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Railway Inn

Froghall Bank, Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 2HA, England
+44 1538 750025
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fish n chips” (2 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Froghall Bank, Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 2HA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch here as the Froghall Victorian Cafe was “crammed”, due to this nice weather! Very pleasant pub, very obliging landlady, good choice of beers/cider with a fairly good pub style menu....burgers, pie, fish n’ chips, sandwiches and a lunch-time special at £6.50! Service a...More

1  Thank SilverNomad04
Reviewed 15 May 2018

The Railway is under new management and we found them friendly and welcoming and the food was good value for money

1  Thank Duncanmurch
Reviewed 7 April 2018

The atmosphere has changed beyond recognition, since the new landlord and lady have taken over. A warm welcome now awaits everyone and his dog(s). I have eaten there on two occasions a snack and Sunday lunch, fish finger sandwich and chips was great comfort food,...More

2  Thank Christine P
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

NOTE - reviews from before Dec 2017 should be discarded.....this place was taken over and, from reading the previous reviews, the old and new owners are chalk and cheese!!!! Thank you so much for a lovely weekend (Easter 2018) Bedrooms clean and well-stocked with refreshments...More

2  Thank Esther H
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Called in by chance,wow what a find,the food was fabulous! Planning to visit again,worth the journey. PS the home made pie was to die for!

2  Thank KYM L
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had lunch last week at the Railway. They were still refurbishing the pub. I don't like what they have done to it, in that they have installed hard wooden benches all around and put scatter cushions on them. There were two comfortable chairs on the...More

3  Thank Mavis K
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for 12.45, 9/9/17, even left a mobile no. as requested. After our visit to Churnet Valley Railway went to the Inn for our Lunch only to find that it was closed. We have not heard anything from them since.

1  Thank foodtech2
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We purchased a overnight stay voucher from signal radio for the railway inn We arrived on 18/8/17 we could not get in, so we phoned and was told to come back at 6.00pm. Our room was terrible broken shower door and toilet seat no toiletories...More

4  Thank bridgepottery
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Popped in for lunch whilst visiting the Churnet Valley Railway. The décor is railway themed but not excessively so. The pub was just finishing being renovated when we visited, but that notwithstanding the food was good if a little unusual, with flatbreads offered rather than...More

1  Thank Andykeithharris
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I was looking forward to a typically English pub Sunday roast lunch, sadly to have beef I had to have two types and to have lamb I had to have three different cuts, to me the flavours compete. I was pleased to see a Bordeaux...More

2  Thank christay636
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17 June 2017|
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Response from mariabryant60 | Reviewed this property |
Oh dear! Had a shock when we visited. The pub we knew was no more. We only had tea and moved on. The menu was more up market and so was the price. I daresay the food might be good so all I can say is to give it a try... More
15 April 2017|
Response from MoreCriticalwithAge |
Possibly, if you sat outside in the beautiful staffordshire sunshine. I'd give them a ring. They won't bite! Lol
Paul D
21 February 2016|
Response from Sarah S | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I only visited for a meal, I don't know the opening times
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$24
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Froghall Bank, Froghall, Stoke-on-Trent ST10 2HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Stoke-on-Trent  >  Froghall
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 750025
  • E-mail
We are a Traditional Pub with food, excellent Real Ale and Accommodation. We have a large car park and a good sized beer garden. Also a small function room. We are opposite the Churnet Valley Steam Railway. Only 15min drive from Alton Towers. There are lots of lovely walks in the area.
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