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Castle Inn

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Castle Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1DU, England
+44 1629 812103
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Nottingham
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21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Having visited the Castle Inn before, I returned with with father, brother and his daughter for a late Sunday lunch. With parking in demand in Bakewell, we took advantage of the Castle Inn's carpark (lots of threatening signs warning of £100 fines; all you need to do is give your vehicle registration at the bar) and found a table straightaway,... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We came here for dinner as it was advertised as a dog-friendly pub, and true to its word, it was indeed! From the moment we walked in (we had called earlier and booked a table for 2 and a dog), the staff were extremely welcoming, and brought doggie treats to the table (without us asking for it!), and we got... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Came here on a Monday evening during our stay in Bakewell. Ordered drinks but then returned to the bar with our food choice. My wife's first choice was not available so I returned to the table to see what her second choice was and guess what?! Plus when I asked if my choice was available to find that wasn't either!... More 

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Bakewell, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for a work party really good service with really good food would recommend the jalfrezi Indian platter for £10.99 bargain!! Followed down well with the old specked Hen cracking beer. Always a good place for quality reasonable prices food

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A evening meal for four was excellent, the choice on the extensive menu was huge with option at a variety of prices from bargain to more expensive. We all had slightly more expensive choices and they were all good value. The selection of beverages available was as expected in a quality pub, the real ale, Abbott, that I had was... More 

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Thank Stevecox803
Bakewell, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

A rill isn't meal provided by friendly staff. Good sized portions attractively presented and piping hot!

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Thank alisonombrown
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Excellent food that was basic but tasty. Welcoming environment, relaxed and friendly staff.. Good value.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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99 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Bakewell is a beautiful village and the Castle is a great example of a village pub/restaurant. As we entered we were hit immediately by the buzz of a full and busy restaurant. By the end of the evening, having enjoyed a really excellent meal, we knew exactly why so many have made this their local. The menu is fairly extensive... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The service, atmosphere and food were great. Will go back again next time we are in the Peak District. We were a family of four. After tackling Grindsbrook Clough in a gale our energy levels were rejuvenated with main courses, puddings and drinks all for under £50. Great value.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We popped in for dinner and were so glad we did. It was absolutely delicious. The mac and cheese was probably the best meal I've had in England and the millionaire's cheesecake was amazing. Service was a bit slow, especially for dessert, but more than made up for in food quality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Peak District National Park, Bakewell DE45 1DU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Bakewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1629 812103

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?