Thai Elephant: "Thai Elephant - family friendly Thai" Top 5 Page for this destination Richmond Restaurant Tip by sue_stone

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I fancied a Pad Thai, and checked the 'Scores on Doors' website to see how the Thai restaurants in Richmond fared. Hmmm…. let's just say there are a couple of them I won't be going to again. Thankfully Thai Elephant scored well enough so that is where we headed one Sunday for lunch.

Thai Elephant, located next to the Richmond Bus Station, looks old-fashioned from the outside and the inside is much the same. Simple, comfortable decor and family friendly from the looks of our fellow diners. We were greeted at the door by a smiley waiter, though our waitress was less smiley, more surly. Loved their elephant t-shirts though.

Favorite Dish: I ordered the aforementioned Pad Thai, with chicken, and Alex had the Beef Jungle Curry with Coconut Steamed Rice. Dishes were served piping hot, portion sizes were good and flavours as expected. Nothing amazing, but honest.

Address: 1 Wakefield Road, Richmond TW10 6SD
Comparison: less expensive than average
Directions: Next to Richmond Bus Station, 5-10 minutes walk from the train station (or a short bus ride)
Phone: 020 8940 5114
Price: US$11-20
Rating: 3
Theme: Pan-Asian and Pacific Rim

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Nov 2, 2008
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