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The Bull

££ - £££, British,
41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
+44 118 930 3478
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited to have a meal for a friends birthday. The dining area was very quiet for a Weds, but the drinks area was busy and loud. Varied menu and several specials. Choose the pan fried Tuna which unfortunately was not cooked through. It was replaced...More

Thank tackleway
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Lovely little village just 2 minutes from J12 on the M4. We stopped here on a Saturday about 13.30. Was easy to park in the pubs car park at rear of building. The pub was not busy so getting served and finding a table was...More

Thank tonybasing
Reviewed 24 August 2017

We've visited The Bull several times on our way to Heathrow airport and can't understand why folk go to the motorway services when this place is only a mile off junction 12 on the M4. Excellent staff, good beer, first class food at sensible prices...More

Thank Neil G
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Arrived at the Bull about 8.30 on a Thursday evening and it was pack, Not an overly great selection for the food that i could see, but myself and my colleague ordered two of the Bull Burgers and waited in the outside area as there...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Desperate for a snack we stopped in the attractive village of Theale . It was Sunday and the place seemed deserted . At least it was easy to park on the street , didn't see a car park . The staff gave us a friendly...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

I often stay in Theale once or twice a week, and when I do I always come the The Bull for food, every meal I've had has been spot on, the pork belly is amazing. And the hospitality is great as well, always get a...More

Thank martstar2511
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Looking at the reviews, I must say we must have decided to have a team lunch on the wrong day. Yes, because the staff was nervously yelling at us to be quiet or she couldn't take orders. Very unprofessional. And if you are wondering if...More

Thank SergioMcGreg
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I was advised to try this place by another pub who weren't serving food. I think that says something about how good it is. The food was stunning, locally sourced and smoked on the premises ribs. Some of the best I've ever had. The Wadworth...More

Thank Sheatho
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Visited this pub on a Sunday because they offer the full menu not just a roast. There were 7 of us in the party and we arrived at midday as we hadn't booked and were unsure how busy it would be - it was full...More

Thank BerkshireBoozer
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This is the first time we have visited the Bull at Theale and it is a nice pub with a friendly atmosphere. the food was very good and large portions and very reasonably priced. There is a car park but there is free parking on...More

Thank Steve P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$31
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 High Street, Theale, Reading RG7 5AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Theale
  • Phone Number: +44 118 930 3478
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