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The Bull

41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
+44 118 930 3478
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this lovely old pub with friends. Great food and great service. My wife and I both had the Sunday Roast Sirloin of Beef which was some of the best beef I've ever had. We'd come here to celebrate a friend's birthday. Unfortunately due...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had evening meal there of fish and chips whilst with a colleague. Staff were attentive and friendly, food was good and probably worth the price for standard pub grub in a modern pub. Shame they had limited car parking spaces at the back, but it...More

Thank NikJ
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

This is a very decent pub along Theale High Street. I would rate it just behind the Fox and Hounds because it lacks a bit in coziness, but definitely worth a visit

Thank rodney120
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

Three colleagues and I visited The Bull at lunchtime. We ordered our food which arrived 1 hour 10 minutes later and part of the order was wrong. So I had to wait a further 10 minutes for my meal. No one bothered to keep us...More

1  Thank Adrian R
Mark G, Owner at The Bull, responded to this reviewResponded February 17, 2018

As a policy we don’t generally reply to negative feedback, but do take onboard all points made to approve standards in the future and ensure failings don’t happen again, but on this occasion I feel we need to defend the above comments, we apologise for...More

Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

Went hear with friends and we all had lovely meals. My friends ordered nachos to share for a starter. I don't like nachos but tried one has they were homemade and to my surprise they were absolutely delicious. Minted lamb shoulder was very nice. Good...More

Thank Bookworm0000
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We ate here as a family of 5. We were offered children’s menu for my 2 daughters but they chose off the main menu and both loved their dinners. The fish and chips are def worth a try as are the sharing platters. The only...More

1  Thank Roanne45
Reviewed October 29, 2017

Dined here today, Sunday, 29th October with two family members. We all ordered chicken. The pub didn't seem very busy but it was quite a while before our meals arrived. On ordering we enquired what vegetables would be served. We were impressed that the waitress...More

Thank Turnip59UK
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Visited to have a meal for a friends birthday. The dining area was very quiet for a Weds, but the drinks area was busy and loud. Varied menu and several specials. Choose the pan fried Tuna which unfortunately was not cooked through. It was replaced...More

Thank tackleway
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Lovely little village just 2 minutes from J12 on the M4. We stopped here on a Saturday about 13.30. Was easy to park in the pubs car park at rear of building. The pub was not busy so getting served and finding a table was...More

1  Thank tonybasing
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We've visited The Bull several times on our way to Heathrow airport and can't understand why folk go to the motorway services when this place is only a mile off junction 12 on the M4. Excellent staff, good beer, first class food at sensible prices...More

1  Thank Neil G
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $31
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Theale
  • Phone Number: +44 118 930 3478
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