We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Magnet

72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
+44 1977 552559
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (3 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
“pork” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
£
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (65)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  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 Richard T
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 Carrie G
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

It's very hard to find a good value a Sunday Lunch. We live 10 miles away but visit every few weeks. Good, honest meals. Fair price. Cheerful staff. Hard to fault.

Thank steviewonder34
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We visited the Magnet Hotel for Sunday Lunch, and after receiving a very warm welcome enjoyed a first class meal. There was lots of delicious dishes on offer and a good choice of vegetables, which were all perfectly cooked and piping hot. The desserts were...More

Thank Brendan M
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 hotels
Premier Inn Castleford (Xscape, M62 J32) Hotel
996 reviews
.86 miles away
Premier Inn Castleford M62 Jct 31 Hotel
450 reviews
1.87 miles away
King's Croft Hotel
293 reviews
2.60 miles away
Premier Inn Pontefract North Hotel
507 reviews
3.14 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Coffee Revolution
125 reviews
.49 miles away
Joy Bangla
182 reviews
.52 miles away
Birchwood Farm, Dining & Carvery
1,042 reviews
.47 miles away
Bake My Day
83 reviews
.40 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Snozone
1,305 reviews
.74 miles away
Junction 32 Outlet Shopping Village
490 reviews
.68 miles away
Castleford Forum Library and Museum
11 reviews
.49 miles away
Castleford Bridge
67 reviews
.63 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Eduardas A
7 May 2018|
Answer
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.
0
Votes
Dorothy R
31 March 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi its £9.50 for a 2 course and £12 for 3 course.
0
Votes
dianeCastleford
24 September 2017|
Answer
Response from travstart | Property representative |
hi diane its £3.50
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing