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The Castle Inn Restaurant

££ - £££
Bar, British, Pub
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Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
+44 1929 400311
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rented a cottage in Lulworth and we were lucky enough to have the Castle as our local. The food was so good and the servings were huge. The atmosphere was lovely and always a log fire to make it cosy. We were made to feel very welcome and I would highly recommend a visit. We are from the area... More 

Thank PatsyLong
London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us visited on New Years Day with our dog after walking to Durdle Door via Lulworth Cove and back. We arrived at about 1:30pm and got a table easily, but we did notice that it filled up pretty quickly (possibly because it has started raining outside). They were very friendly and our dog was most welcome which was... More 

Thank mrthom1316
Asheville, North Carolina
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This inn was fabulous! The food was right out of the sea, my lobster was the best ever and the bottle of wine that we drank was also type quality! My husband enjoyed the breakfast! Blood sausage of coarse!

Thank Byron Ellen S
Reigate, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for lunch, great range of local ciders and good choice of lighter lunch options along with main meals.

Thank Reigatetravellers
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having completed a 7mile walk on Boxing Day we were in need of good wholesome food. Despite having not booked the Inn made room for us and delivered seven delicious meals in double quick time. The food was well-prepared, hot and flavoursome, the portions were generous. In addition we took the option to try some of the 40 varieties of... More 

Thank Poppyisonthemove
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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554 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 413 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

I spent a fair few hours at this pub with some friends in March 2016. we knew it was a CAMRA 'cider pub of the year', and has stumbled upon it the year previous, but decided to make the trip down to East Lulworth especially to visit and spend some time without having to drive anywhere after. I tried about... More 

Thank Jordanovichy
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We had our meals there.reasonable prices and drinks.friendly and dog friendly as well.its a B&B as well.

Thank Mazzyboy
Warwick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We popped in to this pub as it was advertising it was CAMRA's 2014 Cider pub of the year and thought the beer would be of a good standard too. The beer was fair but not as good as it could have been. We also so had a early evening meal, this was only average and again could have been... More 

Thank stephenbol2n
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Visited with family as was informed was a good dog friendly pub for an evening meal. Good welcome in the bar and found ourselves a seat in the alcove. Good menu with plenty of choice. As a cider drinker it was nice to have the cider sampler tray which consisted of 3 ciders in 3 third pint glasses. Staff helped... More 

Thank happysunshinePaphos
Dorset, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We regularly visit this part of the country with our many visitors from Scotland and always end up with a visit to The Castle Inn. The atmosphere is brilliant, the food very good and OH! The Cider! we are working our way through the many ciders on the menu and taking tasting notes as we go!

Thank Maisie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  West Lulworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 400311

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?