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The Castle Inn

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Address: 16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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+44 1736 796833
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The Castle Inn is a beautiful warm and friendly real ale pub. All of our...

The Castle Inn is a beautiful warm and friendly real ale pub. All of our staff have been with us for many years and are very experienced with real ale and are proud of this knowledge and are more than happy to help or advise you with your selection.

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This a great pub to visit. Very friendly staff and great relaxed atmosphere. The 75% rum is try at your own risk. Wish I could take this pub with me to Essex to be my local

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Claire L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This a great pub to visit. Very friendly staff and great relaxed atmosphere. The 75% rum is try at your own risk. Wish I could take this pub with me to Essex to be my local

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Thank Claire L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly people who warmly welcomed us to the pub. Has live bands on which was fun. The prices were pretty good certainly better than expected as St Ives is not cheap. Will be back, most likely this evening!!

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Manchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love going to the castle - this is a really chilled old fashioned pub - lady serving behind the bar had so much patience with our kids when they were trying to decide what crisps they wanted - the wine and pint we had were great - and it is a lot less touristy. Really recommend.

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2 Thank JaneSManchester
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A traditional pub with lovely food. A hidden St Ives gem. Homemade food at cheap prices. Look forward to coming back again in the Summer.

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2 Thank Rjkwoll06
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We took a break in Cornwall and happened upon this quaint looking pub and noticed that they did scones with clotted cream. So we went in and ordered 2 one for each ( or at least that's what we thought) our lovely pot of tea came and not long afterwards came two huge plates each with two quite large still... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

We popped in here as we liked the look of the outside,old and quaint. It was very quiet but chap behind the bar was very friendly, good selection of local beers and ciders, lovely inside, lots of dark wood and a nice atmosphere. My first visit and will be back

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Lampeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Excellent pub with a friendly barman and a fine selection of real ales in top class condition. Live music three nights a week.Interesting customers who were first class entertainment.I have been coming to St Ives for thirty five years and I can't believe I have missed this gem.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We visited here a couple times and look forward to going again next time I'm in town. Lots of real ales and ciders, the staff were great. There's live music several times a week. Great atmosphere and well worth a visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This pub has a really good choice of real ales and ciders and was very friendly. We ordered soup and sandwiches. Prompt service and sensibly priced, but spoilt by the bread which was very dry. Could be a one off- after all it was Christmas Eve.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We popped in for a drink n I enjoyed a mulled wine. There is a great quaint vibe & a warm welcome. Its a great dog friendly pub too. The food looks good & a great choice although we had eaten so we're not even tempted by the puds. Great pub.

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