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The Castle Inn

16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 796833
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The worst customer service I've ever experienced

We asked for a cider but didn't know which one we wanted hoping the barman would recommend... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
LizaM92
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Wolverhampton, England, United Kingdom
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Nice Pub

A very nice pub. We dropped by to have lunch. The fish and chips and cornish pastys were excellent... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan S
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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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“great pub” (16 reviews)
“quiz night” (8 reviews)
LOCATION
16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
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+44 1736 796833
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"great pub"
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"quiz night"
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"old fashioned pub"
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"quick drink"
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"real ale pub"
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"selection of beers"
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"steak and ale pie"
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"bar staff"
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"mulled cider"
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"type place"
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"friendly barman"
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"sunday roast"
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"nice beer"
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"favourite pub"
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"ploughman's lunch"
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"three nights"
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"food looked good"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We asked for a cider but didn't know which one we wanted hoping the barman would recommend something but we were called stupid idiots because we didn't know what we wanted. No pub who have staff who think they can speak to customers like that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice pub. We dropped by to have lunch. The fish and chips and cornish pastys were excellent. Prices were reasonable.

Thank Jan S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick drink. Live music playing. Excellent night ended up staying for more than one or two. Met some great people. Very busy. Had a great laugh. Nice beer as well. Good fun pub.

Thank Gary H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Castle Inn is a superior real ale pub in the centre of St. Ives, just a short walk from its popular harbour. Like many community pubs it doesn't look like much from outside, but the place is fairly elaborate and its rough, dark wood décor...More

Thank Thomas M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here while in St IVES, to look at a world cup match. The beer was cold on a hot day. The chairs were not very comfortable, but we survived.

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

Dropped in for an afternoon drink, good real ales on tap for hubby and I had a cream tea which at just £4.95 was amazing value for money, the Scones were lovely, fresh and warm with loads of jam and delicious clotted cream, lots of...More

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Reviewed 16 April 2018

We got in there early as we ate in there last year before we participated in the quiz and wanted to have our tea in there again but unfortunately they no longer do food on a Monday because of the quiz which doesn't start till...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Went here over Easter with my mum, Dad and boyfriend and what a lovely pub this is. Love the photos on the wall of all the old people who have been going there though out the years. Drinks are a good cost for a town...More

Thank homes24
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Nice pub in st ives. Visited on Saturday and Tuesday night. Sat was very busy Tuesday very quiet as you'd expect. Great selection of beers and a few ciders. Also allows vaping as long as you're not chucking out clouds which is a big plus...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Called in for a spot of lunch a party of 6 adults and 1 child,it was empty when we called and wasn't sure what to expect? We all wanted drinks and was shown lots of options the sharps ale was excellent. a good selection of...More

1  Thank Trevor G
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AMRAHD G
13 July 2018|
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Response from Thomas M | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. For pubs that have regular sports coverage, google for BT Sport Pub Finder and enter St. Ives.
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trickytrees2013
1 December 2017|
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Response from pjbdrive | Reviewed this property |
yes they have entertainment on most Friday/Saturday nights.
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