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The Castle

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ringwood - RazorbackExcellent1
East London (ELB) - Pale AleGood1
Truman's - SwiftGood1
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Hog Island APA (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)Not Tried0
Sambrook's - Watneys Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Castle, Walthamstow, Greater London
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

13 May 2018 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening, a diverted visit due to the King William IV still closed for refurbishment. As per my last visit mainly food oriented however the many tables outside the pub were busy with drinkers.
Truman's - Swift3.90GoodRefreshing with a crisp elderflower finish.
Ringwood - Razorback3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Watneys Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
06 Mar 2017 (Magnus Greel)
Early evening. My first visit here and I like it. Another proper back street local however I feel the emphasis is more catered for wine drinkers and diners.
Ringwood - Razorback3.80ExcellentSuperb and in top condition.
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Hog Island APA (No. 18 Yard Brewhouse)4.80Not Tried
17 Apr 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Mid-afternoon on Sunday and the place is jammed full of families eating roast dinners, with many young children present. Not the place for a quiet pint at this time.
East London (ELB) - Pale Ale4.00GoodA nicely full-bodied, traditional Pale Ale.
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not Tried

About The Castle

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Walthamstow, Greater London, E17 9LB.

The Castle opened in 1858, initially as a beer house. Throughout the twentieth century it was a Charrington’s house, retaining two separate bars until the 1970s and keeping its Charrington’s windows until 2006. Today it is a modernised, single bar pub with pavements tables at the front and a garden area to one side.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 7 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E17 9LB