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£8 - £16
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Bar, British
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After completing a walk around Llansteffan coastline which turned into a rather wet affair due to torrential rain, we popped into the Castle Inn in the hope of food and rest bite from the weather. The landlord behind the bar was extremely friendly and was...most welcoming. We chose specials from the board which included Chicken Panang and Chicken Souvlaki both of which were excellent. Would highly recommend if you find yourself in area.More

Date of visit: March 2024
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Reviewed 28 January 2024

Very lovely barman made so welcome. The local beer was excellent. The curry was delicious. A very charming meal. Whole heartedly recommend x

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 19 November 2023

Lovely local village pub, nice pint of Evan Evans Cwrw.Frendly staff and locals food looked nice also.

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 17 October 2023

Arrived 12.30pm. Was told no lunches today, as expecting large group later. Found another place to have some pizzas. Returned to pub about 2pm for a drink. Found they were serving lunches after all!!! STRANGE as they were not that busy.

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 17 August 2023 via mobile

Our host and chef surprised us with the quality and excellent presentation of food. Pork tandoori was particularly memorable. For a free house the range of beers wasn’t very interesting, but the Doom Bar was perfectly acceptable. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 14 July 2023 via mobile

Visiting family who live locally and opted to dine on a Friday evening. Aware that the kitchen closed at 2000 hrs, so arrived in good order. Menu boards full of appetising options but selected Thai Chicken Curry and Mushroom Curry. Meals arrived and truly scrumptious!!!!

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 13 June 2023

Don't bother. No food available at 19:15 midweek in June unless booked ahead. The place was not even full. No mention of need to book on any of the online information we could find. Very unfriendly and unhelpful. In fact there was nowhere to eat...in Llansteffan midweek evenings. The place was dead.More

Date of visit: June 2023
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Paul Norman, Owner at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2023

Hi, I'm sorry you felt the need to post a 1 star review. We're a small village pub with a small team of staff and we always try and accommodate walk-in customers. However, as I'm sure you can appreciate we have to serve customers who...More

Reviewed 29 April 2023 via mobile

My wife and I popped in for a drink and food a couple of times during our stay in Llansteffan. This pub is great, the landlord and all the staff are nice and friendly who always made us very welcome. The food is highly recommended...and yes the chips are delicious. We will be back .More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 11 April 2023 via mobile

Beautifully cooked and presented chicken Slouvaki. Quite an unexpected treat on a cloudy Thursday. Food all cooked to perfection and a lovely side salad that I’d give a 10/10.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 3 April 2023

We arrived late in the afternoon with the idea of getting our tea there after day on beach. We were told by the friendly land lady we would have a wait as a table of nine had just arrived. But it turned out they were...still waiting for some of their party. The land lady came over and offered to get our meals in front of the large party which was great. We had three really good meals, and to boot the beer was great. Will be back.More

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 7 February 2023

Had a tasty lasagna and a glass of dry,white wine outside in the sunshine and it's only the second week of February. This pub is up to date,spotlessly clean with an extensive menu. The landlord was friendly and charming. Thank you.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 10 November 2022 via mobile

Great local dog friendly pub. Friendly staff who gave us advice on places to visit and were attentive. Menu of traditional home cooked foods. Very reasonably priced.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed 18 September 2022 via mobile

Service was awful from guy running the bar. Seemed more interested in serving the locals as opposed to visitors to the area. After ordering drinks the gin was full of bits from the glass. Went in to change and he did not seem interested in...replacing with a new drink until another member of staff came out and said just swap it. Will not be returning here again.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 29 August 2022

Proper food proper pub, great atmosphere always so happy to help we stayed at cottage fields and every day we visited this pub a true gem thanks

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 28 August 2022 via mobile

Called in this afternoon, no reservation, really busy outside, fully booked inside. Looking for a table for 2 to eat,the lovely hostess seated us, as nowhere else open. Great lively local pub, serving great simple pub food. I had lasagne which hit the spot and...my partner had a lovely beef madras. Great food and drink, reasonably priced. Would highly recommend and will definitely returnMore

Date of visit: August 2022
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The Castle Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5