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The Castle Inn

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63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
+44 1929 480208
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A small but widely different menu of home cooked food encourages you to go back. The service is excellent and the hosts welcoming. Essential to book, I would say this is probably one of the best meals I have had this year.

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Hampshire
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying close by and called in one lunch time just for a drink. A very warm and friendly welcome from Mark. We cast an eye over the menu and decided to book a table for the following evening. I had Lamb Shank with Mashed potatoes and a medley of perfectly cooked vegetables. Absolutely delicious. Hubby chose the Chicken... More 

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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Corfe and looking for venue for evening meal. Booked circa 4pm. Just as well as although place was virtally empty when we arrived - 7pm, it soon became full. Good food politely presented and not over-priced. Excellent. Semper sint in flore as they say - well, the Romans did!

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South of England
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105 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch in here on the spur of the moment and I am so glad we made this choice. The person behind the bar was superb. I have to say it was one of the nicest welcomes I have had from any place. She let us know what was and wasn't one the menu immediately. The food itself was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had yet another amazing meal at the castle. So relieved we booked ahead, fully booked up with people turning up ad hoc being disappointed! Started with the oysters followed by seabass and tiger prawns. Absolute perfection! These guys can really handle seafood! Coupled with the excellent service and welcome from mike and livi, a visit to the castle has... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at the Castle Inn. Mike and Liv were very welcoming and the service was great. The food was well cooked and all the ingredients were local. Will be back as have enjoyed each visit. Keep up the good work.

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Bordon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in on a bitter February night for a nice warming meal. The pub was very small and entirely laid out in a restaurant style, with a small group of drinkers at the bar. There was a short menu, with some specials, which included several fish dishes (Friday being fish night apparently). There wasn't anything on the menu or that... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at the Castle Inn for lunch as we do regularly thanks to their great quality food and fantastic allergy info. Friendly and welcoming staff, high chair available and a lovely garden on a nice day. Our only complaint is that the fairies seem to have gone off on holiday leaving our daughter disappointed. Hope to see them back on... More 

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West London
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Always a warm welcome at The Castle Inn, a tiny, cosy, stone built pub with lots of character. Good menu which features local produce and a daily specials board. Well kept real ale and a couple of ciders, no wonder this place is always busy!

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Thank BeckyWestLondon
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

First rate Sunday roast. Generous helping and plenty of vegetables. Best to book as pub was full. Pleasant helpful staff.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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
Description
They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.

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