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The Railway, Doncaster Town, Doncaster

West Street
Doncaster
DN1 3AA
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Rob Hunter left this review about The Railway

Called in today to find four hand pulls at the bar, though only one was clipped and that was "coming soon" due to conditioning. The remaining three were clipped with generic Cask Marque clips. There was nobody at the bar to serve, so that saved me any embarrassment when I walked back out.

Inside there is a fairly long bar in a big rectangular room with old school furniture; the whole look reminded me of an old Working Man's Club. There did appear to be a further room behind the bar but did not investigate this.

There was an old gent at a table supping a pint and reading the paper. Given its proximity to the train station I was surprised that he appeared to be the only sign of life in the place (and describing him as such is a bit of a stretch of the imagination).

Not a place I would be particularly inclined to go out of my way to revisit but if I was passing I would perhaps give it another go if they had any real ales on.

On 26th September 2018 - no rating submitted
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Aqualung . left this review about The Railway

As noted below this is a single rectangular room with prominent TVs, darts & pool at the far end, a jukebox and a tiny yard for smokers. There was some music playing at a low volume on my visit and the TVs showing horse racing that nobody seemed to be watching.
The bar along the left hand side had four hand pumps with two unused, Purity UBU and Taylor's Landlord. I went for the Landlord (£3.20) which was in pretty good nick, shame I hadn't looked up the CAMRA discount.
It's not really my sort of place but early on a Saturday afternoon was a long way short of a total disaster.

On 13th August 2018 - rating: 6
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hondo . left this review about The Railway

Bar & lounge very handy for the train station. The pub has a dartboard,a pool table and was serving 3 real ales.

On 22nd October 2016 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by hondo .
Doncaster, 0.07 miles, 1 min walk (show)
Bentley (S Yorks), 2.08 miles, 40 min walk (show)
Adwick, 4.7 miles, 1 hr 30 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Railway, Doncaster
26th Sep 2018, 15:44
Review submitted by Rob Hunter
 
13th Aug 2018, 18:27
Review submitted by Aqualung .

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 11 August 2018 by Aqualung .
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : Yes - 10% - last updated 11 August 2018 by Aqualung .
  • Car Park : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Child Friendly : No last updated 11 August 2018 by Aqualung .
  • Darts : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Function Room : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 25 January 2019 by hondo .
  • Karaoke : No last updated 11 August 2018 by Aqualung .
  • Live Music : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 25 January 2019 by hondo .
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 25 January 2019 by hondo .
  • Wheelchair Access : No last updated 11 August 2018 by Aqualung .
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 16 March 2017 by ROB Camra
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