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The Old Castle Harvester

Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
+44 1722 328703
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“rack of ribs” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
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1 - 10 of 310 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I do not usually like Harvester but it was nearby. Had dinner here 2 nights in a row. Staff great , attentive, food was okay and salad bar good idea. Reasonably priced. Only observation toilets need some serious updating .

Thank colin h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at 10.30 for breakfast, after waiting to be seated for 15 minutes we were approached by a waiter and told to find ourselves a table. We ordered breakfast but had to ask for cups as there were none available at the coffee bar,...More

Thank JennySelsey
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

"Builder Friday" can be busy, I'll look into this.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very poor quality main course, frozen veg which was warm, frozen mash potato, the advertised ' buttered' carrots simply was not true. Sauce accompanied the sea bass was very unappetising ( fish was dry and tasteless). Starter ( mushroom pot was average) dessert was nice...More

Thank Valerie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with family. Greeted by a nice member of staff. Unfortunately he didn't serve us some young rude girl did. Food was not worth even half what we paid for it. Cold. Undercooked and we were never checked on. I emailed a complaint and...More

Thank Caitlin J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked in. Saw three Christmas trees and fairy lights. It's November, five weeks and three days to Christmas. Walked out.

Thank Yahoops
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

The Christmas party booking have already started. The City centre lights are up and switched on by some chap from Corrie. It's nearly CHRISTMAS! !

Reviewed 8 November 2017

We were a large party having lunch to mark my daughters birthday.All the members of staff we came into contact were first-class and very helpful.I have not been to this Harvester for a number of years and it is long overdue for a refurbishment ,Everything...More

Thank DLODRATSAB
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Thank you for the kind words... I'm hopefully lined up for a refurbished in 2018

Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Staying in a nearby hotel, visited this Harvester ad hoc for Saturday dinner. We hadn't booked but only had to wait a short while before we could be accommodated and plenty of seats in the bar area to wait. All the staff were very friendly...More

Thank Pootlemum
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

So glad you enjoyed your visit. The chocolate fudge cake is a real challenge. I've still can't figure out how my own teenager manages it all :-)

Reviewed 18 October 2017

I did look on Trip Advisor before I booked a table for 3 on a Tuesday. The wide spectrum of reviews is an accurate reflection - it's in desperate need of a refurbishment. Our table was so unstable every time someone cut into food the...More

Thank incrediblehulk2016
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review. It is true that a refurbishment is required in the near future. Watch this space as things are being talked about above !

Reviewed 15 October 2017

The usual really good food and great service from very staff that we have come to both enjoy and expect. We tried the new menu which was good. The salad bar was well stocked and as good as ever. We have heard that the restaurant...More

Thank cephasbeer
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

A refurbishment will happen in the future..... but we will always remain great value.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not visited a harvester for a while, as, not really a fan of their food. However this is a good example, salad bar filled and fresh, service great, and food arrived quickly. Both our starter, and main courses were cooked well, and tasted great. Would...More

Thank Cath R
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

Thanks for the kind words.

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Dogs are welcome in the beer garden with water available, restaurant and bar is guide dog only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 328703
Description
At The Old Castle Harvester in Salisbury food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.
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