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Railway Hotel, BR4 0EW

Ember Inns (Mitchells and Butlers) pub in West Wickham.

The interior is typical of Ember Inns, with bland artworks on the walls, exposed brickwork here and there, colour-coordinated upholstery, and a mix of carpeting and tiled areas. It's quite large, but the space is broken up into several different areas, so it doesn't feel cavernous at all. There's a fair bit of picnic bench seating outside too.

Kake visited on a Tuesday lunchtime in September 2012. There were five real ales on, all priced at £2.95/pint: Harvey's Sussex Best, Young's Bitter, London Pride, Fuller's Red Fox, and Butcombe Adam Henson's Rare Breed. A pint of lime and soda was a pleasingly cheap 60p.

There were quite a few customers in already when I arrived around noon, some of them with babies. More people continued to arrive while I was there, presumably in for lunch. Music was playing; quite bland, not too loud.

Food is served all day from a standard Ember Inns menu.

A sign seen in September 2012 advertised pub quizzes on Tuesdays and Sundays from 8:30pm.

Accessibility: A ramp to get in. Step-free to the bar, most (possibly all) of the interior seating, the outside picnic bench seating, and the RADAR-locked accessible toilet. The other toilets are up a wide flight of stairs with a u-bend and a sturdy handrail on both sides (though the staircase is probably too wide to let you hold both handrails at once). The pub has its own car park.

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Last visited by Kake, September 2012. Opening hours taken from the 2013 Good Beer Guide.
OS X co-ord: 538351 OS Y co-ord: 166463 (Latitude: 51.380365 Longitude: -0.013368)
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