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“Beware the Staff”
Review of The Railway Inn

The Railway Inn
Ranked #31 of 79 Restaurants in Belper
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed March 1, 2014

We have been there about 4 times now. The food has always been very nice. The staff have managed to be offish and rude every time we have been. We go back because of the meal but it would be nice to be able to rate it 5 stars. In all honesty I cannot due to poor reflection of staff to customer experience.

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Thank KPB2014
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Reviewed February 18, 2014

I have been visiting all of the carveries in this group. This one did not disappoint and was of a good standard. Three roasts to choose from plus six other meat dishes. A good selection of vegetables with Yorkshire pudding, stuffing and various sauces and gravy. Very pleasant staff, attentive but not intrusive. Too full to sample the sweet menu. Excellent coffee with biscuits.

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1  Thank Pam D
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Reviewed February 13, 2014

First visited this pub in the summertime last year with family for a carvery and we all enjoyed it.
We decided to revisit to see if it would be just as nice. We are pleased we did, it was enjoyed by all of us. Our visit was on a Thursday at about 5.30. The staff showed us to our reserved table and was very friendly. We ordered carvery for all of us. My husband was very impressed by the beer served a nice variety of real ales. The staff were all polite and welcoming. The meat was cooked lovely and was plentiful, you can eat as much veg and potatoes as you like.They also serve extras such as sausage and onion, sausage casserole amongst other dishes which you can visit after your carvery at no extra cost.
We will be visiting again in the future, even my father in Law who hasn't been to the railway for 45 years said he would be revisited with friends.

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Thank Frosty1981
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Reviewed February 12, 2014

The last time we visited was over a year ago when the staff ignored us, we had a dirty table with dirty napkins pushed in the railings at the side of the table and the food was OK but nothing to shout about. It was a Saturday and we were given the table closest to the bar and the staff were more interested to talking between themselves than serving customers and clearing tables.

What a difference. Nice food, hot, and well presented. Good service. Excellent value. This is now back on our list for regular visits.

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Thank Sue R
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Reviewed January 26, 2014

A journey of 40 miles to eat here and well worth it. Three meats to choose from and about 8 other dishes too. With most carvery establishments it's a case of the meats or one of the other dishes. Here, you can try anything you like. The staff were friendly and welcoming . Will certainly be going again.

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