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The Railway Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
+44 1473 252337
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (4 reviews)
“ham” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went for Xmas evening I had there brisket of beef it was fantastic staff were great and service was good never had a bad meal there yet great night

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ian B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although somewhat crowded until we sat down, they handled this fairly large group well. We had pre-ordered food in advance, so needed to remember who had ordered what, but the staff handled that well, with friendly and good service. Many choices were clearly enjoyed by...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tlwmd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although only in November, we recently had our works Christmas party. From the initial enquiry to paying the final bill, the whole experience was impeccable. There are a few allergies within the team, but nothing was too much trouble. The table was laid beautifully and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Amber W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Railway Inn in order to attend a funeral nearby. Everything about this pub was excellent - the food, the room, the cleanliness etc. But above all, the staff were so lovely to us - they understood what we were going through...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizM811
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been here a number of times over the years and it just seems to get better. The menu is varied yet simple and gorgeous, however the vegetarian options are very few. What it makes up for that tiny blip is it’s the staff are...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RjLearmouth
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This lovely bar and restaurant was fantastic. I had a room what was well above a lot of high class hotels I've stayed in. The hospitality was second to none. I could not recommend this rest house enough. Then I've finished it of with a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Kevin T
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Service was prompt with plenty of choice on the menu. Food was well cooked and portions were adequate. A bit exprnsive but not too over the top

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank _susannetripp318
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Really nice pub/restaurant with the focus very much on food - not a “boozer” but still a good beer selection. En-suite room was large, well-equipped and spotless. Staff all friendly and helpful, the owner clearly loves her business and can’t do enough for her customers....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TomSPoole
Reviewed September 30, 2018

This is a nice place, friendly staff and clean, it's also busy as a restaurant but not so many people drinking at the bar. We made reservations and waited to be seated and the wait was simply because it was so busy, the waitress came...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank ripple22
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I have often been here and have always had a good meal. Last night was no exception. The beetroot risotto was delicious with rice perfectly cooked. A nice sized portion. My friends enjoyed their chicken supreme which was an unusual thing to see on a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Melanie D
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Peter G
May 6, 2017|
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From 5pm till 11 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 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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