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Elephant & Castle

18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 3121
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (117 reviews)
“wings” (622 reviews)
“burger” (318 reviews)
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American, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed today

Based on TripAdvisor reviews we ordered the famous chicken wings. They are as good as everyone says, delicious, succulent & spicy.

Thank Mihai I
Reviewed today

This place is very busy and seems very popular for business people at lunchtime, we were seated on the right as you go in at one of many 2 seater tables. The staff were efficient taking drinks orders and bringing glasses of water which were...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my friends went here a Thursday evening without any table reservation. When we came there it was about 4 people in line also waiting for tables. But after 3-5 minutes they told us our table was ready. So it was really really fast!...More

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were able to get a table of 8 right away slightly before noon. The burgers were good and chicken wings amazing. The price was reasonable for the Temple Bar area.

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is pretty famous amongst the locals. The tourists only stick to Temple Bar. We happened to find ourselves at the Elephant & Castle while shopping in the city. A guy proposed his girlfriend with a ring in the chicken wing so you know...More

Thank latika2110
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always go back for the chicken wings! This place is always busy, we arrived about 6.45 and were told it would be 20 mins for a table. That worked for us, we went off for a quick drink, when we returned we were seated straight...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very, very popular restaurant ..... often busy but worth sticking your head in the door and if needs be reseving a table....(reservations arenot takenover thephone). The food is fantastic, well presented by a very obliging and friendly staff. The menu is extensive but everywhere...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe my expectations were too high? I had tried to get a seat here on numerous occasions and was the wait would be circa 2 hours (no advance booking) . Eventually on a "quiet" Tuesday evening, I was told a table for two would be...More

Thank GalwayPC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved it, clean and friendly place great burgers and Wings... have to have the chicken wings... I was told by someone else to go there and it was great well worth it

Thank pbruno33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You have to make a reservation for this restaurant in person(no phone or online bookings). We arrived at 7.30pm and couldn't get a reservation until 9.10pm. We did get our table rather quickly when we arrived at 9pm and waiting time for food was short....More

Thank TheAistearLife
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16 June 2016|
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Response from mullen07 | Reviewed this property |
Only during busy periods they will tell you a time or come back in a hour .. Seems to be standard during busy periods, there's plenty of bars around it to pass the time while ya wait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3121
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