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The Castle Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Castle Street | Bakewell, DE45 1DU, England
+44 1629 812103
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“wagyu burger” (4 reviews)
“fish and chips” (16 reviews)
“mixed grill” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Castle Street | Bakewell, DE45 1DU, England
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1 - 10 of 394 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stay in Castleton regularly (caravan club site) and always call in at the Castle. They are very dog friendly, have bowls of water and snacks. The food is good and the staff lovely. We stay in the bar area so I cannot comment on...More

Thank Sarahjane K
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Sarahjane K, Thanks for your nice review, glad you enjoyed your visit to us and hope to see you here again in the near future. Kind regards, John.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped in to the Castle Inn for Friday lunch, sat down next to the front bay window and ordered from the Saver Menu. Steak and chips and chicken and chips at around £7 appeared to be good value and although the chicken was okay,...More

Thank NeilM_Belper
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear NeilM_Belper, Thank you for reviewing your visit to us with trip advisor. I'm sorry you encountered a couple of problem's / misunderstandings during your visit which I will try to explain why these happened. Our "Super Saver" menu is very popular and extremely good...More

Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We visited with a group of friends for Easter Monday expecting a lovely cosy pub lunch. Unfortunately things didn’t get off to a good start as the Children’s meals came 20 minutes apart as one burger had been “cremated” After a long wait 45 minutes...More

Thank James M
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Dear James M, I would be very grateful if you would contact me personally regarding you visit to us as there are a number of concerns I have about your visit to us. 1. Bakewell on Bank holiday Monday suffered a snowfall in the morning...More

Reviewed March 24, 2018

I've eaten here numerous times with my daughter and the food has always been standard decent pub fayre. However I ate here recently and it was really below par. We both had crayfish and prawns for starters. They were still icy and a pool of...More

Thank jennywren31
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2018

Dear jennywren31, Thank you for reviewing your visit to us at the Castle Inn and please accept my apologies regarding the problems you incurred with your meals. It is disappointing for us that these problems were not brought to our attention at the time so...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

We stayed Saturday and Sunday 24 and 25 February, leaving after breakfast Monday morning. We took our two spaniels and stayed in the Buxton room, located outside at the side of the inn. It was small but had everything you needed, was well heated by...More

Thank mancs08
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2018

Dear manc08, Real pleasure reading your very in depth review, your not a mystery diner on the side are you ? We are really happy you all enjoyed your experience with us here at the Castle Inn, in fantastic Bakewell. Hope you all can stay...More

Reviewed February 9, 2018

Warm welcome , Kash our dog was given treats and a bowl of water . We ate from the Lunch time menu . Food good tasty and hot , staff happy and chatty .

Thank Patricia C
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 10, 2018

Dear Patricia C, Thanks for your kind review of the Castle Inn, Really happy you & Kash enjoyed your visit to us and hope you visit us again when time allows. Kind regards, John.

Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

As local residents of Bakewell, we have been coming here many times for meals with family and friends for birthdays and celebrations, over the past 10years. In the majority of times has a lovely time and reasonable meal for what you pay. However last night...More

Thank Charlie B
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2018

Dear Charlie B, My name is John and I am the manager of the Castle Inn. Unfortunately at the time of your visit I wasn't on site due to attending a meeting down south and didn't arrive back until mid evening. First of all I...More

Reviewed January 30, 2018

My husband and myself went to Castle Inn for Sunday lunch along with our dog. The food was delicious and the service was very good. The pub staff came giving all dogs treats. We had an enjoyable day.

1  Thank Mandy V
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2018

Dear Mandy V, Thanks for your nice review on Trip advisor and we are really happy you enjoyed yourself with us here at the Castle Inn. Hope to see you and your four legged friend again soon. Kind regards, John.

Reviewed January 24, 2018 via mobile

If you are in Bakewell in January, get your food early as not many places keep their kitchens open late in the evening. Luckily the Castle offers their menu until 8pm and it's worth heading along their for the Wagyu burger. Probably the best burger...More

2  Thank plus4man
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 25, 2018

Dear plus4man, Thanks for your kind review and I know what you mean about the Wagyu burger, it's really nice, especially on a cold winter night in lovely Bakewell. Kind regards, John.

Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Went to the Castle for daughters birthday. The food was delicious and the service was outstanding, just like to say a big THANK YOU to John and his team.

1  Thank EmmaNneil C
John E, Manager at The Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2018

Dear EmmaNneil C, Thanks so much for your kind review with trip advisor. Look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, John

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
2:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street | Bakewell, DE45 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812103
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