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The Leatherne Bottel

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Bridleway House Bridle Way, Goring-on Thames RG8 0HS, England
+44 1491 872667
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Simple and traditional Italian food served in a quintessential English...
Simple and traditional Italian food served in a quintessential English setting on the river Thames.
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Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 93
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sink or swim, but do something!

My husband and I have frequently enjoyed dinners at the Leatherne Bottel over the years. It was a special place to go, with a warm welcome as soon as you entered, excellent food and good service. I've thought hard as to how I should word this review after we went for dinner last Saturday, and... read more

1 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Hilary H
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Reading, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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171 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

My husband and I have frequently enjoyed dinners at the Leatherne Bottel over the years. It was a special place to go, with a warm welcome as soon as you entered, excellent food and good service. I've thought hard as to how I should word this review after we went for dinner last Saturday, and found that all the above... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We visited this restaurant on Friday eve with friends and had a really lovely evening. We were made to feel so welcome on arrival and the service continued to be excellent for the rest of the evening. The food was delicious authentic Italian rather than chain Italian. We will definitely return soon!

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

I have always tried to ignore the hype given over to celebrating St. Valentine's Day and this year my sights were set in favour of an afternoon of international rugby on the TV. But, as the day approached it became clear that one way or the other, romance was going to win over and so I took to TripAdvisor for... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Freebie entree dish - tasteless and weird potato thing - like smash Starter - pate - ok but presentation amateurish Main - seafood pasta - salty, pasta thick and poor shell fish dessert - lemon profiteroles - dry and thick with a weird long life? Birds topping kind of cream Service - poor - wasn't offered bread / specials /... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just been for lunch at Rossini with my wife. The food was the most fresh and authentic Italian food I've had outside of Italy. Fresh homemade crab ravioli, fresh calamari and quality wine. Most of all, the service was first class - warm, friendly and professional. The area has been crying out for a restaurant this good for ages -... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

8 of us rocked up here and had one of the best meals I've ever eaten. All 8 of us left thinking the same. Must come back. This Italian food is of the highest quality. I'd even go so far as to say its as good as the food I eat in Milan, Trieste and Rome. Prices are very reasonable... More 

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Arrecife
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Absolutely recommendable, have been here several times and can say that the staff directed by Tony is fantastico! Gorgeous italian food, good portions and lovely cocktails. Yes it is not the cheapest but it is worth it....

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Maidenhead
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went for my son-in-law's birthday at Sunday lunchtime - two children, five adults. Warm welcome, nicely paced service. Food was excellent : fresh fruits de mere starters shared among us, then pasta mains for the children and more grown-up meat and fish dishes for the adults. My Filetto al cartoccio was top-class, beautifully cooked medium rare, exactly as I had... More 

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Windsor, England, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My father is Italian and has owned his own restaurants himself so have had some fine dishes over the years, we visited Rossinis on 23rd Jan for my fathers birthday and have to say for starters had the best pasta dish I have ever tasted, was the chefs special of homemade ravioli with crab and prawn, delightful, followed by calf's... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Been wanting to try the new 'Rossini' since it re opened and was not diappoined. Welcomed by the staff and enjoyed a nice cocktail followed by a suprise complimentary taster dish. Starters of king garlic prawns and parmigiana di melenzane, both made with passion. Mains of crab ravioli and fusilli, pancetta e pomodorini. The most exquisite pasta I ve ever... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bridleway House Bridle Way, Goring-on Thames RG8 0HS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Goring-on Thames
  • Phone Number: +44 1491 872667

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 46 - 77
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Simple and traditional Italian food served in a quintessential English setting on the river Thames.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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