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The Railway

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner
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We’re a delightful hidden gem, a pub tucked away just few minutes walk away from the bustle of Cheltenham town centre. We are excited to bring you amazing food from Smokey Phi Phi, providing the hot, smoky, fresh taste of genuine Thai street food to you from the smoky wood and fiery coals of our very own barbecue throughout the year. Come down and enjoy our glorious beer garden or roaring fires, bring the dog, bring a friend and we look forward to welcoming you.
PRICE RANGE
US$13 - US$16
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
CUISINES
Bar, Thai, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

Have been several times before but this was the first time we have eaten here since it changed to Thai food. We were not disappointed. Varied selection of foods, decent wine and good ale. We chose a range of “small plates” between 3 of us...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank IMH1960
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were extremely fortunate to win a rafffle at a local charity fete, with the prize being a meal for 2 at The Railway. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the food was simply wonderful - a good range of options and what...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lizthewhizz2
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Ate here the other week. The food was greasy and way over priced and I know my food. I think the menu has been adapted to the unsophisticated palate. The waitress didnt seem knowledgeable. The owner needs to sort this out! Shame as its a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank hipstercyclist
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

We visited here on Sunday evening. This was our 5th time since being a Thai bbq. Every time we visit the food is excellent and very reasonably priced, service is great, friendly staff and a very relaxed, informal atomosphere. By far the best Thai food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Buzcakes7
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We haven’t been here for quite a while - not since it was a ‘sausage restaurant’ but oh my god. It was amazing. The food arrived quickly and was excellent. We will be back sooner next time !

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank m19add
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We went to celebrate my friends birthday last night at Railway. The atmosphere was absolutely great. The four of us were sat outside, sorounded by fairy lights. We all agreed that it felt like being on holiday. Our food was delicious without any exception. The...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GabrielaP2011
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was the second pub on our latest beer 'tour', although I suspect that it may actually be more focused on food than beer. They happened to be having a quiz night too, so we just had a pint in their outside area and moved...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Had a great meal here with delicious Thai food. The small plates are perfect for sharing and getting to try a bit of everything. Good service. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dizzylizzie55
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Food, service, atmosphere and setting - all excellent. 4A*s. Harry provided great conversation - full of surprises! Will be back again with the whole family!

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank maaaccyd
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Not much to say, hands down the most authentic Thai food I’ve had in this country. The pork dishes are especially good, if you’ve been to Thailand and are missing the food or just want to know what real Thai tastes like, eat here.

Date of visit: August 2018
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