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Elephant & Castle

) #100 of 2,595 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ American, , British
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
+1 202-347-7707
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“poutine” (18 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here with a friend while touring the city after a visit to the White House. My friend had a burger and an IPA, while I had the butter chicken. The butter chicken was delicious, just the right level of spice, while my friend thoroughly...More

Thank Jenna C
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Even if the place is very nice, the food and the service absolutely not We ordered an hamburger with blue cheese, a soup and another plate, wit a glass of wine and a beer The hamburger did not have blue cheese, the beer arrived 20...More

Thank Mariasole74
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great happy hour, shepherds pie is small but actually has lamb and it was delicious. Waiter was great. I would come back again

Thank SurviveEMS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Top notch service especially at the bar but they could do a better job with the offerings. Almost no healthy options...

Thank constantingm
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly, I am sure there are locals who eat at this pub frequently. We were seated immediately, and my friend asked for a dark beer suggestion. The waiter steered him to a local IPA. When it arrived it was not dark, but thinking that the...More

Thank UniqueTraveler70
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had just finished an afternoon in one of the Smithsonian Museaum and wanted something to eat prior to our evening activity. It was nice weather, so we wanted to sit outside. With that criteria, there's not much to chose from on...More

Thank RichDowns
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at E & C for drink and snack after dat at Smithsonian. The outdoor seating across street from Trump International was fine. Drinks were good but nachos we ordered as snack were tasteless. Looked good but were not enjoyable.

Thank DaveG873
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service, the food, the drinks... the bartenders were amazing!!! Would highly recommend this location! Great atmosphere !! Best Cosmopolitan I have had in a long time!!!!

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had fish and chips. It was delicious! My friend had bangers and mash and loved it. We also had chips made in truffle oil with Parmesan cheese on top. Everything was excellent.

Thank VandiEnzor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a morning of museums, we stopped at the Elephant and Castle for lunch. It was really handy to the museums and we got seated immediately. We had shepherd's pie, burgers, fries, and poutine. Everyone enjoyed their lunch, which was filling and priced right. A...More

Thank SamanthaAnn14
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Laura S
7 December 2016|
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Response from 50statetraveler2013 | Reviewed this property |
It was a very short walk. Same side of street
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Downtown / Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown / Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 202-347-7707
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