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The Leatherne Bottel

The Bridleway, Goring-on Thames RG8 0HS, England
1491 872667
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Price range: $47 - $78
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Simple and traditional Italian food served in a quintessential English setting on the river Thames.
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  • English first
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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Handing the Bottel over to an existing Italian restaurant was an interesting venture and it is an improvement. Service on the night we went was okay and the food was too - not exceptional, but okay, just as if Rossini's Maitre d' and chef had provided comprehensive lists on what to do and what not to do. What was missing... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came here for a big family meal. Cocktails were excellent and classic. All the food was great Italian cooking. We sampled fish and meat dishes and all our plates were cleared. A great addition to the area, especially for a special occaision, can't wait to go I'm Summer and sit out by the river.

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Cambridge
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I went to Rossin's restaurant at The Leatherne Bottel in Goring last Saturday night with five friends and we had the most fabulous evening. The restaurant is on the river but it was dark when we arrived so I would love to go back for lunch in the summer. We were greeted with a very warm welcome and the staff... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

I think it is the best setting in the area . Was really looking forward to a nice evening . Service was very friendly but unfortunately the food was poor quality . Calamari were tasteless , the dry cured meat not of a good quality ( you can buy the same in your local supermarket ) Tried the paccheri as... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I very nearly did not go last night based on previous reviews, I am so glad I did as I now have a restaurant I can add to my list of places to go to. OK it was not perfect, the service is a little amateurish, for example getting asked twice whether we want a dessert when we have not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We have been here twice and thoroughly enjoyed it both times. The location is wonderful. The food was great (both of us are fans of real Italian food). Yes, you have to be patient between courses but we enjoy not being rushed and able to talk leisurely. Antonio makes you feel welcome and it is fun to talk to him... More 

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27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Fantastic location but disappointing venue and food. There is a ready market for this sort of place in Goring but I fear Rossinis will have to up their game to benefit from it. The restaurant is stark to say the least, it needs softening with some colour and warmth added. Staff needed asking twice for water to be brought, difficult... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have not eaten food which can seriously be described as 'bad' for a long time. A seafood salad both tasted and felt like cardboard - clearly frozen and probably unfrozen and refrozen many times. Even a simple mixed salad they managed to ruin - strips of carrot and fennel had clearly been prepared and left to sit in water... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Went here for a birthday meal with friends. The cocktails are expertly made and much better than usual UK quality whilst the food was to die for. Try a fish dish- brilliantly cooked. I had the tuna which was delicious as was my partner's (think it was sea bass). Our friends said their food was great too. Lovely staff, beautiful... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife and I have been here several times in the last three months; on each occasion we have thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Our food is well prepared and the wine list is predominately Italian and great value. Toni and his son are always amusing and we enjoy their quality of service and overall efficiency. This restaurant is one of... More 

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Address: The Bridleway, Goring-on Thames RG8 0HS, England
Phone Number: 1491 872667
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Goring-on Thames
Average Prices: USD 47 - 78
Cuisine: Italian

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