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The Castle Inn

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Decided to have lunch on a lovely Sunday afternoon at the castle inn as a year or so earlier we had a pleasant experience at this establishment. Upon arrival the staff were pleasant enough and got us seated swiftly, as we were debating on what to have another member of staff was showing some other customers to there seats we...

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Thank paul g
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Very good meal & friendly staff have a beer garden where pets are welcome. Children well catered for & made welcome. Village atmosphere. Just off main road from Edinburgh to North Berwick. Well worth a visit

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Thank BobBrown252
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Decided to try the Castle Inn after listening to a couple on the beach said they'd had a lovely meal the week before. It was quiet when we arrived, the lady behind the bar was very pleasant and welcoming. The menu had something for everyone, reasonably priced and when it came it was cooked to perfection. Good range of drinks...

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Thank Rosepew
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here at the weekend. Food was excellent- I had super serving of roast beef and friend had scampi. Rather surprised at some earlier comments about the quality of the food as our meals were first class. We could see other meals coming out of the kitchen and they all looked good. Not sure what others were grumbling about....

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Thank Wcfs2011
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly hotel / Pub by Dirleton Castle V v good food. Good selection V attentive knowledgeable staff Good parking Easy access Would go again and take Friends and family Interesting position near Historic Castle and famous gardens

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Thank Ailish C
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2016

We had a good lunch with the children & granny. Everyone was happy. The food was nicely cooked, (special salmon and chicken balmoral). Children's menu was standard but good portion size. Bar/Restaurant was quiet, just a couple of families in that had also been at the castle, and the waiter was very friendly and attentive. Would visit again.

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Thank thatswhatIthink
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Went for lunch during the week before Christmas and should have realised that an empty bar and dining room was a signal. When we left a solitary drinker propped up the bar. The food was not at all good, undercooked and tasteless. Cannot fault the service but equally cannot recommend the food. Used to be a bustling cheerful good food...

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Thank Angela N
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had lunch here before a trip to the castle. The food was excellent; very tasty with good portion sizes. The staff were friendly and helpful, with swift service. We returned later for a warming drink and again the service was very good. We were faffing about regarding getting our bus home and were probably a bit of a nuisance...

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Thank Catwoman1964
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Visited the Castle Inn recently for lunch and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Staff were great and really friendly and the food very good with a wide choice on the menu. Well worth visiting if you are in the North Berwick/Gullane area.

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Thank Derek W
Herrin, Illinois
Reviewed 8 November 2016

After a visit to the castle near by we saw this pub. We went for lunch and had nice pub food. You van get fish and chips or fish in corn meal. We had and liked both ways. Others had sandwiches, all fine for a nice lunch in a comfortable atmosphere.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf Course
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle Inn is a family run coaching inn overlooking the village green and the 12th century Dirleton Castle. All rooms are ensuite with flat screen TV and full free wireless internet access. We have a Bistro and a Restaurant serving award winning food all day every day from noon with last orders at 9:00 pm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Castle Inn

Address: Manse Road | Dirleton, Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5EP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > North Berwick > Dirleton
Price Range: RM223 - RM363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Castle Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Castle Hotel Dirleton
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“No tip for a room - but book a table in advance in the pub/restaurant.”
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“Never stayed so can't say”
Fwendy, 12 Sep 2013 | Read review
“ask for a room overlooking the village green and castle”
johnj694, 2 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Well worth a visit”
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