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“Loved it so much we went back 3 times in a week!”
Review of Elephant & Castle

Elephant & Castle
Ranked #406 of 3,240 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin USA
Level 4 Contributor
19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Loved it so much we went back 3 times in a week!”
Reviewed 30 July 2013

We felt like we were back in London visiting a great neighborhood pub! Food & service were excellent-huge choice in beers etc. They had a cute outdoor patio but since it was 100 degrees outside-we did not utilize it. One night they had a trivia contest open to everyone who wanted to form teams. Though we did not want to compete-it was fun to guess the answers.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
417 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Good pub”
Reviewed 20 July 2013

Nice place to have a pub meal. Good hamburgers. Excellent choice of beers on tap and in bottles. Service was good. Decor reminiscent of London pubs

Visited May 2013
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good and fast”
Reviewed 12 July 2013 via mobile

Despite being busy, very quick and quite good service. NY Steak was great and casual pub atmosphere was comfortable.

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Zürich
Level 6 Contributor
412 reviews
222 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
“Disgusting food and mediocre service”
Reviewed 7 July 2013

I've had the Yorkshire Pudding and clearly the chef must have had left already. Somebody planted the pudding on the mash, stuffed it with meat that smelled like fridge and topped it with the most disgusting gravy I've ever had. The green beans were still raw and everything altogether closer to cold than warm. The waitress must have had a long day for she wasn't friendly and gave us some attitude. Luckily there are so many more restaurants in DC.

  • Visited July 2013
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Washington, DC
Level 6 Contributor
510 reviews
297 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
“Great pub option in DC!”
Reviewed 5 July 2013

I have been to two Elephant and Castle's in DC - at Farragut Sq. and on Penn Ave and 12th. Both venues have a lively bar scene and share a very decent appetizer and main course menu. The most recent experience was at the Penn. Ave. location, where I spent a wonderful few hours on the terrace. Excellent selection of beers, including happy hour specials. We chose an appetizer special (three) and they were all excellent and a cut far above the usual pub fare. The lightly battered fish appetizer was particularly wonderful, as was the homemade hummus with balsamic reduction. Service was excellent, particularly for the after work pub kind of place. The outside terrace was quieter than the bar scene, to be sure. If weather permits, recommend this option. Highly recommend.

  • Visited June 2013
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