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The Bull Inn Arborfield

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The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
+44 118 976 2244
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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Hook, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had a very lovely time at the Bull Inn in Arborfield Cross but when it it came to pay the bill the requested £1.50 for a glass of Soda. This is not on! MANAGER - GET YOUR flipping act together!

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1 Thank DontCareAboutName
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Again another good meal , lemon sponge pudding with lemon curd excellent , sponge light as a feather. The standards have been maintained . Staff polite and friendly as usual.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly and welcoming staff. Thought lunch time menu gave good choice and good value for money. Best recommendation I can give is that we will definitely go back.

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1 Thank Freddie G
UK
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunday Roast - boring vegetables - watery sloppy gravy. Go somewhere else.....staff helpful and friendly but food expensive and would be better and cheaper at at carvery.

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1 Thank kgbackpackers
Wokingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had fantastic meal with good service. What's more a request for baked beans was fulfilled, What more does s family need. Obviously the Bull caters for all tastes!

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1 Thank lyndy55
Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit. We got there early. As there was no Bar area seating we sat outside with our drinks whilst out table was readied. Table was ready at 8pm[as booked] Staff were very good ,French I think. The place was packed but the service was good, We ordered .Food came. We were the last to leave. Very pleasant evening.

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2 Thank Spud C
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Having had the most delayed lunch meal at the SSE, also cold we were all hungry and needing a nice meal. So our old friend said pop down to The Bull for food and service, and we got both in buckets loads. With my granddaughter reading her own menu at 6,so she knew what she liked, we had a lovely... More 

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2 Thank Lee G
Dorset, England
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21 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were warmly welcomed by the staff and enjoyed a superb meal with our friends at this lovely restaurant. Plenty of choice, and the food was very well presented and at a reasonable price. Will certainly visit again when in the area.

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1 Thank dorsettaffy
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yet another visit to dine in the evening at the Bull as always the welcome is the most important thing in this restaraunt. So much so feel like they are family. The service is second to none the food delicous. The menu is very well stocked with a marvellous assortment available. We had starters to share it was brilliant to... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having read the reviews and having to drive to Wokingham we decided to have an early lunch here. Just after mid-day and the place was virtually full (on a Wednesday); friendly staff to welcome you, menus (lunch and main) that offered a good choice of 'pub food' including fish and vegetarian meals at very reasonable prices e.g. £10.50 for all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?