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Woodpecker Washwater

Closes in 7 min: 12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 23:00
Open today: 12:00 - 15:00, 17:00 - 23:00
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Sunday Lunch with friends

We purposely chose the Woodpecker to eat because our friends had a dog (albeit a very well behaved... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
Clark2_11
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Newbury, United Kingdom
via mobile
Friendly pub with great landlord

Headed to The Woodpecker specifically as it had Sky Sports and photos and reviews online made it... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Heather R
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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9 Sep 2018
“Sunday Lunch with friends”
30 Aug 2018
“Friendly pub with great landlord”
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The Woodpecker, Newbury RG20 0LU, England
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

We purposely chose the Woodpecker to eat because our friends had a dog (albeit a very well behaved dog). Upon arrival we had a very warm welcome from the landlord and despite being very busy nothing was too much trouble. We were a group of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clark2_11
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Headed to The Woodpecker specifically as it had Sky Sports and photos and reviews online made it sound like a friendly place. They undersold it! Had a great evening, brilliant landlord, friendly locals, good selection of drinks at reasonable prices. Bit disappointed we'd already eaten...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Heather R
Reviewed 29 July 2018

The landlord always seems to work hard to make everyone welcome, so much so that it feels more like coming to see a friend than just going to the pub. We regularly visit for Sunday lunch, the menu isn't huge, but the food is good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Russell S
Reviewed 2 March 2018

I cannot rate this place highly enough and Tom was the hero of the hour last night when so many of us got stranded in the snow! I managed to get to the Woodpecker after being stranded in the snow for two hours to get...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Andrea O
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Original reason for selecting this pub was too watch Liverpool v WBA. Excellent friendly atmosphere, proper local, good selection of beers. Then 6 of us enjoyed an excellent meal, reasonably priced as was wine. Good, pleasant and thoughtful service.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Nick R
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