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Elephant & Castle Pub & Restaurant

#122 of 2,880 Restaurants in Vancouver
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
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385 Burrard St, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0C5, Canada
+1 604-696-6730
11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Kitchener, Canada
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

Thank Richard R
Orillia, Canada
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109 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

Thank vee3msb
Auckland, New Zealand
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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 

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 28 October 2016

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

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.

Thank william6607
Bellevue, Washington
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 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.

Thank Maybemarina
Vancouver, Canada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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!

Thank Wim V
Vancouver, Canada
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

I loved the atmosphere it reminded me a little, of an english pub style. I had dinner in a booth towards the back of the building as it was quieter there. I enjoyed a pint of Stella on draft. My steak and mushroom pie was excellent and I enjoyed it with a side salad. On could have had it with... More 

Thank Tishtoo
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Five of us went to visit after having dinner a few blocks away from the pub. Bobbi Jo was our server. She was very kind and sweet. The patrons seemed to be enjoying themselves as much as we did. We had a blast meeting a guy for the UK, DJ was his name. Thanks for a great time!

Thank Christy L
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173 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We walked into this pub because we thought it looked inviting, like a typical British pub, but on the upscale side. The waitress was friendly and efficient. The drinks menu was extensive. I tried some cucumber concoction that turned out to be delicious! We went twice in one night, before and after dinner, we enjoyed it so much.

Thank Yorkieteacher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, Canadian, British
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 01:00
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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