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Elephant & Castle

1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
+1 202-347-7707
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish and chips” (84 reviews)
“poutine” (20 reviews)
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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 1 week ago via mobile

Used to visit when I lived in Chicago and always had a great experience. Couldn't find anywhere unique and reasonably priced while wandering D.C. so decided to stop in for lunch and a drink and was pleased as always. Extremely friendly staff and delicious food...More

Thank levinwest
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for beer on a sunny day. Convenient location with ample outdoor seating. Service was a little slow although it wasn't busy.

Thank Rudder H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch in the Elephant & Castle restaurant after visiting the Smithsonian museums. The location was very convenient and the layout very inviting. Good service and a big selection of beers. The grilled salmon over kale was ok, though the kale was a little...More

Thank Antigoniesq
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch while out sightseeing. They have a good beer selection and good pub food. The fried pickles were good, and the salmon sandwich with bacon was really good. We also had the side fries with butter chicken poutine which was also...More

Thank ah64fish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love trying out different bars when we travel. This one was very nice. The food selection was perfect, good beer choices as well. We had the fish and chips and were not disappointed. Looks like they have a few TV's, high top tables and...More

Thank Rhodymom2012
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the morning glory and eggs benedict brunch, it was great food. The outdoor seating area is very nice. Staff was nice but vert slow.

Thank SophieNY116
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Friday night after a conference at a nearby hotel around 4pm. My dinner guest and I were seated promptly, and service was reasonably fast. The ambiance was nice for a British pub feel. It didn't feel as authentic as others I...More

Thank Kyle A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great meal and the atmosphere was very nice. Right near the waterfront. I had crab dip melt sandwich and a local beer. We got there early before the crowd.

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you were looking for a restaurant near the Smithsonian this is a good casual restaurant. The food was very good portions were excellent however the service was a bit slow.

Thank mdobgyn0421
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to stop here to eat after passing by the White House. We ate here for lunch. It was not too crowded. The service was ok but the food was delicious. I ordered the fish tacos. They were just the right amount of spice...More

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Laura S
6 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
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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