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The Castle Inn

££ - £££, British,
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
+44 1728 724033
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cromer crab” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (9 reviews)
“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this establishment whilst stay away with friends for the weekend. A good location close to the castle and close to our cottage tempted us in one evening for drinks. Whilst a good selection of drinks on offer, it was all downhill from there. Cleanliness...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location to sit outside in the. Sun and enjoy pub fare or warming tipple. You can park in adjoining English Heritage car park during the day for £3 and take opportunity to walk around castle and mere or down to town market before or...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The staff were super friendly and helpful (we had a toddler) and the food was second to none. We had the King of the Castle Burger, and the sausages and mash, both were perfect. Local cider on tap was equally as amazing. A decent pub...More

Thank Li S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us visited as we were staying in the village for the weekend and must say we were disappointed... But let's start with the positives... Staff, friendly and helpful....location, close to castle...choice of drinks very good... Now the negatives, there was a very funny...More

Thank BLK82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

we visited framlingham with family who live in suffolk for a lunch we had the ham sandwiches have to say it was fabulously tasty and my hubby reports the nicest pub chips hes ever had, crispy on the outside but fluffy in the middle served...More

Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

After going to the castle and doing lots of walking distance we needed a pint of ice cold lager delicious. Although they serve hot and cold food to a high standard we really couldn't fit one in after relaxing with a pinta.

Thank Mick C
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Stayed overnight in Framlingham and decided to have a drink here, made famous by 'The Detectorists' !!!. Was drinking outside when my wife commented that my beer looked flat, funnily just as the manager (think it was him !!!) was getting out his car. He...More

Thank Hippo5992
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Unspoilt, well kept beer , nice atmosphere , nice decor , don't change a thing , very much enjoyed visit, helpful staff

Thank ange55
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Lovely courteous staff. Great food and very good value too. Brilliant place to eat would recommend and visit again. Thankyou

Reviewed 21 July 2018

Situated just outside the castle. The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was delicious,especially the Cromer crab with new potatoes! The beer, by Adnams brewery,especially Ghost Ship was a summer refresher!

Thank Mrs Wendy Elize... M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Framlingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 724033
  • E-mail
A typical English country pub on the outskirts of Framlingham & next to Framlingham Castle, serving local ales in prim condition with pub type food and country food specials all sauced locally and produced in house. Tea and coffee with cakes is available if that is your preferred choice. Be assured a warm welcome awaits you.
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