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The Newbury

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137 Bartholomew Street | Newbury, Newbury RG14 5HB, England
+44 1635 49000
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun 12:00 am - 6:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Food, service very good. Restaurant was not packed, so not sure what the service would be like on a busy day. Price was good too.

Thank Julie F
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for my son's Birthday. Food was amazing, we both had the braised Ox Cheeks, so tender. The blackcurrant sorbet that had been made that day was the best sorbet I have ever tasted. Atmosphere was brilliant for the first Friday night in January and no complaints whatsoever about the service. Thanks for looking after us so well Cyrus.

Thank Ali W
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I pop in every time I am visiting. For a meal or just a drink with friends and family. I have not been disappointed so far. Amazing menu. Good ambiance. Dog friendly. Great Sunday roast. Normally a DJ in the evening on the weekend. Very nice heated roof terrace with it's separate bar. There is no other place like that... More 

Thank Lina_Lebe
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited this place couple of times now and I must admit the experience is getting better and better; from beautiful food (that not just looks amzing but also tastes fantastic) to wonderful service. I enjoyed another Sunday lunch here and couple of drinks in front of the fire.. such a lovely and cosy pub with a lot of... More 

Thank Manovardas
Hungerford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were impressed. It is a welcoming and well presented pub with some interesting pieces of artwork which was an added bonus and talking point. There are loads of eateries in the area but we thought we would try here. Lovely food well presented. Slightly more expensive than slap-on-a-plate pub grub, more gastro pub style - worth every penny.

Thank TeresaDadey
Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a regular at The Newbury for drinks as the environment is always friendly and its a great place for a drink be it midweek or the weekend. I also spent quite a few Saturday evenings DJing there last summer and the clientele are always happy and friendly. Whether downstairs in the restaurant / bar area or upstairs on... More 

Thank sonnyleewebb
Marlborough, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This truly is a fantastic gastro pub! I never believed Town Pubs could be so good. The Newbury really stands out in a league of its own. The decor is warm and inviting. They have paid so much attention to detail - I urge you to see for yourself. Have a look at the bar area, the restaurant and then... More 

Thank 54321dean
Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for a family dinner during the week and I must admit it was one of the best meals we had in Newbury (town). All the food was cooked perfectly and the staff were very attentive. Could not fault anything at all! Will definitely be coming back in near future.

Thank Leon L
Carmarthen, Wales, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner and i stopped off for a quick bite on our way back to Wales whilst in the area. This turned into a wonderful 2 hour lunch, at one of the best pubs I've been too for a long while on either side of the border. We had dinner in Henley on Thames the previous evening and this was... More 

Thank TheBelleLlanllwni
TheNewbury, General Manager at The Newbury, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such an Excellent review following your visit! We hope to welcome you back to The Newbury again soon! Kind Regards, Hannah More 

Newbury, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They've had numerous head chefs in the last few years and none have quite been able to match the price of food to the quality. Such a shame as the place is brilliant, very central, excellent wine list and lots of local beers. It's the price of Woodspeen but unfortunately the food just isn't anywhere near the same standard. 4... More 

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TheNewbury, Manager at The Newbury, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us such a good review, I was pleased to read we are one of your favourite pubs in Newbury! Kind Regards, Hannah More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $72
Bar, European, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 am - 6:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 137 Bartholomew Street | Newbury, Newbury RG14 5HB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 49000
The Newbury is a stylish and unique Gastropub in the heart of Newbury town centre. The food is made fresh on site from locally sourced artisan produce. The drinks offering features a carefully selected wine list through to local real ales, lagers and high end spirits.

Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner as well as a great brunch menu at the weekend, The Newbury caters for those looking for a real dining experience as well as for customers who just fancy a light bite - with the open kitchen as the focal point of the establishment.

The pub has a warm welcoming feel with a spacious bar area, relaxing lounge area, separate dining area, private dinning rooms, state of the art multimedia meeting rooms, upstairs cocktail bar and also a spacious roof terrace where we can cater for parties of all sizes. Have a walk round, absorb the vibrant atmosphere. Discover our chef's table and our deli dresser with homemade piccalilli, sauces and bread baked fresh daily.

You'll also notice all of the recipe books that Head Chef Clarke has learnt from over the years.

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