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The Railway

Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
+44 1473 252337
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a lazy Sunday visit , the place has been made over since last I came here . We were so impressed that we will be back as soon possible . The menu is very tempting , if we had had more time we would...More

1  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for an 80th Birthday meal for 16. Staff very helpful. They decorated the table and even though we had brought our own birthday cake supplied plates and napkins. A lovely atmosphere.

1  Thank marshyc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and I whose joint ages are 150 years, agreed that the fillet steaks we had were the best we've ever eaten. Mine was "blue" and I've never had one cooked so perfectly. The mushroom sauce was absolutely delicious. It's a great pity that...More

2  Thank Trevor T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to The Railway frequently, either on our own or with friends. There is always a great atmosphere with friendly service. Very good food. We usually try to book a table as it is always busy. But a table for 2 can sometimes be...More

1  Thank alexandra079
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went today for lunch, there were 3 of us, we ordered of the set menu my friend and I ordered the ceasur salad , when it arrived one of them were covered in anchovies the other had none, but were covered In croutons, we spoke...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a family meal on a Sunday and had an excellent experience. The food was excellent and the service was brilliant also. They catered to our needs and ensured we had a good experience.

1  Thank naomikidd92
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Wow what a treat for Mothers Day. I ordered the wrong meal (totally my fault) and they replaced it with no fuss. Absolutely above and beyond. Took my 3 year old daughter too and she was made such a fuss of and made to feel...More

1  Thank Beccaboop123
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had not booked this venue but arrived about 6.30pm on a Sunday evening on the off chance of getting a meal. The car park was busy so we thought we would be unlucky. However there were 2 or 3 tables for 2 we were...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We go here and lot. Great food, good service. We eat in the restaurant or, if we take our dog we eat in the bar area. Highly recommended.

1  Thank katerobharryned
Reviewed 26 February 2017

went here with a party of around 20 to celebrate a 70th birthday.the food and service was absolutely excellent and e very one was well catered for with constant checks for drinks and to see the food was as we wanted

1  Thank alanp343
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Peter G
When are evening meals served?
6 May 2017|
Response from SFM1959 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We went at lunch time. Check their website maybe or give a call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
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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