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The Castle Inn

63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
+44 1929 480208
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (30 reviews)
“rabbit” (12 reviews)
“curry” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
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1 - 10 of 758 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This pub has a lovely atmosphere and I would advise you to make a reservation especially at weekends. Very very busy in the Summer months. We however had not booked and on arrival at 7pm were offered a table as long as We could be...More

Thank Gannel66
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called into this olde worlde traditional country pub at midday yesterday. There was one fairly large flag stoned bar area, with just one other couple seated in the corner. I sat down at a table (with small, well behaved dog underneath) to peruse the menu,...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first time going to the curry night & spot on food. Full of flavour and happy to amend to my acquired taste as i like it very hot. My daughter does not like curry and chef was quick to offer an alternative of sausage...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped off with friends for a lunchtime break, good quality beer, nice tasty food, special mention to 2 bar staff members Abi & Farley, although young they certainly new how look after customers, very friendly and engaged well, only one drawback, the background music reminded...More

Thank alanb895
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pubs and cafes were all full in the main part of Corfe by the castle and how pleased we were that they were as this was a great find!!! Large portions of lovely food all freshly made and served with a friendly smile.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a long story, just visit them and enjoy the food which is fresh from their kitchen. You have plenty of choice in menu or the specials on the board. We liked the Chilly special, tasty!. You need to book! If you enter The Castle...More

Thank Jaap61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the spinach and feta pie at this very popular restaurant/pub. Sadly, there is a limited choice of real ale on sale here and none to suit my taste.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No dogs allowed in bar...bar area for serving very limited ... menu not very exciting ..basic ..but ok ...staff friendly

Thank David & Kat... P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went in August as we were camping nearby. Pub was very busy and is quite small so we had to wait over an hour for a table. It was raining though, there is lots of seating outside so I think had the weather been...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really good find, in the main shopping street here. Excellent ales and in my opinion, a much better pub than the current 2017 GBG entry.

Thank richpea11
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Questions & Answers
5 August 2017|
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Response from Alan M | Reviewed this property |
This pub is mostly a restaurant, so I guess not.
5 August 2017|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs cannot go inside the pub but there is a beer garden at the rear which they can go.
4 May 2017|
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Response from colinmpipe | Reviewed this property |
Both the Greyhound and the Castle in Corfe Castle have extensive menus which cater for all. I am sure the Bankes Arms does too but haven't been recently so can't say for certain. You won't go hungry in Corfe Castle. There... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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