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“Nice meal that hit the spot.” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Castle Inn

The Castle Inn
Ranked #11 of 16 Restaurants in Framlingham
Price range: US$2 - US$25
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: A typical English country pub on the outskirts of Framlingham & next to Framlingham Castle, serving local ales in prim condition with pub type food and country food specials all sauced locally and produced in house. Tea and coffee with cakes is available if that is your preferred choice. Be assured a warm welcome awaits you.
Heywood, United Kingdom
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“Nice meal that hit the spot.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2011

We gave this pub a try when we were visiting Framlingham Castle, next door. I was a bit surprised on entering as it looked more like a modern coffee bar than the Olde Worlde pub I was expecting. Not put off we ordered some meals at the bar. We have 2 fussy vegetarian children and a 6 year old, but they were catered for with jacket potatoes and a child’s portion of cheesy pasta. I was impressed that the cider was
Aspall Cyder, rather than the usual Strongbow/Bulmers/Magners (which I find tasteless) so I was happy with my pint. Our food was served very quickly and tasted good. My only objection was a male member of the bar staff, jokingly shouting very loudly across to a girl member of staff as she left the pub, “I’ve told you before I won’t have sex with you”. Not what you want shouted out in front of your inquisitive 6 year old, I don’t really want to discuss the facts of life when I’m trying to eat. When we’d finished our meals, we took the last of our drinks and sat outside with a view of the castle. Heaven.

  • Visited August 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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