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The Hatch Gate Inn

$$ - $$$
Indian, British, Pub
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The Hatch | Burghfield Village, Reading RG30 3TH, England
+44 118 983 2059
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
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Monmouth, United Kingdom
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324 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came for the English menu as advertised on the interesting website- sadly all disappointing and ended up having an Indian- varied menu but very busy so service was poor...Kept having to go up to where the service was to ask for things including the bill and to pay! Disappointing

Thank KentDee
Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is my favourite indian restaurant. Since eating from here i dont even bother with indian take away from anywhere else. The royal platter is fantastic!

Thank Jadeb91x
Worsley, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were taken here by friends and had a drink in the homely bar served by friendly staff prior to eating. We moved to the Indian restaurant at the back of the pub and the food was surprisingly good. Freshly prepared and of good quality this is definitely worth a visit.

Thank ElaineH2607
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

While we visiting Burghfield we went there for a drinks I must say we throughly enjoyed The pub atmosphere.Its a very old pub with lots of character .We like the fire place its nice and pretty.Staffs are very helpful.We will be Back again.

Thank Suraia P
Shenzhen, China
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Always good food served with a smile at this friendly Indian pub and restaurant. Have come here many times and the service is always good, the food delicious. It is often booked fully it is so popular so book in advance if you can.

Thank Tim M
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food with the restaurant being incorporated in a pub , Service was impeccable and I would recommend this place if you are nearby

Thank markd1972
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the Hatch Gate on Thursday evening at around 7.30 to have a drink and a little bit of food on the way home. After reading the 'today's specials' board asked if we could order some nachos and chips. We were told they were far too busy to cook anything other than Indian food. The fact that there were plenty... More 

Thank Charlotte E
Reading, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

The Sunday buffet is brilliant, really cheap and yet so tasty. It was about £8 or £9 a head for the meal plus the extra at normal pub prices for drinks. This meal was far superior to other buffet style restaurants locally, granted this is just indian food but there is so much selection you cant really feel youve missed... More 

1 Thank Dean R
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Service was superb. Friendly waiters. All courses served promptly and were 'hot'. We all had the English menu and it was cooked by Linda who has served us well over the past 5 years. Surprisingly, despite our large number in the party, we were all served pretty well as one. For my part the apple crumble was oh so much... More 

Thank pcook5
Farnham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Sunday buffet is really great, the onion bahjees are the best I have tasted. The pub is divided into two and next door do 'English ' fare so a group can also accommodate those who don't like /want curries!


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Indian, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Hatch | Burghfield Village, Reading RG30 3TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 983 2059
The Hatch gate Inn is a XV1th century Inn situated in the teeny tiny Burghfield Village with its sweet central green and surrounding common land. Our pub has been tastefully restored with some charming new features and original old ones with lots of character, oak beams and a large open inglenook fireplace with original artefacts. It is a pub that welcomes everybody, with a large garden, ample parking and an enclosed play area for younger children. For sports fans we have TV in the Sports Bar (we are a member of the London Irish Supporters Club). Sample our impeccable range of wines and speciality beers, and our equally exquisite taste in music, and join the locals .Our delicious seasonal menu embraces homely, heart warming freshly cooked pub food. Relax with a pint and a Sandwich, or chill at the weekend with a traditional Sunday roast with all the trimmings .

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