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The Railway Inn

Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
+44 1934 611518
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ham” (25 reviews)
“fish and chips” (36 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We came here for a leisurely lunch, having heard good reports. We arrived about 12.30 without having booked, they were able to seat us immediately, and the room filled slowly throuout lunch. There was plenty of space around the tables, background music was not intrusive...More

Thank idrobbo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here to eat on a few occasions as it is halfway between Bristol and Taunton so good for meet ups. The cider is delicious and being on the cider production site adds something to the trip. The food is good quality, the...More

Thank claireb1234
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a family dinner on 6 January. There were four adults, a 4 year old and an 8 year old. The service was responsive, our meal was not hurried, but without long waits between courses. A nice big table, comfortable chairs, and crayons and...More

Thank Geoffrey W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us went for lunch without a booking on a Tuesday lunchtime. It was pretty busy but we were greeted warmly and given a very nice large table.in the green oak barn dining room. a pleasant and knowledgeable waitress took our drinks ordere, all...More

Thank Nutmegcity
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here on our anniversary in December (with our Daughter). It is the first time I have eaten here, but my Husband has come here with his work on a few occasions. The food was fantastic, tasty and enough of it. The service was...More

Thank jenjojam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for Sunday lunch. Booked a table in advance for 3pm, unfortunately the table was not ready even though the restaurant was only half full. Once we were seated it took a further 15 minutes for us to be attended too and that was...More

Thank Detters2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great meal in this fabulous inn. The service was excellent (thanks, Poppy) with a special birthday treat and card, very much appreciated. If you haven't been you haven't lived!

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked fairly late on for the NYE dinner and are thrilled that we did. Prosecco on arrival and a seven course dinner to absolutely die for. I have never had steak like it and everything was done to perfection. We had an amazing evening...More

Thank Samantha L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I go here quite often with friends or family, it’s suitable for all ages and is one of my favourite places to go, it’s cosy and friendly and you could sit there for hours! Their restaurant is stunning to sit in and on a summers...More

Thank Taylor C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Railway Inn for Christmas Eve lunch (2017), and it was wonderful. Having eating here quite a few times before we know the menu is always great... and this time: Wow, it was really great. Good choice of dishes, all very well prepared...More

Thank mgiordani
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Hi Julie, About 8 miles, 15 minutes by car :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Buffet, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Sandford BS25 5RA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Somerset  >  Sandford
  • Phone Number: +44 1934 611518
  • E-mail
Thatchers proudly welcomes you to the newly refurbished Railway Inn at Sandford. A picturesque pub in heart of Sandford that offers unique fresh foods and our complete range of ciders as well as local ales and a selection of quality wines, spirits and minerals. The pub is dog friendly and has free wi-fi. Come to the heart of the village and enjoy this traditional country pub, with its welcoming bar area and open fireplace. Natural stone features, comfortable surroundings and a traditional oak-framed dining room create a fantastic space in which to relax, eat and drink. Eat in the informal bar area or in the dining room. Expert food and cider pairings come highly recommended and all dishes, created in the new kitchen, shine with their expert execution, taste and flavour.
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