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The Castle Inn

16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 796833
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Quiz night in a proper old fashioned pub

I’ve been coming to st Ives for 5 years now but it was our first time at the famous Monday quiz and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janetd752018
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London, United Kingdom
Oldie worldy

Really old fashioned pub, reasonably priced alcoholic drinks, clean and very friendly staff. Would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Geraldine W
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“traditional pub” (16 reviews)
“quiz night” (8 reviews)
“friendly pub” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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+44 1736 796833
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"real ale"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I’ve been coming to st Ives for 5 years now but it was our first time at the famous Monday quiz and we loved it and the pub! Proper old school pub with a great selections of beers and spirits etc. We love a quiz...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really old fashioned pub, reasonably priced alcoholic drinks, clean and very friendly staff. Would definitely recommend if visiting St Ives.

Thank Geraldine W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here a couple of tomes last year & enjoyed it. Stopped in for a few pints Tue lunch, the barmen were friendly & the service was good. Went in Fri night, diff barmen, right pair of miserable & ignorant devils! It’s as if we...More

Thank Lesley D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this pub for a meal and a drink. The service was very slow and the food was distingly average quality . At one stage we were going to ask for our money back as we waited for iterity for our meal and we...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We asked for a cider but didn't know which one we wanted hoping the barman would recommend something but we were called stupid idiots because we didn't know what we wanted. No pub who have staff who think they can speak to customers like that...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very nice pub. We dropped by to have lunch. The fish and chips and cornish pastys were excellent. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Jan S
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink. Live music playing. Excellent night ended up staying for more than one or two. Met some great people. Very busy. Had a great laugh. Nice beer as well. Good fun pub.

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed July 3, 2018

Castle Inn is a superior real ale pub in the centre of St. Ives, just a short walk from its popular harbour. Like many community pubs it doesn't look like much from outside, but the place is fairly elaborate and its rough, dark wood décor...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

We came here while in St IVES, to look at a world cup match. The beer was cold on a hot day. The chairs were not very comfortable, but we survived.

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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Dropped in for an afternoon drink, good real ales on tap for hubby and I had a cream tea which at just £4.95 was amazing value for money, the Scones were lovely, fresh and warm with loads of jam and delicious clotted cream, lots of...More

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AMRAHD G
July 13, 2018|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. For pubs that have regular sports coverage, google for BT Sport Pub Finder and enter St. Ives.
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trickytrees2013
December 1, 2017|
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Response from pjbdrive | Reviewed this property |
yes they have entertainment on most Friday/Saturday nights.
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