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The Rowbarge

££ - £££, British,
Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
+44 118 971 2213
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mixed roast” (9 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (8 reviews)
“fish pie” (21 reviews)
Opens in 8 min
All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have been trying to sample this pub for over a year and to my distress, could never find it. Well with the Satnav on, I made it... And I am extremely pleased I did. Lovely blend of old traditional pub, with efficiency and high...More

Thank Heefie
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality food, served efficiently. Staff could have been a little friendlier but not rude. Decor and atmosphere very nice. Prices a little too high especially for kids meals.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Rowbarge continues to offer excellent food in a very comfortable atmosphere with a great staff team, a warm welcome and very good service. The New Year’s eve event also had live music which added to a very good evening. Well done Rowbarge team!

Thank jac513
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very good pub restaurant in a very pretty location next to the canal. The current management try very hard to create a welcoming and friendly atmosphere and it's working. The food menu has some varied dishes which is a nice change from...More

Thank Peter G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very busy pub/restaurant with a wide and varied menu serving excellent food. It is located on the banks of the Kennet Canal with plenty of parking. Went there for lunch on Boxing Day so along with the normal menu there was a...More

Thank Taxman14
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here's a challenge! How do you please a family of 7 that includes 3 confirmed veggies, 1 ex-veg on a meat-eating binge, 2 very particular foodies and a hard-to-impress teenager (Some of them are ravenously hungry and others just after a lunchtime snack.)? It turns...More

Thank Greedyveg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been going in this pub for almost 40 years now and the food and service are excellent under the present management. However, the car park really needs attention. You need a 4x4 to get onto it and wellingtons to walk into the pub!

Thank Terence I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ok back in November 2017 I wrote a review which mainly concentrated on the price of the beer at the Rowbarge. We have just had an opportunity to revisit in the guise of a mystery shopper. We had a meal for two. On arrival the...More

1  Thank total-tan-seeker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on 23rd December. Upon arrival our table of six were seated, just inside a little private area, with a fire. Great start having pre-ordered so everything came out on time. Starters were brilliant with a mixture of belly pork, pate etc etc -...More

1  Thank mikeyntracy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food available all day so just what we wanted for 3pm midweek meal. Not overly busy so were able to get table by fire which was v. cosy. Excellent starters - pate and in particular the tempura prawns. Both of us had burgers which were...More

Thank Tiger1973
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Response from thehungrybear2017 | Reviewed this property |
just give them a call direct or use their own website and book on that
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 2213
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