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The Railway Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Sandford ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
+44 1934 611518
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
10:00 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
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1 - 10 of 555 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

After booking sometime ago to celebrate an occasion with colleagues, we arrived to find that there was no knowledge of our booking. We were told we could wait for an hour or go to the function room(we were a party of 10 so that would...More

Thank kevinS158
Reviewed 2 days ago

I lived locally during my university life and when I was looking for somewhere to celebrate my graduation from veterinary school I knew exactly where I wanted to go. I've been once before and absolutely love this place. Once again it didn't disappoint. The atmosphere...More

Thank Chloe H
Reviewed 3 days ago

Went there last night and had a meal the food was lovely and the staff were friendly and made us feel very welcome. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank ShelleyN1968
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice pub based in the grounds of the thatchers cider factory. Has clearly had a revamp recently which has added great value to the establishment. The interior is tastefully decorated perhaps minus the big purple wall (why purple!?) the bar in the pub is beautiful...More

Thank Martyn H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well what a lovely designed building with its grand oak trusses on display by the bar. Staff friendly and always happy to offer a tasting glass of whichever cider takes your tipple. Food was great, restaurant sizeable and not over priced. Would recommend anyone to...More

Thank Craig W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four adults and two children booked in for dinner at six o'clock. Probably chose meals at about 10 past six, and eventually served at six forty five! That was the negative, but food was delicious and good portions. Lovely setting in spacious restaurant with ample...More

Thank RetiredCongresbury
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fab place with a great atmosphere, place looks great but food was very average (burger dry and pretty tasteless) and over priced. On both occasions within the same week nobody cleared our table once our meal was finished (hardly any tables were cleared) even though...More

Thank Svelti
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our summer tour began with a trip to The Railway Inn which is owned by Thatchers and is situated right next to their farm. They have done a superb job in renovating the location, the bar area is a lovely place to sit and enjoy...More

Thank TT C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great attention to detail in every respect and you can see where the money has been successfully spent.Tried the 'flight' of different ciders which was very good.Sensibly priced lunchtime menu and quite large portions.Good array of soft seating in the main lounge area and plenty...More

Thank mncrbest
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been recommend to visit and sample the local ciders - we were given samples to taste before making our choice. Well worth the visit, loved the outside seating areas.

Thank Jenny E
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Questions & Answers
13 August 2016|
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Response from jdk321 | Property representative |
Yes to both questions.
julie s
11 July 2016|
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Response from jdk321 | Property representative |
Hi Julie, About 8 miles, 15 minutes by car :)
9 July 2016|
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Response from jdk321 | Property representative |
Hi doodles, Dogs are welcome outside and in the bar area :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 21
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
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Sandford
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 611518
  • E-mail
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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