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The Castle

Castle Street, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WG, England
+44 1433 620578
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (14 reviews)
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“pies” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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LOCATION
Castle Street, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WG, England
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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

The staff are friendly but they have changed it to ordering at the bar. They don't tell you this so we sat for 15 minutes waiting for a waitress and was eventually told to go to the bar. My burger was cremated and I had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank warren m
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for leaving your valuable feedback Warren, we do run a more casual order at the bar service in some area of our pub for those who wish to have a more relaxed dining experience but we will use your comments to ensure this...More

Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find an entire vegan menu - our food was delicious and the welcome to us and our dog was lovely. We’d definitely eat there again. Only one tiny criticism- merging the menu with the regular one is the way to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JaneE54
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for the lovely review Jane! we are thrilled you were able to enjoy our vegan menu and we will certainly look into your great idea regarding merging the menus so everyone can enjoy!

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Visited on last night of otherwise wonderful short break in Castleton having already eaten at Bulls Head and Ye Ode Nags Head (lovely meals). When ordering our food at the bar at The Castle my husband was surprised to find that the manager already had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank suewalsh1503
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

thank you for leaving us your feedback, we have already replied to your complaint privately and discussed the reasons behind your poor experience but once again please accept our apologises regarding your recent visit, but please do not hesitate to get in touch if thete...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

There last night. Tried to order drinks and then food, there was so many items that were “off” it was a limited choice. Ordered 2 meals, one (the sea bass) was fine however, the medium sirloin steak was bleeding all over the plate and the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank awalsh232017
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

thank you for leaving a review, we have already dealt with you complaint personally but once again please accept our apologises that you did not recieve the outstanding food quality and service that we pride ourselves on.

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Steak sandwiches were dry and stale. Ordered 'skin on' chips but got bog standard, soft and slightly soggy ones. No side salad offered. Poor stuff really.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dave W
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

thank you for the review Dave, we apologise that the food on this occasion was not to our usual high standards but we do hope you might return and give us another chance.

Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Poor and dry best describes the food served here ! Is it because it’s Monday ? Main Chef’s day off ? Either that or just a very poor kitchen ! Had 2 various higher priced meals and both poor . Shame really as the staff...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gordon N
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here with friends and I must say the experience was fantastic. The food was fabulous today and service efficient. The quality of the ales were outstanding as is expected in a location like Castleton. The blazing fire added the cherry on the cake....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CITYHOPPER77Leeds
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Nice pub very friendly bar staff n great choice of beers. Landlord was on top of things no dirty glasses as i sat outside hence no wasps. Best outside area of all the pubs.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank carls447
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Charming place with a very helpful staff. We didn't actually stay there, but the waitress Liz helped us a lot!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Anne-Lise M
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely little village, nice pub but very average food. We had the cheese duo for starters and the breaded brie wasn't even melted through. Then had sandwiches for main and they were both served in dry ciabattas which were not great and lacking in filling....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Ben S
GeneralManagerA765, Manager at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave your honest review, we take comments on board so we can improve.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Castleton, Peak District National Park S33 8WG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hope Valley  >  Castleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1433 620578
Description
Embracing the rural charm of its tranquil, scenic setting, The Castle - Castleton offers a modern twist on traditional country pub dining. As well as offering a beer garden for enjoying summertime dining, the cosy dining room is filled with rustic original features and toasty fires for warming winter dining. Championing favourite British recipes, guests can enjoy evenings devoted to the inn's freshly-baked pies, as well as gourmet roast dinners and seasonal cocktail mixes.
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