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Castle Inn

George Nympton, South Molton EX36 4JE, England
+44 1769 574945
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“roast beef” (4 reviews)
“pudding” (5 reviews)
“pies” (2 reviews)
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George Nympton, South Molton EX36 4JE, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked this place for Sunday lunch because of the excellent reviews they have received. We turned up for 1pm to find the place packed for a birthday party. However the Landlord ushered us through to the other side of the bar which was more...More

Thank Suzanne P
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Suzanne P Thank you for your review, I am very sorry for the misunderstanding over your request for coffees as we can certainly provide variations to our usual cafetierre. I wonder if it was a member of the kitchen or bar staff who misinformed your...More

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Eating here Saturday evening for the first time in a long while, I'd forgotten how good it is. After numerous pretentious and overpriced poor meals in pubs, what a welcome change. Pub grub as it should be and sensibly priced. I see some establishments with...More

Thank import4fun
Reviewed 7 October 2018

friendly people, clean, comfortable rooms, lovely breakfast and good evening meals, would definitely visit again

Thank Denise A
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Whilst visiting family in South Molton we stopped here for dinner. Very nice atmosphere, friendly landlord and lovely food. The gammon steak we ordered was massive and very tasty!!! Couldn’t manage it all. Drinks cheap compared to City prices.

Thank Karen E
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We were made very welcome and the room was lovely, so clean and with everything to make our stay comfortable. Lovely evening meal with lots of choice and a great breakfast to complete our stay at the Castle Inn. We would highly recommend this place.

Thank michelleladyman
Reviewed 25 August 2018

I am never disappointed when visiting the Castle Inn, even when popping in for a lunchtime snack . There is always a warm welcome and excellent service. The food is very good and excellent value. Worth booking to save disippointment.

Thank Mjvhav
Reviewed 19 August 2018

very busy food lead pub..for Sunday lunch/afternoon its worth booking..:) food is just awesome, friendly staff....... not had a bad meal there.. can get a little noisy at times with the drinkers...but at the end of the day it is a pub...:):)

Thank trevbh8
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you very much for your review, it is sometimes quite a challenge to subdue the enthusiastic locals but as you say it is a pub with a great atmosphere and there is a reason for that! Cheers Ian

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Called in as we stayed nearby. The landlord was unattentive and there was an air of couldn't be bothered. The draft Ale was very palatable but the atmosphere seemed flat. Left after a pint and decided not to return whilst we were in the area....More

Thank boober01
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear boober01 I am devastated you considered I couldn't be bothered and that your visit to The Castle was not as all our customers appreciate. Please could you let me know which day you visited and at what time. Regards Ian

Reviewed 5 August 2018

Rang up Sunday morning to book a table the same day . Managed to fit us in at the time requested which was a surprised for such a popular pub . The staff were very welcoming and helpful . Had a lovely Sunday lunch the...More

Thank nicholaspX7061MT
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We've been to the Castle a few times now, and our only problem is that we can't always get booked in! The food is always fantastic, and we've found the staff to always be friendly and helpful. You must try the Banoffee Pie, it is...More

Thank r0bb0thered
IAN T, Owner at Castle Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you so much for your review, it is great to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Castle. But please remember Debbie also makes other tempting puddings!! I hope you manage to get your booking next time you get the urge for a slice...More

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Questions & Answers
26 January 2017|
Response from IAN T | Property representative |
Hi Sunday roast is £9.50 for adults, £5.00 for children. Please book if you would like a table on 01769 574945. Thank you Ian
27 February 2016|
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Response from IAN T | Property representative |
We are very sorry about this. We have changed the number on Google trip advisor yellow pages and as many of the search engines as we can. We do very little advertising and then only use the correct number. We did not know... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 22
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: George Nympton, South Molton EX36 4JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  South Molton
  • Phone Number: +44 1769 574945
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The Castle Inn is a traditional family friendly English Pub with home cooked food local beer and cider on tap and a wine list. Situated in the heart of Devon close to Exmoor and the North Devon surfing beaches. We have 3 double ensuit letting bedrooms, recently refurbished to a high standard. The Pub is a privately owned freehouse run by the owners.
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