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The Bull

Bar, British, Pub
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41 The High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
01189303478
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

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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 3 weeks ago

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

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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 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank Sharon324
Wells
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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.

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Thank CarolineD733
Reading, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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.

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Thank Paul B
Newbury
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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 

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Thank Peter F
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

Needed lunch before the rugby today and chose The Bull in Theale. A pleasant pub with a reasonable menu. We had roast dinner(lamb and pork) and the vegetarian option. The food was very good with plenty of thick meat and veg. The vegetarian choice was imaginative. Could perhaps have been more veg and fewer potatoes and smaller Yorkshire but that... More 

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Thank mary3393
Poynton
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

When I have to travel to Theale for business I look forward to eating at The Bull. Good quality food, cooked well and at good price. Many thanks.

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Thank Joe S
Reading, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016 via mobile

We visit the bull at least once a month and always receive good service and good food. Despite the number of pubs in Theale we always return here.

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Thank natnatsReading
Burghfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

A friend of ours had mentioned having a particularly good meal here so we thought we would give it a try for sunday lunch a few weeks ago. first of all we were shocked how busy the pub was with people eating. We had soup for starter which was lovely and were very impressed with the size of our roasts,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 The High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Theale
  • Phone Number: 01189303478

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