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Railway Bell

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Bar, British, Pub
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87 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1JJ, England
+44 20 8989 0229
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had an expensive leather jacket along with contents - wallet, keys, cards, cash, license and mobile stolen from the chair I was using whilst with friends. Bar staff were initially helpful, took some details and advised me to contact the manager the next day to review the CCTV footage. On speaking with the manager he was extremely sanctimonious, unhelpful and... More 

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Thank Steve L
Ross S, General Manager at Railway Bell, responded to this review

Hi Mr Lee, After reading your feedback its really upsetting, as we spent 2 hours looking though CCTV for you after the 5 phone calls we received about your jacket as we knew how upset you was. We are really sorry that the jacket was miss placed. As a venue we do stress to our Guests to be careful of... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Really nice pub, reasonably priced too. The burgers were excellent and the wine list is good. Comfortable atmosphere which is perfect for catching up with friends.

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Thank hemslie1
Northampton, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

This was my very first time in South Woodford visiting a friend, this place is close by to their house so one evening we popped in for dinner. The place was busy inside and out, we wanted to bring a small dog in but this was refused so unfortunately we had to walk her back home. We were quickly served... More 

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Thank Sarahwivak
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Pub meals are always hit & miss. We've driven past this pub hundreds of times. But now we're both retired we've decided to try more of these places & decided to pop in for lunch.. Parking nearby is a problem but it is directly opposite South Woodford station. The pub is great, really clean & airy, nice décor, lots of... More 

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1 Thank GUY S
London, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

located outside of South Woodford station (south side) is this popular..compact pub - didn't see parking as an option For value and quantiyy you were taken care of with the standard fare..without being skimpy on quality

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Thank Hotel I
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

To be fair I have tried this pub for a lunchtime meal on three occasions. Its recently been refurbished and looks great, vast improvement from the spit and sawdust Railway Bell of the past. The first wasn't too bad, but unfortunately since then things have gone downhill. For one thing, try ordering a ginger ale...they never have it.....bar staff rather... More 

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2 Thank Lindyloo92
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

relaxed atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff who cater to your needs. it has reasonable excellent food!!!

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Thank Robert B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Our regular; drinks and food overpriced but nice setting and choice of food/drink, staff are friendly and food is generally good quality

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Thank Giovanni S
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

A relaxed atmosphere with friendly and helpful staff who cater to your needs. If you are looking for this then don't overlook this establishment. I enjoy visiting here with reasonable prices and excellent service.

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Thank Damian O
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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231 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Last time we were in here it was a very geezery sports pub, but now it's been overhauled and they have a good menu of pub food and a better selection of beers, and a more family friendly atmosphere. There's also a little pub garden tucked away at the side which catches the afternoon sun. Worth a visit.

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Thank David E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 George Lane | South Woodford, London E18 1JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8989 0229

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?