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Address: 16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
Phone Number: 01736 796833
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Description: The Castle Inn is a beautiful warm and friendly real ale pub. All of our...
The Castle Inn is a beautiful warm and friendly real ale pub. All of our staff have been with us for many years and are very experienced with real ale and are proud of this knowledge and are more than happy to help or advise you with your selection.
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Quiztastic!

Lived in St Ives many moons ago but never frequented the Castle...if tonight was anything to go by we missed a trick! Visiting now as Middle East expats and experienced a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Lived in St Ives many moons ago but never frequented the Castle...if tonight was anything to go by we missed a trick! Visiting now as Middle East expats and experienced a BRILLIANT quiz; fantastic selection of real ales...WINNER (unlike us at the quiz). Top drawer

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Kent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

This pub was very welcoming and incredibly dog friendly. Our dog (lottie) was brought treats and her own bowl of water while we had a meal in there. The food was nice and excellent value for money with a variety of meals from £6. The staff were great, very friendly. The location is brilliant right in the centre of town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

St Ives is a fantastic place and we love it but it is a honeypot tourist trap and as such the pubs tend to focus very much on this market and become restaurants that serve beer on the side or go for the family garden approach. There is little for those who search out decent selections of real ale in... More 

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Hayle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is a great pub, lots of different beer to chose from and the landlord/landlady is lovely and so is the rest of the staff as well. The food is great, proper lovely home cooked English food.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Castle has a fantastic range of cask ales that change regularly and are always well looked after. They've also got a good range of local ciders. My favourite St Ives boozer.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Very small portions not good quality I have had many pub meals and this was one of the worse do not recommend

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This pub offers a Sunday Carvery for holiday makers and it has a Trip Advisor certificate for excellence, so my husband and I decided that was where we would eat. I must admit the place was very dismal when we entered but we could see the carvery and it did look ok so we ordered it. The chef was very... More 

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South Wales
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12 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

It was supposed to be steak night but out of a choice of 4-5, they only had fillet steak (the most expensive!) available. The curry ordered instead was very, very mild (bland). I agree with previous comments that the decor looked tired. Sorry but we will not be returning during our holiday.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Had an evening meal her, five people. Meals served together. Good value. Friendly staff. It operates a 'man crèche', see photo. So the ladies can go shopping and leave their men here in the knowledge they will be safe from harm until collected at the end of the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

We had lunch here twice and it was lovely both times, there is a very kind, helpful and friendly barmaid who was more than willing to put herself out for her customers

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Address: 16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
Phone Number: 01736 796833
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  St Ives

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