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The Railway Bell

Closed Now: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Open today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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A very friendly local pub

A great pub, with friendly staff and customers. Excellent beer and good food and service. The only... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2015
Dover, United Kingdom
Much needed pints

Staying in Alkham there was no 'proper' pub so ventured to the next village and found the RB... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2015
Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible37%
14 Jul 2018
“No food”
11 Mar 2018
“Mothers day”
Hello and welcome to the Railway Bell. We offer great food and real ales at great prices. Food served daily. Steak night on Thursdays and Sunday Carvery. We look forward to seeing you soon
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120 London Road | Kearsney, Dover CT16 3AD, England
+44 1304 823949
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

So disappointing... we’re out looking for some food, just to have them tell us that no food was served that evening. On a Saturday!

Thank JoBrekhoff
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I booked the table about a month ago for a family meal to celebrate Mother's day. Our table was sticky and hadn't been cleaned, although the cutlery had already been placed. The restaurant was pretty quiet ehen we arrived and we asked to move to...More

3  Thank JoloKentUK
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Fab staff, always smiling and willing to help. Nothing is too much.. the food is top notch, cooked fresh and is super tasty as well as great value. Love that we can bring the children along for a nice meal and they can enjoy themselves...More

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596ramong, Owner at The Railway Bell, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 7 December 2015

A great pub, with friendly staff and customers. Excellent beer and good food and service. The only downside was that the pub is "family friendly". Whilst this is not necessarily a bad thing young children were tearing around the bar area screaming and shouting,,,totally uncontrolled.They...More

Thank rocketeerer
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Staying in Alkham there was no 'proper' pub so ventured to the next village and found the RB. Lovely friendly landlady and customers and plenty of choice of much needed beers after a full day out. Nice looking, clean dining room although we didn't stay...More

Thank takemeaway_12
Reviewed 12 July 2014

since the new owners come to the railway bell the trade and atmosphere has changed for the better and owners and staff are all friendly and happy

Thank colin r
Reviewed 6 May 2014

For some time River village has been missing a good quality village pub. This pub has been empty and unused for a few weeks. Its now back with us and up and running. The new management seem to be doing a good job. We had...More

Reviewed 2 December 2013

went to railway bell last night 30/11/13 place was empty and bar person served us our drinks without a smile very poor service

2  Thank colin r
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