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The Castle Inn Bar & Bistro

€€ - €€€, British,
Manse Road, Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5EP, Scotland
+44 1620 850221
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“fish and chips” (22 reviews)
“mash” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Manse Road, Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5EP, Scotland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good value lunch served with friendly humour and warmth: ballotine of pheasant with black pudding. Very much worth a detour to a lovely village with a wonderful castle to give the nearby inn its name.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank davidgow45
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and food wasn’t ok however service was awful! The service team seemed to be mother father and daughter and reAlly- awful. The mum was serving us and she was not very nice, very abrupt and slow. It took 15 minutes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank MariaTma
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped for lunch on route from Edinburgh to Northumberland. We were allowed to bring the dogs in to a garden room and water was provided for them. As it was a Monday it was quiet and service was friendly and speedy. Sp speedy that...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank nelllyphant2201
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend the Castle Inn. A warm welcome, the food was delicious. Staff were helpful and attentive. Will be returning soon.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank leicesterlass2014
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Not our first visit and certainly won't be our last. We had an excellent meal served by a friendly and welcoming staff. The owners haven't overdone it with the menu choice thus ensuring the customer is served a good standard of freshly cooked food which...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank lizlaing1
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Group of 10 ate here whilst on a golf trip to the area. We all had an excellent meal and were well looked after by the staff. Good range of beers and refurbished very pleasant dining area. Well worth a visit. Only the limited number...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank MartinBedfordshire
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

The castle Inn has long been a lunch favourite when visiting North Berwick. Although it has gone through several changes it has always managed to retain its charm serving great pub food with friendly service. It’s location on the Dirleton Castle Green is very scenic....More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank stuffmatters
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Good atmosphere, good food from mainly local suppliers and well priced. The main problem is whether to have a starter or desert if only going for two courses - very difficult decision as both menus spoil you for choice!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a lovely pint of Peroni after a day at the Museum of Flight. Very clean & would have liked to eat but food isn't served until after 6pm. We still enjoyed our short visit. Staff & customers were friendly & very helpful

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Gill G
Reviewed 1 August 2018

We ate here a couple of times while staying on the caravan site at Yellowcraig. We were greeted with a warm welcome. My only disappointment with this place is that there is no real ale, hence the reason I have only given it four out...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank HilaryH755
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Hi Vic You have contacted the wrong person. Don’t know the castle inn Sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Manse Road, Dirleton, North Berwick EH39 5EP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  East Lothian  >  North Berwick  >  Dirleton
  • Phone Number: +44 1620 850221
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