• Saffron Walden’s first community owned pub

    A community-owned free house pub based in the beautiful market town of Saffron Walden serving a full range of excellent beer, wine, soft drinks and pub snacks

  • "What a find. This place is a joy.

    The kind of pub that gladdens the heart and reminds you of all the things that a pub should be….the British Pub is on its knees, it could learn a lot about survival from the Railway Arms.”
    Richard M

  • Saffron Walden’s first community owned pub

    Essex CAMRA Pub of the Year 2022

  • Locally Sourced Drinks

    Wherever possible we provide locally produced beers, wines and soft drinks as well as some well-known national brands

  • Come and visit us soon

    Enjoy our warm welcome

  • Serving 6 Locally sourced cask ales

  • A community hub to meet, chat and celebrate

  • Great local craft beers

Best pub ever! Super family friendly, there was a band! There were children playing, everyone was smiling.
I would recommend as a family place to visit while in Saffron Walden

Good community pub. Friendly staff and service.  Good selection of beers

Great relaxed atmosphere, good selection of beers. Nicely decorated and well looked after.

A great variety of local cask and craft beers make this pub stand out from the rest. Friendly and helpful staff make it a very pleasant experience

Great friendly community pub. Garden well provided for with good seating available as well as a yard used with more seating n tables. Great range of local ales, beers n ciders. Well worth a visit if in the area.

Pleasant place to have a drink with friends and family

Great selection of beers and even organic wines! ?Great to have this lovely pub open again..

Great local little pub. Fab service and great prices. We will be back!!

Great town pub which was recently reopened as part of a community based ownership.
Service is fantastic and great beers and wine, all a a reasonable price too!

Lovely outdoor space at the moment, accompanied with really friendly service and very reasonable prices for the area. Very excited to see what’s to come from the Railway Arms. Truly a beautiful testament to what a cohesive community can achieve!

Lovely Garden area. Kind staff. Well priced pint. Good atmosphere

Fine ales, beers and wines. Fantastic place, well worth a visit, friendly, cosy atmosphere

A fantastic happy atmosphere. Just what the Railway needs to be, a great back street boozer for the community to get together, to meet your mates and to make new friends. Beers are fabulous and a good selection is available

Best pub in Walden!

Lovely atmosphere and great to support a community pub

Lovely pub, lovely vibe.
I was so impressed with the whole setup. Warm and friendly atmosphere

Amazing pub with a real community feel. Great selection of craft ales and beers

Fantastic pub. Tons of history and character and recently saved from been torn down for a new development

Great atmosphere. Lovely pub, really friendly staff. Great beer. Perfect stop for a post-ride beer