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The Castle Inn

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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72 Eastbourne Road, Pevensey BN24 6HS, England
+44 1323 764970
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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having driven past this pub many times on our way into or out of Eastbourne, my wife and I decided to travel the 12 miles from home and check out the dinner for a saturday night meal. The car park was only three quarters full so we had places to park, and from the outside the pub looked busy as... More 

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essex
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed in Pevensey Bay for a week and popped in here every day. Great pub, excellent food and really friendly staff. Even the customers were friendly. I have a large greyhound and a whippet and they always made room for us. Definitely recommend.

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Thank suediane
Athelstone
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were visiting relatives in Pevensey Bay and they took us to the pub for dinner on two nights. Great atmosphere, live music splendid food. The publican was terrific.

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Edenbridge, United Kingdom
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104 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stopped here on our way through for a rest and a drink and was welcomed and seen to in no time even though there was a band playing out back

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Thank Ian L
Isleworth, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Visited last Saturday for our friends wedding anniversary party. There was a room sectioned off where the buffet was laid with table chairs and cutlery set, so no fumbling around dropping food all over the place. The food was good, all home made and I especially liked the scotch eggs, battered fish with tartare sauce, prawns in lettuce, chilli chicken... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited castle Inn during the early part of the year and found their fish and chips excellent. Sadly today revisited and both my friend and I were disappointed at the fish and chips. The fish was covered in too much batter. Also not enough chips and salad. So for the £10.95 we thought it expensive for what we had.

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Thank Lyn M
Cardigan, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We just dropped in by chance on Saturday lunchtime and realised at once that we should have booked. The landlady, however, asked if we were happy to wait , within a 10 minutes, we were seated at a freshly cleaned table. As we waited we stood by the bar where the landlord and some regulars chatted to us and made... More 

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Thank Mary L
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We really all enjoyed our visit here, g really good food. Very popular pub. Would have given them the extra star if had a tablecloth, will come back.

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Thank Elaine S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This is the worst pub I have ever been to. Stay well away. The owners are disgustingly rude. I asked for a coffee, you would have thought from the look on the landladys face, that I had just taken a dump on the bar. Pub is dirty and unkept. Terrible service. Terrible experience. So blindingly obvious from other reviews that... More 

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Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had dinner here quiche & salad, quiche was such a small portion for expensive price. Owner is rude.will not go again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Eastbourne Road, Pevensey BN24 6HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Pevensey
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 764970

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