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The Old Castle Harvester

Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
+44 1722 328703
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“rack of ribs” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (5 reviews)
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:30 pmAll hours
CUISINES
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Walked in. Saw three Christmas trees and fairy lights. It's November, five weeks and three days to Christmas. Walked out.

Thank Yahoops
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a large party having lunch to mark my daughters birthday.All the members of staff we came into contact were first-class and very helpful.I have not been to this Harvester for a number of years and it is long overdue for a refurbishment ,Everything...More

Thank DLODRATSAB
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the kind words... I'm hopefully lined up for a refurbished in 2018

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staying in a nearby hotel, visited this Harvester ad hoc for Saturday dinner. We hadn't booked but only had to wait a short while before we could be accommodated and plenty of seats in the bar area to wait. All the staff were very friendly...More

Thank Pootlemum
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your visit. The chocolate fudge cake is a real challenge. I've still can't figure out how my own teenager manages it all :-)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did look on Trip Advisor before I booked a table for 3 on a Tuesday. The wide spectrum of reviews is an accurate reflection - it's in desperate need of a refurbishment. Our table was so unstable every time someone cut into food the...More

Thank incrediblehulk2016
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for taking the time to review. It is true that a refurbishment is required in the near future. Watch this space as things are being talked about above !

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The usual really good food and great service from very staff that we have come to both enjoy and expect. We tried the new menu which was good. The salad bar was well stocked and as good as ever. We have heard that the restaurant...More

Thank cephasbeer
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

A refurbishment will happen in the future..... but we will always remain great value.

Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Not visited a harvester for a while, as, not really a fan of their food. However this is a good example, salad bar filled and fresh, service great, and food arrived quickly. Both our starter, and main courses were cooked well, and tasted great. Would...More

Thank Cath R
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the kind words.

Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped for lunch here as my wife had a voucher. The food was good and the service was prompt. However, the whole place is in urgent need of a deep clean The gents toilets are not fit for use. The place needs to be...More

Thank Jeffroyals
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. Tragically my worn out facilities have been mentioned before. People are listening at our Head Office

Reviewed 10 October 2017

Really improved since previous visit a year ago. Will return again soon due to fantastic staff and a lovely atmosphere.

Thank Katy B
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Great to have you back

Reviewed 9 October 2017

We have eaten here a number of times and always been really happy, unfortunately our most recent visit was not quite as great, another change to the menu which seems to change 3 times a year with the price going up and the food quality...More

Thank Craig D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Previous experiences of 40 minutes spent waiting for a table are now a thing of the past IF you book in advance. This place is popular and there are times when you will have to wait if you walk in off the street during those...More

Thank SalisburySimon
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Salisburysimon, thank you so much for your high rating!

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9 October 2016|
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Dogs are welcome in the beer garden with water available, restaurant and bar is guide dog only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 328703
Description
At The Old Castle Harvester in Salisbury food is fresh, full of flavour and just how you like it. Choose your tasty grill, sauce and side at our restaurant and we'll get cooking - while you head off to the famous Harvester salad bar to grab as much crisp, freshly prepared tasty salad as you like.
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