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The Railway Tavern

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112 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EP, England
+44 1342 410306
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
1 Jan 2018
“Great food and reasonable prices”
6 Sep 2017
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British, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
112 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EP, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was terrible. Lasagna much too greasy and garlic bread was obviously supermarket bought. Too much dressing on salad. Awful.

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here a couple of times and the food is great. The staff friendly and they provide excellent service. The food was well cooked and large portions for the amount you pay which is exceptional value.Will be back when next in the area. Has a...More

Thank Sally_Steve_W
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Lovely decor and furnishings. Well laid out and not cramped. The all day breakfast was massive, and an absolute bargain at £6.99. Lovely staff too. Ten out of ten! I’ll definitely return next time I’m in the area.

Thank Carlals
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Local pub to the Bluebell Railway which we travelled on during half term. Thought it would be a lovely place to have lunch mid journey. It was clean but soulless and the food can only be described as average. Definitely nothing impressed and wouldn’t bother...More

Thank PootleAjp
Reviewed 22 February 2018

Don't often go out for meals but decided the wife deserved a treat, went to the Railway tavern because the beer is good. We both had the Rump steak, which for me is unusual to order steak other than a dedicated steak house, However, the...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 February 2018

It was the first time I was in a tavern really. It was clean and not smokey, that's a plus for me. I didn't drink alcohol so I can't comment on it. The food was very good, I was surprised. I has a very nice...More

Thank N H
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We visited The Railway for the first time in ages as we had heard that the food there was really good value. Indeed it was. My husband and I both ordered the Sunday roast and it came with crispy roast potatoes and fresh veg. The...More

Thank LovethesunSurrey
Reviewed 2 January 2018

We came here on as a party of 3 for lunch and we enjoyed ourselves. The place is large so plenty of tables and seats, we found a table and decided what to order. The Menu is vast and had a good selection of meals,...More

Thank Chinchitchlud
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We went to meet friends who were visiting family in East Grinstead and decided to go out to lunch. On entering the pub I was a little dubious and this grew even more as the bar staff were a little slow. Then the food arrived...More

Thank Juanita A
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Out for the day on the Bluebell Railway and stopped at East Grinstead for lunch. Have to be honest we were heading to the Open arms but it was closed. I had a half of lovely ale and probably the best nachos I've ever eaten....More

Thank Jane P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
British, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 112 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Grinstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 410306
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The Railway Tavern East Grinstead brings a cosmopolitan flair to a traditional setting. You will find a welcoming, distinctive and unique local pub, offering home made food from locally sourced produce, quality real ale's and draught products from around the globe. We are social, warm, hearty and obliging in all aspects of what we do, so if its food, drink, sport, live music in quality surroundings is what your looking for this is your local. We host regular national food theme events, hog roast on bank holidays, BBQ's, SKA DJ Music Nights, support local charities, proud sponsors of Forest Row and EastCourt football teams. Whatever is happening in East Grinstead, The Railway Tavern is there and host to many events! Our bar boasts a great selection of Ales that are changed on a daily bases & a different selection weekly. 30 Whiskies, 5 gins, 15 different vodka's & a superb cocktail menu. Our large garden comprises of ample fixed seating with umberella's as well as an enclosed heated area fitted with its own LCD TV. In the summer, we have the perfect space in our garden for a spot of sunbathing, whilst sipping on a refreshing Pimm's, that well deserved cold pint of beer or a refreshing glass of wine.
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