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The Railway

) #24 of 364 Restaurants in Ipswich $$ - $$$ , British,
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
+44 1473 252337
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scampi” (5 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“ham” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 19:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
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1 - 10 of 224 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

On our hottest week we ate here with friends on a Monday evening, very quiet, good menu selection and excellent service, indoor and out side seating just outside Ipswich. We really enjoyed our meals in a very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Gossy-abroad
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Paid a visit on a Sunday afternoon recently. As I walked in the door, it felt straight away, like a great place to visit. Staff were friendly and accommodating. I had the Cajun chicken dish, which was stunning. Nicely presented, and certainly the best example...More

Thank Blackstar14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The kindness we received when booking up for a wake was first class and it certainly lived up to our expectations. The food was excellent starting with a welcome cup of tea or coffee on arrival followed by a large variety of Hot and cold...More

2  Thank Janice B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

7 of us gathered for a good friends birthday. The whole place was buzzing, so glad we booked as I don't think there was a table spare. Good set price menu and specials board to choose from. Considering how busy they were staff were polite...More

Thank MagsB57
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Just a lazy Sunday visit , the place has been made over since last I came here . We were so impressed that we will be back as soon possible . The menu is very tempting , if we had had more time we would...More

2  Thank Christine T
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We booked for an 80th Birthday meal for 16. Staff very helpful. They decorated the table and even though we had brought our own birthday cake supplied plates and napkins. A lovely atmosphere.

1  Thank marshyc
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My partner and I whose joint ages are 150 years, agreed that the fillet steaks we had were the best we've ever eaten. Mine was "blue" and I've never had one cooked so perfectly. The mushroom sauce was absolutely delicious. It's a great pity that...More

2  Thank Trevor T
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We go to The Railway frequently, either on our own or with friends. There is always a great atmosphere with friendly service. Very good food. We usually try to book a table as it is always busy. But a table for 2 can sometimes be...More

1  Thank alexandra079
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Went today for lunch, there were 3 of us, we ordered of the set menu my friend and I ordered the ceasur salad , when it arrived one of them were covered in anchovies the other had none, but were covered In croutons, we spoke...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Went for a family meal on a Sunday and had an excellent experience. The food was excellent and the service was brilliant also. They catered to our needs and ensured we had a good experience.

1  Thank naomikidd92
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Peter G
When are evening meals served?
7 May 2017|
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Response from SFM1959 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. We went at lunch time. Check their website maybe or give a call?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 32
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 19:00
Monday
12:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 19:00
Thursday
12:00 - 19:00
Friday
12:00 - 19:00
Saturday
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westerfield Road, Ipswich IP6 9AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 252337
  • E-mail
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