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The Old London Apprentice

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This is a PROPER pub

This is my local being less than a minute from my house, and where I'll go for a few drinks when I... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
Chris T
Welcoming local.

Staying overnight at The Lodge and walking into town on a very hot day we came across The Old... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Yateley, United Kingdom
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2 Hambridge Road, Newbury RG14 5SS, England
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

This is my local being less than a minute from my house, and where I'll go for a few drinks when I don't fancy heading into town. Ken and his wife know how to run a great pub and know what the punters want. You're...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Staying overnight at The Lodge and walking into town on a very hot day we came across The Old London Apprentice and espying a large fan just inside the door, we popped in to cool down. It was quiet around 1.30 and before the England...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Very dissapointed!! Was all about family, cousins, grandmas etc no one was interested in local visitors, put requests in and was ignored

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Proper pub with home cooked food. In a world of "gastro" pubs it is sometimes nice to find places like this. I had a pork Sunday lunch and there was ample meat, roast potatoes , a bit of crackling, Yorkshire pudding, apple sauce and stuffing...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is my local pub and I keep popping in every now and then. Well, mostly Thursdays - they do a bingo. The pub has nice selection of beers and most importantly food is great. The portions are much bigger compared to others in Newbury....More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank A_Saikia_in_Newbury
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Food is very traditional pub food good quality and price , happy to see motorcyclist and dogs, bike group meets there Tuesday eves , very busy on Race days.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank kbwolf
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and customers. Food is good value, tasty and large portion sizes.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Andy F
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Stopped off in The Old London Apprentice, after work for a drink with a workmate last night. The pub is a little strange in that its stuck in a timewarp, and hasn't changed from when I lived in Newbury and it was my local! Saying...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 923Dan
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I'll be brutally honest. If I were driving past I don't think I would look at the place and go "ooooh, that looks like a nice place to stop" (but that's more of a reflection on my superficial nature) but both the staff and the...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Jon S
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Nice selection of ales, good selection of food and food excellent. Been here a few times this year and always a warm welcome .

Date of experience: December 2016
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