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A great find

Called in here when in Reading the night for work. Didn't eat here as they were only doing pies... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2018
Will C
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Impressive ciders

Fantastic selection of ciders, absolutely awesome. This CAMRA listed pub also has some very good... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2018
Ashford, United Kingdom
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3 Aug 2018
“A great find”
17 Jul 2018
“Impressive ciders”
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5 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XD, England
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Reviewed 3 August 2018

Called in here when in Reading the night for work. Didn't eat here as they were only doing pies. The beer was good and selection impressive. Blondes, Ambers and Stout available. This is a traditional place and a must visit for real ale fans. Large...More

Thank Will C
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic selection of ciders, absolutely awesome. This CAMRA listed pub also has some very good beers and ales. I was intending to try some good ales but i am afraid the ciders won today. Again impressive ciders.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a meat stuffed steak and wine pie and three different halves of beer. The landlady and barman sorted out the selection and brought everything out to the open area behind the pub. I use a wheelchair and access is difficult, so have to sit...More

Thank 346royb
Reviewed 25 March 2018

As beer-loving tourists we visited a number of pubs on our holiday, and this was the best - it was worth coming to Reading just to visit this place! Certainly the largest selection we saw, and I only wish we could have come there more...More

Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

My friend and I have frequented The Nags since it reopened, several years ago now. I have seen it grow from strength to strength. It is like having a beer festival everyday, with a fantastic selection of cask and keg ales and ciders. The prices...More

Thank paultM4758EU
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

The best Sunday roast I have had in ages. We frequent this pub regularly as it's close to where we live. On this occasion the roast chicken dinner we had was up there for the best roast in reading . It's excellent value for money...More

Thank mula6
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is the best real ale Local in the south east of England, if not the whole country. Regular changes of Local Milds and heavier ales, a tip of the hat to craft beer and lager drinkers, a decent spirits section and a workmanlike but...More

Thank Chris G
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Typical: Darts, local people, pies, beer, cider. In a very familiar atmosphere. Just outside city center, easy car access and parking. An impressive selection of draft beers and ciders.

Thank giancarlo r
Reviewed 5 February 2017

12 real ales. Craft lager. Cider. Don't get many of these anymore. A great bar with ever changing beers available. Really is a top place and deservedly wins awards year after year.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

If you don't like The Nag's Head, I am tempted to say you don't like pubs at all. It is a proper drinking pub: fantastic ale, lager and cider selections as you would hope from somewhere with as many CAMRA certificates hanging up as this...More

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