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The Castle Inn

63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
+44 1929 480208
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (35 reviews)
“rabbit” (16 reviews)
“curry” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently visited for the first time and had a superb Sunday lunch. The pub itself is compact inside but has a lovely atmosphere and was beautifully decorated with coloured fairy lights all over the ceiling. Not sure if this was a one off or...More

Thank WilfredJones
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had three pub meals in Corfe Castle within easy walking distance of our hotel. The first was here at the Castle Inn and very good it was too. Then just for a change we went to the Bankes Arms where the food was not...More

Thank AdrianB144
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this pub, it is always full of a warm welcome and offers great food and beer. The large garden at the back is perfect for kids to burn off energy and keep an eye out for passing steam trains. Is an excellent spot...More

Thank pchnp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in on the off chance on a busy Saturday night and the landlady made us very welcome. Apologised for the table she gave us being in a corner but it was not a problem. Great range of food, excellent service and good prices. The...More

Thank Jollypop14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here twice on our weeks holiday , once without booking and then we booked for the Friday night fish night . This is a great little pub , lots of atmosphere, lovely friendly staff with great service , decorated out for Halloween and best...More

Thank YogaGirl10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We (2 adults and 3 kids of 12 and under) all enjoyed our food and also the extra halloween touches from the welcoming staff - thank you.

Thank Thalia J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for lunch whilst visiting Corfe and Lullworth. Great character pub. We were I just before that time and enjoyed delicious Cod & chips/burgers. Recommended.

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at the Castle Inn in Corfe Castle. The food was excellent; the service friendly, and we met some fellow diners and had a great conversation. We very much liked the ambiance of the place. It seems to be very popular...More

Thank James P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this a bit last minute not really looking at any reviews and it was great. We all had different starters and main courses and all were beautifully cooked and arrived at the table hot. We will return.

Thank justind20
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Not a carvery, but a very good Sunday roast. Delivered hot, hot plate, hot and large veg dish. The meat is very good. Excellent local pork. Worth the higher price than a buffet because it all tastes fresh and hot. Book and the earlier the...More

Thank iant462
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Questions & Answers
5 August 2017|
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Response from 670alanm | Reviewed this property |
This pub is mostly a restaurant, so I guess not.
5 August 2017|
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Response from I3727SHtomb | Reviewed this property |
Dogs cannot go inside the pub but there is a beer garden at the rear which they can go.
4 May 2017|
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Response from colinmpipe | Reviewed this property |
Both the Greyhound and the Castle in Corfe Castle have extensive menus which cater for all. I am sure the Bankes Arms does too but haven't been recently so can't say for certain. You won't go hungry in Corfe Castle. There... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 East Street, Corfe Castle BH20 5EE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Isle of Purbeck  >  Corfe Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1929 480208
They don't have a website as far as I know. They are a pub with a restaurant in it.
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