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“Cold beer on tap and reminiscing”

Railway Friendly Bar
Ranked #22 of 191 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Dinner, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Warriewood NSW
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128 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Cold beer on tap and reminiscing”
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Have to stop at the Railway whenever in Byron as met my husband there in 1985 while a backpacker! The beer is always icy cold, the atmosphere welcoming and is a trip down memory lane. Didn't eat there this time, will have to next trip!

Visited August 2013
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Ireland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Dodgy Snags”
Reviewed September 30, 2013

Great place for a few daytime beers when trainspotting usually about one a day..As for the bangers and mash the basil dressing and potato mash was excellent but the sausages are suspect.Some good stories of the Aussie Vietnam Veterans who drink there but their sense of humor some times get the better of them, usually found there hiding from their wives

Visited November 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“fun as always”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

love the live music but hate the tendency to drunkenness of some of the patrons. Historically, I have a tender spot for this bar. Wish it still had trains pulling up though. Its a pub experience. fun but not intimate.

Visited August 2013
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Rockville, Maryland
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great pub with music and great beer selection!”
Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is only a review of the bar and music scene. We stumbled across this place walking through town and heard live music playing. It is a very mixed crowd, from uni students, middle-aged tourists, barefoot bohemians in dreads, you name it...but that's what makes it cool. The decor is also cool, and they have a great selection of craft beers on tap. Had a great time both times I visited (we were only there two nights).

  • Visited July 2013
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sydney
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great steak ; mystery service”
Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Can be a bit hit and miss. They take your order and draw a picture of you to find you which is a bit strange but the food was quick and hot, very tasty and band after dinner was great! Recommend!

  • Visited August 2013
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