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The Horse & Groom

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Bath Road | Hare Hatch, Twyford, Reading RG10 9SB, England
+44 118 940 3136
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Europe
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445 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took my other half's parents here for dinner the other day. They are pretty stuck in their ways and normally eat only what they know--Asian fare. But, we wanted to get them out of their comfort zone and took them here. The variety of choices meant there was something for everyone, even the veggies in the group. I had the... More 

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Reading
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for Sunday lunch. It is on the busy A4 in the village of Hare Hatch. It has ample parking at the front and rear and free wi-fi. When you walk in it is very welcoming with ample seating areas and a separate room for large groups. There is nice decor, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. The food... More 

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Maidstone, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant, Inviting pubretaurant, which has been refurbished to a high standard. Extensive drinks range, also extensive "gastro-pub" style menu - all food cooked and presented to a high standard. Unfortunately table service was very poor. After serving our starters we ordered another round of drinks. Having finished our meal completely we still had not recieved any drinks and no serious... More 

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Thank Norman K
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a cosy atmosphere and homely feel, the staff are always polite and the food and beer is excellent. The Horse and Groom is always generally busy, so it it worth booking either online or by phone. Scallops starter are amazing. If you like real ale, there is always a good choice, and they know how to handle... More 

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Thank Shaun F
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Polite friendly staff, good food, fast service, Three of us went, all having different meals, we all said we were well pleased. A nice evening.

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Thank petergeoffrey
Berkshire
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Reasonable menu choice; would have been good to have a non-fried fish offer. portion size good. Roast meats dried out and potatoes rubbery. Service good.

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Thank Lidette
Knowl Hill, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really great pub food with attentive and friendly staff. Great for children as the menu has a decent selection The landlord even has a basket on the bar full of specs should you have left yours at home- fabulous idea!

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Thank Louise D
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely pub, driven past many times and finally went in. Its very much a restaurant pub and didn't seem to have any comfy seating if you wanted just a drink. We only stopped for a drink but what we saw of other people's food it looks great. We will definitely being going back again to try the food.

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Thank Travellifefully
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for my mother in law's birthday. Thoroughly enjoyed the meal, definitely recommending the horse and groom to my friends and family. The chocolate brownie dessert was a highlight!

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Thank Michael C
Wargrave, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the preferred place for my parents to eat when they come to stay from Bath. They have eaten all over the world in notable restaurants - so quite an accolade. We have eaten here numerous times in varying party numbers; out of I'd guess close to 100 plates of food NOT ONE has ever been sent back or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bath Road | Hare Hatch, Twyford, Reading RG10 9SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Twyford
  • Phone Number: +44 118 940 3136

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?