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“Nice and relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Bel and The Dragon

Bel and The Dragon
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Ranked #39 of 614 Restaurants in Reading
Cuisines: European, British
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Reading
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Nice and relaxing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2013

Went here on a Thursday evening so not too busy and had a choice of tables (apart from the booths, they were all booked) Food was very nice albeit a little on the dear side, but certainly worth the price. Service was excellent and we were left to chat and ponder the menu, in fact the poor girl came back three times to see if we were ready to order but didnt make us rush, unlike many other venues where you're made to feel a nuisance if you take too long (again, probably because it was midweek.) Nice eating area outside and a boat moored up which looks like it is used for outside dining in the summer. Overall a nice place to go, just out of the town centre so not too noisy and the bonus of a decent size car park.

  • Visited March 2013
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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good clean family tolerant fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

Been a few times, each with different groups - her indoors, the NCT lads, and the kids (what was I thinking). Every time it seemed an appropriate venue for each group. Food is good. I've tasted anything from the salt n pepper squid to burgers and a Hereford beef Sunday roast. All were of a standard I'd demand of the price. Pram friendly, man friendly, couple friendly - it's all things to all people. Always on our list of visits when we fancy some eats, you've no reason not to try it. Get involved.

  • Visited January 2013
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Woking, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“DISAPPOINTING”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2013

We visited as a group of ten - our bill came to £72 per head!!!

'Nuff said

I can't recommend this as regardless of the quality of the food and drink (not bad as it happens) the prices are exhorbitant. There are better places in Reading.

  • Visited January 2013
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Singapore
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Celebration Worthwhile”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great food and atmosphere - drinks after in the bar pricey but very comfortable area - little bit out of the way

Visited February 2013
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Really fabulous food, service, & ambience (again!)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2013

Really helpful, polite and attentive staff. Very easy to book through website/email. This was the second time we've been back and it was just as good as I remembered. Has my favourite wine (Felton Road Pinot Noir) in stock which is fabulous! Food cooked to perfection and only sorry I didn't have room for dessert...! Can't wait for another excuse to visit again.

Visited February 2013
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