Thatchers welcomes you to the Railway Inn at Sandford.
A picturesque pub in heart of Sandford that offers unique fresh foods and our complete range of ciders as well as local ales and a selection of quality wines,spirits and minerals. The pub is dog friendly and has free wifi.
Come to the heart of the village and enjoy this traditional country pub, with its welcoming bar area and open fireplace. Natural stone features, comfortable surroundings and a traditional oak-framed dining room create a fantastic space in which to relax, eat and drink.
Eat in the informal bar area or in the dining room. Expert food and cider pairings come highly recommended and all dishes, created in the new kitchen, shine with their expert execution, taste and flavour. See sample dishes here »
In the landscaped pub gardens you’ll find plenty of outdoor seating, a children’s play area and a wendy-house constructed from one of the traditional out-buildings. A large grassy area will soon be available for picnics and local events.
Hungry? Matthew Brooks our head chef and his team have been busily creating dishes from our new kitchen using locally sourced fare so you can be sure of quality, provenance and flavour. Drawing on the influence of our food pairing chefs - Tim Maddams, of River Cottage fame and Bini Ludlow many of our dishes have been matched with a particular Thatcher's cider. Read about some of our sample dishes here »
We stock the full range of our premium ciders so you're bound to enjoy one of them! Traditional or modern, the unique flavour blends are made using methods passed down through generations of Thatchers. Alternatively, choose from a range of fine wines, ales and soft drinks all carefully selected with quality paramount.