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Sweeney & Todd

10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
+44 118 958 6466
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (343 reviews)
“pastry” (27 reviews)
“ratatouille” (14 reviews)
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British, Vegetarian Friendly
10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My fiancé and I used to love coming here for lunch when we lived in Reading. There was always a great selection of heart warming pies- our favourites being ‘venison & boar’ and ‘chicken & leek’. The service was always great. We usually went down...More

Thank Lynsey M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went as a group of 8 and the building is very quirky with lots of nooks and crannies. The pies were very tasty and plenty of food for everyone. Very enjoyable experience

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Seeneys for the first time in about 10 years. I used to live in Reading and would but takeaway pie a couple of times of week to have for my dinner. But it had been a while, was in reading to see friends...More

Thank Darren H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an excellent meal here, service was extremely good. Excellent range of pies on offer and real ale too! Very good value for a meal out which won't leave you feeling hungry. Even took a couple of pies home from the counter to have later....More

Thank Rhubes2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you crave a good hearty pie, then there’s really nowhere else to go in my opinion. I live in Sheffield, some time ago I mentioned to a few of the locals about a fantastic pie shop ‘down south’. They were sceptical so upon arriving...More

Thank StevePriest
Reviewed 11 January 2018

I desperately want to write a good review to support this Reading institution. The wine and beer are excellent and well priced. The décor is, er, retro! My problem is that on three visits my pie has had a soggy bottom. The first time I...More

Thank MrsMaryLewis
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

I ad heard of Sweeney & Todd so it was on my list of must try. So happy to have actually eaten there. Service was great and we were seated immediately but the place started to fill quickly and many of the tables were reserved....More

Thank MommaAmp
Reviewed 11 December 2017

What can I say but an excellent experience. This is a family run pie shop that is licensed and very popular. A wide variety of pies, quiches and accompaniments - together with 4 real ales and beers, wines, spirits, teas and coffees. Service is quick...More

Thank deepinsight01
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Given some of the mediocre reviews here, my expectations weren’t that high. I was though, pleasantly surprised at my dining experience with my work mates this very lunchtime. Walking through the pie shop at the front, I passed the bar – and was delighted to...More

Thank Cartimand
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Tired decor and tatty surrounds. Soggy salty pies with tough meat. Terrible We quickly paid and left

Thank Magpie410
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5 November 2017|
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Response from Doris R | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not having seen the question before. Sunday, it is closed. Opening times can be found in the web „sweeney todd reading opening hours“. Basically it is a shop with an adjacent resto, therefore the opening hours are... More
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23 October 2017|
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Response from _mackie_diane | Reviewed this property |
If you are a larger party then I would say definitely book in advance.
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5 August 2017|
Response from GaryTheDruid | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 101
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 6466
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