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Elephant & Castle

#195 of 2,085 Restaurants in Dublin}
€€ - €€€American, Irish,
18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 679 3121
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (130 reviews)
“wings” (655 reviews)
“burger” (155 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:30All hours
American, Irish, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Super restaurant that delivers high standard of food and ambiance. Always a favourite. Getting a seat is often a problem but I had 3 people from London financial district with me and they loved it.

Thank James D
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited Elephant Castle with Friends and had a great experience. The staff were very kind and helpful. The food was amazing i would really recommend the chicken wings. My friends and I had a great time and we will definitely be back soon.

Thank sabrina277
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We tried the homemade burger with fries and the gaelic boxty (irish potato pancake containing beef and covered by a cream with mushrooms and black pepper! Very tasty!

Thank Luca M
Reviewed 1 week ago

As always it was busy , I normally go for the wings but this morning I had brunch amazing, service slow but the waiter was charming , portion sizes perfect. even had a cheeky mimosa.

Thank 273dee1
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation and were seated right away. Our wings came out quickly. One of our dinners was wrong and the waitress apologized, took responsibility for keying it in wrong (chicken instead so shrimp on a salad) but the correct item brought out pretty...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes the wings are great...etc BUT. There were 6 of us, on a Thursday night in December. We had a reservation so no issue there. Steak sandwich was good! But then, 2 people ordered the Turkey on the special menu. It said that it came...More

Thank SBarcoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can’t comment on the food as never got to eat here and based on dealings with hostess never will. She was extremely rude from being ignored on first entering the restaurant while she stood looking bored (only acknowledged by another member of staff after walking...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Apart from many other delicious foods, Elephant & Castle boasts some of the best spicy chicken wings (with proper blue cheese dip!) this side of the Atlantic. The place is ideal for a weekend brunch, but no matter whether you happen to visit for breakfast,...More

Thank TravelGal_Munich
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Thursday evening around 8:30pm. There was a short wait for a table but not too bad. The service was prompt and our meals (a yummy lemongrass coconut shrimp soup and turkey mains) were delicious. Funny thing is we live in NYC...More

Thank Sailgirl22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here multiple times with my boyfriend and it’s always fantastic! Lovely staff and casual atmosphere. Simple and tasty menu and the best chicken wings in Dublin

Thank Jane K
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Questions & Answers
16 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from mullen07 | Reviewed this property |
Only during busy periods they will tell you a time or come back in a hour .. Seems to be standard during busy periods, there's plenty of bars around it to pass the time while ya wait
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
10:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Temple Bar, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin>  > South City Centre
  • Neighbourhood: South City Centre
  • Phone Number: +353 1 679 3121
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