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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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12:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
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1 - 10 of 436 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited as a family of 4 for the sunday tea. We eat late afternoon at 4 pm, busy car park so expect to have to walk from the car on country road (take a torch if leaving in the dark). We had starters and 3...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant many times before and love the feel of the place and the nice atmosphere it has. It is relaxed and friendly however, on this occasion we were left disappointed with our food. Firstly our lemon wedges were left off some...More

Thank janros1963
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Bladebone is an interesting mixture of a popular and very busy pub serving posh nosh with prices to match. The food is delicious and the menu varied and interesting but the portions are on the small size and expensive for what you get. And...More

Thank DRW44
Reviewed 11 November 2017 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 10 November 2017

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 8 November 2017

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 31 October 2017

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 30 October 2017 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 28 October 2017 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
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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
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 43
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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