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The Castle - Wakefield

232 Barnsley Rd, Wakefield, WF2 6AS +44 1924732571

(((() British
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
  •  - West Yorkshire
Average
Main course: £8
Food spend: £15
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 11:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 11:00 - 22:30

A warm welcome from John and Leona Our table was ready. Good menu and service. Excellent value

George Nairn-briggs 11 May 2017
from Wakefield

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Located just a few streets away from the ruins of Sandal Castle, The Castle – Wakefield is a restored village pub serving a menu of seasonal, modern British dishes. Boasting a terrace for al fresco dining in warm weather, the mismatched chairs, assorted wall art & fireplaces make the restaurant inside a cosy retreat during the winter.

Sourcing ingredients from trusted local suppliers, The Castle menu features wholesome recipes based around the garden, land and sea. Sample hand-pressed burgers, beef & ale pie with cardamom carrots, or sea bass with potato gnocchi, while old-school puddings include warming crumbles, custard-lathered sponges and decadent brownies. Not forgetting younger diners, a kids’ menu includes miniature versions of British classics.

A partnership with the celebrated Rothschild wine merchants means The Castle - Wakefield cellar is stocked full with an eclectic list of world wines, while indulgent wine flights allow guests to sample a variety of bins. Seasonal beers and barrel-kept ales also feature, as well as thirst-quenching cocktails and rich coffees.

The Castle in West Yorkshire is a 12-minute walk from Sandal & Agbrigg Rail Station.

The Castle - Wakefield

232 Barnsley Rd, Wakefield, WF2 6AS

Contact +44 1924256981
Reservations +44 1924732571

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Customer reviews for The Castle - Wakefield

4.6 (((() (based on 28 reviews)
92% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (23)
  • lunch (14)
  • value (12)
  • business (8)
  • child friendly (7)
  • al fresco (4)
  • large parties (4)
  • private dining (4)
  • romantic (4)
  • trendy (3)
  • afternoon tea (2)
  • luxury (2)
  • entertainment (1)
  • (((** 19 June 2017 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    As it was Fathers Day the restaurant had been very busy. The staff were attentive and efficient despite being tired. Things were not helped by the heating having come on [this was the hottest day of the year]. The manager told me that this has happed several times and the staff cannot turn it off. The effect was to make the restaurant very hot and I wonder that the staff survived! The food, etc were of the usual high standard although the limited menu was a disappointment with a heavy emphasise on burgers

  • ((((( 11 May 2017 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    A warm welcome from John and Leona Our table was ready. Good menu and service. Excellent value

  • ((((( 3 May 2017 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    A warm welcome by Aaron [we are going to miss him now he is moving] and Leona.

    Excellent ford and drink. Very good value

  • ((((( 21 April 2017 by Rita Tree from West Yorkshire Urban Area

    Food excellent service very good

  • ((((* 2 April 2017 by Wendy Rowe from Rotherham

    Good food good staff large table next to us with children in pj s very very noisy but much at 8 30 on a Saturday night when you've gone out to chat and enjoy your evening with your sister for her birthday ??????

  • ((((( 2 April 2017 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    Friendly and attentive staff. Especially, Lucy, who was our server and Aaron who welcomed us and conducted us to our table. Excellent food. Well cooked and presented. The wine was reasonably priced and served at the right temperature.

  • ((((( 26 January 2017 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    A colleague and I had lunch yesterday at The Castle. Our servers were Andrew and Aaron. Both are excellent. The food was well prepared and served. The drinks just right.

  • ((((( 4 January 2017 by Valerie Grimshaw from Barnsley

    Firstly the staff were most welcoming and attentive to our requirements. The meal was first class. We have never had a bad meal at the castle and we have been about 4 or 5 times.

  • ((((( 22 December 2016 by George Nairn-briggs from Wakefield

    Excellent service from Leona.Food well cooked and served in good time. An excellent lunchtime experience

  • ((((( 12 December 2016 by Paul Holgate from Wakefield

    The Sunday roast are delicious

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