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The Magnet

72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
+44 1977 552559
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (4 reviews)
“light bite” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Thoroughly enjoyable meal prepared by Sheena. Mouth watering in fact. Well worth paying a little extra for.

Thank Mandy D
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

A big thank you to the staff at the pub for the fabulous funeral tea they put on for my father. From meeting the limousine at the door through to leaving, nothing was too much trouble The food was spot on for the event and...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Myself & my brother came here for lunch for the first time today, we chose the carvery both opting for beef & it was delicious and good value at £5.95 each. The staff were friendly & helpful, I will definitely be returning with my other...More

Thank Jo_LUFC
Reviewed 2 August 2018

I came across this Yorkshire pub a week ago, and took my Nan. We have been back twice in the last week, food is very tasty, very clean inside, and the staff very friendly, warm and welcoming, and polite, and made effort to chat to...More

1  Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Absolutely terrible customer service. Accommodation only has one bathroom for the entire floor of rooms and explained it was like sleeping under a train; Upon ringing to cancel the rest of his week's stay there and requesting a refund for the nights he didn't stay,...More

3  Thank OBurston
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

First visit to the Magnet and it was very nice, nice and clean with friendly helpful staff. The food was hot and tasty and everyone enjoyed theirs. I had a light bite - a meat salad and that was really good and filling - wouldn't...More

1  Thank madrednige
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Been here on and off for a while now over the years with two of my mates the food here is lovely and to finish off the carvery is a sweet of your choice for £9-95 it’s really good value for money and the staff...More

Thank W5391IWrichardt
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Went here with family for carvery. It isn't the usual carvery, similar but with extra home made casseroles and pies. Everyone enjoyed the various items. I've also been with a friend due to previous experience and she enjoyed it too.

Thank tessypunk
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Took my gran and mother here for Sunday roast after reading the many good reviews on here. Came away very happy overall. Getting the negative out of the way the place really could do with a referb as outside and in it looks tired and...More

Thank Dogshark666
Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for a meal recently and the food was really nice, but by far the best part of my visit was the friendly staff especially Lindsay

1  Thank carrieg540
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Eduardas A
7 May 2018|
Response from travstart | Property representative |
yes we do its £30 per night for a single or £50 per night for a double our rooms are not ensuite its shared bathrooms. if your wanting to book call us 01977552559.
Dorothy R
31 March 2018|
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Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi its £9.50 for a 2 course and £12 for 3 course.
24 September 2017|
Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi diane its £3.50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Castleford
  • Phone Number: +44 1977 552559
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