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nice beer garden

popped in for a bite to eat on a Sunday afternoon. The place was bouncing but we found a table... read more

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happy2holiday
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Cardiff, South Wales
Wales watching!

Needed a pub with a large screen TVs, Wales were playing SA and we wanted a good seat! We started... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
kazzy8
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Royston, United Kingdom
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  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Reviewed today

popped in for a bite to eat on a Sunday afternoon. The place was bouncing but we found a table easily enough and ordered the steak and stout pie. Cheap food but good for the price

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank happy2holiday
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Needed a pub with a large screen TVs, Wales were playing SA and we wanted a good seat! We started in the lounge bar, order food plenty of choice it came quick and hot ... we had off the lunch menu so nothing fancy but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kazzy8
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on the 10th November with my partner as I hadn’t been here for a while,and thought it would be a nice treat. How wrong was I. The food beef in my wrap was so tough I could have soled my shoes with it,the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

Awful food, terrible service, bad attitude from staff, returned food and drinks to the lounge bar, will never recommend this establishment to anyone. Bloody awful!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PaulH9813
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This establishment is so poor ,i have given it 2 stars only because they have sky sports. The food ,service and beer are all poor , the place itself needs a total refurbishment , is is a dirty and rundown pub, that could be so...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Paul e
TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi Paul I'm sorry to hear that you were unhappy on your last visit. We take pride in our food service and beverages at the Railway so I'm disappointed that my team let you down on your last visit with what sounds like sub-standard items....More

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

Been going to the railway for years for beer and food occasionally. Tonight’s food and last one were not good though. I’ll give food a miss in the future and go to The Lion. Manager needs to sort this out!!More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Richard J
TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Hi Richard I'm sorry your recent experiences here did not reach your expectations. Could you please email with your visit dates, times and what food you ordered so I can fully investigate why you were let down on these occasions? Our email is railwayhotel.Penarth@stonegatepubs.com. Kind...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018

A popular venue for the budget end of the market, good choice and quick service, has lots of grans and grandads with the grandkids during school holidays

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank happy2holiday
TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2018

Thanks for the review guys. Glad you enjoyed your time with us over the summer, and hope to see you again!

Reviewed April 11, 2018

Went in for a cold refreshing beverage after a long day in the van with Louis only to find, what can only be described as an establishment which is inadequate and downright disgusting. At this bar, I called out a pompous Stanwell student who’s talking...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank jamesmarr2716
TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Hi James. Stanwell students always trying to get one up on everybody else. We hope you and your mate Louis are doing ok, and will join us for another cold beverage again soon.

Reviewed March 5, 2018

Sports bar and Lounge with friendly Staff. Reasonably priced drinks and Pub Grub, Plenty of screens for various sports if they clash at the same time. Its a large Pub built in Victorian Times and kept up with modern needs. Beer Garden for warmer weather...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 168daveh
TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Hi Dave, thanks for the feedback.

Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

I recently visited the Railway Hotel, a clean pub with a great atmosphere. Staff were nice and friendly. I had a mixed grill, would definitely recommend, the gammon was thick and juicy along with the steak #yummy I will be returning 😊

Date of experience: February 2018
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TomGalloway87, General Manager at Railway Hotel Penarth, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018

Hi Jade Thanks for the kind words! The Railway team.

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