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The Castle and Ball

High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LZ, England
+44 1672 515201
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LZ, England
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1 - 10 of 396 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived late as group of 8 - let us order food then go to room to freshen up . Arrived back to find food just arriving at prearranged time. Food was liked by all , portions all seemed generous and staff very attentive. Room across...More

Thank Katharine G
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm really glad you hear your stay. I hope you will stay again if you come back to the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful salad nicoise which was reasonably priced. The ice cream, was so good! It was after the holidays when we went, so it was fairly quiet. This is a very nice area of the UK to visit by the way.

Thank tahoequeen21
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, good menu choices (especially the ice cream!)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights - & had one meal in restaurant in first night. Most of the staff are friendly & helpful but there was one member of staff that I dealt with on both nights at the bar who was not very friendly at...More

Thank Fromeperson
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

At our recent menu change, it was decided the value menu would no longer be available after 6pm. I would be happy to pass along feedback concerning the dishes on the menu to our Head Office. You are welcome to send an email to 6422@greeneking.co.uk...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Recommended by my wife , as she meets her college day's friends here for lunch in the recent past. Our lunches were simple affairs well presented ...one was Lasagne with chips , and the other was Gammon steak . My pudding was Bramley Apple with...More

Thank ian-engineer
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your compliments, you made very good menu choices, I hope you will visit ua again.

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely short break at this hotel, or should I say pub with rooms (not that this was a problem as we knew this before arrival). Our room was big, with a good sized bathroom, we had a view of the fire escape,...More

Thank doddy67
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. I do apologise about the works being carried out, and I hope it didn't cause you too much fuss. The breakfasts are all made to order, the downside is that during very busy breakfasts...More

Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a mini break and the hotel location was brilliant right on the high street. The room was clean and bed comfortable. Having the car park in the back of the hotel was also great. Breakfast was good and staff really friendly...More

1  Thank Mari S
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, and thank you for pointing out the stairs, it's good for other people looking at places to stay in the town that they know this. We have 3 ground floor bedrooms that may better for some guests. I'm really glad...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Dined here again on Saturday 18th Match, mine & my Husband's 6th meal here. This time we met up with our friends, another couple. It was busy for a Saturday but the service was still very good. The food as always did not disappoint, the...More

Thank MandyandJoules
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, it's so lovely hearing from our regular customers. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Never had a bad experience here! Lovely food and atmosphere. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive. Placed perfected in the heart of Marlborough!

Thank kateswhite1
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review, looking forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We met friends for lunch and had a nice meal with them. The food was on average good but nothing special. Nice staff member looked after us and overall a nice time.

Thank RobertFs
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback.

Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Local pub on the high street with a mixture of clientele ranging from builders to hotel guests to dogs ! Started a tab at the bar which was easy enough and had a look over the menu. Plenty to pick from burgers to sandwiches. Good...More

Thank stutan
Old_English_Inns99, Manager at The Castle and Ball, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, it is always appriecated. I hope you will come againa soon.

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NStandley
Hello. Can you please tell me if you have car parking if we are staying overnight and what time check in is from? Many thanks.
7 April 2017|
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Response from Old_English_Inns99 | Property representative |
Good morning, Yes we do have car park which is free for residents. Check in is from 2pm onwards. Many thanks, Castle & Ball Hotel
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Tracy C
Hi I take it you are in the centre of Marlborough? Do we need to book in for 5 people to eat next Saturday for lunch, also what are your opening times Thank you
21 January 2017|
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Response from Old_English_Inns99 | Property representative |
hi, Yes we are in the high street and please book for the restaurant.Our opening times for lunch are 12.00pm till 10.00pm. our contact number for reservations is 01672 515201 many kind regards jim
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Anne B
Hi, do you have your 2016 Christmas menus out yet?
26 May 2016|
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Response from Old_English_Inns99 | Property representative |
Hi, yes we do. Please call us on 01672 515201 Monday - Friday 9am - 3pm, or email us via the link on our webpage to ask for details. Kind regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street, Marlborough SN8 1LZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Marlborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1672 515201
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