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Downshire Way, Bracknell RG12 7AA, England
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6:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
standard steak pub food

We had dinner here and the food was as expected. Steak was good and the starters were tasty. Service was friendly and overall a good experience.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Liz K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and helpful staff. I have a very severe nut allergy and the staff went above and beyond to make sure my meal was nut free. Highly recommended.😁

1 Thank Hayley1234556
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner here and the food was as expected. Steak was good and the starters were tasty. Service was friendly and overall a good experience.

1 Thank Liz K
Woking, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked a table for 3 earlier in the day and we were greeted like friends although none of us had been to the restaurant before. The friendly service from Sara was excellent and the food good. We shared mushrooms and potato dippers for starters and enjoyed rib-eye steak cooked perfectly as requested, chicken and chicken and ribs. Result, 3... More 

2 Thank Wilma001
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from an enjoyable meal out at the Downshire Arms. Good value meals which are well cooked and promptly served. Well cooked steaks and friendly service from Sara and Bobbie. Will be returning again for our work Christmas meal in December.

2 Thank Shell93NS
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some time since we visited this Beefeater. However the service is still as poor as it was in the past. Food was OK not much can be done to steak and chips. Menu is not very exciting.

1 Thank David P
Ascot, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice welcoming place, it was our first visit and the staff were very nice. We ordered 1 surloin steak and 1 chicken burger, both were cooked really well, just as we like them. The staff were very attentive and smiley. We have booked a table in December for the family who are steak lovers and we have rarely been... More 

2 Thank Paula186416
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We, as a family, aim to go out for Sunday lunch pretty much every week and we decided to go to The Downshire Arms again for a change. This was the second time we have been here for food, though the first time on a Sunday. We arrived just before 2pm and were seated straight away. The waitress was very... More 

3 Thank HelsP27
reading uk
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My wife and I both ordered steaks and they arrived perfectly cooked. The desserts were delicious and plentiful.to add excellent customer service made it a perfect visit. Shall be returning.

3 Thank dodgerreadinguk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Went here last Monday. My daughter wanted to go there for her birthday treat On arrival were told the they had no rump steak and only five sirloins left! Apparently they we're busy at the weekend! Obviously don't know how to go to a butchers on a Monday to buy more ! Long wait for the starter to arrive, twenty... More 

4 Thank Tony M
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Arrived here early but was seated almost straight away. Having read some of the reviews wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised.For a Saturday night it wasn't that busy. Food was very good staff polite, didn't have to wait long between each meal. Last came here about 10 years ago. Service was very slow then so much improved.

2 Thank Tracy P

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Downshire Way, Bracknell RG12 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bracknell
  • Phone Number: 441344423585

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, British


Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
6:30 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm

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