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Elephant & Castle

) #500 of 2,418 Restaurants in Boston $$ - $$$ American, , British
161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110-1402
+1 617-350-9977
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good40%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110-1402
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I came here for lunch and ordered calamari and poutine. The calamari was very rubbery and did not seem freshly made. The chips in the poutine were OK but the gravy and cheese were a bit sloppy. It all reminded me of a school cafeteria...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chicken pot pie was decent, steak and mushroom pie was light on mushrooms. Neither were yummy, but certainly met our needs as we were too hungry to look elsewhere. Sweet potato fries were very good! Can be very noisy with the after work bar crowd...More

Thank Abmag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant cafe for a beverage. On an out of town trip, colleagues and I stopped here before heading to the airport. We each ordered a glass of wine. When the wine arrived, we noted that it was quite generous (in fact, two of us did...More

Thank Carole_from_GE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is next door to the Club Quarters where we were staying. Food was good and prices are more reasonable than a few blocks away in the tourist areas. Nothing special but a good value. We tried to stop by for a nightcap on...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First off the waitress we had was excellent she was a little busy but was good nonetheless. She brought me a second water without me asking and she was friendly. My wife had a bloody Mary which was not good at all as it just...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Great pub food and Boston ale Good atmosphere too Had a burger and fries - would happily go back when am back in the area with friends

Thank Dan E
Reviewed 12 June 2017

No atmosphere, fish and chips I ordered. fish well overcooked like rubber chips not so good skip this

Thank jwtvl
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were staying at the hotel next door. Our first ever full day in Boston was fantastic. While out and about sightseeing and having drinks we called into this place to see it little bit of Britain in Boston . Wow I...More

Thank enncle
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is an 'old style' pub and grill specializing in English and Indian food. With a large bar (ala Cheers) and hard wooden floors and walls, it's quite loud. Food and service were excellent.

Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A nice selection of draft beers which are served a little cooler than in the U.K. But to my American taste much the way I prefer. The pot pies and Shepherds pie served with a side salad are a good bet. Open on Sunday and...More

Thank James K
The largest area of the city, Downtown is rich with
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one of Boston’s most famous green spaces, the Boston
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statues, picnic under a beautiful tree overlooking the
pond, and walk over the iconic footbridge where,
during summer time, you will catch a swan boat toting
children and eager tourists through the pond. Have
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110-1402
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-350-9977
We are your favorite neighborhood pub for dining, drinking and gathering. We are famous for our fish and chips great beer and the warmth of genuine smiles. E&C's menu has its roots firmly planted in traditional English fare, featuring such pub classics as Shepherd's Pie, Bangers and Mash and Stuffed Yorkshire Pudding. The menu is rounded out by a wide variety of North American comfort foods and sophisticated offering from around the world.
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