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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” (121 reviews)
“wings” (677 reviews)
“burger” (175 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
American, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I decided to isit here due to the reputation of this being a popular restaurant. When I got there I was shown to my table quick enough but unfortunately was left there for quite a while whilst other tables who arrived after me got served...More

Thank Danno77smith
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reserving a table for 12 and reconfirming the reservation the day before they were still unaware of our arrival, although accomodating we were then squashed in a corner with not enough space. We were given a brunch menu which at time of booking we...More

Thank Greenanimal
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for dinner and had a short wait (15 minutes). We noticed nearly everyone had ordered wings and bacon cheeseburgers - so we did the same. Both were excellent!

Thank amfr08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the E&C after sampling a few ales locally, we were hungry and ready for a feed, boy did we get one! The chicken wings had been recommended to us so we ordered in anticipation and weren't disappointed. I've eaten wings all over the...More

1  Thank Paul R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Twice i walked in with friends and got the same answer 3 hours for a table, last time the manager told me if i want to wait 2 hours for a table, and right behind me there was a group of tree wich asked how...More

Thank Oana I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stubbles into this place whilst on a two day trip to Dublin. We sat down and admired the wings of a fellow customer on the next table. We had to order them - we are not disappointed! They are quite simply the best chicken...More

Thank Blue_Flame_Traveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my pet hates is when you stand at the door or entrance of a restaurant and the staff and manager ignore your presence! They walked past us about 5 times and could have but didn’t say be with you in 2 minutes guys,...More

Thank AmyG85
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A walk in from the streat in Temple Bar section of dublin. We both had burgers Highly recommend. Great service. Look forward to comming back

Thank BrynjarOrn61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while in the Temple Bar area. Place was very busy but only waited about 5-10 mins before they squeezed us in. Service was pretty speedy, I went for the BLT which was your standard (but very good) BLT except it also...More

Thank olihenryy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from and still living in Dublin I have to say that the Elephant and Castle is probably the best restaurant in Temple Bar, book in advance, service and staff are brilliant, you have to order their chicken wings for starters 😊😊, main courses are...More

Thank SeamusMcDonough
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:30 PM
10:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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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