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Elephant & Castle - Rathmines, Dublin, Co. Dublin
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Elephant & Castle - Rathmines

4.2
4.2
821 reviews
€30 and under
American
Our Rathmines Elephant & Castle has become a staple venue over the last two years, right in the heart of Rathmines Village. The signature white facade from Temple Bar has been replicated, bringing new life to this previously quiet corner of Rathmines village. being the second location of the E&C family we have served over thousands of many happy guests. Service, great food and comfortable dining experience is our number one priority.

The menu will feature the same great dishes that make Elephant & Castle a firm favourite. From the fluffy omelettes, 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 E&C’s native New York City.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 39 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary European, Mexican

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat 4:15 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:15 pm–9:30 pm

  • Phone number

    (01) 572 0600

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

Experiences

  • Valentines Set Menu at E&C

    €49.95 per person

    11 Feb - 14 Feb 2023
    Enjoy a romantic Valentines dinner at Elephant & Castle Rathmines from the 11th to 14th of February with a delicious set menu made up of 2 Mains, 2 Desserts & 2 Pink Elly Cocktails for €49.95

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What 821 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.2
4.2 based on recent ratings
  • 4.2Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.2Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Diners' Choice Awards

  • Dublin

    American

  • Dublin 6

    Good for groups

  • Dublin 6

    Most Booked

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Veneto

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good and staff were excellent
  2. Z

    Zhanna

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food, great service ! Highly recommended 💫
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Special thanks to Fransico and Markos, and to all staff. they made. my fiance(soon to be wife) birthday special. Food was delicious and so drinks was. Overall we had had a great time and we will recommend to everyone.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience3
    The French toasts were burned, one of them without the syrope. My eggs Benedict were with an extremely amount of sauce. So bad, we were waiting more than 50 min for our food
  5. AD

    AoifeD

    Dublin

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    All great but the eggs florentine was soaked in Hollandaise sauce, wasn’t very edible. Great spot though and I will be back. Great service.
  6. BW

    BreadandWater

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Nice ambience, very good menu…(I had the pan fried salmon, it was excellent). Service was excellent. First time here but will definitely coming back.
  7. d

    dublindiner

    Dublin

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 16 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always love coming back to this restaurant. The Wings are unbeatable and the service is always so friendly and relaxed. Never disappoints.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 January 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Risotto and chips were yummy!
  9. ND

    NoleenD

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely restaurant beautiful food great friendly staff will be back
  10. MO

    MarinaO

    Dublin

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    They are known for their chicken wings but they were nothing to get excited about, not very hot and quite dry. Asked you not sauce which was dry, finger bold had cold water. Wouldn't go back
  11. NF

    NatashaF

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fabulous and the staff were very friendly look forward to next time
  12. AO

    AudreyO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    food was delicious excellent service in Rathmines
  13. T

    Taco

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 January 2023

    overall2food1service5ambience4
    Love the vibe, very very nice services…. But the foods were just so so bad…. The soup was super salty and we couldn’t eat, the seafood pasta was for some reason super vinegary… probably one the worst pasta we’ve ever had… the burger was completely overcooked, and again, somehow super vinegary… I don’t fully know what was going on the kitchen but the food quality was just so bad and it was shocking…. It’s pity coz the waiters were very nice!
  14. BC

    BredaC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 January 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Beautiful meal great service fabulous chicken wings would highly recommend this place
  15. K

    Kate27

    Dublin

    9 reviews

    3.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 1 January 2023

    overall3food3service5ambience4
    Lovely staff. Average diner food. Ideal with kids after visit to Stella cinema.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Given it was New Years Eve, an 8.30pm booking and we were but three, the service was very good and the food wasn't compromised at all. It was a lovely evening.
  17. B

    B2724

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, food and staff are so accommodating.
  18. NO

    NikitaO

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience3
    Gorgeous restaurant, staff are so friendly. We arrived an hour early and they seated us. Food was very tasty except the Burger was very dry and over cooked. The place itself was quite cold, so I avoided taking my jacket off. But would definitely go again.
  19. LH

    LeslieH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Very good all around. As a customer of E&C restaurant from the beginning,the wings are a signature dish however they must be the most expensive in the world now.
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2022

    overall3food1service4ambience3
    Food very overpriced. Wings were average and chips were cold. Standard of food has definitely dropped in last couple of years sadly.
  21. BM

    BrendanM

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 December 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    3 of us dining one had starter took 40 mins after that starter to get mains 2 other tables came in and were served before us burger was a bit cold asked waitress for mayo and ketchup never got it had to ask another waiter . Really disappointed with this place
  22. EF

    EmmaFoodie

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly attentive staff and amazing food and drinks
  23. EB

    EmmaB

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food attentive service and a very happy atmosphere . We come here quite a lot never had a bad meal
  24. EG

    EmilyG

    Dundalk

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Francesco and all his colleagues were amazing from the minute we walked in the door! We will definitely be back in the future!
  25. SD

    SuzanneD

    Dublin

    27 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on 28 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service . Lovely staff as always. We will definitely be back . The nicest Elephant and castle around.
  26. MA

