Monday - Saturday 10:00 - 23:00
Sun: 11:00 - 22:30
- Disabled Access
- Private Dining
- Free WiFi
- Outside Seating Area
- Families and Children Welcome
About The Railway Inn
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 wifi.
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.
In the landscaped pub gardens you’ll find plenty of outdoor seating, a children’s play area and a wendy-house constructed from one of the traditional out-buildings. A large grassy area will soon be available for picnics and local events.
The drink variety was fantastic along with the service we received from all staff. We had lunch after the thatchers tour which was very nice. We then came back for an evening meal which wasn’t worth the amount we paid. I had a rump steak which was not worth £18, good taste but lots of sinue and chips on both plates were quite dry. There was not much of an atmosphere there I must say but they did have board games!
Beautiful dining room, 1st class food, good attentive service, hot plates, pleasant staff, bottle of water without having to ask.... I could go on and on.
Great food and service was good. Relaxed atmosphere. Thoroughly enjoyed by us all. Puddings to die for ! Well the sticky toffee puffing topped with honey combe say no more. We will be back .
First visit but I’ll definitely be back. Hopefully I’ll find a few more parking spaces.
Great atmosphere and fab staff. Overall the food was great and the apple crumble is one of the best we've had! The only things that let the meal down was the carrots were a bit hard and it would have been nice to have a slightly thicker gravy or even a bit extra on the side. Overall we can't wait to go back for another meal!!
Menu is a bit limited. Visited with my 97 year old mother. She struggled to find something on the menu she liked but that said she has very conservative tastes.
Celebrated my sons birthday there, great food and they came out singing happy birthday to him with a card and candles, lovely touch, thank you 😊
Nice vegan option, herby gnocchi with cauliflower puree
Four of us had lunch on Tuesday. The food was excellent and so was the service although the pub was unusually busy as well as the restaurant.
Lovely lovely place and great food. Service is always top notch
Excellent Sunday lunch
Food was delicious. Lots of it, presented well and cooked to perfection. Will definitely return.
Friendly staff lovely restaurant and fantastic Sunday roast as always 👍
A really lovely meal and atmosphere every time we come- car park was very full though! Got the last space.
Lovely pub lunch but best of all warm friendly staff
Lovely place to go! Worth a visit. Will defianlty be back. Wonderful food. Fabulous staff! And the cider tour was brilliant.
Very satisfied with meal and service. Restaurant was immaculately clean and very pleasant to be in.
Great meal in nice surroundings as always
Pros: Great people, very welcoming, friendly and helpful. Cons: Menu is very limited, very little choice. The Gammon dish was pretty bland. Triple cooked chips were only cooked once I suspect as not crispy at all.
Not happy that a table was pre-booked for a birthday party weeks in advance. When we arrived the table was not ready. By the time we were seated 15 minutes later and ready to order we were told only 5 Beef Roast dinners and 5 of us wanted them. When waitress came back were only 3 left so two of us had to have something else. It was over an hour for the mains to come out with a dish of cauliflower cheese to share between 8 which was a joke. One small spoonful each. When desserts were offered 3 of our choices would sold out so we had to have alternatives. By the time they arrived there were only 4 people left at the party due to being disappointed ref dessert choices and the long wait. We had a 40th birthday cake to cut but had to bring it home due to the length of time it has taken and with half the party departed. I can't believe how a restaurant can sell out by 4pm and bookings coming in later and running out if roast dinners and over 60% of their desserts when you know how many bookings you have and allowing for the walk-ins at the bar. Very upset as this was booked for a 40th birthday party for 10 people and we all left disappointed. Cannot fault the taste of the food but bad service and choice availability.
Travelled from Cardiff to visit as have been before and loved the whole experience - a bit dissapointed that there were unfortunately several things on the menu unavailable at just 5pm! However what we did have was outstanding. Thank you
Lovely food, nice location. Would definitely come back
Very enjoyable great atmosphere friendly and welcoming staff food excellent
We had a really enjoyable lunch after attending the Thatcher’s factory tour. The food was really filling and value for money - the mussels could have been a main meal. All of the staff were super friendly and helpful.