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World Turned Upside Down

387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
+44 118 987 1763 ‎
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Ranked #144 of 506 Restaurants in Reading
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We eat here regularly before going to watch Reading FC football matches. It's near enough to walk to the ground and far enough to walk off the roast dinner. It's a carvery style restaurant with help yourself veg. For about £15 we can have 2 roast dinners and bottle of red. The staff are helpful, the beer is very well... More 

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Christmas dinner at this restaurant was fantastic. We enjoyed the food and the cost was brilliant. Soup starter was full of flavour. Main course was also full of flavour. Thank you to all the staff involved in making this a very enjoyable meal. The chef was very happy and chatty when serving the main course. We enjoyed the whole experience.... More 

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Croxley Green, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Our regular venue for Reading V Watford matches Get in early as it will be full by 1.30. 20 min walk from ground. Decent carvery. Very friendly staff.

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Groombridge, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Friendly hospitable pub. Good carvery,with selection of four roasts on offer today plus you could chose home made pie or half a roast chicken all very well cooked. Well worth a visit if you like good British food at a price that anyone could afford.I wish we lived nearer so that I could try them again

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This has become like our local, and I look forward to eating here! The staff are all so very polite! A place wit very great atmosphere, a great vibe and very reasonably prices food for the choice you have. Go on a Sunday and will be a little bit more in price, but that makes up for the weekday prices!!... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Five of us visited today including a one year old. The carvery was excellent with plenty of options and the price was good. The baby had his own plate which was free. No waiting and attentive friendly staff made this an enjoyable experience.

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Just popped in to have evening meal with friends and found a queue to get a ticket was not offered a mans meals or King size as they call it. For the area this place offers an average carvery that was not hot enough however the roast potatoes were ok and did not seem to have been dropped into the... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Food and service was great been on many occasions would recommend to everyone first class service in every way

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Been to the carvery a few times, so when coming back to reading decided to go again. Sitting down having a lovely meal with my partner when the bouncer on the door decided to let kids from outside to trick & treat inside the pub. They started to clime over chairs, swing on the bars in the restaurant. There was... More 

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reading
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160 reviews 160 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This restaurant is in between Reading town centre and the M4 (junction 11). It is fairly large with an adequate car park. Don’t go on match days. I went here with a group of friends to have a Sunday roast, the food is slightly better than average. There was plenty of it and it was quite cheap. There wasn’t anything... More 

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Additional Information about World Turned Upside Down

Address: 387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
Phone Number: +44 118 987 1763 ‎
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: English

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