    MargaretA1

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Food took nearly 60 minutes to arrive after ordering. Customers who arrived after our group were served first. Fries were over cooked and hard Wings were good but not enough on this occasion to save the day!
  27. SM

    SusieM

    New England

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 December 2022

    overall2food1service4ambience4
    Food was terrible, chips were hard and didnt tadte freshly cooked. Wings also didnt taste freshly cooked and sauce wasnt as nice az normal. Staff friendly but childrens meals were also charged at 9.95 when no juice available and no dessert had. Not worth it and very disappointing as previous meals at a different location hwve been very nice
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 December 2022

    overall2food2service1ambience3
    Not a good experience from the moment we arrived. No waiter service and constantly looking for staff to take drinks order, food order, any service whatsoever etc. Very disappointing seeing as meal was booked for Christmas Eve in September. It was busy but not busy enough to completely forget a table. All the dirty dishes piled up on table with no-one to clear. Had to ask on two seperate ocassions to clear. Don’t think we were hard work as customers but had to point out how bad service was. We were in Churchtown recently and would go back. It’ll be a long time before I go back to Rathmines.
  29. TP

    TracyP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Spent a lovely Christmas eve in this restaurant will be back 👍👍👍
  30. M

    Marl

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    Had a poor experience here to be honest. We’d made a reservation but they seemed unprepared or understaffed. The food took 45 minutes to arrive, and our coffees and teas were cold by then. It didn’t occur to anyone to do so much as pour our table a jug of water in the meantime, so we were left sitting there twiddling our thumbs. Then the pancakes came out uncooked - the batter wasn’t mixed, so we had to send them back. We didn’t have more time to wait so we just ordered scrambled eggs on toast which was fine but again undercooked and not very hot. There was a very nice staff member who looked after us and offered us a discount (we didn’t ask; he made the gesture after seeing how our experience was going) so we appreciated that. But I do wish I’d checked the other reviews first, and gone somewhere else.
  31. MB

    MarkB

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 December 2022

    overall1food2service1ambience2
    Although we were running late, it seems like their ph number was disconnected and not working so no way to contact. Got a table on arrival down back for from any service. Food took 45 mins to arrive despite it not being too busy and then others being served before us, although they arrived after us. Food was ok, but not great. We didn’t get a chance to eat most of it as we had a cinema ticket for over the road that meant we had 20 mins to eat in the end. Complained on site and did get a discount but overall, unacceptable levels of service and the excuse that “everyone came at once” and” the kitchen got busy” was laughable. Overall a poor experience and ruined some of Xmas eve morning with family. Wasnt first visit but will probably be my last.
  32. JD

    JanD123

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 December 2022

    overall2food3service1ambience2
    The service was absolutely terrible. We ordered our food at 11:15 and it finally arrived to the table at 12pm. The restaurant was quiet when we arrived and there were plenty of staff so there was no reason for such a delay. All the other customers around us had the same problem and also complained about the service. The food was ok - pretty average. I would definitely think twice about a return visit
  33. PO

    PeterO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Moderate noise level preferred , 10/10 in every aspect
  34. BR

    BrianR

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience4
    Food was quite poor. Even the famed chicken wings were dry. Not the best selection of drinks and cocktails either. Good atmosphere though and staff were friendly.
  35. SS

    StuS

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 December 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience3
    When we arrived we had to wait 10 minutes for a table to be cleaned evern though we had made a booking. Our food took about 20 mins to come out when we enquired about it we were told the burgers take a while. When they did finally come out everything was stone cold. The table beside us ordered the same and there's arrived in half the time. I will say the staff were very sccomadating when we brought up the issue. First time there and last time unfortunately
  36. C

    Caroline

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 December 2022

    overall2food2service4ambience3
    Very disappointing, staff were friendly but food was cold, burger was over cooked and very dry with no sauce. Had to buy a sauce as a side to put it on the burger because it was that plain.
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall2food4service4ambience2
    Freezing - wind howling through the front door. Bathrooms like the artic. Very noisy. Staff were great.
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was fantastic and staff were so friendly. Can’t wait to come again in rathmines !
  39. AA

    AlaaA

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 December 2022

    overall2food2service3ambience3
    The food was not that hot and the Chips not in a good quality and have raised a comment to the waiter
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 December 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious and the chips were amazing!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Elephant & Castle - Rathmines using the Order Online button. Elephant & Castle - Rathmines also offers delivery in partnership with Deliveroo, Just Eat and Uber Eats. Elephant & Castle - Rathmines also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (01) 572 0600.

Elephant & Castle - Rathmines is rated 4.2 stars by 821 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 39 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
  • Logo image for Deliveroo
  • Logo image for Just Eat
  • Logo image for Uber Eats
Google Map for Elephant & Castle - Rathmines

272 Rathmines Road Lower, Dublin, Co. Dublin D06 YY51

Additional information

  • Area

    Rathmines

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Thu 12:00 pm–9:30 pm Fri 12:00 pm–10:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–4:00 pm Sat 4:15 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:15 pm–9:30 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Contemporary European, Mexican

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Street Parking

  • Payment Options

    MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Gluten-free Options, Patio/Outdoor Dining

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