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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 good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
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Reviewed today

We came on a Sunday evening at 6.30pm, and although the restaurant hade been busy all day with Sunday roasts, we were able to order off the a la carte menu. There was something on the menu to suit all our tastes and as usual...More

Thank Barbara G
Reviewed yesterday

Arrived mid-afternoon (2.30) and although busy, we had no problem getting a table for two. The staff were all very welcoming, and polite & friendly throughout. Food came very quickly - half roast chicken and a lamb shank - both very good. veg portion was...More

Thank Marbo S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for an evening meal with family and friends. The mains were very good and the desserts were fantastic. Staff friendly and helpful.

Thank Tim G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited The Bull on a gloomy January Saturday night. The welcome was warm as was the log fire. We didn't try the starters but the variety looked great. Our mains were superb, obviously home made and delicious with it. We had duck pancakes and lasagne,...More

Thank Pete T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'd never visited this restaurant/pub before but I'd heard good things about it. I was surprised how varied the menu was and really enjoyed the duck pancakes and chips. My auntie had liver and bacon and Mum had the chicken snitzel. My choice of Baileys...More

Thank Hilary E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Often visit The Bull for lunch with work friend, he makes the drive from Newbury to enjoy their great service and enviable desserts menu. Food is consistently good, quick and fresh and with the best dessert menu you’ll find anywhere. Certainly something for every sweet...More

Thank monsieurmostyn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Once again I have had an evening meal and as has always been the case, we had a friendly warm welcome, we were a little early and our table was not ready, so we ordered our drinks and by the time they were served, we...More

Thank PhilinPlymouth
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

This is our second visit to the bull inn Arborfield and we found the whole place spotlessly clean. Our meals were perfect I had roast beef rib, a stringy cut, but it was cooked perfectly, my wife opted for pork which was also most enjoyable...More

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 9 December 2017

After 3 years eight of us returned to this pub/restaurant to find that little has changed with the host giving personal attention to his customers. Foot and service were of a high standard and all eight of us enjoyed the atmosphere which is very relaxed...More

Thank Geler
Reviewed 7 December 2017

The service was excellent (top class). The food was OK but certainly up to the same level as the service. The prices were at the top of pub food prices and the drinks were also expensive. Came away for feeling we had overpaid for what...More

Thank Jim1002010
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Margaret S
4 October 2017|
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Response from lyndy55 | Reviewed this property |
It is at the junction of the A327 and Henry Street. Approaching from Reading direction it is on the right immediately before the roundabout.
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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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