A Taste of Hampshire


Welcome to the railway

A beautiful family run pub nestled in the heart of rural Hampshire, opposite Botley train station.

Our restaurant is now fully booked for Christmas Day and NYE. If you would like to book your Christmas celebration with us, please visit our Christmas Menu page to make your reservation with our festive December menu.


The pride of The Railway is the dining experience we offer. Whether it's a quick bite before the train, a luxury evening meal for two or a tasty Sunday roast with the family, our first class kitchen will always leave you feeling satisfied.   


Offers & Events  

The Railway is the perfect venue for any celebration: we offer completely bespoke planning to accommodate all of your needs, and will work with you to make sure your special day is everything you want it to be.




The Railway has undergone a tremendous overhaul, Classic meets contemporary in the very best fashion; old favourites, new arrivals and the finest food and drink on offer. Take a look and see what all the fuss is about.




We always look locally for produce, and make everything we can from scratch. Please get in touch if you wish to book a table or function, ask about allergy information or have any other enquiries.

We also offer Sunday roasts, with a selection of slow roasted meats (or vegan nut roast), tasty vegetables and all the trimmings. 

Our meats are sourced from Hampshire’s Award Winning Owton’s Butchers, and our bread from the Happy Toast Company.

PLEASE NOTE: Our Christmas Menus are now available and we are currently taking bookings for December. If you would like to book your Christmas celebration with us, please visit our Christmas Menu page to make your reservation.


Here are come of our most recent reviews. You can also see what people are saying about us on TripAdvisor, Facebook, Google and Intsagram.


Book now

Please Note: Due to limited availability Sunday bookings through December must be made over the phone. Please call us if you need one.

Book a table here directly using our Quandoo booking system, or send your request to Alternatively you can call us during our opening hours on 01489 874226 or message through Facebook or Instagram. One of the team will always respond as quickly as possible. 

(Same day bookings made online may not be picked up by our team on busy days, so please call us if you need one.)

offers & events

As well as seasonal events and a weekly quiz night, The Railway hosts music events throughout the year. featuring the greatest local talents. Our band nights are known for their great party atmospheres and brilliant turn outs. Check out what's happening below.

Test your trivia at our weekly quiz, where the finest minds battle it out for top spot bragging rights, Whether you're gunning for the crown or just here for a laugh, the dedicated area and quiz master help provide a unique and enjoyable night out. Plus get 10% off all food after entering.   


With the amazing Somethn' Else seeing in the New Year The Railway will be rocking this December 31st! £5 entry (all profits go to charity) includes a free drink on arrival.

Get your tickets in the pub or by contacting us.

Christmas at The Railway Inn Botley

Join us on Christmas evening from 19:00 for a  festive evening of drinks and nibbles. No reservation necessary. 

Bring the family, meet your friends, and enjoy a true Railway Christmas!


contact us

Please get in touch with any questions you may have using the form below, or by emailing us at One of the team will always respond as quickly as possible. 

Alternatively you can call us during our opening hours on:

01489 874226

Or message through Facebook or Instagram.

How to find us

The Railway Inn Botley
Station Hill, Curdridge, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2DN

T: 01489 874226


If you would like to join the team at The Railway Inn, please email us your CV along with information on what role you re looking for, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.