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The Bull Inn Arborfield

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The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
+44 118 976 2244
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
00:00 - 23:59 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the bull for a meal on Sunday the 18th of February it was very busy which is always a good sign. We was greeted by the owner a French guy who made us very welcome me & my wife both had fillet steak...More

Thank djboxer
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit. Some old favourites on the menu like brandy snaps, bananna split, omelette for vegetarians!!! I was impressed the service and the food were good. We would return there.

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 10 March 2018

An excellent &friendly welcome, with fun conversation with serving staff. The food was freshly and speedily prepared and tasted wonderful. With an almost full restaurant, it was a tad noisy but a happy buzz. Well worth a visit for a special occasion or if just...More

Thank Judy D
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

This was our second time to this pub. We booked late for a Saturday but they were able to squeeze us in. The service is friendly and efficient, food and drinks came fast. The food is very tasty, wholesome type food, nothing too fancy or...More

Thank barwellz
Reviewed 3 March 2018

In spite of the bad snowy weather, we received a warm welcome and had a very good evening meal. A wide range of choices, generous portions and one of the most imaginative sweet menus I've seen in a long while. A limited but good quality...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The food was good and the service was very friendly. The portions were very generous. Good selection of wine at reasonable prices. It is a good place to visit when you are in the area

Thank FMSh
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

As usual always busy..i had Thai style sea bass, which was lovely and my mother the creme chicken, which was also delirious. To finish I had apple crumble and custard. As normal excellent service, great food and friendly staff.

Thank Julier-Pink
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch. Big party of 13. They accommodated ya very well. Pre ordering off the menu is an excellent idea and really good benefit for big parties. I had soup of the day as a starter and then roast beef, good size portions,...More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Always a warm friendly welcome and freshly cooked food. The staff have time for everyone a rare find these days. We have been many times and are just as pleased as our first visit.

Thank satch_10
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Having recently moved to the area, The Bull Inn is within walking distance. Whilst there isn’t a dedicated drinking area in side, we were able to have our pre-booked table early. I was surprised to see how busy the restaurant was but understandably so. The...More

Thank Katefs78
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Garry K
4 February 2018|
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Response from monsieurmostyn | Reviewed this property |
It has a varied menu and lots of choice. If you ask the waiting staff they are usually happy to make a good suggestion for that day, Fish and Chips on a Friday for example. They have a great desert selection and nice choice... More
Margaret S
4 October 2017|
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Response from amaamazulu | Reviewed this property |
Hi, There more pubs in the local area called The Bull than you can shake a stick at. This one, then there is The Bull at Barkham which is nearly within walking distance and The Bull at Riseley which is a bit further away... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bull Henry Street | Arborfield Cross, Reading RG2 9QD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 976 2244
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