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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 1 June 2014

Just been to The Magnet. Had the carvery, thought it was good value for only £5.00. Choice of 2 meats, Plus there was about 9 or 10 extra meals if you did not want carvery, Chicken in white wine sauce, steak pie, etc. etc. Overall...More

Date of visit: June 2014
1  Thank Woody1212
Reviewed 25 May 2014

My sister and myself had lunch Bank Holiday Sunday 25/5. We are locals and eat at this restaurant with family regularly. I'm unsure what has happened today with the food served up e.g. Steak & Kidney pie with grissly meat, tasteless roast pork, peas like...More

Date of visit: May 2014
2  Thank sandy7523
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Surprised by all the extremely positive reviews. We thought it was decidedly average, we were waiting a good 10mins longer than what is acceptable, I think the menu is overpriced for the amount and quality, needed an extra portion of chips to get my fill...More

Date of visit: May 2014
2  Thank russ s
Reviewed 1 March 2014 via mobile

Been here several times and never disappoints. The recent refurb is very nice nothing else to say really a must visit :)

Date of visit: March 2014
Thank sharp3000
Reviewed 3 February 2014

As a family we have been to this establishment several times and have always found it value for money. The recent refurbishment has improved it very much and it is now an even warmer and friendlier place to eat. The choices offered on the Sunday...More

Date of visit: January 2014
2  Thank WestRidingTigerman
Reviewed 1 February 2014

This is the first time I gave visited this venue and what a lovely surprise it was! The place has obviously had a very tasteful refurbishment making it warm and inviting, especially the log burning stove, very cosy! There is a very nice carvery and...More

Date of visit: January 2014
Thank WestYorkshireFlossy
Reviewed 26 January 2014

We are regulars at the Magnet for Sunday Lunch because the choice is mind blowing. The Chef doesn't have to talk us through them all now, we know what they are, but we still can't make up our minds when we get to the counter...More

Date of visit: January 2014
1  Thank Tigerman579
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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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