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The Bladebone Inn

) #22 of 493 Restaurants in Reading $$ - $$$ , British,
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
+44 118 971 4000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (29 reviews)
“roast beef” (15 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The Bladebone Inn is a hidden gem just outside of Reading. Me and my wife went here on the off chance and had possibly the best meal we have had in the Berkshire area. The atmosphere is relaxed and welcoming, the food was fantastic! I...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been here on a number of occasions, it's a beautiful pub that does amazing food but it is always let down by the service and tonight was no exception. So we are sat at an unmade table and have to wait at least...More

Thank AlanandLindseystrips
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food at decent prices. Very friendly team and quick but not rushed service. Lovely decor and great outside. Could not fault it and would recommend to all with no hesitation

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a fussy eater, so the menu doesn't appeal to me ... However the chips are amazing, the right amount of crispness with a fluffy centre. The staff are lovely and the pub and gardens are clean and well kept. If you are a foodie,...More

Thank Donna S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only popped in for a summers evening beer but ended up sampling the very interesting menu. The menu was varied and different and there was something that we all liked. The group had blade of beef, 'Oink Oink', fish pie and scallops with Pork and...More

Thank EnglishAndrew
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nipped out on a Friday night, a last minute decision and headed to the blade bone. Lovely food, lovely surroundings and great service . Really enjoyed the whole experience and will be returning .

Thank Onholidayagain07
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

well ,what can I say,starter,Scallops under cooked sunday roast veg for three people was a joke would only feed one the Parsnip was the worst I have ever had,the service was appalling ,will not be back

Thank betty s
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for Sunday lunch with another couple. We felt portion sizes were on the small side. Sunday lunch for 4 came with an extremely small amount of vegetables, we asked for more and were charged £4. Beef was beautiful, vegetarian option didn't look very appealing,...More

1  Thank Alwayspeckish
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Food was very nice! Only thing I would say is that I would've preferred my Steak Chargrilled as opposed to Pan-Fried! But was still a very nice meal.

Thank CallumHewitt
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely wonderful meal to celebrate our sons Birthday. The fillet steak was devine. Rich and his team made sure we were well taken care of. Be back again soon.

Thank Cat300M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Has this pub shut - it looks closed up but not sure if this is just temporary - would like to find out if possible?
9 May 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from ClazUK |
According to my Mum (who lives a few yards away) it's having work done on it now. Hopefully it will reopen soon.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$41
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chapel Row | Bucklebury, Reading RG7 6PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 971 4000
  • E-mail
EAT, DRINK & ENJOY !!... Beautiful Country Pub in stunning location... boasting a large garden & stone patio perfect for those summer evenings!! Creative British menu with daily specials & lighter lunch-time offerings... Amazing food, stunning wines, Visual stimulating environment with real ales and exellent service to boot!! we look forward to seeing you all soon
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