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The White Elephant

144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-586-6611
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
“coconut prawns” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful Thai restaurant with very good food and wonderful service. It is consistently busy and worth it. Take out is provided so no need to wait for a table. You must try it. Very fresh and tasty!

Thank J T
Reviewed 6 December 2017

So many wonderful things to try on this modestly priced menu and, after the Massaman Curry, the Lemongrass Chicken and the Ginger Pad Khing Sod (so far), I fully intend to go back often and try lots more! I like the hot stuff ... my...More

Thank sharich
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Friendly staff with great service and excellent food! Doesn't get any better! Food is so flavourful & fresh, with large portions. One of the best Thai restaurants in Canada! Enjoyed lunch & will be back soon for dinner. Don't miss experiencing this one!

Thank Krazy4
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Thai is my favorite food and I seek it out wherever I go. The White Elephant is a nicely-decorated, clean, modern place in a decent neighbourhood. The server today was pleasant and efficient. The food was quite good even if it wasn't the very best...More

Thank Douglas D
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

If you want a good bang for your buck, you need to come here, on point food was served fresh and hot! Which I love! For sure want to come to the island just for this food once again! <3

Thank MellowSense
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I loved this place. The opener was so nice and friendly. The food was outstanding and the service was great. The food was as good as you can get in Thailand. It was a quick stop to the beach after our meal. All around great...More

Thank Bruce T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Great food and prices. I had hot and sour soup and it was excellent. Other 3 all had special of the day which was a chicken cashew curry and all enjoyed it. This is a small restaurant and was really busy so better to make...More

Thank apodave
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We'd heard lots of positive comments about The White Elephant so thought we'd give it a try. My problem is that when I go out for 'authentic' ethnic food, it should taste better than, or at least as good as, what I can make at...More

Thank restaurantshopper
Reviewed 17 June 2017

After reading the "good" reviews on this restaurant, we decided to give it a try, because we love Thai food. We were very disappointed!! We ordered the Coconut Prawns for an appie, and I'm sure they came out of a box - terrible! I had...More

Thank Michelle C
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

I went to the white elephant tonight and was blown away. The food was so tasty. The staff were super friendly and easy to talk to. Food was quick to come

Thank Ruthann W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Weld Street, Parksville, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Parksville
  • Phone Number: +1 250-586-6611
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