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The Bull Inn Arborfield

$$ - $$$, British,
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
+44 118 976 2244
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. Big party of 13. They accommodated ya very well. Pre ordering off the menu is an excellent idea and really good benefit for big parties. I had soup of the day as a starter and then roast beef, good size portions,...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a warm friendly welcome and freshly cooked food. The staff have time for everyone a rare find these days. We have been many times and are just as pleased as our first visit.

Thank satch_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having recently moved to the area, The Bull Inn is within walking distance. Whilst there isn’t a dedicated drinking area in side, we were able to have our pre-booked table early. I was surprised to see how busy the restaurant was but understandably so. The...More

Thank Katefs78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit here for lunch and upon our arrival all the staff gave us a warm and friendly greeting. Choice of main menu or lunchtime menu was amazing. We all had a meal from the lunchtime menu which was very well presented. The desserts were...More

Thank dodgerreadinguk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Group of 4 met for lunch mid week. There's a set lunch price of £10.50 for a main course(good choice) and £5.50 for dessert. We had the pork belly - very tasty and crispy top and one of the days specials - toad in the...More

Thank HampshireMovingman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came on a Sunday evening at 6.30pm, and although the restaurant hade been busy all day with Sunday roasts, we were able to order off the a la carte menu. There was something on the menu to suit all our tastes and as usual...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived mid-afternoon (2.30) and although busy, we had no problem getting a table for two. The staff were all very welcoming, and polite & friendly throughout. Food came very quickly - half roast chicken and a lamb shank - both very good. veg portion was...More

Thank Marbo S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for an evening meal with family and friends. The mains were very good and the desserts were fantastic. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited The Bull on a gloomy January Saturday night. The welcome was warm as was the log fire. We didn't try the starters but the variety looked great. Our mains were superb, obviously home made and delicious with it. We had duck pancakes and lasagne,...More

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

I'd never visited this restaurant/pub before but I'd heard good things about it. I was surprised how varied the menu was and really enjoyed the duck pancakes and chips. My auntie had liver and bacon and Mum had the chicken snitzel. My choice of Baileys...More

Thank Hilary E
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Garry K
5 February 2018|
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Response from monsieurmostyn | Reviewed this property |
It has a varied menu and lots of choice. If you ask the waiting staff they are usually happy to make a good suggestion for that day, Fish and Chips on a Friday for example. They have a great desert selection and nice choice... More
Margaret S
5 October 2017|
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Response from amaamazulu | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There more pubs in the local area called The Bull than you can shake a stick at. This one, then there is The Bull at Barkham which is nearly within walking distance and The Bull at Riseley which is a bit further away... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 976 2244
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