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The Castle, Bradford-On-Avon

Mount Pleasant
Bradford-On-Avon
BA15 1SJ
Phone: 01225865657
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Bucking Fastard left this review about The Castle

It's listing in the 2016 GBG was the draw for the visit,which justified climbing one of the steepest streets I have ever encountered to reach it from the town centre.It has a grand appearance and is clearly old,pitched at the top of the river valley commanding views over Wiltshire,although you need to stand up to see them,rather than just sit in the very pleasant beer garden hoping to enjoy the sights .The interior has a tap room to the left,low ceiling,exposed stone,real fireplace and long bench seating,all very authentic.There is also a side room mainly full of dining type tables but drinker friendly.Accomodation is available and this feels like a small country hotel rather than a boozer.There are lots of Georgian features and the gents have proper porcelian urinals with glass splash backs.Sadly they smelt quite a bit to boot.The food menu looked interesting if pricey with a few pretentious descriptions but that wasn't putting punters off.
There were 6 handpumps offering Blindmans Golden Spring,Three Castles Barbury Castle ,a house Flatcappers Ale (brewed by Three Castles) and a very good Arbor Hoploader which proved a perfect session ale.
I liked it,smart yet relaxed,dog friendly despite the food offering,charming barmaids,and well worth a return visit.

On 12th July 2016 - rating: 8
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Tom Jackson left this review about The Castle

The Castle is a great pub with amazing rooms, we have filmed the inside and some of the food. Well worth a visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zqR-mJkQ954

On 26th February 2016 - rating: 9
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Blackthorn _ left this review about The Castle

This is a good sized pub at the top of a rather steep hill. Worth the hike though if you're feeling energetic. There's a good sized main bar with a black slate tiled floor, a long bar and a real fire (even on a lovely sunny spring afternoon, which was odd!). Also a smaller rear bar that looks to be more geared up for dining, and a good sized beer garden and patio (although there were rather too many noisy toddlers running round for my liking).

Decent food menu that's a cut above your usual “pub grub” menu, but not some poncy gastropub stuff either. We had a very nice burger with a good wedge of Stilton, and a fish pie. There's an extensive wine list on a blackboard and the rather unusual beers were Keystone Large One, Flatcapper Ale, Barbury Castle and Yeovil's Posh IPA. The only cider was Stowford Press.

On 12th April 2010 - rating: 8
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Jonathan Wilde
Bradford-on-Avon, 0.58 miles, 11 min walk (show)
Avoncliff, 1.76 miles, 34 min walk (show)
Freshford, 3.27 miles, 1 hr 3 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Castle, Bradford-On-Avon
19th Jul 2021, 12:09
Request to mark pub as open by ROB Camra approved
 
19th Jul 2021, 12:09
Request to mark pub as open submitted by ROB Camra, with included notes: Reopened under new ownership

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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 19 July 2021 by ROB Camra
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