Welcome to the railway
A beautiful family run pub nestled in the heart of rural Hampshire, opposite Botley train station.
Our Christmas Menus are now available and we are currently taking bookings for December and Christmas Day. If you would like to book your Christmas celebration with us, please visit our Christmas Menu page to make your reservation.
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.
Join us to celebrate your special occasion, be it a birthday, wedding, christening, or any other gathering. Buffets start from £6.50 per head and we can cater for small, intimate groups of 20 to huge parties to 150, Contact us with your requirements and we will provide you with a detailed rundown of exactly what you can expect. Find our selection of Buffet Menus here.
We also offer afternoon tea; a selection of sandwiches on a variety of breads, homemade cakes and scones, all served with local preserves & clotted cream. Comes with free unlimited Tea & Coffee.
MON - THUR
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 21:00
FRI & SAT
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 19:00
Book a table here directly using our Quandoo booking system, or send your request to email@example.com. 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.
6 brand new Burger recipes available every Tuesday from 6pm: Cajun Chicken, BBQ Pulled Pork, Hampshire Beef, Lamb & Mint, Buffalo or Black Bean & Quinoa.
Which one will you choose?
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!
How to find us
The Railway Inn Botley
Station Hill, Curdridge, Southampton, Hampshire, SO30 2DN
T: 01489 874226
JOIN THE TEAM
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.