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Crediton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow what a little gem. After a lovely walk round the gorge we decided to stop here for lunch. The food is fantastic, homemade pate with toast very filling & beautiful, panfried halloumi with chilli jam stunning & very fresh. Main slow cooked belly pork (the best I've had in a long time) My partner had grilled gammon with pineapple... More 

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Dorset
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good beers and an excellent menu including a large specials board. For a local village pub it is quite big and seems to be well supported by the locals. Prices are very reasonable. There is car park at the rear plus a local free car park opposite

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Cowplain, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back from a short 4 night stay at The Castle Inn, whilst taking a riding holiday at nearby Meldon Farm. It is just as good as before, but with an even warmer welcome as a returning guest! My room was cosy and quiet with a great view of Dartmoor, the food really good value, with a varied choice... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for lunch - and if we hadn't planned on being miles away later in the day, we would have stayed for dinner. The atmosphere is beautiful, the staff is attentive and the menu is great - good for both carnivores & veggies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had two lovely family meals here - after cycling the Granite Way (Lydford to Oakhampton), and walking Lydford Gorge. Great pub food - all the dishes we tried were really tasty and well cooked on both occasions . Wide choice. The scallops were particularly excellent! The deserts were also really nice. Well kept beer. Staff were pleasant and attentive.... More 

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sueandrobkelly, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this review

We thank you for your comments, we do read all the comments left by diners and residents, and hope that we will satisfy all our customers wherever possible. We look forward to seeing you again. With best wishes and many thanks for your feedback. More 

Devon, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Just to say we popped in here on the way to do the cyle path, and were met by very friendly staff and amazing pub food! I had the steak and blue cheese pie, and it was filled to the brim with steak in a proper pastry top and bottom crust! It was heavenly. By far the best pie I... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

4 of us had our evening meal, we walked from the local campsite. Easy strolling distance. Good pub grub, fairly priced but not amazing food. Service could have been better, we had to ask for desert menu but they were very busy. We have eaten here a few times before and been delighted, on this occasion it was just ok.... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

We had a nice dinner here. The food was good (burger and pasta) and the atmosphere was nice. It is an old and traditional pub. We like the charm very much, yet some may find it greasy. We were seated in the 'snug', which makes it slightly easy to get overlooked by the waiters and is somewhat isolated from the... More 

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Tavistock, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

Nice looking pub from the outside and even better inside where the bar area is very old-fashioned and comfortable. Good lunch menu with many 'specials' and the quality of the food also good. Visited midweek for lunch for the first time and will go again. Very pretty beer garden out the back with a small amount of parking. Opposite is... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

OK for a winter's evening, but sombre and dark for a bright summer's evening. A beer garden with tables at the back, but watch out for midges! A pub which sees no need to serve expresso coffee, despite requesting it on several different visits. Tired, slightly depressing restaurant, particularly the back room, would benefit from improvement. Nice family booth for... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Castle Inn is a traditional 16th-century inn situated in Lydford, on the Western slopes of Dartmoor National Park. Built in 1550, its plain pink exterior offers no clues as to what awaits you inside. It oozes with character from every nook and cranny. The lamp-lit bar with low, bowed ceilings, many curios, slate floors and an open fire, the lovely snug with high backed settles and the charming restaurant with beamed ceiling. There is a pretty garden to the back of the inn with more seating and views of the castle. Whether you fancy a pint of Tribute and a chat with the locals, a quick bite to eat or a full meal, the the Castle Inn offers wonderful food and drink in comfortable and relaxing surroundings. Children are very welcome as are dogs on leads. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Inn

Address: Station Road, Lydford, Dartmoor National Park EX20 4BH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Lydford
Price Range: $70 - $95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Castle Hotel Lydford
Castle Inn Dartmoor National Park/Lydford
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