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The Elm Tree

€€ - €€€, British,
Beech Hill Road | Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AZ, England
+44 118 988 3505
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (27 reviews)
“belly pork” (4 reviews)
“fish cakes” (7 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Beech Hill Road | Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AZ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It's probably been the fifth time I've been here within a year. The reason for returning? A beautiful pub with old traditions, enough parking, seating facility in and outside, you are made to feel welcome, good drinks choice, plenty of locals, great and friendly staff,...More

Thank Cloggy23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here several times now Jim the owner welcomes you like a close friend. You instantly feel at home. Our food was excellent staff were very attentive and accommodating they all had smiles and nothing is too much trouble.

Thank glenn f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saturday lunchtime at the Elm Tree. Tried a sample of the new menu. The lamb tagine was superb. If you are a tagine lover, you won't do better outside of a Moroccan restaurant. Service was quick and friendly as usual.

Thank basian
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time We have been here we have always been welcomed as if it was our own. Excellent food, service and hospitality. Never a disappointment well done Jim and his team!

Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Were now a regular at the Elm Tree with lovely staff who are more than happy to welcome and accomodate. The food is always up to a great standard and we will br coming back again 😋

Thank clare323
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on a hot afternoon and every table had a booking. None of the windows inside could open where we were and the table has been makeshift put together for our party so my knees were uncomfortably wedged underneath. There were various mistakes made...More

Thank mdeb847
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the friendly service, excellent food and great views when you are able to sit outside and soak up the atmosphere.

Thank antony770
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wished we could have eaten here but the owner was getting ready for eighty guests. looking at the food that had been served it looked good but he was very sorry and offered to ring another pub for us we will be back thanks...More

1  Thank blodbrian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely old pub. Food was of a high standard and service was excellent. Nice atmosphere and I certainly recommend a visit.

Thank daveinkent44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely place in the middle of nowhere. You can feel there is a wonferful atmosphere with a downtown Abbey accent people having the lunch. The food is very taste and fresh. I took a burger and it was quite good and my partner took...More

Thank CarlosFlorido83
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20 August 2017|
Response from Redgreenblack | Reviewed this property |
Sorry....don't know that.
8 August 2017|
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Response from Redgreenblack | Reviewed this property |
I think you would struggle to get in if you didn't make a booking.
sally p
12 June 2017|
Response from Geoffjb | Reviewed this property |
It's about a 10 minute drive.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$35
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
Groups, Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beech Hill Road | Beech Hill, Reading RG7 2AZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 988 3505
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