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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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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (88 reviews)
“poutine” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
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1 - 10 of 860 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here after a long day of sightseeing and it was just what we needed. A great selection of draft beer and delicious salads, soft pretzels, and Shepard’s pie. Our waiter was funny and friendly and we had a great time.

Thank Leah D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food and amazing service (love Debra). We enjoyed it so much we went back the next night and asked to sit in Debra's section. Go English or go American...you will not be disappointed!!!

Thank JudiMeyer
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was traditional English with a touch of modern flare. Lots of beers to choose from and a game of trivia if you wished to participate. Fun night!

Thank AussieJeni
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a big party in a room filled with big parties. It was noisy and ruckus but they handled it really well. Great waiter, attentive, professional, pleasant. Our gluten free friend was really pleased with all the options. Traditional English pub fare. We liked...More

Thank yecats59
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Planned on having dinner before a show at a different place but came upon this establishment. It looked inviting so we decided to try it. Host was friendly and personable. Menu had a good selection and food was excellent. We had the beef vindaloo, sheppherds...More

Thank JoeRoe26
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great customer service, really good burger, and chicken tenders. Three sisters, with beers, and comfort food on a raining day. We went for lunch, and the bar was wonderful, I bet the places is great fun in the evening. We saved it as a favorite.

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 1 week ago

As I was quick back out the Smithsonian museum, I was looking for a place to have lunch. This was nearby, and they did have some room for me (solo). The place has a nice British pub vibe, so when I saw they had fish...More

Thank Bart H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun and busy place after work. We started with beers and they had a good selection. Nice and cold. Service was good especially as busy as it was. We had fried pickles and humus as appetizers that were really good. I had a London Cheese...More

Thank Wano16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 4 (3 adults, 1 child) decided to have a late lunch/early dinner after touring through the Smithsonian National History Museum. I should of seen all the warning signs for a very mediocre meal. Large restaurant with a large menu and a small...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food - very good service. We took advantage of half price wine bottles on Wednesday nights - which made the meal all the more reasonably priced. Our 4 kids enjoyed their meals including the French Onion soup which received rave reviews. Also this restaurant...More

Thank trusomics
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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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 20
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail
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