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The Bladebone Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
+44 118 971 4000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (31 reviews)
“roast beef” (17 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 6:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
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1 - 10 of 427 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

So when it came to celebrating my birthday there honestly wasn't anywhere else I wanted to go. As I haven't personally seen big parties in the Bladebone I wasn't sure if they'd be able to put on a table for 23 of us but they...More

Thank Gareth W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for a place in the area and this was recommended, and very rightly so. The place was a delight, welcoming and cosy, and the staff friendly and courteous. We had more of a snack than a meal, but looked around us at the main...More

Thank Bobmilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lunch on Saturday. Very busy, pleasant ambience. The Cheese Scone starter was light, tasty and served with two types of butter. We all chose the Hake with scallop and tagliatelli. Absolutely delcious. Wonderful creamy sauce on the tagliatelli, and the Hake was beautifully cooked. A...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finally got round to trying their Sunday Lunch today. What had we been waiting for? We received a warm welcome and were seated next to an open fire which gave it a cosy ambience. The food was divine, perfectly cooked meat, roasties and vegetables and...More

Thank EnglandBriAnn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the first time we have visited The Bladebone since it reopened. It was very busy, definitely need to book. The service was friendly and the food, if somewhat expensive, was excellent. Food was well presented and tasty.

Thank Deborah J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my friend who grew up in this area took me to a leisurely sunday dinner, and we both enjoyed the food and the service. she had booked ahead, as they are always busy on sunday afternoon. when my friend was growing up, this was a...More

Thank llittle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with our friends the eve of his wedding near Hungerford. I wanted to spoil the boys with an amazing meal and new The Bladebone Inn would not disappoint. Amazing food, amazing wine and the service was on point.

Thank MchandReb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful pub and restaurant, highly recommended. I visited with friends but the Bladebone would be perfect for any occasion. The food was very high quality and well priced, a great menu with something for everyone. Wine list and drinks selection also superb. I am...More

Thank James B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food at a good price in the Berkshire countryside. A "gastropub". Plenty of parking. Good selection of drinks. Prosecco was "frizzante" rather than the full Monty!

Thank VacatEd
Reviewed 17 September 2017

OMG... I love this place, The atmosphere is very lively you can clearly see everyone is enjoying the company of there friends but more so enjoying the delights the chef has delivered on a plate. Every dish stands out as if its the only dish...More

Thank _kellytibbs1
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10 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from ClazUK |
According to my Mum (who lives a few yards away) it's having work done on it now. Hopefully it will reopen soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 42
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 4000
  • E-mail
EAT, DRINK & ENJOY !!... Beautiful Country Pub in stunning location... boasting a large garden & stone patio perfect for those summer evenings!! Creative British menu with daily specials & lighter lunch-time offerings... Amazing food, stunning wines, Visual stimulating environment with real ales and exellent service to boot!! we look forward to seeing you all soon
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