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The Railway Restaurant and Bar

$$ - $$$, British,
84 London Road, Boston PE21 7EQ, England
+44 1205 363665
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“pork” (4 reviews)
“thai food” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
84 London Road, Boston PE21 7EQ, England
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

The Railway Inn was recommended to us and we were not disappointed. The food is plentiful and freshly cooked so is lovely and hot. A choice of 5 meats which is carved by Dean the owner (a very nice, friendly guy). I have never seen...More

1  Thank EnaSharples
Reviewed January 7, 2018

We took 88 year old mother in law for Sunday lunch and she thought it was lovely! Dean was very patient with her when she couldn’t decide which meat to have and she ended up with a little of each. The waitress went out of...More

1  Thank rebecca s
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Amazing service ... amazing food! 4 different meats and so many different choices of vegetables! I have been to many carverys before and this has to be the best for options!

1  Thank NikkiDylanDanny
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

This is our 2nd visit on a Sunday for the carvery and yet again the food was excellent very busy and a mix up with the booking but still give it 10/10 as the Yorkshire pudding are the best. Thanks

2  Thank Martyn R
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times now and never been disappointed, Sunday lunch excellent, if you don't book be prepared to wait, staff very friendly and very popular bar.

2  Thank 54Sue2013
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Went here for the Thai night, heard mixed reports but decided to try for ourselves. The food was excellent, we had the set menu which was plenty. Thai curry was amazing. Will definitely be returning and great value for money. Staff were really pleasant and...More

1  Thank Sarah1262014
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

First time we've been there , we went for the Sunday carvery, must say plenty to eat very nice would go again.

1  Thank 54Sue2013
Reviewed May 16, 2017

Tried 3 times to eat breakfast here, first time the doors were locked and no one answered, second time I rang in advance, they never answer the phone. There's a great big sign advertising breakfast being served everyday but apparently they Don't! What a waste...More

1  Thank smithmaidie
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Decided at the last minute to go out for a family sunday lunch and the Railway came to mind. I rang in advance and was told a table for 4 was available at 1pm. There was a choice of Beef, Pork or Turkey and of...More

1  Thank skeggijon
Reviewed February 17, 2017

My wife & I decided to go out for a meal and for a change, we agreed on Thai food. The food was nothing short of fantastic, authentic food cooked by Annie and Anan. This was by far the best food I have tasted and...More

1  Thank Peter F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 84 London Road, Boston PE21 7EQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +44 1205 363665
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