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The Royal Elephant Restaurant

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12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
+44 1909 566640
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12:00 - 17:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Last minute choice to go here for carvery tuesday lunch. Good idea, the food was very good , tasty and well cooked. Good service friendly staff excellent value for money. Will certainly return

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1 Thank alan o
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a family celebration, had heard good things by word of mouth, but web site looked a bit amateur. Don't be put off by the site, service very good, staff friendly & helpful. Both Thai food & carvery very good. Veg on carvery not overcooked, & meat tender. Also pies on the carvery which were. We will visit... More 

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2 Thank Frank B
Sheffield, South Yorks.
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82 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Because, as a family, we had not been to the Royal Elephant for a while, we thought it would be a good venue at which to celebrate our adult daughter's birthday. That meant the three adults enjoyed choosing from the Thai menu whilst grand-daughter opted for the carvery. Those of us who had starters really enjoyed them and the adults... More 

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2 Thank YorkshirePud_7
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

As a family of nine we all agreed the food was excellent, freshly cooked, such good value. The service and staff are very helpfully and very friendly. Next time we will go for the Thai buffet in this lovely relaxing restaurant, hopefully very soon!

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1 Thank cazevans48
Worksop
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had been out most of the day last Sunday and my Husband was wanting a carvery dinner at first we visited the The Elmwood Farm at Beighton but was told we would have to wait for 30 minutes before a table would be ready. So I thought where could we go and thought of the Royal Elephant Dinnington. The... More 

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1 Thank cookieworksop
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

There were 13 in our party, all having different dishes. We could sit with a drink informally while our starters were ready. The food was lovely, looked wonderful and tasted fantastic. The service was first rate. Can recommend this restaurant.

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1 Thank GrandadandPat
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

A strange mix Of traditional and Thai food. Great for everyone, each can have what they want. Great service. I ate Thai and it was great.

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1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Descending on The Royal Elephant 30 minutes earlier than our booked time presented no problem to the staff at this excellent establishment. We were a party of nine including 3 children although only one qualified for a kids rate due to age. The carvery including beef ,turkey & pork was fresh with masses of well cooked vegetables. Coffee & 5... More 

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1 Thank garbo200551
Retford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Excellent food. Staff very helpful and children very welcome. Excellent variety of joints (beef, pork and turkey) as well as vegetables. Deserts are mainly bought in and are ok but not special. However after the main course you don't need a pudding!

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2 Thank cultman8uk
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The best carvery without a doubt, we live a good 40mins away from here and have a Toby on our doorstep but always travel to the elephant , the food quality and choice is excellent , we have been here lots of times and never been disappointed , the restaurant is spotless with plush decor , staff are very friendly... More 

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1 Thank Samantha P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Thai, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Laughton Road, Dinnington, Rotherham S25 2PQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  South Yorkshire  >  Rotherham  >  Dinnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1909 566640
Description
The Royal Elephant serves carvery every day all day except Monday,also full menu available. International buffet every Friday evening and Thai banquet every Saturday evening. Traditional Sunday Lunch.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?