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“Forget it's old reputation” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Railway

The Railway
Ranked #34 of 46 Restaurants in Ramsbottom
Price range: $4 - $25
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff
Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Forget it's old reputation”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2013

Been in a couple of times since new landlord Joe took over. Nice warm welcome, refurbished and a great night out. Not tried food as yet but great for a pint or two and great local live bands.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank PaulJayne22
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AndyRailway, Owner at The Railway, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
It’s amazing that so many people who visit the pub comment on the transformation since we took over last year. Thanks for your custom, this positive response and spreading the word on how much better the pub is since we took over. Hope we tempt you with some food next time you visit.
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English first
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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139 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
“Nice homemade side orders”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Only popped in for a quick snack before our bus arrived. What a lovely cosy pub with some quirky vintage pieces dotted around. How surprised were we when our side orders of chips & onion rings arrived! We weren't expecting much but massive homemade onion rings were awesome as were the chunky homemade chips.....should definately try something more next time.

Visited January 2013
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1 Thank LulaBird
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AndyRailway, Owner at The Railway, responded to this review, February 21, 2013
Thanks for calling in to the pub and taking the trouble to writing this positive review. We launched our new menu this week which includes more snack items as well as some fantastic new main dishes; I do hope you can call in again soon.
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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great pub, lovely staff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

Had a great lunch at the railway. The food was great and the staff were so friendly and really accommodating of a big group. Good time had by all!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Rachel W
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AndyRailway, Manager at The Railway, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Thank you for your positive review. I am delighted that your party had a good time. It was helpful that we chatted on our Facebook page before you arrived so we were well prepared for such a large party. Hope to see you again soon.
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“Families welcome, great service, great food. Thanks Joe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2013 via mobile

Over the Christmas holidays we went here for some food with my partner and 2 boys. We were very surprised at not only the quality of the food but also the quality of service. I felt that nothing was too much trouble for the landlord Joe, he was friendly and very helpful, altering meals to keep my two young sons happy. The food was delicious and the best quality pub food I've ever tasted, we also didn't have to wait long at all. We took cards to keep the family happy and spent hours here having fun. It's a lovely clean pub and would (have) recommended it to family and friends. If your looking for good quality food, in a nice friendly atmosphere this is definitely the place to be. Prices are very reasonable too.

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1 Thank Tracey T
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AndyTelecom, Owner at The Railway, responded to this review, January 17, 2013
Thanks for the kind comments. We are keen to promote The Railway as a family friendly venue so your comments are very helpful.
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Alykanas, Greece
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2 reviews
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“Fantastic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

Had a get together with friend's just before Christmas and we ended up in The Railway. We ordered our food and when it arrived we were overwhelmed by not only the quantity but the quality...Absolutely fantastic...Everyone thoroughly enjoyed what they had ordered and also we couldnt believe the prices for what you got !! The staff were very helpful and tended to our every whim..A very enjoyable time was had by all. Definately top of our list to return to..Many thanks.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Lornatovey
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