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The Castle Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
+44 1728 724033
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“cromer crab” (3 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
“fresh crab” (2 reviews)
Closes in 18 min
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

What a fantastic pub, friendly staff and good food. The castle burger was amazing. I'll be back soon. Keep up the good work.

Thank Bird727
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in with the wife and dog to watch some football and grab a simple lunch. Watch the footie in the unheated shed just off the courtyard. It was freezing. I was happy though, my team won. Another larger family were sitting at the next...More

Thank Glitch33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for lunch. Two children and three adults. Good choice of food and good choices for the children. I just had soup which was good. One of our group had the chilli but said it was a bit on the bland side. The children...More

Thank rhoda m
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We went for a pub lunch at the castle inn. We were very disappointed. We had a coke, a pint of ghost ship(which was very good) and 2 meals. We both had a small microwaved soggy sausage roll, with a bit of salad and chips...More

Thank fernbank
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Husband tempted by the 'Four cask beers' sign outside. He was not disappointed. This pub serves teas & coffees as well as alcohol and is very close to the castle , next to the car park. Although we didn't eat people were enjoying what looked...More

Thank Violet250951
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We headed into Framlingham looking for somewhere to have a meal, most places locally were very busy and we were struggling to get a table anywhere, we decided to park up and walk around town and walked into the Castle inn as the menu outside...More

Thank JonathonDeMont
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Did not eat here, but the menu looked good.Had a nice pint of Addmins beer and sat out side in the glorious sunshine great..

Thank Ralfie1957
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The steak and ale pie was great, washed down with Adnams Southwold 🍺. Waiting time was 35 mins on account of a large party of bell ringers 🙄.

Thank BrynLloyd
Reviewed 6 August 2017

The Castle Inn is very popular as it is right next to Framlingham Castle. Despite being perenially busy, the staff appear to take this in their stride and manage the bar well. The staff are very friendly too and nothing was too much trouble when...More

1  Thank MadameButterfly78
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We called here for lunch and selected cod and chips and crab with a salad. The food was deliverd to our outside table very swiftly and was of very good quality. The cod fillet was huge and in a beer batter which could have been...More

Thank Graham B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$27
Bar, British, Pub
Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Castle Street, Framlingham IP13 9BP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Framlingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1728 724033
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A typical English country pub on the outskirts of Framlingham & next to Framlingham Castle, serving local ales in prim condition with pub type food and country food specials all sauced locally and produced in house. Tea and coffee with cakes is available if that is your preferred choice. Be assured a warm welcome awaits you.
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