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Castle Inn

££ - £££, British,
38 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
+44 1223 353194
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pineapple” (6 reviews)
“burgers” (15 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
38 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
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1 - 10 of 106 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... recently the standard of real ale on offer has dropped through the floor. I live and work nearby and regularly visit, and have been doing for 15 years. This is a lovely pub and I am very fond of it. But my most recent...More

Thank Dan A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lovely pub, several seating and eating areas - very busy. A bit short staffed, however, the gentleman behind the bar was a trooper and kept his cool and served everyone in their turn - at times over 10 people waiting to order drinks and meals....More

1  Thank Kate H
Mathalsey, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

We always have a minimum of 2 people serving during food service . I would love to have more staff for busy times, but unfortunately I never know when that's going to be. The cost of running a business in Cambridge is ridiculous and therefore...More

Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I used this pub for food about 8 yrs ago when I organised a stag do in Cambridge and remembered how good it was. Having passed it on our way into town in a taxi, I suggested we go for a drink later as we...More

1  Thank Bexy1977
Mathalsey, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for a great review .

Reviewed 13 April 2017

The Castle burger is a staple for Friday lunchtime pub trips, two burgers, one with blue cheese the other with pineapple and spicy tomato relish. Good value without fries and £7.95 with them if you are really hungry. For a change I recommend the hot...More

1  Thank Lst21
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I stopped by the Castle Inn a couple of times during my visit to Cambridge. The wait staff is friendly and the beers are tasty.

Thank sheatly
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We called in, enjoyed drinks and real ale and more exotic stuff from a wide selection of drinks and moved on for dinner

Thank RCGilfillan
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Popped in for a pint and a quick bite. The Castle Burger was excellent, prepared from very good quality ground beef. Very good selection of lagers including German White Beer and a Pilsner. Also serve IPAs, Ales and Bitters. Very good chilled music selection playing...More

1  Thank Andrew F
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely pub. The beer is very good and the food is wonderful. This pub has a good range of Adnams ales which are kept very well. The food is really good and the portion sizes are quite big. The prices for food...More

1  Thank R0m7
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Had a pint of mosaic - service was good and pint was divine, really good. Lovely atmosphere, great spot for an afternoon pint

Thank Craigj234
Mathalsey, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2017

Thank you Craig .

Reviewed 17 January 2017

This pub used to be good, but I was disappointed on a recent visit to find the food had deteriorated. My chilli was bland and congealed. OK for a drink as building is interesting, but I don't recommend eating there. Add to this unclean toilets...More

1  Thank stchristopher053
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cambridgeshire  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1223 353194
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