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The Castle Inn

) #1 of 6 Restaurants in Hurst $$ - $$$ , British,
Church Hill, Hurst, Wokingham RG10 0SJ, England
+44 118 934 0034
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (24 reviews)
“roast beef” (13 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Church Hill, Hurst, Wokingham RG10 0SJ, England
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1 - 10 of 308 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Took my elderly mother in law for lunch today, forgot to ask if we could have a table with easy access as she is almost blind and very bad on her feet. As soon as we walked in they were very helpful as we had...More

Thank annh1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful ribeye roast beef lunch with all the trimmings - probably the best I have ever had. Lovely friendly service.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An old English country side pub tucked away about tow miles from Winnersh and and mile from Hurst village center and besides the Hurst Green bowling club. Reasonable car parking with a nice outside seating area. Bar area is small but a reasonable size restaurant....More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Hadn't been here for a year or so. Food was all freshly cooked and tasted great. Menu not the standard pub/restaurant fare. Service was good and friendly and the restaurant is comfortable and oldy-worldy. We will definitely be back and not leave it as long...More

Thank martinwing
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Glad to find on this visit that this pub has gone back to proper pub grub, ( previous visits french bistro) served until 21.30, had fish and chips, they were very good and much appreciated after a long hot drive.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

As several other reviewers here have said, the service - particularly on quiet evenings - is nothing less than atrocious. This is a great shame as the food was superb. We sat down at around 8:10 p.m. - the waitress saw us do so, yet...More

Thank Forkandles
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Five of us came for dinner tonight. Lovely sunny evening. Sat outside and enjoyed drinks. So far so good. Waitress took us to our table and we placed our order. We waited a good half an hour for our starters to arrive which did seem...More

Thank mick b
Reviewed 11 June 2017

A traditional pub that caters for both locals and passing trade . Very hospitable, food was simple yet high quality backed with great service. Whole ambience of the pub made the evening that more enjoyable . Staff treated customers as customers , nothing was too...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

A proper country pub. Friendly staff, lovely beers to drink and a nice selection of good quality food. Weirdly a bowling green behind it as well - different from a cricket field or village pond.

Thank Baggiesguy
Reviewed 4 June 2017

5 of us ate here for lunch on Saturday. The pub is lovely and in a beautiful setting next to the bowling green. The garden is a great size with lots of tables and there are also tables to the front of the pub. We...More

Thank holibobos
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29 August 2016|
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Response from Bucksfizz69 | Reviewed this property |
I'm just a reviewer not the owner
tracy c
17 July 2016|
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Response from Cavershamroyals | Reviewed this property |
The pub is actually owned by the church opposite and they employ a team to run it for them. I understand - as has been said - the the current people have been there for a year or two.
21 March 2016|
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Response from george t | Reviewed this property |
The castle is closed on Suday evenings unfortunately
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Hill, Hurst, Wokingham RG10 0SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Wokingham  >  Hurst
  • Phone Number: +44 118 934 0034
I believe the Castle Inn has been under new management for about the last six months and is gaining a strong local reputation for its restaurant.
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