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The Castle Inn Restaurant

) #5 of 8 Restaurants in West Lulworth ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
+44 1929 400311
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“curry” (8 reviews)
“garlic bread” (8 reviews)
“chip butty” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
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Reviews (481)
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1 - 10 of 476 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have been staying in Lulworth every year since 1971 & adore the place. (my father was stationed there in the 60's). My husband, sister & daughter along with our 2 scotties stayed there in 2015. Fantastic dog friendly Inn, all dogs catered for and...More

Thank kerrance33
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A proper pub with proper food and proper ales and a veritable feast of ciders. A great place with a good atmosphere. One word of warning, if you are not a dog lover or cannot cope with them this is not the place for you....More

Thank holtimes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, service and surroundings. Large portions, yet managed to sample the dessert menu, we will definitely be back.

Thank Bueno B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We planned to stop off for a lunch, the first seats we took had a strong toilet smell so we moved nearer the bar. As this did not bode well, we decided to just order a starter to see what the food was like. The...More

Thank MoretonBoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a weekend walk around lulworth and managed to book into the castle inn. Not an easy task but well worth it. They have an amazing selection of cider , about 40. Admittedly they might be on the warm side in the hight of...More

Thank Nigel s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We nearly did not stop as inside is just a bit odd. Very long which results in it harder to sit larger groups around tables, with exception of conservatory which is devoid of character. Also you can't book tables.... The staff and food was good....More

Thank Claire M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a visit to Doodle Door we all needed filling up with some good traditional food. The castle inn does just that. Good service and excellent food and a car park. Only 2 minutes away from Doodle Door.

Thank James T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very quaint old pub, with lovely food and a huge selection of ciders. We'd had a long walk down to one of the lovely coves in the area, it was a very hot day and this was a most welcome place to...More

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We planned to stop here for lunch after walking down to Durdle Door. We chose this pub as it gives a good welcome to visiting dogs and their owners. Unfortunately for us, our dog was attacked and bitten by two dogs just prior to our...More

Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The main eating area of the pub is in the left hand bar as you enter the pub, whereas the menu and the food ordering process is in the right hand bar. However the food was tasty and the service was prompt.

Thank KP11347
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, West Lulworth BH20 5RN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  West Lulworth
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 400311
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