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The Castle at Donnington - CLOSED

Donnington Dene Oxford Road | Newbury, Berkshire, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
+44 1635 40615
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Donnington Dene Oxford Road | Newbury, Berkshire, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
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Reviews (135)
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed May 9, 2017

Lovely gentle walk around. Needs more info about the history and what it may have looked like in the past.

Thank shereedrake
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

We wanted to visit the place again (after last October) and found that it is closed. According to a taxi driver it was closed recently and the sign is quite new (check the picture).

Thank CptLaccci
Reviewed January 16, 2017

very nice food plates were hot and plenty of it, also staff very helpful plenty parking spaces all very clean

Thank DLESLEYL
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous Sunday lunch for three and the puddings were fantastic too. Highly recommend a visit, book or walk in. Very friendly staff. Will definitely dine here again.More

Thank Gina H
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded January 10, 2017

Hello Gina H, Many thanks for your great review on TripAdvisor. I am really pleased you enjoyed your time with us here at The Castle. I have passed your feedback onto my teams here. I hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Josh Smith...More

Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

Half of my chicken breast was raw, cold mash and spinach. Soggy battered fish. Tired dated decor. No wonder the restaurant was empty. Avoid at all costsMore

1  Thank Coleyx
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hello Coleyx Thank you for your review on TripAdvisor. I firstly would like to apologise that you encountered the issues you have spoken about in your review. I have informed my kitchen team about this issue. I am surprised to read this as these are...More

Reviewed January 6, 2017

First time I have been to this pub and had a great experience. The food was absolutely lush, service was fantastic and the decor was on point. Defo be back and recommend this place to everyone!

Thank hannah_godfrey123
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hi Hannah_Godfrey123 Many thanks for your fantastic review on TripAdvisor. I am really pleased you enjoyed your time with us here at The Castle. I hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Josh Smith Owner

Reviewed January 3, 2017

Impromptu visit on way to hotel. Excellent food and local ale's. Very professional and help full bar staff. Will definitely visit again.More

Thank bedfordphil
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2017

Hello BedfordPhil, Many thanks for your great review about my pub. I am pleased you enjoyed your time with us, I have passed on your brilliant feedback onto my teams here at The Castle. Hope to see you again very soon. Many thanks Josh Smith...More

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Had are works Christmas party, the food and service was excellent. There was 14 in our group and not one complaint about the whole evening

Thank Lisa W
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Hi Lisa W, Glad all your colleagues enjoyed your time with us here at The Castle for your Christmas party. Wish you all the best for Christmas. Many thanks Josh Smith Owner

Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service, excellent food and a lovely, friendly atmosphere :) Highly recommended for anyone who wants all of the above!

Thank Caroline H
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Hi Caroline H, Thanks for the great TripAdvisor review. Really pleased you enjoyed your time with us. Hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Josh Smith Owner

Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here today and it was without doubt the best roast dinner for miles around, perfectly cooked vegetables, ample amounts of succulent meat, Yorkshire pudding and the most amazing roast potatoes, very relaxing atmosphere and great friendly service, nothing was too much trouble, will...More

Thank Sharon G
CastleDonnington, Owner at The Castle at Donnington, responded to this reviewResponded December 13, 2016

Hi Sharon G, I am really pleased you enjoyed your time with us here at The Castle for our Roast. I have passed on your excellent feedback to my teams here. Hope to see you again soon! Many thanks Josh Smith Owner

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $40
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Donnington Dene Oxford Road | Newbury, Berkshire, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 40615
  • E-mail
Description
A lovely characteristic country pub set in the village of Donnington, with good honest home cooked food and run by the owner Josh
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