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The Railway Inn

Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
+44 1934 611518
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham” (25 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Have just returned from what was to be a celebratory family meal. The place itself is lovely; great decor and atmosphere. Loved the beer; really well kept local ale (Butcombes). The starter was good; Camembert cooked to perfection. However the main meal was really poor....More

Thank Sunnyside121
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a really lovely lunch after visiting the Thatchers Cider tour. We had the Camembert sharing starter which was delicious. The rump steaks were lovely and the chips excellent. Puddings not all that but pretty full up so no problem really. The girls that served...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been meaning to go here for a while and dropped in for lunch today. Great looking pub with lots of wood beams and pleasant surroundings. Initially we were greeted within a minute or so and led to a table. Water was brought without asking which...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It might look like a small little pub but wait till you get round the back! The dining room is a three year old modern barn and it is superb. Service was excellent but the Pork dish illustrated was sublime. A delight of textures and...More

Thank RobininBRISTOL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a family meal for my parents 50th wedding anniversary. Fantastic food and lovely atmosphere. The staff were all great and attentive. Will be back soon

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for a light lunch while on holiday and was very pleased when we entered the place. Plenty of choice for either bar snacks or a meal in the restaurant. Best of all there was a choice of ten different ciders on tap, so making...More

Thank mmg671
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took a disabled friend there for her first trip out since before Christmas. Clean facilities, lovely staff and great fish meal. Could not rate too highly. Will go again.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Thatchers cider on offer as you would expect was really good, with a great range of different ciders to try out. The interior of the restaurant was very impressive and created a nice atmosphere to have a drink & meal. The food was excellent...More

Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking forward to coming here, partly cos it was a birthday treat with my best friend, and party because alot of us local to the area had looked forward to visiting as we followed the renovation of the building and development of the...More

Thank Happyroamer2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a cider tour and ate lunch here afterwards. It is best to book ahead as the restaurant gets busy. Lunch was served in a oak framed conservatory, a lovely setting. The menu is quite small, but the food is really good. They apologised...More

Thank Wraxall_Travellers
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Hi Julie, About 8 miles, 15 minutes by car :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Buffet, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Sandford
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 611518
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Thatchers proudly welcomes you to the newly refurbished Railway Inn at Sandford. A picturesque pub in heart of Sandford that offers unique fresh foods and our complete range of ciders as well as local ales and a selection of quality wines, spirits and minerals. The pub is dog friendly and has free wi-fi. Come to the heart of the village and enjoy this traditional country pub, with its welcoming bar area and open fireplace. Natural stone features, comfortable surroundings and a traditional oak-framed dining room create a fantastic space in which to relax, eat and drink. Eat in the informal bar area or in the dining room. Expert food and cider pairings come highly recommended and all dishes, created in the new kitchen, shine with their expert execution, taste and flavour.
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