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The Castle Inn

) #9 of 13 Restaurants in Framlingham $$ - $$$ , British,
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
+44 1728 724033
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
“baguette” (4 reviews)
“lasagna” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a small cosy pub. Service is slow and food porions are on the small side - o.k for lunch but nothing special. The location is perfect at the entrance to he castle.

Thank sarah11111430
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Castle Inn is situated right at the gates of Framlingham Castle and is a long low building of historical appearance although the actual period is not too clear. That does not matter as once inside, one is welcomed by the charming staff and helped...More

Thank Penny G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were welcoming, though the only inside tables available were in a small area that led to the kitchen and ladies’ toilet. In the end it felt like eating in a corridor. Our first choice being off the menu, we settled for Cromer Crab...More

Thank bwanaalan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Castle Inn is close to central Framlingham on the Castle hill. It doesn't have it's one car park but there's a large one right next door. Amanda and David Fisher took it over only right weeks before we visited. The welcome we received was...More

1  Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After visiting Family briefly we needed a bite to eat. Seeing that this place advertised Cromer Crabs on the menu we ordered lunch. Ham, eggs and chips and the Cromer crab salad which came with some new potatoes and a salad garnish. Both clearly over...More

Thank RedTed67
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A drive through the lovely Suffolk countryside brought us to charming Farmington - Fram to the locals. Just by the famous castle is The Castle pub and the sign for Fresh Cromer Crab and a recommendation from the nearby vineyard brought us in. We were...More

1  Thank LuxurymattersLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fresh Cromer Crab salad just simply and very well served - dressed fresh crab was super, properly cooked new potatoes, green salad and (oh, joy!) Stokes' Real Mayonaisse. Less than £10 - and Adnams in four varieties all on tap! Great location too - pub...More

1  Thank ACinUK
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Wanted just normal pub food and were not disappointed. The pub is now under new management and all seems to be running well. We ordered 3 different meals and a bottle of very good Sauvignon Blanc, which was reasonably priced. All was presented well and...More

1  Thank J M
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Went here for a family day out whilst visiting the castle. The food was great. Lovely fresh cook homemade food. Staff and management were extremely friendly and make you feel right a home. Defiantly recommend for a spot of lunch or cosy dinner.

Thank Cowell12
Reviewed 31 May 2017

After waiting for some considerable time we were then told it would be another 15 minutes as they had run out of lots of things due to Fram Gala the day before! When the food arrived 2 X meals were wrong and mushroom soup was...More

1  Thank LadyT666
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$3 - US$26
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Framlingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 724033
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A typical English country pub on the outskirts of Framlingham & next to Framlingham Castle, serving local ales in prim condition with pub type food and country food specials all sauced locally and produced in house. Tea and coffee with cakes is available if that is your preferred choice. Be assured a warm welcome awaits you.
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