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Castle Inn

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Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Although I grew up in the village ((hence my username) and even worked at this pub in the 90s - this was the first time I've stayed here (whilst visiting family in the village). Everything is as it was then, and that is a good thing. Low ceiling, low lighting, open fire, good selection of booze. Stayed in room 6... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

We had a fantastic stay with you at the Castle Inn. The landlady and staff could not have been more friendly and helpful and could not have done more for us. The pub had loads of old world charm, character and atmosphere, the beer was excellent, the breakfasts and dinners were great. The rooms were comfortable, squeaky clean, warm and... More 

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1 Thank Brian H
Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

We stayed here one night with our two dogs. The food in the restaurant was excellent. There was an interesting range of beers on draught in the pub/restaurant and also wine by the glass. The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The cooked breakfast the following morning was very filling and everything you would expect, The room was clean. The... More 

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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

Visited on a Friday evening. Pub was very busy and we hadn't booked but we were greeted warmly and within minutes a table had been found. Service was good, could possibly have been quicker but as we were "walk-ins" this was acceptable. The menu was traditional and not desperately imaginitive but the food was well cooked, nicely presented and there... More 

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Cowplain, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

Just spent two nights based at the castle Inn while visiting Dartmoor for two days local riding/fishing. A lovely proper country inn, the room was small, but very comfortable, the food excellent, the locals very friendly, and the staff could not have been more helpful - drying our gear out after a hideously wet day spent on the moor. We... More 

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Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I spent two nights in Castle Inn this July. I was travelling by bus and the bus stops just in front of the hotel. I had a lovely room with old-fashioned furniture fitting to the overall atmosphre. Locatiom is also great if you want to visit Lydford Gorge. Staff was extremely friendly and food was also good. Would love to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We came here for a quiet meal in the evening and were pleasantly surprised at the range of the food on the menu- more than your average pub food. The food was great quality, no complaints at all. Unfortunately we didn't have room for dessert although they all looked delicious! The pub itself is really nice and traditional- it was... More 

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Ashwater, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We had a meal at the castle inn Lydford last night , we were sat in the end room as we were a large party,The lighting was horenderous we had trouble reading the menu ,the waitress was very pushy wanting us to order before all are party were there & also clearing the plates before everyone had finished,when asked to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

We stayed for one night. Very welcoming staff, a very cosy and comfortable bar and restaurant and extremely good pub food. Rooms are clean and tidy but a bit tired - otherwise it would have got five stars.

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Thank Mark G
Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

After a very enjoyable afternoon at Lydford Gorge, a group of us left after the facilities had closed and needed refreshments and toilets! We ended up in the 'snug', 11 in the group + two dogs and received great hospitality, we ended up staying for a meal which was superb! All hot and arrived promptly with a smile, cannot fault... More 

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