated. We are very sorry to hear that we could not fulfill your expectations about your main course. We hope you can understand that it can...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$23 - US$47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Neumuehlequai 42, Zurich 8006, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 360 73 22
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Description
The restaurant White Elephant has the reputation to be one of Zurich's best and oldest Thai restaurants. The fine Thai cuisine combines lightness with the full scope of spices. Be prepared for a genuine culinary experience with a real authentic touch.
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