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The Rowbarge

) #30 of 492 Restaurants in Reading $$ - $$$ , British,
Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
+44 118 971 2213
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (45 reviews)
“guinea fowl” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely historic building, set on the side of the Kennet-Avon canal and placed between a manually operated swing bridge and a lock, it is complete with its own moorings, so an excellent spot for canal users to stop for meals and refreshments. There is plenty...More

Thank Durham_Squire
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had a late lunch of fish and chips, absolutely beautiful. A decent size of fish and beautiful tasting batter. I was also very pleased to see the return of Wild Weather's Shepherd's Warning. Really well kept and great tasting beer. Well done all at...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good car park . Beautiful surroundings where dogs can be exercised with lots of water bowls to quench their thirsts . Lots of outside seating for sunny days , or attractive seating inside . The bar staff were friendly and efficient with our orders ,...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited as a family. 3 of us had pints of bitter which was cloudy and we all had upset stomachs later. The menu was basic I had a steak burger which I asked not to be over cooked. It was delivered as though it...More

Thank Phil G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This pub is usually amazing, especially when it is hot as has a beautiful beer garden. Last Sunday, I took my boyfriend here for dinner. Looked like a bomb had gone off! They were clearly busy and very short staffed. The beer garden remained uncleared...More

Thank susy_cues23
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Rowbarge as a party of 6 to celebrate our Grandsons 18th birthday. The Rowbarge is situated off of Woolhampton alongside the Kennet and Avon Canal, they have an extensive Beer Garden with plenty of shade under trees if required.. The evening that...More

Thank dancer802015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Found this pub by chance. It gets very busy but luckily we found a table. Sunday menu was very nice and despite it was a very busy day we got served very quickly. Can highly recommend the fish pie and the streak burger. Staff are...More

Thank 854skyw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We didn't book and this is a place you need to book but we went anyway in tge hope that on this beautiful day most people wound be outside which has loads if sunny and shaded tables right next to the river. Got a table,...More

Thank bluefruit45
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had booked a table for a reunion with friends at The Rowbarge. We ordered drinks which took 30 minutes to arrive. We were told that it was busy so wondered why more staff hadn't been employed. The waitress was serving a large number of...More

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited The Rowbarge on a busy Sunday for lunch. It is a popular pub in a beautiful setting, with views over the river. There was a bit of a wait for food which wasn't much of a surprise as they were so busy. Had...More

1  Thank Millie O
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12 March 2017|
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Response from notTheStig | Reviewed this property |
It's best to call them and book direct. They're very helpful
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rowbarge Station Road | Woolhampton, Reading RG7 5SH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 2213
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