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.
Great food and service
Exceptional food,service was great,definitely would recommend to anyone.
Sunday roast is awesome!
We came in for Sunday lunch yesterday. A large booking had just sat down before us so we waited a while to be served drinks etc but didn’t mind as we could see they were busy. We weren’t given any menus when we sat down and after making our drink order we waited a while before we seen anyone again, I went and found some so we could browse the menu, when the waiter came over he still hadn’t even noticed we got the menus ourselves - however it wasn’t an issue for us but I imagine it could have been for others. We waited a while for our food but we thought it was down to it being busy and later in the day. When it came it was worth the wait, probably one of the best Sunday lunches I’ve had, very delicious with all of the trimmings. When we got the bill the manager came over and to our surprise offered us 25% off the bill for the delay in the food, we didn’t expect that, so it went a long way. We will be back again and would highly recommend.
As we were quite a big party the people who were served last said that their meal wasn't had hot as it could have been. Other than that it was a great meal with great service.
Amazing beef cheek last night would highly recommend 👍🏼 Lovely friendly staff.
Really good evening, will definitely return.
We had a really wonderful evening with friends catching up over lovely wine and delicious food. The ambiance was lovely and the building is stunning. Service was also great. We will be returning!
We enjoyed a lovely meal for two with excellent food and outstanding service.
We booked a table in the Restaurant to celebrate my husband’s Retirement with our family. However, it coincided with the Harvest Festival Event the pub was holding. When we arrived at 12.30 the restaurant wasn’t busy and we were shown to our table and our waitress introduced herself and took our drinks order. The drinks arrived and our waiter took our food order. The starters arrived after about 15 minutes which was ok. Then it all went downhill after that. It took over an hour for our main course to arrive and then another hour before we had dessert. The grounds were heaving with people attending the Festival and it was obvious that the kitchen couldn’t cope. Our meal took over 3 hours to complete, which we found totally unacceptable. It totally ruined our celebration. My argument is this: we had booked our table so they knew we we’re coming. The guests in the restaurant should have had precedence over people attending the festival wanting food, as they had booked. Taking 3 hours to serve 3 courses is ludicrous and unacceptable. We felt sorry for the staff trying to placate other complaining diners and they had to work so hard for their money that day. All I can say is that we will never book a table in the restaurant again on a day when the pub is holding other events as the kitchen and staff just cannot cope.
It took 45mins for our food to come out.
Food was outstanding very good service from all the staff very easy to book online . Seated straight away without waiting around Very satisfied
This was my second visit to The Railway Inn, my friend introduced me & I enjoyed it so much I booked a surprise lunch for myself & 3 friends and we all loved it! Thank you to the lovely staff who were very attentive & the chef & his team who cooked us a perfect meal, perfect!
Fantastic meal thank you
Lovely meal with lovely food and was well looked after.
Superb one of the best meals we ever had. Service friendly and fast. We were celebrating both our birthdays which fall in the same week. Regards and WE WILL SEE YOU AGAIN. Peter and Mavis Bull
One of our fave places, however service a little slow with clearing plates and taking orders etc
10 out of10
Lovely food, staff were very attentive. Very reasonably priced menu
Service was quick and attentive. Food was excellent.
To be honest our party of four were all very disappointed with the food, we think The Railway has got very popular and possibly thinks it need not bother much anymore
Party of six on a Wednesday evening to celebrate a family birthday. All enjoyed our meal and service very good. Would certainly return and recommend.
First visit and found the reception prompt and polite. Seated immediately,the lunch menu was good and varied.Starters and Mains were well cooked and very tasty.The beef cheek was unbelievable.
Excellent food and service ! Will definitely visit again !
Lovely time, great food, and thank you for switching our booking at fairly short notice - much appreciated!