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The Elephant

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Dawbers Lane, Chorley PR7 6EN, England
+44 1257 451155
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Preston, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really disappointing meals last week. Used to visit this place regularly but the slightly tired menu is less appealing and the meals we were served were desperately lacking in flavour - that's based on the opinions of at least 3 people.

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Thank SimonB717171
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my wife and 7 year old son for a belated birthday treat. We have been before though not with my son and have to say that it is still as good as ever. The service was friendly and welcoming and the restaurant is really nice without the excessively loud background music often found in many places. The food... More 

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Thank Richard R
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food amazing,varied menu ...very impressive...cocktail menu ..Yummy!! Small bottles of proseco available also chambord !! Lush!!!! Only negative is that it is freezing so bring a big jumper !! Crank up the heating and it would be perfect !!!

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Thank Annull
Leyland, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Use this restaurant all the time the food is fantastic every time, and the staff r lovely. So this year we thought we would give it a try on xmas day didn't disappoint had the turkey Christmas dinner which was lovely. The place was a bit manic and busy and had to wait 20 minutes to be seated but when... More 

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Thank rupertash
Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Five adults and one toddler booked for Christmas Day Lunch - ok we expected it to be busy but it was manic ! Drinks were ordered and arrived but that was last we saw of a drinks waiter - three times we asked for more drinks without success ! Starter and main courses arrived and the food was ok though... More 

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Thank yoogeejee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service great staff great tasty food spot on best I've had for a long time. Two truckers from Wakefield.

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Thank Kevin S
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95 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Called in with 3 friends for a meal welcoming and service very good, food excellent as usual my friends were surprised how good it was and all would return and recomended to others.

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1 Thank Anthony R
Newby Bridge, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Daughters 40th birthday called for a family curry (3 generations from 7 to 69) so my wife booked the Elephant and we all (12 of us) met up around 5pm, Drinks orders were quickly taken and dispensed followed by the large and diverse order of food (pupadoms and pickles + lots of different starters and mains with rices, chips and... More 

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1 Thank Tony E
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Visited with the family and friends. Good choice on the menu, Food was ok but the service was poor, kept having to wait ages to get drinks which was a pain.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Not been for a while and forgot how good this restaurant is..... Friendly and attentive service. Food is excellent. Will definitely dine there again soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, Asian, Balti, Eastern European, Halal
Meals
Dinner, 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?