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Castle Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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The Castle Inn is a traditional family friendly English Pub with home cooked food local beer and cider on tap and a wine list. Situated in the heart of Devon close to Exmoor and the North Devon surfing beaches. We have 3 double ensuit letting bedrooms, recently refurbished to a high standard. The Pub is a privately owned freehouse run by the owners.
US$7 - US$22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews sunday roast pudding lamb potatoes the pub comfortable rooms stayed here an evening meal fresh veg lunchtime snack amazing homemade real ale home cooked food selection of beers last night an excellent meal amazing food
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was brought here by my other half for a belated valentine's meal. We were sat at a lovely little corner table. The service was excellent. Such friendly staff. We had an apology because they had a group in for a birthday party and they...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lisa A
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you Lisa what a lovely review, hope you will be able to visit us again soon. Ian

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Castle inn is just outside the market town of South Molton. A family run pub,home cooked food and real ale.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jo-ale17
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

The landlords of this pub have certainly worked out how to run a good Pub and get it back from the possibility of closure. It is a very popular place to eat and booking in advance is highly recommended. It does really great pub food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deafgeoff26
Reviewed 27 October 2018

I booked this place for Sunday lunch because of the excellent reviews they have received. We turned up for 1pm to find the place packed for a birthday party. However the Landlord ushered us through to the other side of the bar which was more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Suzanne P
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2018

Suzanne P Thank you for your review, I am very sorry for the misunderstanding over your request for coffees as we can certainly provide variations to our usual cafetierre. I wonder if it was a member of the kitchen or bar staff who misinformed your...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Eating here Saturday evening for the first time in a long while, I'd forgotten how good it is. After numerous pretentious and overpriced poor meals in pubs, what a welcome change. Pub grub as it should be and sensibly priced. I see some establishments with...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank import4fun
Reviewed 7 October 2018

friendly people, clean, comfortable rooms, lovely breakfast and good evening meals, would definitely visit again

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Denise A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting family in South Molton we stopped here for dinner. Very nice atmosphere, friendly landlord and lovely food. The gammon steak we ordered was massive and very tasty!!! Couldn’t manage it all. Drinks cheap compared to City prices.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kazer123
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were made very welcome and the room was lovely, so clean and with everything to make our stay comfortable. Lovely evening meal with lots of choice and a great breakfast to complete our stay at the Castle Inn. We would highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank michelleladyman
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I am never disappointed when visiting the Castle Inn, even when popping in for a lunchtime snack . There is always a warm welcome and excellent service. The food is very good and excellent value. Worth booking to save disippointment.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mjvhav
Reviewed 19 August 2018

very busy food lead pub..for Sunday lunch/afternoon its worth booking..:) food is just awesome, friendly staff....... not had a bad meal there.. can get a little noisy at times with the drinkers...but at the end of the day it is a pub...:):)

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank trevbh8
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review, it is sometimes quite a challenge to subdue the enthusiastic locals but as you say it is a pub with a great atmosphere and there is a reason for that! Cheers Ian

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27 December 2018|
Response from deafgeoff26 | Reviewed this property |
I have been there many times and have never seen a dog inside.
26 January 2017|
Response from IAN T | Property representative |
Hi Sunday roast is £9.50 for adults, £5.00 for children. Please book if you would like a table on 01769 574945. Thank you Ian
27 February 2016|
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Response from IAN T | Property representative |
We are very sorry about this. We have changed the number on Google trip advisor yellow pages and as many of the search engines as we can. We do very little advertising and then only use the correct number. We did not know... More
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