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US$7 - US$25
Bar, British, Pub
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bax Castle used to be good. Currently, it's really really bad. I went there with my family for lunch today. They were no longer doing the pizza they were famous for (and the place was full of people like us who'd been expecting to...More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 26 June 2021 via mobile

First off tired looking garden and dirty outside tables, absolutely no service what so ever, no cutlery, serviettes, child bringing food to table with no customer service or care for the job, food average, had to order via an app which was timely, not a...More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 13 June 2021

We had a few hours to ourself so decided to pop to the bax for lunch. We sat out in the garden because the weather was amazing. Was easy to order drinks from the window. Staff were great. We had the duck pizza and wedges....More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 9 June 2021 via mobile

Ordered Caputo’s pizza to be delivered at 7.30 pm didn’t turn up till 7.55 pm! No phone call or apologies to say going to be late!! Then when we opened box to check let’s just say the toppings were very sparse! Shame as doh was...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Baxc, Owner at Bax Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2021

Hi Alexander, it always makes me wonder with today’s modern technology why people come straight to tripadvisor instead of messaging the venue direct? If you had I could of investigated the order and given some customer service, with a full explanation and had we been...More

Reviewed 1 June 2021

Perfect for a stop as it is situated right next to the Downs Link. Good pizza and friendly staff made this a perfect place to rest our feet.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 11 December 2020

The is a great traditional and unique Pub. Really well run and fantastic Pizzas and I don't eat them normally!!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 19 November 2020 via mobile

Ordered pizza for the first time today. It was outstanding, 50% off when you collect so amazing value for money too. The base was light and crispy and the toppings plentiful and tasty. One of the best takeaway pizzas around. Won’t be going to dominos...More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020

Wanted a pub near the Downs Link and you couldn't get any closer. Huge garden with loads of tables. Pizza were amazing, possibly the best GF pizza ever!! Will definitely be going back

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

Been coming here for years as a lunch stop when cycling the Downslink. This however was first time since Covid and have to say that the place is not what it was. Basically it no longer does the usual pub fare but has emulated a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 8 September 2020

Around 10pm on Friday - me and two friends enjoying a quiet drink out the front. Next thing we know, the lights are switched off - leaving us in the pitch black - and the staff head across the car park and head home. Pretty...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Response from Baxc | Property representative |
Hi, sorry the Bax Castle does not except Amex
17 November 2016|
Response from Mapledown | Reviewed this property |
£11.95 for Adults from memory
13 January 2015|
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Response from P1041M | Reviewed this property |
Yes ! It also has a bouncy castle x
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Bax Castle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4