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Downshire Way, Bracknell, England
01344-42-35-85
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Ranked #40 of 73 Restaurants in Bracknell
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
bracknell
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

19 of us had Christmas dinner here and I was pleasantly surprised to find that the food was fantastic. all well presented and hot, service was fast and friendly and well organised. it was a great Christmas dinner and would recommend this eatery to anyone

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reading uk
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

enjoyed our steak and the caramel crumble. Staff were friendly and attentive and, all in all a pleasant meal with nice surroundings.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Nothing to fancy. Food is average. Would be better if the standard was maintained. Overall I would go back.

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London
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78 reviews 78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We ate here on Christmas Eve, and found it to be quiet (strangely for Christmas) but the staff were friendly, accomodating and more than pleasant. The people who were in and eating seemed to be spaced out from one another, considering the venue is quite big anyway, which made waiting for drinks and course changes a bit longer than you... More 

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Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Ate at the Beefeater whilst staying at the Twin Bridges Premier Inn next door. The staff was attentive and very polite even on what seemed to be a very busy night. Atmosphere was warm and welcoming. Food was decent however the costs were quite high and the portions were not that big. For a soft drink , starters and main... More 

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Bracknell, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

For a party of twelve , prebooked I was expecting a really good experience. .... But it was let down by poor service and low quality food ( fried cod minus half it's batter, tired salad, undercooked potatoes, sludgy Brie and mushrooms) . All topped off by waiting staff who had no idea what they were bringing!

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England
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Downshire Arms is a Beefeater restaurant which is very easy to get to, being close to the town centre and road links. I have visited early evening and have never had to wait for a table. It currently had a hygiene rating of 5/5 so you can be confident eating here. The children't menu is one of the best... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

We like coming here for a change from our normal cooking-very reasonable prices and good service.We enjoy the aromas wafting from the kitchen and our son likes to watch our food being prepared.We are made very welcome whenever we pop in.Recommended.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We went here for a late lunch because we had a voucher to use before the end of the week. We were very pleased with everything the restaurant could offer. We were greeted as soon as we walked through the door by a smiling waitress. We were shown immediately to a table. The fillet steaks were cooked to perfection and... More 

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Wargrave, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

On entering, we went to wait for a table and a lady came and said she just had to clear some tables and for us to go to the bar for a drink and she will come and get us. I could see plenty of laid tables so I am not quite sure why she said this. On entering the... More 

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Address: Downshire Way, Bracknell, England
Phone Number: 01344-42-35-85
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bracknell
Cuisine: British

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