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The Winning Hand

Bath Road | Beenham, Reading RG7 5JB, England
0118 930 2472
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Ranked #42 of 507 Restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Reading
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Went there last night for a birthday meal, we had a table book for 17. I have to say that the service was excellent. We didn't have to wait for drinks or food, someone was always there to server us. I had the set menu which was great value for money, the pie was delicious. Everyone really enjoyed the food.... More 

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Tadley, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

we used to go to the winning hand years ago when it was run by the two brothers. new staff and ownership, its ok but lost some of the fantastic food and wines the boys always gave. Sorry we compare the newbies with them - but we were so disapointed.

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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Met an old friend here today as it was half way between us. Have to say service was great - polite, helpful and accommodating. Food was very good. Opted for the Xmas menu. Recommend the stuffed field mushroom as starter. Roast turkey lunch well presented. Restaurant is much nicer on the inside than first impressions from the outside. Will be... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Call in on my way home most Friday evenings and enjoy a pint. The place is still quiet but I enjoy the friendly chit chat with the Staff and Manager. On my list of places to go and eat but the one downside is the lack of Vegetarian options available. Other than that Love the place to bits.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We hired the function room for a wedding we had 60 for a 3 course meal on the 1st nov . Well the food,service was outstanding nothing was to much trouble we all had a amazing time Like to say a special Thankyou to Elsa who was great and all the staff that made this very special Would recommend this... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We have just had Sunday Lunch at The Winning Hand. The Food, Presentation, Service, Staff, value for money & atmosphere were all excellent. We can recommend this restaurant with confidence. Congratulations to all the staff & thankyou.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 via mobile

sorry to say but the service was not up to scratch, as was the food. The steak and ale pie was soggy and tasteless, and the veg was over cooked. The whole place needs to be revamped as it looks like a 70s pub, with dark walls, old dark carpets, and ceilings. Will not be returning!

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Swindon, England
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97 reviews 97 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Ate here with a group of family (15 in total) on a Sunday lunchtime. All in all not a brilliant experience. They were short of menu's so we had to share about 5 between the 15 of us. Lots of spelling mistakes on the menu! Starters were ok - soup, crab cakes (or 'crab cak' as the menu described it).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

We had the most wonderful time at the winning hand can't wait to see them again the menu is out of this world jo is the most helpful person and friendly with it

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Reading, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Good service, tasty, well presented food. Plenty of man course options. Large car park. Ideal place for large gatherings as has nice area at the back.. Big bonus having half price. There are other offers available on other days of the week.

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Address: Bath Road | Beenham, Reading RG7 5JB, England
Phone Number: 0118 930 2472
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading

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