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The Golden Retriever

Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
+44 1344 868535
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (21 reviews)
“pudding” (29 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Service a tad slow, but they were very busy and I can see why. Really good roast lunch, excellent value. Plenty of parking space.

Thank Joss88
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a pleasant evening meal in the garden, with good food and service. The soup was delicious and the prawns excellent. Would definitely recommend it.

Thank Luke L
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have no issue with the establishment bar one thing. The gents toilet which is upstairs absolutely stinks. It smells like a thousand skunks have taken a leak all over the room. I go to this establishment about five times a year with my ex-workmates...More

Thank tony b
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Our son has delivered again. Have come for a visit and he says I fancy pie lets go eat. Five minutes from his door we arrive in a very busy atmosphere (always a good sign). Very helpful bar man found us table(phew!!) Had a fantastic...More

Thank Joanne C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here out of the blue for Sunday lunch...what can I say? Roast beef and the trimmings excellent cannot fault it Kids menu brilliant ample portions at exceptionally reasonable prices Service great, waitress attentive, helpfull but not in your face Value for money 10 out...More

1  Thank alpacabreeder325
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i thought this was a very cosy pub- with log fire and good ambience went just before xmas and there was a nice effort on the deocrations including a tree made of wine bottles it was busy on sunday - but the service was very...More

Thank martinfjlewis
General manager A, General Manager at The Golden Retriever, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi martinfjlewis, Thank you for this great review about our pub. We're glad that you took notice of our wonderful Christmas bottle tree and enjoyed that warm ambiance of the pub this festive season. We're ecstatic to read that you'll come back and join us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was efficient and friendly even though they were extremely busy. They catered well for children and have a good choice available on the menu. The fire was lit adding to the cosy atmosphere, there was nothing to fault! The surroundings of the building...More

Thank Emmajallen
General manager A, General Manager at The Golden Retriever, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Emmajallen, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this great review! We're happy to read that you found our staff to be efficient and friendly with all members of your party as this reflects the 100% satisfaction that we strive for with...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very pleasant staff. Food was nice and good range of drinks. Very dog friendly. Good atmosphere and swift service.More

Thank jonathanb2018
General manager A, General Manager at The Golden Retriever, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi jonathanb2018, Thank you for this great feedback! We're glad to read that you enjoyed your whole experience here at our pub, including the service, our extensive drinks selection and our hearty food. Whilst dogs aren't allowed into the dining area, we love welcoming our...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in after a long walk in Bracknell forest just down the road. Cold sunny day, and inside very festive with log fires. Good selection of wines and beers and very helpful staff. Menu covered all the bases and was good food. All 4 of...More

Thank mystic-merkin
General manager A, General Manager at The Golden Retriever, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi mystic-merkin, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this wonderful review! It's great to read that you took note of our extensive wine and beer selection and were able to enjoy your meals whilst sitting by our warm log fires. Our country...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to visit, service was. Little slow but all was fine in the end, good value and wine menu alsoMore

Thank Clive H
General manager A, General Manager at The Golden Retriever, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Clive H, Thank you for taking the time to leave us this positive review! We're happy to read that you appreciate our wonderful drinks menu (especially the wines!) and that your overall experience was enjoyable and one that you would recommend. We can't wait...More

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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
Response from Rebecca H | Reviewed this property |
No. One of its better points (in my view)
30 September 2016|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Apologies I'm not too sure if they do have a children's menu, I'm sure the staff will be able to sort something out for them. ,theirs enough choices . My daughter had a pizza and it was huge!
16 May 2016|
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Response from General manager A | Property representative |
Hi, yes the Golden Retriever welcomes dogs to the garden and bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bracknell
  • Phone Number: +44 1344 868535
The Golden Retriever in Bracknell is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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