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The Castle Inn

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Manse Road | Dirleton, Dirleton EH39 5EP, Scotland
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The Castle Inn
Ranked #2 of 3 Dirleton B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

This inn is based on a large green, the surroundings are lovely but there is not much else going on in direction so you need to head to north Berwick for bars and restaurants. As a result, this place seems to be pretty busy at meal times, but it is a little dark and old in the bar/restaurant. Going in... More

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Epsom, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Came here for lunch with some friends after a visit to the castle opposite. Really liked this place. Good selection of dishes, good quality, decent portion sizes. Pleasant, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff. You could easily spend a very nice evening here. Bonus is that they admit dogs, which is always a plus. If you're in the area, this is a... More

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We were encouraged to try this inn/restaurant by friends who live locally, & a lunch and a dinner later we can strongly recommend this pub on the green in Dirleton. The menu was excellent, well presented, and delicious. The service was prompt, friendly, and efficient. The bar has sport on the screen but unobtrusively. Calmer and less loud than the... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A most successful first visit to the Castle Inn on the recommendation of several friends. Imaginative menu, delicious food, mostly locally sourced, friendly and relaxed service (despite the fact the place was busy) and good disabled facilities in the bar/bistro. It was a happy visit and a great way to start 2014.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I was at the Castle Inn yesterday (19th October 2013) with the rest of my family to celebrate my Mother and Father's 50th Wedding Anniversary. I can't praise the venue for everything, they were helpful, pleasant and to top it off the food standard was excellent and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending to anyone. The selection of the menu was... More

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Luckily we had booked for lunch as this place was very busy,we were attended too quickly and pleasantly,order was taken and the food was really nice,the staff cleared up as soon as a table became vacant. If there was a fault we felt we were rushed out at 2.30 though we don't think the place closed.

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Bedale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

We had two nights at the Castle Inn on the 21st and 22 August after hearing about it from their sister restaurant ZITTOS in North Berwick,[ which also has first class service and fab food]. In both places all staff made us feel very welcome and nothing was too much trouble. At the Castle our bedroom was large and very... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Booked into the Castle Inn for 2 nights and received the very warmest of welcomes upon arrival, nothing was too much trouble for the staff. The bedroom was fairly large with a good size comfortable double bed, double wardrobe and flat screen tv. The ensuite even had a jacuzzi bath, although never tried it. The breakfasts on both mornings were... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

My daughter (16) and I had an excellent lunch in this inn in Dirleton, in the beer garden which was clean and tidy and a lovely location for a summer al fresco meal. The bar staff were very helpful and courteous. The food was delicious and although not cheap was well worth what we paid. The toilets were clean. I... More

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Woking, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Grandma, Gramps, Son, Daughter-in-Law, plus Archie (5) and Charlie (3) had lunch yesterday at this welcoming pub in Dirleton after some fun on the nearby beach at Yellow Craigs. Service was very good including immediate rearrangement of tables to accompany six hungry beachcombers in the bar. The staff quickly served the boys' lunch and our plates were not far behind.... More

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Address: Manse Road | Dirleton, Dirleton EH39 5EP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > East Lothian > Dirleton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
The Castle Hotel Dirleton
The Castle Inn Dirleton, Scotland

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The Castle Inn is a family run coaching inn overlooking the village green and the 12th century Dirleton Castle. All rooms are ensuite with flat screen TV and full free wireless internet access. We have a Bistro and a Restaurant serving award winning food all day every day from noon with last orders at 9:00 pm. ... more   less 
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