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Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant

££ - £££, Pizza,
110 Kings Road | Berkshire, Reading RG1 3BY, England
+44 118 950 4439
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (49 reviews)
“by the slice” (2 reviews)
“slices home” (2 reviews)
Opens in 22 min
Bar, Pizza, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
110 Kings Road | Berkshire, Reading RG1 3BY, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Met up with a couple of my friends for a catch up and some pizza. Had heard positive things about this place for a while so was looking forward to finally going. I was not disappointed! When you walk in, it has a standard sort...More

Thank thesneakergeek
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed my veggie pizza with artichoke--will have to come back and try the others. Not sure they did many vegan options

Thank Kobrien12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thirsty Bear is, on the surface of it, pretty much everything I want. Pizza and craft beer! Heaven, surely? Sadly, far from it. First impressions inside matched the expectations built up from the concept. The space is really nice: It's hipster and modern without being...More

Thank Benjamin T
Vincent H, Owner at Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Benjamin -- thanks for taking the time to give us your detailed opinion of our bar and restaurant. I am really very sorry that we didn't live up to your expectations and you can rest assured that I'll be chatting with the team in...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Some absolutely awesome items on the menu, very wide and some strange choices for your pizza toppings which is cool. Please make the mistake of ordering the 20” for two people and you’ll be eating it for days. I r8 8/8 m8

Thank Ben B
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Huge slices of delicious pizza and a well stocked bar with a wide range of beers, bourbons and cocktails make this bar a winner.

Thank 1882rangers
Vincent H, Owner at Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, we're very pleased to hear that you like what we do.

Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Awesome pizza absolutely and huge slices highly recommend. You know it’s a great pizza when the crust is the best bit, light with delicious toppings great New York style pizza

Thank Jake T
Vincent H, Owner at Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jake, thanks for the review and I am really pleased to see that you rate our pizza so highly. We look forward to seeing you back at The Thirsty Bear soon.

Reviewed 29 April 2018

2 for £10 cocktails, pizza by the slice - or 16"/20" if you're brave, chips with squeezy cheese - beer terrace out the back - bring on the summer. And you can reserve tables. Cant wait to go back :-)

Thank Anionfan
Vincent H, Owner at Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Anionfan, thanks for the review and I'm really pleased to hear that you like our cocktails, our pizza and especially pleased that you'll be coming back.

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

We went on a Monday evening when it is ‘All you can eat Pizza’ for only £10! You can order 2 slices at a time which at first sounded like a small amount.... it proved me wrong. The slices are HUGE and taste absolutely amazing....More

Thank Brunette444
Vincent H, Owner at Thirsty Bear Bar & Pizza Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi, thanks for your review. Really pleased that you enjoyed the Pizza and the prices. When we get to update the menu we'll increase the number of vegetarian options -- it's a valid comment. Thanks again.

Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This was a nice find in Reading about a 5 minute walk from the market square. The pizza slices are reasonable price for the size. They also have happy hour between 5-7pm which includes drinks and pizza deals. Staff were friendly. Good service.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Although the pizzas may seem expensive on first glance at the menu, they are very good value for money. A whole pizza is huge! We always end up taking some away because we can't finish a whole pizza between two...More

Thank sspaakko
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12 April 2017|
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Response from Vincent H | Property representative |
Hello Steph I regret we do not have any gluten free pizza, so very sorry we could not to be helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$21
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:45
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 110 Kings Road | Berkshire, Reading RG1 3BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 950 4439
  • E-mail
A great New York style bar & pizzeria serving amazing Pizza, fresh pasta, seasonal salads and lots of lite bites too. Our fantastic drinks offer includes 35 bourbons, 10 American gins, 8 bottled craft beers & lagers from the USA. The wine list is split 50/50 USA & Italian. Spread over two floors and with a roof terrace we're sure you'll enjoy your visit to our bar & pizzeria.
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