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Welcoming hostelry in venerable building

At a glance

Bar menu
Restaurant menu
Garden
Wheelchair access
Dog friendly
Free Wi-Fi

Records going back over 400 years testify to The Castle Inn’s roots as an alehouse – even if its name has changed several times. Since buying the pub some 10 years ago, Mark and Tanya Hougham have made a great success of things due to their hard work and enthusiasm. Today The Castle Inn is known for simply cooked food based on fresh locally-sourced ingredients, and Suffolk ales from Earl Soham and Cliff Quay. Mussels in one form or another are likely to appear among the starters during the winter months, while the concise list of main courses will include well-aged beef, and perhaps a classic fish pie with cod, smoked haddock, capers, shallots, parsley and peas.

Opening hours

  • Closed: 1st 2 weeks January
  • Days closed: Sunday evening (Sunday and Tuesday evening, Monday in winter)
  • Opening times: 12-10 (Wednesday to Saturday 12-10 Sunday and Tuesday 12-4 in winter)
  • Lunch opening: all week 12-2.30 (Tuesday to Sunday 12-2.30 in winter)
  • Dinner opening: Monday to Friday 6-9 (Wednesday to Saturday 6-9 in winter)

Food and drink

  • Restaurant menu available
  • Real ales: Earl Soham Victoria, Cliff Quay Sea Dog
  • Real ciders: Aspall

Price guide

  • Main course from: £10
  • Credit cards accepted

Facilities

  • Parking available
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Garden
  • Coach parties welcome, notice required
  • Wedding receptions

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Children's menu
  • High chairs
  • Baby change

Accessibility

  • Ramp or lift access available

Dogs

  • Dog friendly
  • Allowed in bar
  • Allowed in garden

Getting here

From A143 into Broad Street (A144) signed Bungay. At junction right (around island), last exit into Earsham Street. Pub on left

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