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The Blackbird

) #136 of 144 Restaurants in Newbury €€ - €€€ , , British
Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
+44 1635 40638
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible36%
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Bar, Pub, British
€€ - €€€
Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
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1 - 10 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The title says it all. In a fantastic location and with just a bit of effort could run a very sucessful pub. However as it is it deserves to go out of business.

Thank George H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here a few times as it's convenient on a walk but it really doesn't get any better! Not eaten there before and prob wouldn't bother again, although nothing wrong with the food as such it was all clearly frozen and then microwaved. The...More

1  Thank Melanie B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I had been to the blackbird some years back so thought my wife and I might drop in again . We arrived at 1.50 after being busy all morning and asked if the pub was still serving. We were accused of leaving it to the...More

2  Thank John O
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped at The Blackbird after a Sunday afternoon walk, having just moved to Newbury. The place looked run down from the outside but thought we'd go in for a drink to give it a try. Inside wasn't much better - no customers at all...More

Thank annec0010
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Whatever you do, do not be tempted to stop at this pub; they DO NOT want your business. We stopped here for a drink with the children on a sunny Sunday afternoon bike ride. The man behind the bar gave us no welcome and asked...More

1  Thank Rosiemegben
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ate lunch here with 2 friends part way through a walk on a beautiful sunny day. Two of us had the sandwiches and one the Sunday lunch. Food was ok though some of the beef was a bit tough, however 4 dogs at a neighbouring...More

Thank BerkshireTigger
Reviewed 3 April 2017

tomato juice for lunch, halfway round a walk. i didn't bother explaining to the landlord why i didn't want worcester: he looked tired; rather like his pub!

Thank sjmgp
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Decided to go here because they allow dogs and the walks nearby are beautiful. Lunch for adults for a roast beef or chicken was £10.95 and included a brownie and ice cream. So really good price. Kids roast was the same at 6.95, smaller portion...More

Thank Dee O
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Set in beautiful Bangor right next door to the Watermill Theatre, great ambience of an old country pub, good beer and great service, the Sunday Roast was excellent and plentiful, looking forward to going back again.

Thank Andrewkeel7
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Rude barman. Got huffed and puffed at for paying by a card. Maybe only likes regulars! Never coming again!! Made us feel very unwelcome with flat coke

2  Thank clairepasty
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Bar, Pub, British
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 40638
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