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World Turned Upside Down

387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
+44 118 987 1763 ‎
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Ranked #150 of 484 Restaurants in Reading
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
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English first
Reading, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

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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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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14 reviews 14 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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159 reviews 159 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Went with family to have the carvery on a Monday evening. Food is alright, at very good value. Premises look a bit untidy. Staff are nice but not always quick.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

We usually opt for the Toby carvery as we didn't know this place was here and in so glad we found it. It was relaxed and we were not made to feel rushed as in the Toby. The food was tasty and the crackling was delicious. The price was fantastic and it's ideally located next to a travellodge. Highly recommended.

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21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had breakfast here, which was cheap and cheerful. (Buffet £3.99) It is a buffet style and was very tasty. The sausages were not great quality, but it was lovely bacon and everything was fresh.(hash browns, beans, fried and scrambled egg, fried bread ) The staff were also very polite and helpful. We would eat there again.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Party of ten, meal + drinks = £67. Not much more to add to that other than we took a group of friends straight off the plane from Chile to The World Upside Down yesterday, and they loved it. What a cheapskate, but we wanted them to try out an English pub and food because they were so hungry, and... 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
Cuisine: English

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