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the old boot inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Stanford Dingley ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
stanford dingley, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LT, England
+44 118 974 4292
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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“pie” (3 reviews)
“baguette” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
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LOCATION
stanford dingley, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LT, England
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1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and a very friendly landlord. Great backyard and typically English countryside. Very close to the home of The Middleton's so perhaps a brush with Royalty may be in a visitors future.

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We visited yesterday walkin no booking we were welcomed by a friendly barman who we assume is the owner. This is an old type pub with plenty of atmosphere. some off the furniture is a little tired but the is part of its charm. We...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I tried the other pub in the village tonight. It's a real traditional pub and was frequented by locals. The real ale was well kept and the menu far broader ( and cheaper) than The Bull up the road. The whitebait was really good, crispy...More

Thank Airshowsafety
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very warm welcome, Good Old Boy on tap, huge garden with view of the hills. We didn't eat there, but it's a lovely place for a drink. Real pubby atmosphere.

Thank clivetwooaks
Reviewed 12 March 2017

After receiving a very unfriendly reception at the pub round the corner, we left without buying anything and came here. What a difference! We felt immediately welcome, and went to sit in their garden (which has gorgeous views), to choose from the menu. We only...More

1  Thank JennieJump
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision! Everything was lovely! Food was great and very reasonable. Beer was London pride and perfect. Will definitely be back to enjoy more from the talented chef! Open fire too!

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Food is fantastic. I ordered fish and chips. Lots of home made chips and crispy batter! Husband ordered steak pie and had lots of big chunks of steak. It was a proper pie and not a stew with a lid. Friday evening and no one...More

2  Thank Imogen S
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Let's face it,this place has gone through a bit of a switch back in recent times. I'm very happy to say,though,that it's now getting back to it's best.John,who's remained his remarkably affable self throughout, and Franka are making a real effort. Chef Damien has been...More

1  Thank David T
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Cycled out to this pub for Sunday lunch. Very friendly and helpful bar and serving staff. We sat outside. We both ordered fish and chips where the staff were more than happy to slightly teak the menu for us (salad rather than mushy peas.) Lovely...More

1  Thank IanLS L
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We visited twice while we were in the village - great beer and the steak pie was the BEST I've ever eaten. Full of chunky bits of proper steak. A bargain at £14. The staff are really friendly and I can't recommend this place highly...More

1  Thank AlexKlaar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Validated Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: stanford dingley, Stanford Dingley RG7 6LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Stanford Dingley
  • Phone Number: +44 118 974 4292
  • E-mail
Description
Chef Rody likes to describe his style of cooking as 'bistronomie"-gastronomie without the fuss, challenging the common misconception that simple dishes require less skill and attention to detail, rody prepare perfectly executed dishes with expertly balanced flavours.
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