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“Good food good price”
Review of The Blue Elephant

The Blue Elephant
Ranked #20 of 51 Restaurants in Blantyre
Price range: US$5 - US$15
Cuisines: Pub
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Good for: Bar Scene
Description: The Blue elephant is a lively local pub offering fantastic buffet lunches during the week for a quick inexpensive meal. There is also an a la carte menu with a variety of bub style and continental dishes all day/night.Ideally situated for a quick drink on the way home or for an evening of entertainment, "The Blue" is a must for a lively night out, having live bands on Wednesdays and a disco every Friday/Saturday
Reviewed 9 February 2013

This outside eatery provides good value for money. The daily specials are always good. Drinks at a good price makes it a great lunch venue.

Thank Sandra T
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Reviewed 14 December 2012

Having eaten lunch, dinner and spent many nights out here, I recommend Blues to anyone looking to have a good meal and a good time. I found beer to reasonably priced in comparision to other locations and the food to be like pub food in Canada. The dj's were good as were some of the live shows. However, I have heard the night life has shifted away from Blues, I still recommend the good times to anyone looking for a safe place to enjoy a cold beer or good food while in Blantyre.

Thank lostcanadian_999
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Peter C, Owner at The Blue Elephant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2013

Thanks very much for your review of "The Blue", there is a lot of competition in Blantyre these days on the Pub/club scene and it is true that we have lost a little ground to others in the late night area. We really do concentrate a lot on our food. However, having said that we are about to redevelope the Blue so that we can take advantage of both sides of the business! Thanks once again and watch this space!!

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Reviewed 8 November 2012

We stopped at the Blue Elephant following a wedding we had been to in Blanytre. The music was great for those of us who are over 40yrs and we were able to dance the nght away!
We also visited for food on another occasion and again found the place to be very good and good value.

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Thank surestart_7
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Reviewed 1 November 2012

You got more than what you pay for here. Food is really good and prices are very competitive. Our recommendation is weekday lunches as the weekends tend to get a little too busy (as its actually a bar)

Thank BwanaSam
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Reviewed 24 August 2012

This little gem is located in a crescent along the highway, away from the main hustle and bustle of town which makes it easy to get to. Lots of car parking available. Food is predominantly local produce with as much of it as possible made in house - burgers, samoosa etc. Buffet lunches now available with eat as much as you like for less than 5 EUR. Staff are very very friendly with attentive service. Clientel is varied and very happy go lucky. Nice atmosphere and 2 TVS so 2 different sets can watch different games or anything else that takes their fancy on DSTV. Live music as well as disco on different nights throughout the week. All in all a good pub where one can relax with the locals and have the craic and catch the ambiance from the Blantyre local.

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Thank Gillian B
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