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The Bladebone Inn

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
+44 118 971 4000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (31 reviews)
“cheese scones” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
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1 - 10 of 433 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Met a lovely friend in the most appropriate of settings, The Bladebone Inn. Since Richie took the helm at this popular pub he has rung in some excellent changes. His staff are, to his credit, incredibly professional and so lovely. They never stop smiling and...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hadn't been for a while and it's been under the new team for a little while now. Menu offering is great and just what a good local pub / inn should offer

Thank Paul A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I were really excited for Sunday lunch here but unfortunately the trip was a disappointment. We booked Sunday lunch two weeks in advance for 12.15, we arrived at 12 and the 'car park' was packed, there was nowhere to park or any...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually when it comes to Sunday lunch out, we leave it to the last minute and hope for the best. However, this time I did a bit of online research for inspiration mid-week and found this place, and booked a table for 2 for Sunday...More

Thank bikergirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the second year that I have been to the Bladebones firework display and they have surpassed themselves. The display was amazing plenty of oohing and awing. There were a lot of people and for a small pub it was very crowded but we...More

Thank jowillows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub, in a lovely rural Part of Berkshire. Ample parking for event and well organised. However upon entry (£5 per head) it became clear how over crowded the pub and premises were. Must have been a heath and safety breach and a genuinely was...More

Thank JustAThoughtThough
Reviewed 17 October 2017

So when it came to celebrating my birthday there honestly wasn't anywhere else I wanted to go. As I haven't personally seen big parties in the Bladebone I wasn't sure if they'd be able to put on a table for 23 of us but they...More

Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Looking for a place in the area and this was recommended, and very rightly so. The place was a delight, welcoming and cosy, and the staff friendly and courteous. We had more of a snack than a meal, but looked around us at the main...More

Thank Bobmilly
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Lunch on Saturday. Very busy, pleasant ambience. The Cheese Scone starter was light, tasty and served with two types of butter. We all chose the Hake with scallop and tagliatelli. Absolutely delcious. Wonderful creamy sauce on the tagliatelli, and the Hake was beautifully cooked. A...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Finally got round to trying their Sunday Lunch today. What had we been waiting for? We received a warm welcome and were seated next to an open fire which gave it a cosy ambience. The food was divine, perfectly cooked meat, roasties and vegetables and...More

Thank EnglandBriAnn
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10 May 2015|
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Response from ClazUK |
According to my Mum (who lives a few yards away) it's having work done on it now. Hopefully it will reopen soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 4000
  • E-mail
EAT, DRINK & ENJOY !!... Beautiful Country Pub in stunning location... boasting a large garden & stone patio perfect for those summer evenings!! Creative British menu with daily specials & lighter lunch-time offerings... Amazing food, stunning wines, Visual stimulating environment with real ales and exellent service to boot!! we look forward to seeing you all soon
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