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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
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
72 Pontefract Road, Castleford WF10 4BG, England
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Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Lovely place, gorgeous food, friendly and welcoming staff who cannot do enough to accommodate you. Family friendly also.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank LauraJM88
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Called in for lunch prior to going to a rugby match. This is our second visit and just like the first occasion we were not disappointed. The pub is spotless and the staff very present. Within 5 minutes of walking in we were choosing our...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Matthew R
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We visited The Magnet for lunch on Good Friday - we had a little time to kill before a Rugby Game and we tried the pub very much "on spec". We were glad that we did! The pub is tidy, clean and well organised; the...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Ian W
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Came here a few months back and the food was superb so decided to come back and could not fault it at all. Greeted with a friendly smile from the lady at the door where she showed us to a table and told us everything...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank kspears1964
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived, paid upfront for a pre-booked 2 night stay. Returning to the hotel (B&B) at 11:30pm we found the room to be directly above a late Karaoke. Yes it was cheep (£50) for two nights but our room was bouncing from the bass till...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank 67jamiep
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We went to celebrate my parents Diamond Wedding with all our family on Sunday the Magnet is a quality place to go for a meal or a drink staff very welcoming, friendly and very efficient at their job, food is of excellent quality and lots...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank JKH1961
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Having been here a few times and never written a review now is the time :-) On arrival you are taken to a seat, and we've never had to wait for a table. Your drinks are ordered at the bar with your choice of 2...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank LouAnne26
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The Magnet is a lovely friendly cosy pub with an open fire, which offers a great value for money daily carvery. There is ample parking for cars in the car park, and the pub is on the main road when approaching Castleford, from the M62/Pontefract...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank ChrisDeanCastleford
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We have been going to the Magnet now for a few years and never been disappointed a vast range of food on the carvery and very nice as well.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank davebo23
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this pub by accident as we were looking for somewhere to eat in the middle of the afternoon. The food is really good well cooked and nicely presented so we had a lovely meal and for £5.95 was excellent lent value.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank cag28
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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