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The Castle Inn

63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
+44 1929 480208
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (30 reviews)
“oysters” (10 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

You could be forgiven for driving past this restaurant! We were looking for somewhere for our wedding anniversary/birthday evening meal. So we looked it up on TripAdvisor. Possibly not the most exciting décor, but the food.....! Wow! My wife declared that this was the best...More

Thank Noel W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate here with friends whilst staying in Swanage. Tried for the weekend but no availability but managed a table in the Thursday which was steak night. Lovely atmosphere with fairy lights, gentle music, lovely staff and great food. Would definitely recommend.

Thank booby1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across the little pub for Sunday lunch ,some might think it alittle pricey but the beef was Aberdeen Angus and the portion size was hugeeeee ,staff were friendly and service was very quick, a very enjoyable meal ,in fact probably best pub Sunday lunch...More

Thank shrek470
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked in advance for 6 adults, table was reserved and the couple who (I think are the landlord and landlady) were friendly and attentive, the menu was varied with lots to choose from and the food was delicious and value for money. We ate in...More

Thank outofharlow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this traditional pub and we had steak and ale pies which were very tasty, although priced at £12.95 I thought was a little expensive for the size of portion. Polite and helpful staff.

Thank matthewp133
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After an early evening walk had a Lovely dinner for two. Good atmosphere and good service. Friendly staff and good food.

Thank Lizizzy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a shadow of doubt this is the best pub in Corfe. The food is excellent with generous portions, and the staff are really friendly and helpful.

Thank aec1745
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening meal on a Friday evening. The food was very good and nice and hot when brought to the table. We were early so there wasn’t any delay in the food being served. Lovely staff behind the bar and 2 nice...More

Thank susiejane2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very attractive inside with all the fairy lights. Went on steak night, which as excellent value and great steaks!. Would suggest booking a table especially in busy summer months. Welcoming staff and good service despite being busy.

Thank BarneyBanbury
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Been to Corfe so often - only just sat down for lunch here this month! Lovely pub - very quaint - nooks and crannies everywhere - but what a great menu and what a lovely lunch. Staff were great and the food was gorgeous -...More

Thank Fraser M
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Questions & Answers
5 August 2017|
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
This pub is mostly a restaurant, so I guess not.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs cannot go inside the pub but there is a beer garden at the rear which they can go.
4 May 2017|
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Response from colinmpipe | Reviewed this property |
Both the Greyhound and the Castle in Corfe Castle have extensive menus which cater for all. I am sure the Bankes Arms does too but haven't been recently so can't say for certain. You won't go hungry in Corfe Castle. There... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480208
They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.
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