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The Railway

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Queen Street, Honiton EX14 1HE, England
+44 1404 47976
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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked The Railway Inn for a meal for husband's birthday (just the two of us as he was turning 70 and didn't want anyone to know !!) on a friend's recommendation. right choice !! A genuine warm welcome on our arrival, prompt efficient service without being made to feel hurried and super food with a slight twist to make it... More 

Thank Jane P
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

We visited early evening on a Friday night for a meal for two. We haven't visited this place very often in the past but think our minds have been changed after the great service and food that we received. My husband had the sirloin steak and very impressed with the quality of the steak and flavour of the meal, I... More 

Thank KarenG1971
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

So arranging my friends birthday we deicided to go to the railway after being recommended by friends, so when I phoned up to book the gentleman that took my booking seemed rushed and a bit unhelpful. He requested a pre order which was fair enough which he gave in before the night with a £60 deposit.. that was all fine.... More 

Thank Ab_2926
Lyme Regis, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

We had a very good meal with a couple of friends. There is a good choice of dishes on the menu to suit most tastes all of which are reasonably priced. I had the seared fennel Risotto with Hake which was delicious. It was a very busy Friday night but the staff managed to provide great service with a smile.... More 

Thank Vicspires
Sandbach, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Booked a table for eight the day before. We are quite a cosmopolitan lot, but everyone was pleasantly surprised by the high quality of the dishes on offer and the prompt, pleasant and enthusiastic service. A little gem and highly recommended.

Thank Peter S
Taunton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Great menu, which changes often and is different from the norm. Talented chefs and pleasant front of house staff. My wife does not love the place as much as I, so we settled on 4 stars. Do book as gets very busy.

Thank david4950
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

What a find! We called in for dinner doing a journey home and now we will be trying to think of more reasons to visit Honiton. It takes a little effort to find the place, as it is not on the main street, but that effort tis well rewarded. Very good menu, good wines, and very friendly staff. The only... More 

Thank Peter A
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140 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This was a recommendation from a friend and we were so glad we made the walk from our hotel.The staff were super friendly and the food was excellent the special starter of Squid was up graded to a main course and it was just fabulous.

Thank gilesLondon
ottery st mary
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

good foood and great service could not fault the menu and it was not too large good selection of drinks available

Thank Mark55Ottery
London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were going to go to the Railway for dinner but after a busy day we decided to get the take away that was offered, we looked thru the menu decided on pizzas and tried to order online, told us not available so called the pub to be told delivery was not offered anymore we had to pick the food... More 

Thank Pauline W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 38
British, Pub, International, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Queen Street, Honiton EX14 1HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Honiton
  • Phone Number: +44 1404 47976
A local pub with few awards & medals but humble enough not to bore you with it. Family run with the help of a cracking team. Near centre of town & station

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