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The Halfway Bistro

Bath Road, Newbury RG20 8NR, England
01488 608115
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Ranked #14 of 143 Restaurants in Newbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Cold Ash, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

This pub/restaurant is very inviting. It is furnished with an eclectic mix of quirky sofas, chairs and artifacts. In the evening it is wonderfully lit by candlelight. We dined there on a very busy Saturday night. Unfortunately, our late booking at 9pm; we couldn't get an earlier table, wasn't ready, so we had to wait and were starving by the... More 

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UK
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere, great choice of beer, fabulous food and service. Really enjoyed it and would return

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Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

An authentic British Pub with very good selection of food. Have been here a few times with colleagues. I was only let down once due to my duck being over cooked. All in all very nice pub

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bath, united kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

A real treat not far from the M4. Cosy, amazing food and faultless service. Chef came to my table to give his recommendations and was spot on. Wonderful place after a busy day

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

This is a very cosy gastropub with attentive staff. As it is a gastropub I feel that it is a little pretentious and it comes at a cost. Not that I minded paying the price for the good food, it just didn't lift itself (at lunchtime) to give great food. Perhaps it was the limited lunchtime menu but there were... More 

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southampton
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12 reviews 12 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great food super service. We had a cold winters walk followed by a gorgeous traditional Sunday lunch. The pub is immaculately decorated and the ambience fabulous with a live pianist which really set the scene. Could have done with a good nap after a really great 2 course lunch. Thank you!

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Good food in a relaxed environment. Food was very well presented and we enjoyed it. Not particularly cheap

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Newbury
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148 reviews 148 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Went for a late Sunday lunch, they serve until 3pm. I had roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, wife had lamb shank. Both were very good. There was a piano player playing music in the background and a lovely open fire. All in all a very good lunch.

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newbury
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

One of the best places in the area to eat. I recommend the burger! The service isn't great but the food it's so good, . I would eat here every day if I could.

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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102 reviews 102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Have eaten here several times and it is usually worth the favourable reviews. Today, however, was a bit of a disappointment. There were very few customers and the delay between placing our order and receiving 3 fish and chips and an omellette was unacceptably long. When the food arrived it was all a bit overcooked and served with skinny fries... More 

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Additional Information about The Halfway Bistro

Address: Bath Road, Newbury RG20 8NR, England
Phone Number: 01488 608115
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Gastropub

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