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The Elephant

Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
+44 1257 451155
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (15 reviews)
“rices” (3 reviews)
“shish kebab” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family went here for my dad's 7th birthday meal and it was amazing. From the minute you walk into the place you are treated very well. The food wow we had a set meal and had a bit of everything and it tasted delicious....More

Thank Jeanette L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for a Sunday evening meal and found the service to be friendly and relaxed. The food wasn't as hot as you might expect but was more a range of superbly spiced and very tasty courses. We had the set meal for two and thoroughly...More

Thank MikeChorley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An early evening meal with 11 of us nearly all choosing our food from the 2 Course Early Bird Special Menu. I was amazed at how many different choices were available. I can't emphasise enough how good and friendly the service was. We all had...More

Thank OldBear
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Indian restaurant - a cut above the rest; Its a large building - we think it used to be a pub. Parking was good. We came here twice. Initial impression v good. We like eating out at these sort of restaurants and its always a...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here for a few years, so fancied a good curry. We ordered the Elephant platter for starters, such a good mix of bhajis, delicious pakora, prawn puri (my favourite) and hoppers. For main we shared the murgi balti, with mushroom pilau- it...More

Thank Angie M
Reviewed 28 July 2017

For some reason I have never reviewed the Elephant before. We've been going here right back from the days when it was the blue elephant. The food is always excellent. The popadoms arrive with the best selection of chutneys from anywhere. There is a wide...More

Thank Rob B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Recomended by the hotel staff we called and booked a table we were so glad we did as this is an extremely popular restaurant. We were given a warm welcome by the staff and shown to our table where our order for drinks and food...More

Thank Don A A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were very much looking forward to visiting here after recommendations from friends and the reviews here. While we found the place was nice and the staff friendly, we felt the quality of the curries was very poor. I like quite strongly-flavoured and hot curries...More

Thank miroslav25
Reviewed 2 June 2017

My girlfriend and I visited here on a Friday evening. Its easy to find and has lots of free parking. The resturant is nice and clean inside (i particularly like the art style etc). We had chicken chat for starters which was tasy, and then...More

Thank Felix W
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We eat here regularly its tasty good food with lots of flavour never had a bad meal yet! TRY THERE KASMIR SPECIAL its filled with fruit and tastes just great. Every time we go we get good service

Thank rvm3
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Chorley
  • Phone Number: +44 1257 451155
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