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Reopening 18 May.

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Railway Tavern

58 Station Road

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Tuesday4.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Wednesday4.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Thursday4.00 pm - 10.00 pm
Friday3.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 10.30 pm

About the Pub

New owners in 2018 have maintained the real ale selection and cider festival while beginning sympathetic refurbishment, including the addition of a new lounge bar in late 2019. Summer opening 16:00 Mon-Thu rather than 17:00. Tendring CAMRA Pub of the Year 2020

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Crouch Vale Essex Boys Best Bitter

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Source: National

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Railway Tavern, Brightlingsea


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Ever changing ciders.

  • LocAle LocAle Accredited

    Crouch Vale, Railway Tavern, Mighty Oak.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • Garden Pub Garden

    Patio to side of pub.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    On leads. Pub dog and cat may be in bar.

  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly

    Under 14s until 7pm; under 18 until 9pm.

  • Events Events

    Quiz every Tue. Vinyl every Thu.

  • RealFire Real Fire

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Railway Tavern

58 Station Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.809706, 1.020924


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Nearby Bus Routes (25m)

First Essex: 62

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