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“Excellent Food Friendly Vibe”
Review of The Magnet

The Magnet
Ranked #22 of 109 Restaurants in Castleford
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Took my gran and mother here for Sunday roast after reading the many good reviews on here. Came away very happy overall.

Getting the negative out of the way the place really could do with a referb as outside and in it looks tired and just past the point of acceptably shabby.

But, the food makes up for it.
One of the best carveries I have seen, with the selection of meat dishes on offer, broader than almost any other carvery I've had.
Veggies were properly cooked.
Overall everything was delicious food wise.

Staff were also very friendly and welcoming.
Surprising it was so quiet on the sunday we went given how good the food is.

But have to admit, the look of the place is preventing us going back as, while it was fine by the Mothers standards I can't convince the wife to eat there as much as I'd like to. Seems silly and the Wife can be a bit choosy, but it is an important factor to running a good food business. If it looked half as good on the outside as the food tastes on the inside then we'd be in all the time.

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Went here for a meal recently and the food was really nice, but by far the best part of my visit was the friendly staff especially Lindsay

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Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

It's very hard to find a good value a Sunday Lunch.
We live 10 miles away but visit every few weeks.
Good, honest meals.
Fair price.
Cheerful staff.
Hard to fault.

Thank steviewonder34
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

We visited the Magnet Hotel for Sunday Lunch, and after receiving a very warm welcome enjoyed a first class meal. There was lots of delicious dishes on offer and a good choice of vegetables, which were all perfectly cooked and piping hot. The desserts were equally
delicious and I can recommend the lemon cheese cake with cream. Thank you to everyone. Hoping to come back soon.

Thank Brendan M
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Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Had lunch today at the magnet very poor no taste wasnt very hot gravy like water was very disapointed

Thank Karen A
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