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Elephant & Castle Restaurant

#95 of 6,804 Restaurants in Toronto
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Downtown West
American, Bar, British, Pub, Canadian, Gluten Free Options
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212 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
+1 416-598-4455
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Today
11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 01:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice big restaurant. TVs for entertainment. We went for a late lunch but light. Service was great and in a nice location

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Thank Kellie C
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Hockey plus baseball plus a symphony concert and folks just wanting to eat or drink makes a perfect, loud, boisterous storm here at prime dinner time. Add a few infants who think it's loud, which it is. Food very good, servers seem nonplussed by it all. But if you end up at a table in the bar, a major vibe... More 

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Rome, Italy
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75 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great location and atmosphere, huge and well appointed premises, excellent service and drink list. Try their "the works" poutine.

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Thank psarcinelli
Brampton
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114 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is a short walk from The Princess of Wales Theatre, The Royal Alexander Theatre and Roy Thomson Hall . We have walked by it many times without going in even thou we had considered trying it out. Last week we went to see The Book Of Mormon at the Princess of Wales Theatre and decided not to walk... More 

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Thank plannersteve
Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with a group of about 20 people. While originally our reservation was for 15 people, Elephant & Castle was able to accommodate the larger than expected turnout which was very impressive! Then things started to go wrong. While we were seated on our table, the server begins serving food to half the table! I asked why is... More 

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Thank superali09
St. Catharines, Canada
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a good choice as it opens at 11:00 and is just steps from the Royal Alexander Theatre. Very large restaurant that was very busy. Excellent hamburger although I did think it could have been hotter.

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Thank Cathy M
Easthampton MA
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167 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were exhausted and on our first day were looking for a solid meal. Elephant and castle has outstanding selections. My wife had non-greasy fish and chips and I had a delicious Yorkshire Pudding baked perfectly. Assortment of tea is available as well as a full range of alcohol. The service is outstanding and the servers know exactly how to... More 

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Thank 24thIDTraveller
Sudbury, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here during our friends 50th birthday celebration. We had fantastic service, good prices and very comfortable carefree atmosphere. I would definitely recommend stopping here!

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Thank courtneyp2003
Ontario, Canada
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fish n' Chips for the ladies steak & mushroom pie for one of the men and chicken pot pie for the other. Fish and chips are delicious. Oh, and Sunday nights are 1/2 price bottles of wine!! Score~45$ / 2 equals a steal of a deal. Service was paced well and allowed enough tie to get to the show with... More 

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52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had an onion soup, fish taco, and works poutine. The food is fairly average, but I found the price to be high for what you get. The NY Fries works is a better deal. After getting our food, our server never came back to check up on us or top up our water. We had to get another server to... More 

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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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 212 King St W, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1K5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Toronto>  > Downtown West
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown West
  • Phone Number: +1 416-598-4455

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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