Elephant & Castle - Rathmines

3.4
10 reviews
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€30 and under
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American
Top tags:
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Our Rathmines restaurant is an exciting new chapter in the Elephant & Castle story. Just in time for Christmas, the second Elephant & Castle has opened on the corner of Rathmines Road and Castlewood Avenue. The signature white facade from Temple Bar has been replicated, bringing new life to this previously quiet corner of Rathmines village.

The menu will feature the same great dishes that make Elephant & Castle a firm favourite. From the fluffy omelettes, caesar salads and juicy burgers, and, of course, those crispy, spicy wings. We’re focusing on friendly, laid-back service; tasty as ever food and a relaxed atmosphere - everything Elephant & Castle lovers have come to expect from a visit to our place. The 110-seater restaurant is spacious and bright, with large windows looking out onto buzzing Rathmines. Comfy booths and oak clad walls with black and white images from Elephant & Castle’s native New York City decking the walls.
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3.3
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3.7
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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Very friendly and efficient staff. Great food. Great for kids.

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p
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 1Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Terrible experience got a glass of pinot grigio with suds when i asked to speak to person responsible he could not give me a reason and was very unhelpful i asked for Manager who replaced it with a proper glass the meals came but we all had to wait at least 5 more minutes for the fries and then a 25 euro SERVICE CHARGE i will be taking this further

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K
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 2

Very plain food with over expensive prices. Would not go back. Terrible value for money.

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RJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Very enjoyable. Their trademark chicken wings were up to their usual high standard.

Our only negative would be that the service was a little slow at times and they ran out of some desserts at 6.30 pm!

Also, they are very hard to get on the phone to make a booking!

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RM
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 3

Dinner was fine. 8/9 of us had the spicy wings which were OK. I've had nicer wings elsewhere. One of the group received cold wings which were replaced straight away. Service was friendly and overall value was good. It's a nice spot and would certainly consider going back to sample something else other than wings.

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KG
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 4

Lovely decor and great service but very disappointed with the food. We went mainly to try the wings but they were dry and crispy. Kids pasta was cold. Won't be rushing back.

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MK
1 review
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Food just not great. Greasy. Poor quality chicken in club sandwich. Children’s meals ok. Neither was service. Our waiter forgot about food that was owed to our table. Food only arrived after I got up to ask and everyone else had finished eating. Disappointing first visit.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 1Ambience 3

Poor service , food cold.

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F
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 2

Music was increased to the point we had to strain to hear people on other side of table. We sat inside door to the left and the draft that came through the bench was fierce, we had to stuff coats behind us to try block it.

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MA
1 review
Dined on 1 January 2019
Overall 3Food 2Service 3Ambience 4

Went for the famous E&C 'wings' but they were dried up. They need to improve the overall presentation of other food, for example extra portions of chips were brought out on a simple side plate, Kids Menu burger referred to 'Sliders' but a plain burger came out, The Club Sandwich presentation was poor and all the fillers were stone cold and tasted bland. These would all be fine if your were in a dingy diner but at the prices they are charging not great. On the other hand the Temple Bar Omelet got good review.

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