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Elephant & Castle

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Neighbourhood:
Downtown
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
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378 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1S6, Canada
+1 416-598-4003
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ontario
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48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We ate here due to its close proximity to the Chelsea.I had a very tasty burger but I think they forgot to put anything in my ceaser salad and it tasted like I was eating plain romaine.I felt the prices were fair for what we got and my wife enjoyed her meal.I would go back but wouldnt recommend the caesar.

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Thank quique17
Toronto, Canada
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140 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was right beside the hotel we stayed in and it is. If you are looking for simple fare, reasonable prices then this is a good choice. The decor was a little more updated then some other locations that we have ate in. The fare is standard I had the bangers/mash with a draught beer and my husband had... More 

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Canton, Georgia
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here for dinner, and we weren't sorry! After a long day of walking several miles, we were hungry, and wanted a hearty meal; we were not disappointed. We were treated I. Educate,your by a friendly host, and seated at a table. Our waitress was also very friendly and at my request, was quick to suggest a local... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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205 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in here for a nice Malbec and bar food. Wine fabulous. On the food front I had hummus and warm pitta bread which was gorgeous and there was plenty of it, enough for two. We also had sweet potato fries and again cooked to perfection. I would definitely recommend this place and will return!

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Barrie, Canada
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Love love this restaurant. Food is fast and good. Not to mention...affordable! It's my favourite place to eat in Toronto.

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Parry Sound, Canada
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154 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

We were in search of a place for lunch and Guiness and we were glad we chose here. The Guiness was very good and we enjoyed our lunch. I had the sausages and garlic mash. If there is garlic in the mash you don't taste it which was fine by me. My husband had the stuffed Yorkshire pudding. He was... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

Nothing like a little pub fare for a hearty change from fine dining. For this meal, I started off with a warm--not tongue-singeing hot--ale and onion soup which appeared just as I’d hoped once my pint of Keith’s and the newspaper were done, switching next to a glass of Argentinian Malbec: yum, yum! The steak and mushroom pie to follow... More 

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Ajax, Canada
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193 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

We have passed by this location many times and after enjoying a show today we decided to give it a try. It is nicely decorated and clean inside. It is also much bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. Our server was very prompt and attentive as was the person on the door, we were immediately seated.... More 

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Dryden, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Went in for drinks after the Grey Cup! Nice place and very friendly! The building is an old bank that is very cool!

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141 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

First of all, it's a very easily accessible by public transit; convenient for having drinks freely. We noticed that the establishment has undergone a recent renovation; nicely done! High ceiling gives you space... All dishes have been satisfactory; nachos, onion soup, steak... Only classic poutine was a bit dryer than it supposed to be... The steak size exceeded the expectation... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 378 Yonge St, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1S6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 416-598-4003

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Downtown
At the heart of Toronto, Downtown is the destination for cheap eats and fast fashion. Cut through by hip and trendy Yonge Street, the vibe here is young, with a strong student influence from the Ryerson University Campus. As a result, the Downtown area is always in flux: undergoing the construction of new facilities, with fresh retail spaces and pop-up cafes. Home to Toronto's largest indoor shopping mall, a number of vintage cinemas, and a healthy nightlife centered on the area's Distillery District bar and clubs near the East End, it's both an easygoing daytime spot and a popular party place after sunset. It also features some of Toronto's best outdoor landmarks, including Yonge-Dundas Square and the Nathan Phillips Square: perfect for a concert, a skate, or a relaxing sit-down.
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