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The Diamond Tap

) #79 of 144 Restaurants in Newbury $ , British,
42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (3 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub
42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there after a long day of work, as I got to the var I asked for a food menu, Mr 23 handed it to me and after choosing a burrito and king coated prawns I took a seat on table 13. Few minutes later...More

Thank Felipe A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited in the afternoon before 4pm so took advantage of the meal deal. Good tasty food. Good portion sizes. Nice friendly atmosphere. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lynn H
Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Please feel free to let us know if there is anything that we could have done better in order to make it a 5 star visit!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I treated myself to a breakfast while out shopping and I feel I must not only compliment the staff member for a warm welcome to the pub but also to the chef who delivered a breakfast that was hot and very enjoyable. Thank you. 05-07-17.

Thank blimey-its-him
Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your response. Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

needs upgrading decor wise..advertised lamb shank £6.99 special but didnt have any at that price.....?....had to pay full price and was full of fat ..not asked if all ok...pub dingey..sorry...not for me

Thank mark b
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Can I suggest that the diamond tap does something about table 21 before someone has a claim against them. Anyone who has a hot cup of coffee spilt over them because of a table that is like a rocking horse has every right to make...More

Thank andyseymour1957
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Four of us ordered two curries and two lamb shanks, we were told there would be a 30min wait for food as they were very busy. The bar only had two members of staff despite being a very busy Saturday lunchtime! The meals arrived after...More

Thank Nigel E
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious.the ham was fresh and juicy.i had the sauce on the side and the breakfast where extremly good value for money which also included a drink.excellant

Thank Angie-kittle
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Yes Diamond Tap is cheap yes food is great value, but the place is the worse pub ever for lack of staff and those that do find themselves behind the bar. A barman with a broken hand so he can't pull pints, place is busy...More

Thank nick7p
Reviewed 9 May 2017

a delicious breakfast was had swapped tomato for black pudding which I would of happily paid for top marks for not charging ordered extra toast as was starving had to ask for butter for it but was quickly bought with a apology, also good to...More

Thank scaniamandave
Reviewed 13 April 2017

as a nightclub, pretty terrible, as a place to eat...well its wetherspoons. cheap and cheerful. I'd advise using the other spoons in town. its a little less rough.

Thank Flaghippo
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Questions & Answers
christine a
20 June 2016|
Response from Emma J | Property representative |
HI, thanks for your query. A pint of Abbots costs £2.49.
christine a
20 June 2016|
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Response from georgina h | Reviewed this property |
It cost 4.50 -5-00 pounds x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
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