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Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant

#120 of 2,893 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
American, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
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385 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C5, Canada
+1 604-696-6730
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Warwick, Australia
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were shown to a booth and chose local cultural cuisine to eat at this terrific pub. It was a friday night and very busy but this did not stop friendly and efficient service. We really enjoyed the British/Irish ambience and enjoyed our beers and food immensely.

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Thank Mark T
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I've only had a chance to eat here once but it was great. We showed up with 8 people with 4 being children. The staff was great to accommodate and the food was awesome.

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Thank Khela_H
Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Food was well cooked and tasty. Enjoyed the Reuben sandwich, nice fries. Good selection of beer. Staff were friendly and quick service. Clean friendly atmosphere, good place!

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Thank Sizzler79
Kitchener, Canada
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We stopped in on the night the Cubs won the world series. But it was not that busy, lots of empty table. My partners Salmon was over cooked and dried out and my Shepherds pie was crumbly and dry as well. The beer was cold! I would not stop at any Elephant & Castle again.

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Thank Richard R
Orillia, Canada
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

This is a pub chain, and it is what you'd expect from such an establishment. I had a burger, and my wife the daily soup. My nephew had the same burger as me. The soup went back, as the 'flavour' was off, and replaced with onion soup, which was O.K. The burger was very good! The atmosphere was somewhat average... More 

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Thank Mike B
Auckland, New Zealand
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We stopped in here after a long day, tired and hungry. Got a nice table from very friendly young lady on the front desk and ordered drinks which arrived promptly. The menu was good with lots of english pub food, I had the fish and chips and my wife had a burger, both were excellent. Sports on the many TV's... More 

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Thank David M
Black Creek, Canada
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It was within walking distance of our restaurant. A little noisy, but not really a big deal. Excellent service and delicious food.

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Thank shirls-ann
Maryport, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my wife, good service and good beer. Nice to see a couple of veggie options on the menu, but just a nice place to enjoy a beer and a bite to eat.

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Thank william6607
Bellevue, Washington
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This restaurant and bar is very clean and classy-looking. There is wood everywhere and the waitresses are dressed nicely. The food is classic English fare and is hot, and quick. It filled up very fast during lunch hour around 12pm when we visited on Thursday, but by 1pm it was almost empty.

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Thank Maybemarina
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Conveniently located at the corner of Hastings and Burrard, offering classic pub food and brews but also some other tasty options. Highly recommend the turkey club wrap with a pint of Alexander Keith's pale ale... somewhat noisy but great food, well-priced and complemented by daily drink specials!

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Thank Wim V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-696-6730

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