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The Railway

$$ - $$$, British,
Bridge Street, Buxton SK17 6BS, England
+44 1298 71858
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Bridge Street, Buxton SK17 6BS, England
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: The Railway
1. Exceptional Carvery
"carvery was expectional and nothing was too much trouble for the team"
jjones1991
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2. Fantastic Pizza
"i had a pepperoni pizza which was lush, best i have had in a while"
freyasdaughter
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3. Lovely Staff
"Lovely pub , great food , staff can't do enough for you "
Mufc73
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant food and staff especially the manager Jess. Food is spot on. Corey excellent barman. Also Laura and Ami were really nice too.

Thank Paul D
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Paul, Thank you for your kind review. We are really glad to hear you enjoyed the food. We will pass your comments onto our team, they will be thrilled! Hope to see you soon, Jess

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 1 week ago

When your on holiday you often want somewhere good to eat. We tried here and glad we did. The food was lovely. I had the small carvery which was more large than small. It was the best I've ever had. Especially the creamy mash potato....More

Thank Fiona J
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fiona, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you chose us on your recent holiday. We will pass your feedback onto our team. We launched a new menu this week, be sure to pop in and give it a try on your...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great place with plenty of choice of food including carvery on the day we went (Sunday). Masses of seating inside with a terrace at the front and side. We didn't eat but all the food looked great and was reasonably priced. We sat outside as...More

Thank PabloMorley
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello! What a lovely week it has been in Buxton, we are glad you took full advantage of the sun in our lovely beer garden. Thank you for leaving us such a lovely review. We hope you come back soon to try our new menu....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited last year and not too pleased with the staff, l had asked do we get a ticket and just go get the carvery? being our first time there l didn't know the procedure and was met with "Well that would help" spoilt the day...More

Thank adrianStoke_on_trent
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello Adrian, Thank you for kind review. We are sorry to hear about your first experience, we are so happy you tried us again and that you enjoyed your visit. I will pass your feedback onto our team. Many thanks, Jessica

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have visited this pub a few times before,as my son has celiac disease and has to follow a gluten free diet which the railway does provide. Our issue is that on our last visit as we were eating our food , on an adjacent...More

Thank Eileen H
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Eileen, We are glad to hear we suitably cater to your sons dietary requirements. We know this can be difficult at some eateries. We are sorry that the dogs in the outside area spoiled your visit and we will take on board your feedback...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came passed The Railway during a business trip, expected the usual chain pub but came away very impressed. Service and food was impeccable and the host behind the bar made us feel very welcome. Will be returning on holiday to Buxton in the future real...More

Thank TyPickles
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for your lovely review. Glad you enjoyed your meal and enjoyed your trip to visit. Hopefully you will get to Buxton soon for that holiday. Be sure to pop in when you do! Many thanks, Jess and Chris and the Railway team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my other 2 friends came to Buxton on a vacation away and we were recommended to eat at the railway which turned out to be a great night there. We was welcomed in and got seated almost straight away, the staff was great...More

Thank EmilyR1267
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Emily, Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad to hear you and your friends enjoyed your stay in Buxton and your visit to The Railway. We will pass on your lovely comments to our team. Hope to see you again soon, Jess...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a rustic sharing platter and it was fab, the staff were lovely and the pub was really clean and welcoming. Lots to f people having a carvery which looked amazing. Would definitely visit again.

Thank Jj6314
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for reviewing us! We are very glad to hear you enjoyed your lunch with us. See you again soon, Jess, Chris and the Railway team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife visited several times over the weekend whilst staying over in Buxton and could not fault the food or the staff. The carvery was expectional and nothing was too much trouble for the team that work there. Would recommend to anyone.

Thank jjones1991
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for your kind review. We are very glad to hear you and your wife enjoyed your visits with us. Next time you visit Buxton, be sure to pop in. Kind regards, Jess and Chris

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Since it has been refurbished thought we would try it , the place looks welcoming and is warm and friendly but unfortunately it must still be teething problems as I've been on a few occasions with family and friends and the food was very disappointing...More

Thank suzanne672017
Jessica L, General Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Suzanne, We are sorry to hear about your disappointing experiences with us. Please can you forward us a contact number to therailwayatbuxton@joseph-holt.com so that we can discuss this further with you. Kind regards, Jess and Chris

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lab884
10 December 2017|
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Response from Jessica L | Property representative |
Hi, Gift vouchers are available to purchase in house. Kind regards Jess and Chris
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Paul H
3 November 2017|
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Response from Jessica L | Property representative |
We are open Christmas Day unfortunately we are fully booked. However, we have a Festive Farye Menu running from 1st December to the 26th December. Thank you Micha
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridge Street, Buxton SK17 6BS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 71858
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