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The Bladebone Inn

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Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
+44 118 971 4000
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic family dinner in this gem of a place. Terrific staff who were professional relaxed welcoming and fun. Food very good and fairly priced we will definitely return. Try it and you will want to go back again

Thank SeanMacWarwickshire
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've eaten at the Bladebone six times now with varying success. The three times Ive had Sunday lunch it's been very good. The three times I've had other things from the menu have been either just ok or poor. Recently I went with a few friends. I had fish pie which was tepid, tasteless and watery. The spinach with it... More 

Thank minerva14
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very noisy front of the pub - tables close together. Group on table behind us f-ing & blinding at nauseum. I ordered the Haddock - what there was of it was nice - the portion was very small. The accompanying greens were hard and tasteles. (Certainly not worth £16.00.) Sticky Pudding for afters was average - the service was good.

1 Thank CassandraCritic
Talca, Chile
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just enjoyed a wonderful Sunday lunch with a choice of roasts that all seemed delicious and could be enjoyed in a friendly country environment. The food was plentiful, cooked to perfection and well presented. An excellent Sunday lunch!!

1 Thank Petercaligari
Newbury, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A trip back from Reading on Thursday evening gave us the perfect excuse to visit the Bladebone once again. Lucky we had booked a table because at 18:45 we found the place full of diners and a wonderful smell of grilled fish coming from the kitchen as we parked! We ordered some drinks - a lovely Rioja (wine of the... More 

Thank Tom L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the blade bone for the first time tonight and will be visiting again very soon The food and service are second to none very friendly staff that can't do enough for you Amazing food in a lovely setting You can't go wrong

Thank Andrew B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited for my birthday meal with my family for somewhere new, Amazing food and very nice settings. Staff very helpfull The slow cooked beef is amazing !!!

Thank Nick L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish it was amazing. Friendly welcome, roaring fire, attentive staff and the best roast we all said we've ever had outside of home. 8 of us for a family meal, we were spoiled. We had the Cote De Boeuf which was to die for. Well done guys, keep it up and thank you for a great experience.... More 

Thank Matt M
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perfect combination: - Great gastro pub food, with fresh seafood specials - Local ales - Child friendly - kids menu or smaller portions from the main menu - Great atmosphere with couples, families, small groups, locals - Dog friendly - Beautiful location with stunning walks from the door if you're so inclined

Thank David T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Bladebone for my daughters 18th birthday the food once again was amazing I had the oink oink and it was gorgeous. My daughter had the rib eye and another of our party had the blade burger. Not one of us were disappointed by our meals and I would highly recommend the Bladebone not only for its stunning... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$40
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 4000
EAT, DRINK & ENJOY !!... Beautiful Country Pub in stunning location... boasting a large garden & stone patio perfect for those summer evenings!! Creative British menu with daily specials & lighter lunch-time offerings... Amazing food, stunning wines, Visual stimulating environment with real ales and exellent service to boot!! we look forward to seeing you all soon

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?