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The Railway Arms - CLOSED

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Tea and Cake while waiting for a train

Nice strong cup of tea can also buy sandwiches to take on your journey it's not the Normal railway... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Best place for a cider

Visits here opened up our eyes and tastebuds to the joy and variety of cider on offer. Pigged pig... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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14 Nov 2016
“Tea and Cake while waiting for a train”
8 Aug 2016
“Best place for a cider”
Railway Road, Downham Market PE38 9EN, England
+44 1366 386636
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

Nice strong cup of tea can also buy sandwiches to take on your journey it's not the Normal railway station waiting room - easy to park Lovely and cosy with a nice fire!

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Visits here opened up our eyes and tastebuds to the joy and variety of cider on offer. Pigged pig started the journey and Ian's marvellous choice of ciders continued the education. Wish we could visit more often but two small children make it difficult. A...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Mara_acoma
Reviewed 29 April 2016

I love this place. When I visit my parents I come this way and its a fun quirky pub / cafe with amazing bacon and sausage butties lovely chap that runs it nice coffee, lovely local ales and cider and proper sausage / Bacon butties...More

Date of experience: April 2016
1  Thank fragglerockExeter
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was a regular there when I lived on that side of town, but it is a bit too far now to walk up the hill to where I lie now after a few pints of dangerously strong cider. Do not expect juke box and...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank Douglas L
Reviewed 23 January 2016

Cheerful and quirky. High level model train set will be switched on if requested. Links through from coffee cafe to bar to book lined station waiting room. Constant traffic from passengers waiting for next train. Looking forward to next visit to this welcoming and unique...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank gingergeezer
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

I was amazed when I arrived at Downham Market station to find a small pub within the station. As I didn't know where I was going next I bought a coffee and sat in the pub to enjoy its atmosphere. I noticed the tiny bar...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

I use this station on a regular basis and it's always a pleasure to spend time in its vintage waiting room with library and small cafe. The freshly made bacon sandwich and hot tea certainly sets you up for the day. Time your journey at...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Camal63
Reviewed 2 June 2015

I've been to this quirky and marvellous pub a few times and have joined in with a couple of their monthly pub quizzes, which are excellent. The atmosphere here is great - happy, friendly and cosy. The beer is wonderful - from real ales to...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank Hellopaul
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Having recently moved to Downham Market, I ventured with some trepidation into the Railway Arms, as an outsider. I need not have worried, everybody present was friendly, bar staff second to none,the range of ciders amazing,I was made to feel welcome before having finished my...More

Date of experience: March 2015
4  Thank Andy G
Reviewed 24 October 2014

We had to waste 4 hours in Downham Market whilst our car was in the garage so we look the short walk from the town centre to the railway station and what a lovely surprise we had to find that some of the buildings had...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank R P T
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