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The Old Castle Harvester

Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
+44 1722 328703
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“rack of ribs” (5 reviews)
“mixed grill” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Old Castle Road, Salisbury SP1 3SF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited this Harvester before and enjoyed a light snack then. We decided to eat here on our first evening and enjoyed a main course with unlimited salad and the dessert special. Our main courses were fish and chips with garden peas and spicy...More

Thank Daisy21Duke
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Super review .... just like the sundae

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

No idea about hygiene. Photo shows how staff behave in front of customers. Just basic. Why do staff have to eat and drink in the bar anyway?

1  Thank James W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant, like most harvesters, is intended to be cheap and cheerful. I get the sense it is cheap, by the overcooked plastic food and lack of hygiene, but none of the cheer. They are at least reliable; there will always be something missing from...More

Thank Alex M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending 3hrs in a vehicle and another 3hrs to go we all wanted some real food, instead of overpriced service grub. This was my first visit to this Harvester. Friendly helpful staff but service was a bit on the slow side. Harvester is a...More

Thank TopTravelerUK
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We appreciate all reviews, and appreciate you giving us the chance to improve by providing us with this feedback.

Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Nice staff and food, but a filthy place to go and eat..grime and dirt on toilet doors is disgusting.The gents toilet was filthy and smelt badly.

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

I'm sorry that the old tired toilets are a let down. A refurbishment is badly needed of the facilities as they are probably no longer fit for purpose due to excessive numbers of visitors and age.

Reviewed 14 April 2018

This site is a credit to the brand. I have visited it many, many times over the last 5 years, 95% of the time to dine. The staff are efficient, helpful, friendly and polite. 95% of the time the food is excellent and cooked to...More

Thank Bossman2183
General Manager A, Owner at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Bossman2183, we are so happy to read such a great review about The Old Castle!

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I have used a lot of Harvester restaurants over the years. The menu here is obviously the same as all the other Harvester restaurants. I found the Staff very friendly and helpful - it was half term, full of kids with their parentsand rather than...More

Thank John O
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

John O, your wonderful feedback and rating mean a lot to us.

Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We visited whilst staying with family in the city and to be honest we were unimpressed with the place. We ordered food, only to have the waitress return to put table 10 mins later to say some of the bits were unavailable. When our food...More

1  Thank Paul S
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

I can only assume that this review relates to the weekend just passed. I must confess that we did get caught short during the tail end of a busy half term week, placing ourselves in the highly unusual circumstances of running short of product. I'm...More

Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Came here after a day out ordered drinks beer had a bad taste to it then ordered our food came quite quickly. Two of us ordered the steak I ask for medium well done got it rare and steak sauce was wrong when I asked...More

1  Thank jemma75
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Hi Jemma75, thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent experience. We are disappointed to hear that you are not satisfied with your visit.

Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Having had appallingly long wait to try to get a table at the nearby Hampton Inn we cancelled and went to see if we could get at table at the Harvester, my daughters favourite restaurant. The service from staff couldn’t be more different. We were...More

Thank SarumCrew
General Manager A, Manager at The Old Castle Harvester, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

This is a great review. Your daughter clearly knows best, clearly sounds like an A* student. Look forward to seeing you all again soon.

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Lorraine L
February 26, 2018|
Response from shannonshaq | Reviewed this property |
if you go to the harvester web site they will have all offers listed
Sharon M
October 9, 2016|
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Response from Corey M |
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
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
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
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
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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