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The Castle Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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72 Eastbourne Road, Pevensey BN24 6HS, England
+44 1323 764970
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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely old pub with plenty of character, Good selection of beers etc and the food is always very good

Thank richardmartin15
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best pub in the Bay. Friendly staff and great atmosphere in this ancient building. Good price drinks and good choices, including alcohol free beers. Great evening.

Thank Damba777
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

just been to the castle inn food great music great but the landlord so rube how come he still runs the pub will not return shame

1 Thank John F
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75 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Went here yet again as it was my friends birthday and as I had raved about their pies they wanted to see for themselves, obviously I was under pressure now! They had the steak pies, served with the best mashed potato I have ever eaten out. Unfortunately as I had eaten at lunch time I ordered something lighter and had... More 

Thank Suzy1eastbourne
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Dashed in here to escape the rain and stopped for lunch and a drink. Polite and pleasant service with wholesome food in a nice atmosphere. Attentive young man behind the bar looked after us well and checked all was well with our food at the appropriate moment. (a sign of good training in my book) Pleasant brief visit and would... More 

Thank alan2303
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great service with a smile. There is a limited menu, but everything was freshly cooked . The beer was excellent and very reasonably priced.

Thank Paul C
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful quaint little traditional pub with a great atmosphere, decent food and bags of history. Around 500 years old and you can really feel that when you walk in. Not in a bad way. You step down into the pub as the floor must have been dug out for the more modern taller folk of today. The... More 

Thank Brad 'Miller Ti... M
Pevensey, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

live just down the road and won't go anywhere else despite the competition in village , great atmosphere, always doing something for charity, it is a must

Thank pwwatson
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I love this pub. Always made to feel very welcome by the owners. Home cooked food is fabulous, seasonal, and fresh.

Thank Debz S
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We have eaten here several times and it has always been good. Freshly prepared decent meals. No freezer to fryer here!! Best to eat quite early which suits us anyway. Friendly welcoming atmosphere just as a pub should be. They have good live music as well also a panto is coming up!!

Thank 664liz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 Eastbourne Road, Pevensey BN24 6HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Pevensey
  • Phone Number: +44 1323 764970

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