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Down to the Doctors

I haven't been to the Railway since the heady days of the mid to late 80's when I was a regular at... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2018
Jon A
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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
i too saw the camelfoot raiders

great band good pub shame about the facebook issue. but will go again. used to watch the band in... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2017
427martin1968
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 January 2013

The Railway Venue, Ipswich plays host to many great bands. Many of them being tribute bands - including The Who, The Small Faces, Oasis, The Jam etc. Recently Essex band 'Missing Andy' where fantastic. Watch out for their return - well worth the small door...More

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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited The Railway Pub last night to see The Camelfoot Raiders. As ever the band were excellent and the pub was buzzing. People were dancing to the music 🎶 and I had a fantastic evening. All the bar staff were efficient and friendly and the...More

5  Thank Catherineperks_12
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

I don't live far from here and I would never visit this place again. The atmosphere sin't very nice I walk in and people look at me like i'm from Norwich.

1  Thank lauraallard25
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

The Railway is a community. All out for a great night. The staff are witty and edgy, they add to a proper pub atmosphere. You feel part of an extended social group. The music is varied and always worth a spin. As a foreigner abroad...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Recently visited with friends. Exceptional service, exceptional people. The cleanliness of the pub did not go unnoticed, have never seen a pub this clean and the toilets - wow. Music for every taste, have seen around 5/6 bands here now and have never been dissapointed....More

Thank tessnewt
Reviewed 18 March 2018

I haven't been to the Railway since the heady days of the mid to late 80's when I was a regular at gigs. Last night I visited to see The Feelgood Band and was more than pleasantly surprised to walk back into an authentic pub...More

Thank Jon A
Reviewed 2 December 2017

great band good pub shame about the facebook issue. but will go again. used to watch the band in various carnations.

Thank 427martin1968
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Booked up to see Wishbone Ash. Was surprised they were playing such a small venue but what a treat it was. The staff are friendly and efficient. Beer good and reasonably priced. Door staff very good and welcoming. I have been a Wishbone Ash fan...More

1  Thank Stambridge
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing night at the railway watching live bands the atmosphere was amazing. So glad it's back open does take me back to early 90's. Beer garden is lovely and staff are friendly enough still can see a difference between new people and regulars...More

Thank EmmaH21
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Visited The Railway Pub last night to see The Camelfoot Raiders. As ever the band were excellent and the pub was buzzing. People were dancing to the music 🎶 and I had a fantastic evening. All the bar staff were efficient and friendly and the...More

5  Thank Catherineperks_12
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Visited many times through various owners. Have enjoyed it as a gig venue. Unfortunately due to a facebook post that expressed hateful xenophobic views I will no longer be visiting. I will not give my money to people who are clearly islamophobic. Ipswich is a...More

2  Thank Josie F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We visited here in April to see a very good local band The Albion Mills. The Raage ilway is a large pub and is one of the best live music venues in Ipswich. It has a large stage and the viewing of it is good...More

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