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The Castle Inn

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| Bletchley, Market Drayton, England
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Cheswardine, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We normally go to the castle on a Tuesday evening but it was a Thursday this time, we were early for our booking but it didn't seem to be a problem and we were seated and drinks ordered pretty quickly. Enticed with the specials board we ordered two bacon chops with chips, veg and parsley sauce, a strange mix of... More 

Thank Kieth L
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Came here for Sunday lunch with my other half, entrance was unfriendly and unwelcoming to say the least. Sat down and waited a while for menus to be brought to us. Waited again for someone to come to the table and take our order.. even though no one had taken a drinks order.. ordered food and drink and waited probably... More 

Thank bstubbs1
Newport, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We met up with friends for lunch and we all enjoyed our meals. There was a large Christmas party in progress when we arrived. I thought we would probably have quite a wait for our food but I was wrong. We all went for the roast turkey and it couldn't be faulted. We could not manage to eat all of... More 

1 Thank N2192YWjohnw
Wigan, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I arranged a 2 course meal for 42 people which in itself isn't easy, but the process the Castle has was simple and we pre-ordered. We arrived 30 minutes late (sorry!) due to traffic on the day but still we were made to feel welcome. I didn't receive a single bad review from any of the people with me on... More 

1 Thank Vicky and Simon A
Cheswardine, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We haven't been here in a while so we thought we'd give it a go on Sunday evening.we turned up at about half seven and we were seated almost instantly and ordered drinks we then perused the menu and specials board and chose our mains my wife and my friends wife had the lasagne and my friend had the cod... More 

Thank Kieth L
Colchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We chose the Castle for its location close to our family. The rooms are spotless and very well presented in a separate block away from the popular bar and restaurant. Yes, it is a bit noisy at night with the road noise but that did not detract from the overall experience. Breakfast was excellent and nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Judy2708
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Staff were lovely, room was spotless, large and had a great shower. However as the building with the rooms is separate from the pub (kind of like an American motel) it was very open to the public. The door lock did not feel secure and I really did not feel safe. The hotel is located right on a main road... More 

Thank Rebecca B
Rotherham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hotel, we got the room in the castle tower - great food both breakfast and evening meal - would go again thank you for making us welcome

Thank wednesdayswfc2015
Market Drayton
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341 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 282 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We called in for a works lunch a few weeks ago and were very impressed. There were about twenty of us so we all pre booked our choices from a menu that they emailed us. When we arrived we were made to feel welcome and lunch was served very quickly and every one enjoyed what they had. I had the... More 

Thank Scott F
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015

Well after reading Sharon W's review before me I really didn't know what to expect. This was my second visit here in a year on both occasions just passing. Earlier in the year we had no problems and the place was in the middle of being re-decorated. That was partly the reason for the return to see the improvement All... More 

Thank ferandane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Bletchley, Market Drayton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Market Drayton

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