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“Great service, nice environment, hot meals.”

The Southcote Beefeater
Ranked #162 of 630 Restaurants in Reading
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed April 17, 2014

A well maintained smart looking pub restaurant owned by a national chain. The service was great, food piping hot and, within a clean environment. The use of a ‘national’ menu prevents surprises and inconsistencies. On the night of our visit, the staff was led by a very efficient manager who apart from managing the staff, helped and motivated his team extremely well.

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Reviewed April 16, 2014

Good food on offer with an excellent steak menu. Friendly staff. Near the Bath Hotel so handy for business travellers.

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Reviewed April 13, 2014

It was very busy when we arrived but we got a table fairly quickly. Their menu is a variety to suit most people. It is not 'a la carte' and it doesnt charge 'a la carte' prices. You get what you pay for. We had a pleasant meal, the staff were polite and friendly. A pleasurable evening not hurting the pocket too much and we would return.

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Thank James S
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Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

After finishing work at 8pm on a Friday night my friend and I decided to go for a meal, I had driven past the beefeater on many occasions and decided we should try there, on arriving it was packed and we were told there would be a wait of 40 minutes so we didn't know what to do, with that we then told yes they had a table, the gentleman that attended to was very welcoming and attentive throughout are time there, our food was fantastic, will defiantly be going again!

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Thank carlaadelaide
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

Friday night after work, starving hungry and in search for something filling and wholesome. No room in the restaurant for 40 mins. so decided to order and eat bar side.
The young lad who took the order did not listen as I had to repeat it 3 times.

The wait was on 20 mins later our starter finally arrived. We should have ordered 2 as the wait continued for our mains 30 mins later.

Whoops! wrong orders which were taken back to the kitchen. Another 20 mins later our correct orders arrived.

Disappointment upon disappointment the chicken was not only greasy but so fatty that you could not identify any meat. We left the limp salad without it's supposed dressing then ravaged a small portion of only just warm chips.

Oh! Forgot to mention that while paying for our order a rather rude women claimed our table. She reluctantly gave it up after much general abuse and disenchantment.

What an unpleasant evening. Yes we did get some of our money back but not a good night as we left the restaurant hungry, tired, frustrated and cold.

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Thank CruisinSusan2014
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