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The Railway Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
120 Ashbourne Road | Cowers Lane, Belper DE56 2LF, England
+44 1773 550128
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“casserole” (43 reviews)
“pies” (23 reviews)
“roast meats” (8 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
120 Ashbourne Road | Cowers Lane, Belper DE56 2LF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Great location with some lovely views. Good selection of drinks and food, Fast service and Friendly. Generous portion size.Not over priced. Good for familys, couples and even when your on your own. Outside seating for when the weathers good, large car park and a kids...More

Thank pure3000
Jane L, Manager at The Railway Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thankyou for your kind review. We love to hear you have a nice visit

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and lots of choice. Lovely inside. Plenty of space. Staff very friendly and professional.

1  Thank IonaBeds
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Come here every Sunday for the past 5 years and never been disappointed. Lovely and spaced out so can't hear other peoples bad eating habits. Great variety of food - and can go back for more!

Thank slambo93
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We met up for a post Xmas family meal. The worse pub meal I’ve had in years. Over cooked fish, dry inedible carvery with tinned boiled veg. A burger advertised as 100% homemade beef that had clearly come out of the freezer and had been...More

1  Thank and7333
Reviewed 6 December 2017

From the road this place does not look very appealing. Get inside and it’s lovely. The food was good though far far to much on the plate with the steak. The staff were really nice and helpful. The problem started when my wheelchair using husband...More

Thank tonisharley
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Normally I would have a carvery meal at The Railway but this time I decided on the Mixed Grill. What can I say? Cooked perfectly to my liking & massive! I couldn't finish it so I ended up taking meat home for later & if...More

Thank Jimandjo81
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Poor as normal. |We gave this place another go as it had been taken over, it was poor last Christmas and has got worse. We had the carvery, I was amazed when we was hadned one slice of mean on a PLASTIC plate! Food was...More

Thank Upacrob
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

I used to visit this pub regularly for a Carvery a few years ago and it was superb then it closed down for quite a long while. My partner and I decided to visit for a Friday evening Carvery, with hindsight when we pulled into...More

2  Thank jennifafa
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 12pm on saturday as the pub opened and the carvery was ready. A choice of 3 meats and steak pie, sausage, casserole was presented and we had the choice of any or all of these not just one. The waitress Briony (not...More

Thank paul y
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Me and my family went here today, ordered our drinks with the lovely bar lady found ourselves a table and went and purchased our carvery the ladie serving the meat etc looked like she was chewing a wasp miserable was an understatement, she come across...More

Thank runwaycafe1
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anne c
31 December 2016|
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Response from Jane L |
Hi yes we do £7.95 adults and £5.25 children. We also do pie night on Wednesdays 2 pies for £10
Shell B
15 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Ashbourne Road | Cowers Lane, Belper DE56 2LF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Belper
  • Phone Number: +44 1773 550128
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