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The Ypres Castle Inn, Rye

Gungarden
Rye
TN31 7HH
Phone: 01797223248
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Blue Scrumpy left this review about The Ypres Castle Inn

After a failed attempt to visit the Owl in nearby Camber, we returned to Rye to try the Ypres Castle Inn.

It can be quite difficult to find. Although, once you can locate the Ypres Tower itself, there are some steps down to the pub and its garden, which nestles under the ramparts.

There was a reasonable selection of ales, including a dark beer. Rother Valley Ypres Castle Bitter is the regular ale. Guests were Collar Head Flapjack Stout, West Malling Kent Pale & Surrey Hills Greensand IPA. The real cider was Nightingale Falstaff Bramley, another new one for me.

The pub is a typical local construction, being weatherboarded. When we tried to pronounce Ypres, we were repeatedly corrected by locals for whom it is simply known as Wipers.

Another decent pub in Rye.

On 3rd May 2021 - rating: 7
[User has posted 434 recommendations about 434 pubs]


Moby Duck left this review about The Ypres Castle Inn

At the time of my visit last month the pub was operating a garden only policy due to Covid 19, the inside has since reopened.
Despite that disappointment the weather was still good and the beer even better, Howling Hops Top Buzzer on keg and Three Legs Oatmeal Stout on cask. The garden was full and despite being busy landlord Jeff managed to take time for a chat. While I can't rate the pub ambiance the garden experience was positive.

On 25th October 2020 - rating: 7
[User has posted 1357 recommendations about 1343 pubs]


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Real Ale Ray left this review about The Ypres Castle Inn

A traditional style pub with low ceilings, boarded floors and a quarry tiled floor at the rear and cream painted walls. The bar area had a display of hops along the pot shelf and there were six handpumps, with five in use. We went for the Three Legs IPA and the Rother Valley Level Best, both of which were in excellent condition. The pub looked to be food led, with bookings for tables over the phone as we ordered our beers. The manager was friendly and chatty and told us that Paul McCartney used to pop in on a Sunday for lunch and that his daughter Heather McCartney still frequents the pub, as she lives nearby.

On 13th November 2019 - rating: 7
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Old Blue
Rye, 0.36 miles, 6 min walk (show)
Winchelsea, 2.5 miles, 48 min walk (show)
Doleham, 7.87 miles, 2 hr 31 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Ypres Castle Inn, Rye
3rd May 2021, 14:57
Review submitted by Blue Scrumpy
 
25th Oct 2020, 10:42
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  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Car Park : No last updated 22 September 2020 by Moby Duck
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 September 2020 by Moby Duck
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 22 September 2020 by Moby Duck
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 10 March 2018 by . Wittenden
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