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The Castle Inn

Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
+44 1728 724033
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“cromer crab” (3 reviews)
“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
“potatoes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We headed into Framlingham looking for somewhere to have a meal, most places locally were very busy and we were struggling to get a table anywhere, we decided to park up and walk around town and walked into the Castle inn as the menu outside...More

Thank JonathonDeMont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not eat here, but the menu looked good.Had a nice pint of Addmins beer and sat out side in the glorious sunshine great..

Thank Ralfie1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The steak and ale pie was great, washed down with Adnams Southwold 🍺. Waiting time was 35 mins on account of a large party of bell ringers 🙄.

Thank BrynLloyd
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Castle Inn is very popular as it is right next to Framlingham Castle. Despite being perenially busy, the staff appear to take this in their stride and manage the bar well. The staff are very friendly too and nothing was too much trouble when...More

1  Thank MadameButterfly78
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We called here for lunch and selected cod and chips and crab with a salad. The food was deliverd to our outside table very swiftly and was of very good quality. The cod fillet was huge and in a beer batter which could have been...More

Thank Graham B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Very pleasant staff and friendly service. Smoked salmon and shell on prawn salad with new potatoes was very welcome on a hot day. Would visit again.

Thank terrynewby2016
Reviewed 22 July 2017

This is a small cosy pub. Service is slow and food porions are on the small side - o.k for lunch but nothing special. The location is perfect at the entrance to he castle.

Thank sarah11111430
Reviewed 22 July 2017

The Castle Inn is situated right at the gates of Framlingham Castle and is a long low building of historical appearance although the actual period is not too clear. That does not matter as once inside, one is welcomed by the charming staff and helped...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 15 July 2017

The staff were welcoming, though the only inside tables available were in a small area that led to the kitchen and ladies’ toilet. In the end it felt like eating in a corridor. Our first choice being off the menu, we settled for Cromer Crab...More

Thank bwanaalan
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The Castle Inn is close to central Framlingham on the Castle hill. It doesn't have it's one car park but there's a large one right next door. Amanda and David Fisher took it over only right weeks before we visited. The welcome we received was...More

1  Thank Paul J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Framlingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 724033
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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.
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