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The Bull Inn Arborfield

€€ - €€€, British,
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
+44 118 976 2244
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Dropped in on the ‘off chance’ when passing The Bull. Although we’re quite local, we’ve never been here before. What a find! Staff were very attentive and friendly. The food was excellent and well-priced. In spite of being very busy, the food came without a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dave51Berks_UK
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited the Bull on a Sunday to celebrate a birthday. There were 6 of us and a 2 year old child. We were looked after as though we were royalty and the food was generous and first class, without exception. The surroundings were clean...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mike M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Five of us had a lovely meal here. We had starters and main courses but were too full for puddings. Every meal was lovely and the service was excellent. Particularly liked the baked Camembert and the curry.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MTMHampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for lunch today. Service prompt and polite without being formal. Mine host Bruno puts visitors at ease with his rapport and friendly approach. Food was served promptly and was piping hot. The menu was good value for money - particularly the fixed price lunch...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank andykeitharris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

People had been telling me for years how great this place was, including other members of the group I went with who had visited earlier this year. However I was very underwhelmed. The starter of mushrooms, potato sides and vegetables were all of a standard...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank gurgledurb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location, and lovely looking pub, car park a bit small, was full but then lots of people eating for Christmas, Services was good except we had to fill our own wine glasses, not something that you expect when they have lots of staff. Quite...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jestersusa2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous place, great attentive staff, freshly cooked food, and no pressure to leave. Prices are great for what you get, so not over priced and I totally recommend the liver and bacon and lamb shank. We will be back Bruno and team x

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank welltravelledsue
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Family meal, not bad, not good. Repeatedly ordered tea and diet coke but it never arrived. Everything OK but nothing special. Swordfish juicy and succulent, lamb shank overcooked and a bit dry. Nice soup, nice pate, average sponge pudding...….

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank DenDen1London
Reviewed 9 November 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyable meal today at the restaurant. Fully booked. Super service and lovely food. Only downside was the phone continuously ringing by eating area with people wanting tables. This is because the owners are so hands on and lovely but it was a bit annoying....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 26 October 2018

We went for lunch mid-week, and arrived early. Just as well that we did, because by 1:30 the place was heaving. Excellent food at reasonable prices: my only grouch was that service was a little slow at times - staff always friendly, polite and efficient,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 907trick
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Wendy M
5 October 2018|
Response from MrandMrsHutch | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you ask them. You can always ask for something different, very obliging.
10 July 2018|
Response from desr22 | Reviewed this property |
No they don’t have a television
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
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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