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The Blackbird

$$ - $$$, British,
Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
+44 1635 40638
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible24%
Travellers talk about
“roast venison” (2 reviews)
“crawfish” (6 reviews)
“onion tart” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
$$ - $$$
Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This beautiful old pub has been in need of some TLC for such a long time. A lovely location in an idyllic little village. How brilliant that it’s finally reaching its full potential in the capable hands of Dom Robinson and his family. We have...More

Thank GBBerkshire
Reviewed 3 days ago

First visit today and was extremely impressed. The food was excellent , being Sunday it was the roast (especially the roast potatoes). Intend to go back very soon and try the main menu. Think the owners are relatively new here and are making an excellent...More

Thank Jenni H
Reviewed 1 week ago

new ownership have really turned this tired old pub round. Beer is great and food amazing. Have eaten there 3 times in last 6 weeks.

Thank andysinclair2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you find a place that blows you away in every way, you have to spread the love! I don’t normally leave a review unless the venue is on another level and The Blackbird is outstanding! Food - I must say the best grub I’ve...More

Thank Lee W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a transformation I had a fantastic dinner here with friends great beer, excellent food and friendly staff! Couldn’t ask for anymore.

Thank nesgarrett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Firstly there was four of us and we were told by a friend that they do the most amazing chips..... We ordered 2 pints and 1 wine and our excellent driver was on water.... Our drinks appeared with mine being presented with the waiters hands...More

Thank MrDaWorst
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious, beautifully presented lunch. Friendly, easygoing and attentive staff. Baby friendly. New team are working wonders - amongst the best food in the area (and there is plenty of competition). Be interesting to see their project develop. Best of luck.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Blackbird Pub today in Bagnor which is run by Dom Robinson and his family. We had a great Sunday roast in a lovely atmosphere and a warm and friendly environment. I would highly recommend this pub for great food & drink and...More

Thank Les W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for Sunday lunch with friends & it was wonderful. Attentive service & the food was well presented & full of flavour. A great country pub & restaurant that I would highly recommend.

Thank kay28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Too a friend here for their first time. As before, a friendly welcome and the Ales on offer were great. The menu is up market and the attention to detail in the preparation, quality and taste for both the lamb and Oglet was excellent. The...More

Thank Brendan69
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 40638
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