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The Castle Inn

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63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
+44 1929 480208
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I went last night with my dad, the front room is small and SO cozy!! I had Pork tenderloin from the specials board and he had stake and ale pie. Both plates were absolutely fantastic!!! I'll come back again with all the family next time I'm around.

Thank Liawilson
Towcester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely traditional pub with good local ales and good home cooked food. The background music is also excellent. We ate here twice and will definitely come again next time we visit Corfe. They do have a NO dogs policy, so it is good for those who dislike dogs in an eating place. We

Thank juliebongo
Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in october for the cider and steam festival. Sat in the garden so son could watch the steam trains whilst we had a drink. Very reasonably priced and seemed really popular. Would try food next time we visit

Thank tink10000
Droitwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to the Castle Inn tonight on the last day of our holiday. The pub is a typical village pub and is lovely. I ordered the the Castle Burger and my wife had the chicken breast. My burger was lovely, hand made and tasted lovely. My wife had the chicken breast and she said it was lovely, which it must... More 

Thank graham-Droitwich
Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived without a booking, the very friendly staff were able to fit us in. The food was hot and delicious, the service excellent. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank Camsue59
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

En route to Swanage from Kent decided to stop for Sunday lunch at this lovely looking pub. Got a table without having booked, lovely glass of ale but that's where it ends. The chicken portion was undercooked with blood in the middle. It was taken back without a word of apology until I had waited a further 10 mins and... More 

2 Thank dange184
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

On our 2nd night in Corfe Castle we opted for the Castle Inn. The decor is quirky (even more so at Halloween!!) & the service friendly. Good pub style food, home cooked & filling. Gets really busy on Friday & Saturday nights - book ahead.

Thank rockinrox
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We have been eating at The Castle Inn for more than 15 years and have had some memorable evenings there, but the lack of interest and plain rudeness of staff we experienced last night, mean that we won't be back for a good while. We wandered down the road to The Bankes Arms instead. See separate review.

1 Thank princess17
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

We found this a very friendly pub on both of our visits. The menu selection was good with vegetarian options included (plus a specials board). The quality of the food and the service was very good. I can recommend the chef's luxury fish pie, and my wife really enjoyed her (veggie) canelloni.

Thank Brian L
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

While staying in Corfe for the weekend we had two evening meals here. The staff couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful. The food was plentiful, tasty and very reasonably priced. The menu covered all our needs - one carnivore and three vegetarians (one of whom is gluten free ..... the pear and ginger sponge is delicious!). We will definitely... More 

Thank Orping2n

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480208
They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?