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WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel

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Oxford Road | Old Oxford Road, Newbury RG14 3AG, England
+44 1635 551199
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely hotel, beautiful interior, and staff couldn't do more for you. Spent over 2 hours having our afternoon tea and the food was delicious, we even had extra sandwiches. Both Nan and Mum loved it and I no my nan will be back as she lives in Newbury. Very reasonable price for afternoon tea and made even more special as... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I hold a couple of business meetings a month at this hotel and we've started to eat in the restaurant. I had to admit originally I wasn't expecting much more than the average. I was very surprised. The Cornish Bream fillet is beautiful. Roast Cauliflour unusual and full of flavour, and the cod beautiful. My only complaint would be that... More 

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Thank JamesMc87
Chatham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our overnight break included a meal in the Wine Press. There is a short menu which is included, but you can upgrade each course to the A La Carte menu. This shows the extra cost of each dish which is very helpful.We opted to upgrade our main course to the rib eye steak which was cooked, presented and served perfectly.... More 

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Thank larry d
Newbury, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Another well presented excellent meal at the Winepress. The service, as usual, was impeccable. The small menu had something for everyone and great value considering the quality of the good. I particularly enjoyed the Stone Bass. Recommended.

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Thank OCV51
DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your fabulous review, I am thrilled that you regularly the WinePress restaurant at Donnington Valley Hotel and have a fantastic experience on each occasion. Our team will be delighted by your wonderful feedback and I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind Regards Stephen Mileham General Manager More 

London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went as part of a package, so was not expecting an average meal. Have to say very pleased with what we got. Nice restaurant, attentive staff, was planning only 2 course but the Moules Mariniere, Stone Bass which was superb and had to try the Eton Mess. Very nice ambience and will be going back at some point.

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Thank Brian V
DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience, I am delighted that you joined Donnington Valley to celebrate such a wonderful occasion and had a fabulous dining experience. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen Mileham General Manager More 

Oxford
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Again fantastic, staff very attentive,great food cooked fresh, we will come again, stay the night, the rooms are great & breakfast to die for.

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Thank SteveOxford
DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review, I am delighted that you had a fantastic experience when joining Donnington Valley Hotel. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen Mileham General Manager More 

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176 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Evening meal which was part of the deal. Very comprehensive wine list with good variety old and new world. Pleasant staff and tasty food well presented.

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DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Donnington Valley Hotel, I am delighted that you joined us for dinner as part of your package and enjoyed our extensive wine list and delicious food. I will share all your kind words with our team. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards,... More 

Madrid
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have eaten here alone and with our company at team dinners. The food whilst very good is not that varied, but what they give you is good quality. The buffet breakfast is varied and plenty to eat. It has pleasant surroundings and the staff are very friendly and accommodating.

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Thank Karen T
DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience at Donnington Valley Hotel, I am delighted that you have joined our restaurant for company functions as well as to dine on your own. Our team will be thrilled by your comments and we all look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen Mileham General... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

we stayed at the hotel and had our evening meal and breakfast in the winepress. The food was good quality, well presented and hot. very nice

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Thank Denise W
DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your recent getaway at Donnington Valley Hotel, I am delighted that you joined us to celebrate such a special occasion and had a wonderful experience. I look forward to welcoming you again in the future. Kind regards, Stephen Mileham General Manager More 

Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Having just moved to the area we wanted to find a venue for Sunday lunch. Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa is literally on our doorstep so it was an easy choice. We booked a table for one pm and were shown to a pleasant position near the patio. The restaurant was quite busy but this was mainly due to a... More 

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DVH-HM, General Manager at WinePress at the Donnington Valley Hotel, responded to this review

Firstly I would like to take the time to welcome you to the area, I am delighted that you recently joined Donnington Valley Hotel for Sunday Lunch and had a wonderful experience. Our team are dedicated to ensuring our guests leave with fond memories and wanting to return, and I am delighted that we delivered on this occasion. We are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$92 - US$92
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oxford Road | Old Oxford Road, Newbury RG14 3AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 551199
  • This restaurant is at Donnington Valley Hotel, Golf & Spa
Description
Surrounded by glorious hills and stunning parkland, Donnington Valley Hotel and Spa is a natural blend of charm and elegance with uncompromising quality and countryside views. Donnington Valley's award-winning WinePress Restaurant offers an intimate yet informal atmosphere where guests can enjoy superb dishes complemented by wine from an excellent cellar.

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