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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%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (91 reviews)
“poutine” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
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1 - 10 of 875 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

The bartender was awesome and hooked us up with MLB games. The food was also really good. Service was fast and friendly. Definitely recommend!

Thank thesarahrich
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good selection of food. Drinks include draught beers, bottled beers, wines and cocktails. Service was attentive and friendly. We went back again, for drinks and to watch sports. Great spot in the heart of DC.

Thank stumble
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plenty of tvs all broadcasting the game. Good service and drink specials! The truffle park crisps were a great snack! Arrive early to secure a prime spot... great ac. And a really cool patio area I would have loved to sit out on if the...More

Thank Chris_and_Krissy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great stop for lunch. Service is actually very good (compared to most DC restaurants). Food is always solid. I have to eat gluten free (not by choice) and the waiter was excellent asking about the level of sensitivity so he could tell the kitchen to...More

Thank Fireflyfarm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the fish tacos to the mushroom ravioli, garlic shrimp and more, everything was delicious! Very friendly and helpful staff. I will definitely be back on my next visit to D.C.!

Thank Andrea12200
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for beer, snacks and burgers with outside seating - which is apparently not always open, though. Daily happy hour with very reasonable prices for beer (USD 5) and snacks (USD 5). Great place for a couple of beers in the sun.

Thank William S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So, as an English family visiting DC we were unsure about visiting an 'English' pub. But the decor, beer and food was very authentic, with a slight American twist. We had a range of meals, all of which were absolutely spot on, as were the...More

1  Thank Kev W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad choice on my part. It was comparatively late and the wait staff was distracted, but still, it was not just this that cause the failure. Failures: Ordered the Burger with Onion Rings. When the burger arrived, the waitress stumbled a bit and about 1/3rd...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this pub from our way back from the space and aero museum. The service of staff was exceptional and the menu could cater for all tastes and dietary requirements. The beer list was good and the wine list also allowed for good...More

Thank Jo A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on our way from visiting the White House. It was good pub grub. 2 if us had salads which were tasty and refreshing. We had some one have the beef and mushroom pie, there was very little meat or mushroom in it....More

Thank Kathrynowl91
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Laura S
December 6, 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, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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