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Despite being set in an old pub, this neighbourhood eatery has a contemporary feel, courtesy of its bright wood and glass extension which comes with a ...
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One MICHELIN Star: High quality cooking, worth a stop!
Comfortable restaurant
About
The Woodspeen restaurant is set in the beautiful west Berkshire countryside near Newbury. We serve seasonal food, sourced locally wherever possible, and in some cases grown by us, right here in our gardens. With friendly service, exceptional food, stylish bar and a light, airy restaurant, a warm welcome awaits you at The Woodspeen.
PRICE RANGE
US$34 - US$85
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
European, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Gift Cards Available
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A great family meal at a very special restaurant. Haven't been able to go there recently because of Covid but it hasn't changed. Still fine dining. My only criticism it is very noisy due to the wooden floors and high ceiling. The food is very...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were made to feel very welcome on this our first visit. The staff were welcoming and professional, the food was amazing!! We had a two-course lunch menu. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review is for the cookery school and not restaurant. I will be booking the restaurant soon though after this! I booked on for me and my partner as a Christmas gift. Due to covid this was the first time we had the opportunity to...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Are the standards slipping? I write as someone who's eaten at the Woodspeen on a number of occasions over the years, with fond memories of a 60th birthday party some 4 years ago. The food was always superb and the portion size more than acceptable...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We was greeted on arrival and asked if we wanted a drink first or shown to our table. However we wasn't asked to scan the NHS Covid-19 QR code. We was then asked table indoor or outdoors, so as it was a lovely day we...More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you so much for a fantastic lunch. We arrived 2 hours before our booking and staff could not have been more accommodating. The service was exceptional - friendly, professional and attentive. Fantastic knowledge and handling of my gluten allergy. Food was outstanding throughout. Worth...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I regularly eat at The Woodspeen, and this lunch was our first proper post-lockdown meal out. To start we had the Diver caught scallops, crispy BBQ pork cheeks, pineapple, cauliflower and watercress, and the Burrata, peas and broad beans, pickled girolles, spinach...More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing, fantastic menu with plenty to choose from, attentive and friendly staff. Wonderful atmosphere. Great non-alcoholic cocktails!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wedding present meal with my brother and sister in law last week. I can only describe it as the most perfect evening. The amazing staff, the service, the food was all extraordinary. We have been many times and the standards never slip....More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here twice in the last couple of weeks. Both times the food and service were excellent. Save room for dessert. Seriously some of the best desserts I have eaten! We moved to Newbury recently and are delighted to have found this gem.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Hi hi Judy. My close friend and I just had a very pleasant lunch there. I am sure any event would be very good & well managed. Hope this helps. Very happy new year to you. Best wishes, Simon.
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Woodspeen

The Woodspeen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5