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The Castle

$$ - $$$, British,
Oxford Road | Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
+44 1635 283098
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“New owners.... new menu..... new prices!”
2 weeks ago
“Evening meal”
Open Now
7:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Oxford Road | Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here with friends for a Sunday roast, having eaten a very tasty weekday lunch, previously. ( The liver, bacon and onions.) There is plenty of parking and the pub itself, has had a total make-over; the subtle colouring and lighter decor now makes...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit to The Castle since it has been refurbished. Certainly a massive improvement on the previous decor and great to see it open again backed by parent pub The Red House in Marsh Benham. We visited for Sunday Lunch as a family group....More

Thank textlad
Laurent L, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your visit and for your review. We appreciate the feedback. I'm sorry your dessert did not come with ice cream - it should have done, and I can only apologise for the error. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved The Red House at Marsh Benham, so were looking forward to the opening of The Crown. The food was tasty and good choices. Service, friendly and attentive. Nice to see they do breakfast and a lovely looking afternoon tea.

Thank kut2kate2
Laurent L, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us and for taking the time to leave this lovely review - we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delighted to confirm that this brilliant Pub / Restaurant has now re-opened with new Owners and a stunning, fresh new look. Called in last weekend to find it really busy - great bar atmosphere and the restaurant area was also really busy. We were made...More

Thank LoveaLunch55
Laurent L, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this lovely review - we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a very pleasant lunch at this recently re-opened pub. Good choice of food at a reasonable price. New decor doesn't convey a 'pub' atmosphere ( shabby chic / flagstones probably more appropriate) but didn't detract from the meal. Main restaurant area is better place...More

1  Thank Papabob
Laurent L, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting The Castle and for leaving this lovely review - we look forward to seeing you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This establishment has recently re opened after several months of being closed A local business man who also has The Red House in Marsh Benham has reopened The Castle after doing a full refurbishment It’s not disappointing as the decor is warm and comfortable on...More

1  Thank Malachy G
Laurent L, Owner at The Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for visiting us and for leaving this lovely review - we look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Questions & Answers
Henry F
1 March 2017|
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Response from Josh S | Property representative |
Hi Henry F, Sorry for the inconvenience caused. The previous owner has gone into administration for unforeseen circumstances. Regards
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 40
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Road | Donnington, Newbury RG14 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 283098
  • E-mail
Description
A lovely characteristic country pub set in the village of Donnington, with good honest home cooked food and run by the owner Josh
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