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The Downgate (Hungerford) ltd


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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Bar, British, Pub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went for a meal yesterday, first time i have ever been to this pub. Was amazed on how small the pub is but is packed with a lot of character. The menu dosnt have the wow factor and if im honest we...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sarahh672
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit. At first we were a bit disappointed as quite a few options were no longer available but what was on offer was excellent. We had king prawns and potato gnocchi which was first class. The beers from Arkells Brewery were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 603tome
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT fun afternoon having dinner and celebrating a friends birthday at the Downgate. Super meal . . Cote d'beouf cooked to perfection and simply delicious; the atmosphere outstanding and great service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank sandywY3987EY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently asked held our sons 30th birthday party at the Downgate. From start to end the whole event was perfect. Lauren the owner organised a great menu will plenty of options and a cheese board to die for. The staff were amazing and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Kenzx
Reviewed 5 February 2019 via mobile

As a party of 14 we had pre-reserved tables in this cosy, dog friendly pub. We wanted somewhere to sit and recover, eat and drink after a slippery walk along the K&A canal towpath. Study the train timetables and it’s easily possible to decide on...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lhommed2015
Reviewed 18 January 2019

Having noted that the pub had changed hands and the collection of caged birds had been moved on, we popped in for a drink and then later (this review) came back for a celebratory meal with friends. Its a light, airy feeling place but retains...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

We used the Downgate last week for a wake. I cannot recommend highly enough the Downgate it's location was just perfect as my late uncle grew up in Hungerford and spent many hours playing on the common. The food was amazing and the staff were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mariejader
Reviewed 12 January 2019

We popped in after a bracing walk in the local hills, we missed lunch, but enjoyed a glass or two in this cosy little pub. Local pubs like this one, survive on producing a good standard of welcome, food & drink. if I lived nearby,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Go-there-together
Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

Great location. We never booked, but can get busy in the evenings, and at the weekend. Typical menu on offer. Moderately priced. We both had the steak. Friendly staff. Plenty of free parking. Shall return.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 732MichaelW732
Reviewed 10 December 2018

We wanted to take the dog for a walk somewhere a bit different, and finish up with a Sunday lunch somewhere - this place did not disappoint! One of the best roasts I've had in a pub. The roast pork I had was melt in...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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