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The Bladebone Inn

) #21 of 489 Restaurants in Reading ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
+44 118 971 4000
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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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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Reviews (384)
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1 - 10 of 384 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Four of us went here for a meal before going to Arlington Arts, it was the evening before The Wedding ( Pippas') and we didn't realise, how dumb. There were a lot of press around but the Inn would not allow any customers to be...More

Thank David-Clover M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband, his family and I went to the bladebone to celebrate his birthday and it was such a memorable occasion thanks to the staff at the bladebone. The food was absolutely to die for. We had perfectly cooked fillet steaks and halibut. The halibut...More

1  Thank Robynbeth86
Reviewed 4 days ago

We love this place, food is AMAZING and so fresh . We love the relaxed atmosphere and the friendly service we recivie from Ritch and the girls.

Thank thestevens2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had lunch here today , and whilst the place is lovely, nice atmosphere and pleasant staff, the value for money is poor. I know that this is Berkshire, but I am afraid I consider fish and chips, a burger and chips, 2 drinks, 2...More

Thank iamtheone
Reviewed 1 week ago

On the plus side, the pub is a "proper pub" with nice ales and the staff are all very friendly and efficient and the place has a nice atmosphere. The food however, was disappointing, not so much for it's quality, but it's quantity. It was...More

Thank fugefam2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a superb country pub. Good beer from West Berks Brewery, a fantastic wine list and an outstanding menu. Always a friendly welcome and great service.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time we have been to Bladebone since it was taken over last year. Road and car park full of executive cars was a good sign - even a Lamborghini. This is an upmarket pub restaurant in the country village of Chapel...More

Thank Graham J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Top of the line why has this place not got a Michelin star. I'd come here rather than the hand and flowers any day. In fact don't get one stay as you are you are perfect! I can contribute only my love for food and...More

1  Thank Ben S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely venue right in the middle of the common. Food is of a high standard, pretty garden to the back. Old English pub with lovely atmosphere, worth a visit.

Thank Sunny D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Extremely impressed with the Bladebone inn. The food was excellent, I had the oink oink which I thoroughly enjoyed with a sticky sticky to finish which was perfect! The presentation of the food was beautiful. The range of drinks was extensive and the waitresses did...More

Thank Geobluee
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Has this pub shut - it looks closed up but not sure if this is just temporary - would like to find out if possible?
10 May 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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$ 42
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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