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“Traditional and amazing Sunday Roast!”
Review of The Castle

The Castle
Ranked #29 of 443 Restaurants in Bedford
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$21
Cuisines: Italian, Pub
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Good for: Business meetings
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: This 19th Century traditional family run Inn is situated in the Castle Quay part of Bedford, close to the River Ouse and Bedford's Cecil Higgins Museum, five minutes walk to Bedford Blues ground and just a few minutes walk from the main Bedford High Street. The Castle is your village pub in the centre of town, we offer a warm, relaxing and friendly welcome as well as freshly prepared home cooked food, traditional Sunday Roast, fine wines, and eight regularly changing cask ales. There is an enclosed outside courtyard area for the summer months, as well as a large car park. Dogs are welcome in the pub outside of food times.
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We had heard elsewhere on social media that the Sunday roast here was good so thought we would give it a go.
My first thing to say is - Make sure you book! it is so popular you will not be able to just walk in and have the Sunday roast, which is a good sign in itself.
My husband ordered the Roast Beef and I ordered the Roast Pork - both incredible price at only £8.95 each. We both like 'home cooked food' and we were not disappointed. This was amazing. The veg was fresh and really well cooked with carrots, roast potatoes, mash, broccoli, savoy cabbage and cauliflower cheese - both meals also came with Yorkshire Pudding which was great as so often you only get one with the Beef.
My pork was moist, tender and tasted beautiful - the crackling perfect. In addition to this the gravy was tasty and the whole dinner was HOT. This is great because so often meals are served luke warm.
We finished this off with homemade bread and butter pudding which tasted just how my nan used to make it.
All in all a great traditional homemade roast dinner.. the best we have had for some time! they could easily justify it being £9.95 at least! Thank you and we will be back!

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CastleBedford, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Castle, and your kind comments about our Traditional Sunday Roasts we look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Only disappointment was that for three of us our first choice was not available and didn't learn this til about 10 mins after we ordered
The food we did all have was very nice and reasonably priced.

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CastleBedford, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking time to review The Castle, i can only apologise that your first choice was unavailable but we had been very busy that Sunday with lots of lunches. Hope to welcome you back soon.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Not far from the high street but a world away in attitude and atmosphere. We popped in early on a Saturday evening and it was packed with locals enjoying a beer or two. Good choice of ales and welcoming staff. Highly recommended for a pint.

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CastleBedford, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for your fab review we really appreciate you taking time to comment about The Castle. Hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Great local beer, well kept in a small but well presented location. Food is excellent and service is friendly - doubly so if you are friendly. Good place to make a local if you live in Bedford

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CastleBedford, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking time to review The Castle and your lovely comments we look forward to seeing you back soon.

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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Lovely sunday roast in a friendly well run pub with good beer and good service for a reasonable price ! Lunch and dinner are good value and we will be back again and again !

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CastleBedford, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Thank you for taking time to write great comments about The Castle we look forward to seeing you back soon.

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