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British, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 27 July 2021 via mobile

Went for a day out on The Bluebell Railway, went for a walk into East Grinstead and fancied the look of this place. Lovely huge outdoor area in the front, very clean with covered booth which always great as thee were showers! The menu looked...a little short but tasty….we were not disappointed! We had burger and chips, scampi and chips and a side order of Whitebait, the chips are the lightest tastiest chips I have ever tasted and the fish and burger were equally tasty! The staff are so nice and friendly, especially a young lady who brought us out some crayons for our little girl, she actually managed to get a few words and a smile out of our daughter who never speaks to strangers ever! The pub is lovely and clean and and so is the outdoor area. We will be back!More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 5 July 2021

Highly recommend this pub to anyone looking for a welcoming and relaxing visit. Myself and my wife came with the intentions of getting some food, unfortunately it wasn’t advertised that there kitchen was closed on Mondays. The staff member who greeted us was incredibly polite...and accommodating. Explaining other places to eat in the local area. I would love to say a huge thank you to the young lady with brown hair (didn’t catch her name), will definitely be returning.More

Date of visit: July 2021
Reviewed 25 June 2021

wonderful food had a wonderful veggy burger and salad friendly staff friendly helpful lovely place and my friend really enjoyed his scampi.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 15 June 2021 via mobile

Had a very unpleasant time at the Railway. As soon as we sat down the waitress (who I believe was called Lauren) was very rude and blunt towards us, I even heard her swearing and making other foul remarks in regards to our table. Unacceptable...hospitality! Won’t be returning.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 2 June 2021

Food excellent and the staff exceptionally helpful. Food and drink service via the App very quick and easy to navigate. Great local pub, well done to the landlords and staff who made our visit very welcoming.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021

I’ve been to the Railway a few times this month and have had nothing but positive experiences. The staff have been quick to adapt to the new covid rules and drinks were served on time. Large pub so social distancing not a problem and all...the rules were stuck to. The staff are so friendly and the landlord and lady are so committed to ensuring customers are looked after and have a great time socialising. Nothing negative to report, check it out.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021

Love this pub, food is amazing and reasonably priced, the staff are all friendly and helpful and we had a great lunch. Brilliant use of outdoor space and very stylish inside. Great to see the pub bounce back with enthusiasm after such a difficult year...for businessMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021

Been here a fair few times and since the new owners have taken over, they have transformed the place! food is amazing (quite rare for a pub) and the staff are all soo friendly. they go above and beyond for everyone and finally a nice...place to eat and drink without a looming cloud of disappointment! Keep up the good workMore

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021 via mobile

Great pub, food was amazing and filling with lovely staff and cracking atmosphere, would highly recommend, as a man that travels all around the uk I can firmly say I’ll be looking forward to returning.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 25 May 2021 via mobile

I found the staff and food very good, the pub was very well run. The main thing for us is how clean and friendly a place is when we take the family out. I would definitely recommend and will be going back.

Date of visit: April 2021
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5