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The Railway

$$ - $$$, British,
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
+44 1473 252337
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven’t been here for a while, it was quite busy and we had a table in the bar, we ordered off the specials I had rib eye steak and salad and it was just right! Hubby ordered turkey stew and he said it was really...More

1  Thank Notsominijo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Three adults one dog very pleasant greeting shown to our table Not overley impressed with food choice on menu and specials board I chose the salmon As I did not want to be over faced with chips the other two in the party chose burger...More

1  Thank sheila r
Reviewed 4 March 2018

We joined friends for a meal in early March just as the snow was starting to thaw so it wasn't quite as busy as we've seen before. There was plenty of space in the adjacent car park and the ramps in to the venue helpfully...More

1  Thank Ken H
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Booked a table for 3 of us for Sunday Lunch. Arrived and shown immediately to our table, then under 3 mins before member of waiting team took our drinks order! Less than 5 mins later and we have our drinks and our food order had...More

1  Thank vlehkyj
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We had a great meal here. Many people have eaten here and said how good it was so we thought we would try it .The staff are friendly and polite. There is a decent menu serving the usual pub food but of a higher standard...More

1  Thank carlalexander
Reviewed 15 February 2018

We called on the Sunday morning to see if they had a table for three for lunch the same day and were lucky to get a table at the time we wanted. The railway isn't as slick and trendy as other eateries in the area,...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Have been several times before with friends and family and always had a very nice meal. so was disappointment with this offering. I ordered ribeye steak with peppercorn sauce, steak cooked well but the sauce took a long time to arrive. I questioned it and...More

1  Thank senses28
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Lovely. Cold February, heating broken, lovely warm pub with great pub food. Steak and chips were great, crumble and custard spot on.

1  Thank James R
Reviewed 22 January 2018

I made a phone call Saturday afternoon for a table for two, yes we can fit you in for 7.30, we arrived at 7.20, and were shown to our table, ( the venue was packed ) we sat down and about 5 minutes later were...More

1  Thank Michael H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

First class service and food and cost very reasonable Ambiance was excellent,the steak and ale pie was delicious and the crumble was big enough for 2.

1  Thank michaelgK5454MJ
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 252337
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