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The Highclere Red House

$$ - $$$British, ,
Andover Road | Highclere, Newbury RG20 9PU, England
+44 1635 255531
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Andover Road | Highclere, Newbury RG20 9PU, England
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1 - 10 of 135 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thoroughly recommended. Visited last night. Great food, good service. It was steak night and the filet w/ frites was excellent. Really pleased to have this pub in our village.

Thank Highclere_Mike
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a well run and friendly pub in Highclere. The staff are really friendly. We came for Sunday lunch and were not disappointed as the food was delicious and well presented. We shared tempura prawns. The roast pork was a generous serving with crackling,...More

Thank stewartauh
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff and food was fabulous!! I had the fish and chips and the fish was so fresh and the batter was lovely light and crispy!! Very reasonably priced !! Would definitely be going again - thank you 😊

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Popped in here after visiting Highclere and cambering up Beacon Hill, so we were hungry by the time we sat down for grub! The (owner?) was very welcoming, sat us down with some drinks and explained the menu changes (which he had just finalised with...More

Thank sfmann106
Reviewed 4 June 2017

I visited the restaurant last week. The food was delicious and very reasonably priced. The staff were absolutely lovely and made us feel so welcome. I would recommend the battered broccoli for any veggies as it was delicious.

Thank Tjg1720
Reviewed 1 June 2017

. Food was nice, no complaints about the food at all, but the menu was short and not enough vegetarian options. Staff were nice. I thought from the picture it would be a lovely cosy country club, but inside was horrible, modern chairs, bland walls,...More

Thank blueberrybelle
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Arriving just after 6pm we were told we would have a short wait for food, this was fine as we just read the menu and had a drink. A fairly small menu with average price of mains around £13.50. Food looked all freshly prepared and...More

Thank Giles F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We went today for lunch we phoned up 1 hour before and was lucky to get our table at such short notice. There is ample off road parking here, as we were walking from our car to the venue a very pleasant gentleman popped his...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed another brilliant Sunday roast at this family run restaurant in Highclere. Visited with our 8 and 4 year old and we had 3 roast beefs and 1 roast lamb. Just delicious! Meat cooked to perfection with a lovely selection of fresh home grown veg...More

Thank Jennie L
Reviewed 3 February 2017

We are local and do frequent this pub. In our view, the best pub for miles. The food is excellent and the staff always friendly and efficient. We also had New Year's Eve here and it was a triumph! So well organised, fun, and good...More

Thank Lisa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 32
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Andover Road | Highclere, Newbury RG20 9PU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 255531
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We are a pub restaurant offering delicious freshly prepared food using quality ingredients. Whether you are looking for a light snack or a three course feast there is plenty to tempt you. Our well-kept local ales and carefully selected wine list offer plenty of variety for drinkers and diners alike. A cosy meal for two, family gatherings, lunch with friends or a simple drink at the end of the day, our relaxed bar and comfortable restaurant will suit any occasion. Our younger guests are always welcome and we will do our utmost to prepare something tasty to suit their needs. We welcome our four legged friends in the bar area. The area offers a host of local attractions to visit nearby, Highclere Castle - the home of the award winning TV show Downton Abbey is on our doorstep. Just a few miles down the road in Newbury you can enjoy a day at the races or take in a show at the wonderful Watermill Theatre or Corn Exchange or enjoy a relaxing boat trip on the Kennet and Avon Canal. The local countryside is fabulous for walkers with Watership Down and Beacon Hill just a few miles away.
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