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The Castle Inn

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The Street | Ramsey, Harwich CO12 5HH, England
+44 1255 880739
12:00 - 16:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Wed - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided to visit The Castle Inn on Wednesday evening and were pleasantly surprised by the warmth of the welcome and quality of food. We can not understand why it is so far down the ratings? The young lady behind the bar was excellent (she was keeping the fire burning, serving drinks, taking orders, serving food) not... More 

Thank Torrox29770
Maldon, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Two of us went there on a Friday lunchtime. Very nicely done up inside, log fire burning and good atmosphere. A large family group were having a really nice time and I could hear them saying how brilliant the food was. We chose from the specials board and both had Beef Bourguignon which was absolutely delicious. I'd definitely recommend eating... More 

Thank chippywelsh
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a Sunday roast then look no further. Very tasty and nice portion sizes.. Definitely going back soon with friends! 👌🏽

Thank Jason L
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Revisited the Castle to find that it had been taken over by new owners and a brand new chef in place. Great choice of different food which was cooked, presented and served well. The restaurant part of the pub is very clean and modern. Definitely worth a revisit.

1 Thank Paul F
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place for a light lunch or evening dinner. We visited during our trip to the castle and stopped for a light lunch (well I did anyway, he was distracted by the scampi). Great service and friendly staff. Food was delicious and there was a great choice of beers, including some for their beer festival and Halloween specials.

1 Thank hpm1987
Brussels, Belgium
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Lovely pub experience at the end of stage 9 of the Essex Way. Food was amazing - we had homemade chicken kiev with chips and cauliflower cheese and a sausage and mash. Both were stunning and served with style. We met the landlady and she made us and our two dogs feel very welcome. Would return in a flash.

1 Thank Jen44_12
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent meal in great traditional pub setting. You will not go wrong eating here. They also serve a large selection of drinks and the Bar staff are very good.

1 Thank CO1919
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent food, generous portions, great service, fabulous value for money. Honest friendly local pub, ideal place for dinner before getting on ferry to Holland. Food so much better than Stena canteen!!!!! All cooked to order. Thank you

Thank 444Floss
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Only visited once but it was cosy and really nice. It's very much a locals pub but we were made comfortable. Food was good homemade food and service was good

Thank DPS8165
Harwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Just had a lovely dinner at this pub. Great menu and all freshly cooked. The portion sizes are huge too and it's not expensive at all, kids menu was great and all dishes £4.95, our little boy loved it. Defiantly worth a visit!

Thank Kirstys2011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Television
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Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Street | Ramsey, Harwich CO12 5HH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Harwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 880739
A small village pub serving a selection of wines, beers and spirits with a restaurant area serving fresh, home cooked food.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?