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The Castle Inn

16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 796833
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Tepid experience in St. Ives

St. Ives is a nice place to visit as long as you're aware of this is a tourist trap. We took the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Espen L
via mobile
Great little gem

Went for a meal food was excellent staff are very friendly a very welcoming would highly recommend... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“great pub” (16 reviews)
“quiz night” (6 reviews)
16 Fore Street, St Ives TR26 1AB, England
+44 1736 796833
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

St. Ives is a nice place to visit as long as you're aware of this is a tourist trap. We took the park and ride from Lelant Saltings. Getting peckish er saw this nice looking pub close to the Main Street. Ordered pints and Home...More

Thank Espen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for a meal food was excellent staff are very friendly a very welcoming would highly recommend this little gem

Thank mariaharpham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pub is set away from the front, but it is a real gem and a must visit place when in St Ives. It always has many guest beers and ciders, some local too. I didn't give this an "excellent" review, as the barmaid was...More

Thank 77blue77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came across this pub when looking for a place to eat with a dog. They easily accommodated the nine of us and the food was relatively quick at being served. The pub felt very traditional and I would visit again if I was in...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Really welcoming, friendly staff and a fantastic menu with delicious food. My husband had the Ploughman's Lunch which was a feast for the eyes as well as the taste buds. I had the roast of the day and it was delicious. I would definitely recommend...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We visited The Castle Inn on two occasions whilst on holiday in Carbis Bay. The first time the pub was very busy it was a Sunday and the Sunday Roast Carvery was on offer. We only had drinks, but the Carvery was very poplar and...More

Thank BOSAngel
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The food in The Castle Inn was tasteless and cold,any good points about this pub were the staff were friendly and efficient, we stayed behind for the " fun pub quiz" I think they should re name it, it was not fun,we did not take...More

Thank gareth_williams17
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stopped in here for a light evening meal and drinks with friends. Interesting pub with a varied menu and sizable specials board. Very knowledgeable barman on the local beers which were very good as recommended. Food was reasonably priced and very good all round.

1  Thank bettyian
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

The castle walks a fine line between being a locals pub and a tourist destination, and does it very well. The food is good, service is very friendly and and the atmosphere has a real buzz. Wish it was my local!

1  Thank marlowbilly
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I visit St Ives every year and this is easily the best pub in the town in my opinion. Friendly, welcoming feel to it with no frills, just decent people and food. To me, what sets it apart is an ever changing selection of fine...More

1  Thank Gazpacho68
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Laura H
3 February 2017|
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Response from michael864 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I cant remember you will have to ask
Pete S
1 August 2016|
Response from michael864 | Reviewed this property |
I recon about 1830 its quite popular
22 March 2015|
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Response from michael864 | Reviewed this property |
Yes a very dog friendly pub ...