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The Iron Duke

) #57 of 488 Restaurants in Reading $$ - $$$ British, ,
Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
+44 118 933 1341
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (14 reviews)
“coq au vin” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Bar, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Now had Sunday lunch here three times and have never been disappointed with either a dish or a meal. Can't really comment on evening dining, but the lunches are superb. There is always a struggle because there are at least five starters that I'd like...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

4 of us Popped in to the Iron Duke for a quick drink on the way home after a dog walk. Only intended to have a quick pint but ordered some of the light bites from the menu (baked Camembert, olives, chips) - the food...More

Thank rjp68
Reviewed 1 week ago

I got quite excited about visiting the Iron Duke for lunch as the menu looked excellent. We were greeted warmly and offered drinks in the snug whilst our table was made up. This really is where my opinion of average is centred. The current trend...More

Thank TKW2011
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff and wild life, the resident robin Stuart hopped around and was very sweet. Everyone enjoyed the food and would definitely like a return visit.

Thank Lynette450
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

2.5 would have been more accurate... my advice - don't go on a Monday! Filled in a web form for a booking but received no reply. Went anyway... No one at the bar to welcome us - waited about 3-4 mins for the bar lady-cum-table...More

Thank Dkmrcw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here a couple of times before and opted for The Iron Duke as the venue for a birthday celebration. I'm finding it hard to find fault but perhaps they could have been a bit more proactive with checking to see if more drinks...More

Thank Greenslade
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful family reunion over a leisurely Saturday lunch, in a beautiful country setting, with personal attention from mine host, well kept beer and scrumptious food, well prepared and tastefully presented. What more can one say? Just superb. Thank you.

1  Thank Howard B
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely fresh food, friendly service, good beer and decent prices. Nice beer garden too! Cosy feel and more than just a pub. Definitely worth a visit if you are in the area.

2  Thank CDG65
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We have been meaning to visit this pub for a while after recommendations from several friends and we are so glad we did. We arrived to a warm welcome and were offered a table although we had not booked. The menu is varied send interesting...More

2  Thank Montymania
Reviewed 1 June 2017

4pm table for two for Sunday lunch. Nice welcome from male member of staff who showed us to are table. Drinks were served promptly and food order taken. Starter arrived quickly, shared baked Camembert with fresh toast. Very good. Then we both went for roast...More

2  Thank Innyjim
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June D
16 May 2016|
Response from chell_11 | Reviewed this property |
cant help you there you would need to contact them direct
Megan L
27 February 2015|
Response from Scottishsuese |
Megan, I have just posted a review on the rooms, so worth having a read of it before you go.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 23 - USD 54
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 933 1341
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