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The Railway

11 Thwaite Street, Cottingham HU16 4QT, England
+44 1482 622980
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish and chips” (13 reviews)
“pies” (3 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
11 Thwaite Street, Cottingham HU16 4QT, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great quality excellent service and good environment to take the family. Went for good Friday fish and chips and was not disappointed

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say, I was very pleasantly surprised on a recent visit to The Railway, as a lover of fish and chips this has to rate up there with the best, for quality, size and presentation it would take some beating. Added to that...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in here for lunch on the spur of the moment. The food was beautiful and the portions generous. The staff were welcoming and friendly. We will definitely be back.

Thank kathleenalice56
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Very much standard pub food. Garlic bread was frankly pitiful, did not taste of garlic. Food was fine, but nothing to write home about. Portions were ample, prices OTT.More

Thank bunnyofdarkness
Andy H, Manager at The Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit; we are obviously disappointed to hear that we failed to meet your expectations, and will take your constructive observations into account. Our garlic butter is made onsite by our own chefs’s, we will look...More

Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Had the most amazing Sunday lunch last week!! I don't particularly like a lot of vegetables but the chefs cauliflower cheese and roast parsnips were to die for! Can't wait to again - thanks.chef/ assistant x

Thank moirajane48
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Past the railway hundreds of times never got around to visiting, But now made the effort, and certainly wasn’t disappointed. Some reports said it wasn’t cosy, the reason is there are large windows and I think in the winter if the curtains were closed might...More

Thank davidcZ6386YI
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Just been to The Railway for a carvery to celebrate Mother’s Day. The staff were so helpful and attentive, nothing was too much trouble even though it was extremely busy. The atmosphere was relaxed and homely. The choice of food at the carvery was fantastic,...More

Thank Vix396
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Nice friendly welcome from young staff member. Plenty of tables available on a cold, rainy Sunday lunch. Had the help yourself carvery which included gammon, turkey and beef and an enormous Yorkshire pudding. Loads of vegetables available including one of the nicest cauliflower cheese dishes...More

Thank shazzy39
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The mac and cheese was lovely and all my friends agree with me when I say the service was lovely, extremely welcoming and accommodating!

Thank mitchell132
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Visited the railway last weekend and was very impressed. I had the steak pie-lovely fresh food and brilliant service from the staff, 100% recommend!

Thank laura160696
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
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 - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Thwaite Street, Cottingham HU16 4QT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  East Riding of Yorkshire  >  Cottingham
  • Phone Number: +44 1482 622980
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Village Pub with great home made food including our award winning Fresh Haddock & Chips, a wide variety of drinks including cask ales, speciality whiskies, vodkas & gins, tea, barista coffee and deluxe hot chocolates also available. Comedy club 1st Wednesday of every month, live sport shown in our dedicated sports bar, function room also available.
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