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Castle Inn

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Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I booked 2 double rooms for 1 night for us and another couple - we arrived late afternoon and were shown to our rooms which were 'tatty' and quite small (3&7) - there were cobwebs on the ceiling and beams, and clothes had been left in the wardrobe from the previous guests. We went into the garden to relax before... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for one night, the accommodation was great. The bed was very comfortable, with a large family room with walk in shower and decking overlooking the beer garden and castle. The food was exceptionally good with a wide choice of dishes and the chef was more than happy to accommodate a gluten free diet. Good choice of beers both... More 

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West Midlands, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We recently visited the local area and were recommended The Castle Inn for our evening meal. We both selected the homemade steak and ale pies, I chose the one with blue cheese. They were amazing and really were homemade. It was refreshing to have a slice of pie, as opposed to an individual one which generally consist of a lot... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Really old, low ceiling pub. Full of character. Food was well presented, good portion and really cooked to perfection. My rump steak, topped with Melted Devon cheese and set on caramelised onion melted in my mouth. The people next to us had lamb which they were thoroughly recommending as it was delicious. My husband had Cajun chicken, which he said... More 

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Helston, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Nice spot good beer. I ordered a Devon Blue Cheese Ploughmans Lunch and looked forward to it. The dish arrived Two pieces of bread and Two pieces of blue cheese with scabby bits of apple and Two grapes with loads of lettuce. And a bit of pickle just enough to fill a spoon(Small) I could have returned it looking back... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I have been here several times while holidaying in the area, mostly for a drink but to eat as well. (I did not stay here, just ate and drank) I was surprised by the very good standard of food and wine. It is not cordon bleu but it is way above what I was expecting. The bar is partly a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We stumbled on this pub after walking the Lydford Gorge late in the day on a Sunday, while on holiday in the West Country. A local had told us about it and we were starving and it was only minutes away so we took a chance. It's a typical gorgeous village pub, the food was unbelievable. It could not have... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We ate here several times during our recent stay in Lydford. The food is yummy! The locals and staff make this a great place to visit, and the menu offers something for everyone - you wont be disappointed. The beef, ale and blue cheese pie and the Pork Belly with Mustard Sauce is a must. We slowly worked our way... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We stayed for 1 night in 2 twin rooms here. I was utterly charmed by the building and bar/restaurant area. It's beautiful. Our room was quite large with 2 beds and a futon. Very warm and comfortable. Really enjoyed our meal and breakfast there. Staff were very welcoming. Unlikely I will be back in this part of the country any... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
73 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Four of us stayed here whilst cycling the Devon Coast to Coast route. The NCN27 passes the front door. We arrived at lunch time, locked our bikes in the conservatory and enjoyed excellent sandwiches and a pint. The pub is close to Lydford Gorge and we spent the afternoon exploring the gorge. An extensive menu and specials board for dinner.... More 

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