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The Bull

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41 High Street | Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
01189 303478
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just popped in for a quick bite after spending the day in Berkshire, travelled up from Epsom. Warm greeting, friendly pleasant host, food was served quickly, hot and plenty of it. Very reasonably priced. If in the area again, we would certainly re-visit. Thanks to the host.

Thank tattooedbob
Bristol, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a convenient 'half way house' for meeting family who live at opposite ends of the M4. The staff were friendly and welcoming as were some of the local people in the pub. The meals were nicely presented and reasonable value. We hadn't booked but on a Monday lunchtime this was not a problem. We were just a little... More 

Thank FeistyyFran
Mark G, Manager at The Bull, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit to us. We apologise for the ladies toilet being our of service on that day. They were having a much needed refurbishment and we had no choice but to close them. There was a sign on the gents that this was currently the ladies toilet and for gentlemen... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was quick friendly and helpful. We all had a great evening singing and dancing to live band! Pub was easy to find, very clean and tidy.

Thank Amanda L
Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Excellent service, friendly polite staff made us feel very welcome. Food was delicious with variations to your normal menu. Will definitely eat here again

Thank MonicaL161
Portishead, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This pub/restaurant is well placed on the High Street in Theale just off the M5 so we decided to meet some friends there for Sunday lunch. We had a friendly welcome and the staff were nice however the service was slow and the food although well-priced was average.

Thank Sharon324
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Popped in as delayed on motorway. Although a locals pub we couldn't have felt more welcome. Good specials board. Imaginative and reasonably priced. Recommended.

Thank CarolineD733
Reading, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

A Thursday night quiz at The Bull is a most enjoyable evening. Matt hosts a great evening and food is always good.

Thank Paul B
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My elderly father and I both like the Bull, and go there for Sunday lunch from time to time. The food is always good, and the staff friendly. This time they really excelled themselves. The food was delicious - the beef in the Sunday Roast was perfect - and as for the service, someone was always there right when we... More 

Thank Peter F
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Lamb roast was extremely tasty. Plenty of well cooked, tender lamb, crunchy roast potatoes and delicious vegetables. Accompanying cauliflower cheese, just the best

Thank Marilyn G
Reading, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Great atmosphere friendly staff food like any other pub but these are overpriced shame. This keeps us away for meals.

Thank Anne G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $31
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street | Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 01189 303478

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?