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The Winning Hand

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Bath Road | Beenham, Reading RG7 5JB, England
0118 930 2472
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  • 44
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    Very good
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Celebration event

Have been to this restaurant many times always polite staff and good food at reasonable price on Tuesdays there is a half price menu which is excellent value

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
clyreen22
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Reading, United Kingdom
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74 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Have been to this restaurant many times always polite staff and good food at reasonable price on Tuesdays there is a half price menu which is excellent value

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I dined here a few weeks ago with friends. We dined on a Tuesday night when you get half price on starters and mains, which is great value! I had the king prawns to start, however these were very disappointing as the prawns were so small there was hardly any meat on them. I have had the fish cakes for... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This was a last minute booking for a 50th birthday lunch party after the Greyhound in Tidmarsh canceled our booking 4 days before (their loss and our gain as we won't trusting them again!). The Winning Hand booked us in last minute and it turned out to be a great move. We have eaten their before as the Chef cooks... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My partner and I booked a table for valentines. Upon entering the venue it was quiet and spacious. We were greeted and asked for our reservation. Once checked off we were shown to our table, which was placed in the middle of a small spacious room. There were about 10 other parties present, mostly couples with one larger group. I... More 

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Reading
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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90 reviews 90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant 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
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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
3 helpful votes 3 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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  • Address: Bath Road | Beenham, Reading RG7 5JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 930 2472

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