We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Elephant & Castle

$$ - $$$, British,
212 King St W | King at Simcoe, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
+1 416-598-4455
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good48%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
212 King St W | King at Simcoe, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (359)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 335 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The reviews are a little confusing, and in some cases a little unfair, firstly I'd like to say the staff member on entry was really great with a fun personality, the service from the young lady behind the bar was brilliant and attentive, they have...More

Thank Big Nads H
Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of celebrating on the 17th ☘️, lots of people, loud music! Not even Irish music! Food was good, so was the service.

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Recently stopped in for a lunch while with the family before our show at the Princess of Wales Theatre. The inside of the pub is quite large and has ample seating however it was quite busy the day we went as it was St.Patricks Day...More

Thank grey0wl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice bar/pub, loved the atmosphere and the bar setting. Food was pretty good too. I would go again.

Thank Wadytwos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my visit to the E&C, where there is a really pleasing food selection, which is backed up by great service.

Thank Stewart_McGill
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Friendly service, nice buzz from people enjoying themselves, reasonable prices and a good drink and pub-food style menu. Great location near the theaters and the Roy Thompson Concert Hall.

Thank EagerBeaver_37
Reviewed 8 February 2018

I've never actually had the food here... I should probably try it sometime. This is one of my favourite spots to grab a quick and inexpensive/casual drink in the city. The bar is usually pretty busy and the service is always good, they always feel...More

Thank AR72LQ
Reviewed 27 January 2018

I usually wait until 2 or 3 visits (if possible) before I do a review. This was my second visit, and this time was on a Friday evening for dinner before going to a Toronto Symphony Orchestra concert. At 6PM It was packed so we...More

Thank Michael_Leigh12
Sarah R, Manager at Elephant & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2018

Thanks for the detailed review, Michael! We look forward to serving you again soon. Cheers, Sarah EC King St

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Wonderful service and good food at the E&C . Very prompt attentive service . Great pub style food . Good selection of beer on tap . Great choice if you are in the city centre .

Thank gwgaryw170
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Friendly staff and the service times were excellent. Steak and Mushroom pie was good, not great, but good. I found the wait staff busier joking around and chatting with each rather than looking around at their customers. the table across from me and myself, waited...More

Thank mike1iron
Sarah R, Manager at Elephant & Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

We like to have fun at work, but never at the expense of our guests! I've shared your feedback with the team and we're all sorry you didn't feel 100% taken care of. Cheers, Sarah EC King St

Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner
Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the
outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is
celebrated by a number of monuments and museums,
giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier
destination for modern art, people here stroll through
the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy
the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe
Nearby HotelsSee all 136 hotels in Toronto
Shangri-La Hotel Toronto
1,341 reviews
.18 km away
The Ritz-Carlton, Toronto
1,731 reviews
.25 km away
Hilton Toronto
3,281 reviews
.27 km away
The Strathcona Hotel
1,698 reviews
.28 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Michael's on Simcoe
261 reviews
.10 km away
298 reviews
.17 km away
Los Colibris
532 reviews
.10 km away
Pizzeria Libretto
183 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Toronto Symphony Orchestra
285 reviews
.07 km away
Royal Alexandra Theatre
627 reviews
.12 km away
Princess of Wales Theatre
966 reviews
.26 km away
Roy Thomson Hall
187 reviews
.09 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Terry B
7 April 2017|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from Sarah R | Property representative |
Hi Terry, The full menu can be viewed on the website elephantcastle . com Hope you find something you like!
Tom C
5 January 2017|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Dave_Shutterbug | Reviewed this property |
The main door on King St is not wheelchair accessible as it is the original entrance to a very old building that requires a number of stairs to reach. However, the second entrance from Simcoe Street is accessible and has an... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 King St W | King at Simcoe, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-598-4455
  • E-mail
Chain with a British pub feel serving fish 'n' chips, American classics & beers on tap.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Save your favourites!
Keep track of your top restaurant finds.
Save now