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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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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“thai food” (137 reviews)
“spring rolls” (19 reviews)
“rice” (37 reviews)
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CUISINES
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Hilton Hotel, Portomaso, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ 4012, Malta
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was beginning to think there were no decent restaurants in Malta until we came across this. Located inside the Hilton hotel in St Julians, an authentic Thai restaurant. By far the best restaurant we had during our holiday here. Can’t really say anything that’s not...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been to this restaurant before but last night was probably the best. Not only in terms of the food which was superb in all respects but also because of the attentive service from 'Benz' (Thananun) who set the whole meal in a Thai...More

Thank suffolkdale
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent Thai food, in the basement of the Hilton Hotel. Service was remarkable and attentive. Location is interesting with a view over the Marina under the hotel.

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

Dear Peter B Your positive comments are gratefully received and will certainly be shared with the team.Glad you enjoyed your Blue Elephant experience Kind Regards E Phillips F&B Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

A big restaurant in Hilton Malta, exquisite Thai artifacts and displays, rich foliage almost like a rain forest, green everywhere. Lots of woodwork, lamps. We went without a reservation but were accomodated immediately, and a big menu produced. Many interesting options, a few vegetarian choices....More

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

Dear ArunRatnam, Thank you for sharing your Blue Elephant experience with the TA community. The team is always happy to read such positive feedback fo the hard they put in every day Kind Regards E Phillips F&B Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

Menu is extensive, the food hot and plentiful, the staff very friendly and helpful. Pricing is just right, pick a table by either the water fall or near the bridge to watch the fish swim past.More

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

Dear vivienelizabeth, Thank you for your 5 star rating. All the team is delighted that you enjoyed your experience so much. I do hope we have the opportunity to welcome you back to Blue Elephant in the not too distant future Kind Regards E Phillips...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The decore is somewhat disneyfied, but I did quite like it. Interesting use of materials and sat next to a bamboo wall. Staff authentic and attentive. Starter paper prawn and duck spring roll were nice but way too much wrapping! Rabbit and duck main courses...More

Thank 692pauliner
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear 692pauliner, It would appear from your review that we didn't manage to give you as exceptional an experience as would have hoped. Your comments regarding the food choices have been passed onto our kitchen team for investigation. Whilst it's never pleasant to receive negative...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service, nice ambiance, best Thai food I had outside of Thailand. We did the set menu and it was all fantastic. The pad Thai was amazing! What a great experience!

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

Dear wylanders, Thank you so much for posting such a positive review. Our kitchen team in Blue Elephant is made up fully of Thai nationals to maintain the authenticity of the dishes we produce Kind Regards E Phillips F&B Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here and it was nice. Not amazing but nice. The restaurant is huge and the decor is quite over the top, for our taste, more like a theme park than a restaurant. We had mixed starters which were nice and a good...More

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

Dear gerifc, Your feedback regarding your recent visit to Blue Elephant is greatly appreciated. My apologies that the Emerald chicken dish did not live up to your expectations. I do hope you mentioned it to one of our team members on the night who would...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend this Thai. Amazing interior decoration and great food and service. So impressed booked again before we leave to go home.More

Thank Jeannius24
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jeannius24, Thank you very much for such a positive review. All the team are delighted that you had such an enjoyable experience. I do hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back to Blue Elephant in the not too distant future Kind Regars...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked down the steps and at first it looked empty but it then opens out and you might as well be in Thailand without the humidity. Crispy sea bass and the blue elephant platter. Lovely flavours and aromas.

Thank Allan6733
MaltaHilton, Manager at Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Allan6733, Thank you so much for your positive review. I will certainly share this with the team who take great pride in receiving feedback such as this Kind Regards E Phillips Food & Beverage Manager

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Leanne C
23 April 2018|
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Response from Tri D | 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! :)
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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
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Rene_Zammit_Vigar
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$58 - US$175
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
6:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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