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Railway Inn, Kirkstead Bridge


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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A family friendly pub, serving traditional British pub food, lighter bites and authentic stone baked pizzas. We have a toddler and coffee bar next door, 4 B&B rooms upstairs, as well as indoor and outdoor seating. There's a range of lager, cider, wines, spirits and real ales. We offer proper bar snacks, and breakfast on weekends.
$5 - $17
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Bar, British, Pub, Pizza
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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All reviews pork belly sunday roast steak pie pudding going the extra mile soft play area great party the pub real ale nothing too much trouble amazing food friendly atmosphere first class chips landlord dogs
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked here for a family dinner whilst staying nearby. Was pretty much the only place that would allow us to bring the dog. But it looked good on the website. Just goes to show how photos can be very deceiving. We wondered if we had...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank DG6_891
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Went in again unexpectedly, minus 3 degrees outside. Pleasant welcome, life saving hospitality, interior decor gives that air of good housekeeping,friendly locals,what's not to like? Booked an event here for August, that's what I call forward planning, thanks See you again soon,thanks!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank G3AQS
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Dropped in near the end of a day out cycling. Warm,clean, comfortable, friendly staff and happy locals.Had a hot chocolate,chocolate sponge and custard to keep me going.Good selection of ales,not a long visit, but left me making a mental note today go back soon, explore...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank G3AQS
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Where do you start....we booked a table for two to eat on sunday.we arrived at 12.30 for a drink before our meal.it was like stepping into a warzone...anarchy in Lincolnshire come here to see it here at its finest.we approached the bar to state that...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank lambchops73
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous. Great food and friendly staff along with very friendly customers. Plenty of local walks with historic value and returning to the Railway Inn watering hole made the return a welcome with good real ale and again the friendly atmosphere before a welcoming warm bed....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank David W
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a meal on Sunday. The place was absolutely heaving but the atmosphere was lovely. We ordered 2 roast dinners which took a while to arrive (understandable seeing how busy it was) but definitely worth the wait. Reasonably priced and lovely friendly helpful...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bellaboo200
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We were a total inconvenience to the staff for being there. The attitude was appalling. They were very busy and it felt like that was our fault! We booked in at 4.30 (the latest we could get...but didn’t eat until at least 6.15! Which didn’t...More

Date of visit: August 2018
3  Thank rachael194
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

We had lamb and a beef sunday lunch which was very nice with good sized portions and homemade Yorkshire puddings.Very friendly and welcoming, nothing too much trouble. Dogs welcome and nice areas to sit outside. We will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

I visited here with my family for a meal before attending the local cinema. There was no parking at the pub so we had to park outside the caravan site next door. The pub area is below average but ok. We were served drinks at...More

Date of visit: July 2018
4  Thank DThom24
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Decided not to cook tonight, staff OK food mediocre actually think my daughter and son could cook better, fish out of local coop freezer. Lost cause for local people. Expensive poor quality. Stick to beer. Good luck with B and B. Won't be back

Date of visit: July 2018
5  Thank Ali F
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