Photo of Railway

grid reference TM 183 441

opened 1878

music bar

(details under review)

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opening hours:

  • Mon-Thu: 1500-2330
  • Fri-Sun: 1500-0000
  • Closes early on quiet nights.
(Times last updated 22/03/2019)

regular real ales


Local licensing authority for Ipswich is Ipswich Borough Council

CAMRA Ipswich & East Suffolk branch.

last updated 21/01/2020

Ipswich Railway

previously known as: Railway Hotel

Real Ale sold

Real Ale is available here

243 Foxhall Rd, IP3 8LG

01473 421575

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A large landmark building, close to Derby Road Station (which gave it its name). The Railway is a pub with a long-standing reputation for live music.

It was renovated late-2016 and is run as a pub/music venue with live music Friday and Saturday, plus occasional Sunday gigs. Admission fees may be payable on occasions to get in.

Beer served through handpulls Beer served through handpulls

Traditional pub games available Traditional pub games available

station 0.1 mile away Railway station about 0.1 mile away (see public transport tab for details)

live music live music

free WiFi Free WiFi

(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)