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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 good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1201 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Lbby 2, Washington DC, DC 20004-2401
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Today was only my second time in our nation's capital. My friends and I wanted to stop for some food near the national mall. This place had as good of revues as any place and a diverse menu. As we approached the place we were...More

Thank Justin S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

No draught the night we visited. Very average service. However lettuce wraps were good fish tacos ok. Great location just off Mall.

Thank Traveller O
Reviewed 1 week ago

When I was at elephant and castle at Washington D.C. me, and my mom and grandpa went to elephant and castle we ordered nachos they were terrible someone picked off the jalapenos

Thank Jakob F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mixed feelings after our lunch at E&C. Of course location in the Federal Triangle is convenient, the large terrace on Pennsylvania Ave was inviting after our long city tour, we had an interesting view on the Old Post Office. But for us service was too...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our lunch here. Nice, cozy, library like decor ... although the rowdy bunch in the bar watching a Saturday afternoon football game kept it lively! Hubby enjoyed his corned beef sandwich and my fish taco was reasonably good, although the fish was a little...More

Thank Lisa A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a day when the heavens really opened we needed to find a place to shelter and eat. The Elephant and Castle English pub proved to be really great. Fantastic atmosphere, great choice of beers, excellent food and service at sensible prices. We got there...More

Thank JohnwW2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had some lunch today, nice and easy not so heavy and will return tonight. Had a English beer which was a treat from the American beer. Looking forward to having some fresh vegetables, the service was friendly and quick.

Thank seddondixon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a chain this was unusually one of the better places we ate at during our holiday. Being August it was warm enough to sit outside which was pleasant as you could people watch. Service was a bit on the slow side but we were...More

Thank Advisor1967
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat outside facing the Trump INTL Hotel in the garden as sorts(sidewalk) ordered a couple of lemonade shandys, which were made with lemon, which were refreshing in the humid evening. Ordered bangers and mash with gravy which was ok, and for desert a apple/berry crumble...More

Thank Jason M
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Came here with a friend while touring the city after a visit to the White House. My friend had a burger and an IPA, while I had the butter chicken. The butter chicken was delicious, just the right level of spice, while my friend thoroughly...More

Thank Jenna C
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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
  • 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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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