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Carn Brea Castle

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Carn Brea Castle Carn Lane | Pool, Redruth TR16 6SL, England
+44 1209 218358
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked for 1900 ( opens at 1830). An enchanting location for a restaurant in a castle on a Cornish Hill. Greeted at the door by our waitress for the evening we were shown up the stairs to the banqueting area. Wonderful views could be had from our table. The menu is varied and enticing. We opted for the set... More 

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Thank Vince N
St Minver, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hired it for a birthday party. Excellent, lovely food brilliant very unusual location. It is very rustic if you like being pampered maybe not for you but if you love anything unusual this is the spot. They cooked all the food put it out on the tables and then left us with the keys to enjoy the evening and... More 

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Thank alexB8706HX
London
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This atmospheric castle is a gem. It's a bumpy ride up the Carn Brea but when you arrive it is magic. Watching the sun set with amazing views and gorgeous food is just fabulous.

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Thank Lesley K
Camborne, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been visiting for years and the food has always been great. Used to always have the Carn Brea Special Steak, preceded by the Special Soup!!!!!! However now sometimes I have Lamb kebab or chicken dishes as well. I am not in the habit due to working time constraints of reviewing a place more than Once unless with a good... More 

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Thank Ricky M
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You approach what looks like a castle and park outside. Entry is by knocking on a door within a porch. You're led past a roaring fire up a couple of flights of stairs to wooden tables in what is just like a castle, lit everywhere by candies. There is plenty of room inside between the stone pillars and you can... More 

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Thank Martin-F-UK
Redruth, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful, unusual, charming restaurant.set in and old folly in-top of windy Carnbrae. A one off, lit by candles and fairy lights to make a cosy and romantic setting. Menu limited, but good. Has always been busy in our visits. Access difficult along a very potholed road and no disabled access. Steep stone steps inside.

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Thank Paula W
San Francisco
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Carn Brea Castle is an old 18th century hunting lodge in a castle style situated on top of Carn Brea near Redruth in Cornwall. It is right on top of the highest point in the district and commands outstanding views of the local countryside. You will have to google the restaurant on line for directions or else you would... More 

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Thank Paul S
Helston, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is a genuine old castle with a restaurant at the top of Carn Brea. Good for special occasions.

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Thank Phoenix029
London, England, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a difficult place to describe but I really do recommend going. The location is unique, we drove up on a wet dark night and the castle felt totally isolated a sense only heightened by the fact the door to the restaurant is locked on arrival. Once inside everything was lit by candlelight and by the end of our... More 

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Thank James L
Calne, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit of a hike up muddy paths (it was March) but great view and wild countryside with lots of mining heritage nearby.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carn Brea Castle Carn Lane | Pool, Redruth TR16 6SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Redruth
  • Phone Number: +44 1209 218358

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?