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The Horse & Groom

$$ - $$$, British,
Bath Road | Hare Hatch, Twyford, Reading RG10 9SB, England
+44 118 940 3136
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (11 reviews)
“burgers” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Bath Road | Hare Hatch, Twyford, Reading RG10 9SB, England
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1 - 10 of 401 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Has the management changed at the Horse and Groom? We have eaten there many, many times in the past as we live nearby and had great food. Not so today, raw pastry chicken ham and leek pie served and no apology made for this, just...More

Thank Siobhan2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A favourite of ours and have been loyal customers for years. A lovely pub and excellent food. Unfortunately the last visit on an early weekend evening was so disappointing. The overall service was slow (despite it not being busy) and the young girl serving us...More

1  Thank Eloise R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for an impromptu meal on a weekday evening. The choice of food was very good; I had peri peri chicken - very nice and my wife had an open lamb sandwich on flatbread - flatbread rather tough. Service started off very good, but...More

Thank Jez D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just recently moved to the area and thought we'd pop in to the local pub for a quick snifter. We were pleasantly surprised when we saw just how many different gin's they have and ciders (two of our favourite tipples). The food on offer is...More

Thank chestercake
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I dined at The Horse & Groom last Friday night and had a delightful evening. We received a warm welcome on arrival and the staff were friendly and hospitable throughout the evening. The pub was busy and had a great ambiance, not...More

Thank Victoirela
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a nice lunch but service a bit slow and it wasn't busy. Not very attentive service it food OK if a bit pricey, but that reflects the area.Better across the road at Wyevale!

Thank Jmahg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

do not use this place for food, ok for a drink outside but the food was awful. not a single good word to say about it, the staff all know how bad it is, every guest we saw paying their bills complained. never again

Thank kevinedwinjones
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely, large and very popular restaurant. We went on a Wednesday night and it was extremely busy with only a couple of tables free. The menu was nicely broad, covering two sides of A4, with daily changes. The kind I'd food available...More

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I did exactly that, new chef, new owner, and new menu since I went here over a year ago. I have been again 4 times for dinner/ lunch, and it was really nice now. Very friendly, lovely food, great wine, great chefs, staff with lots...More

Thank ColinClements
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Four of us went for Sunday lunch and the place was very busy however, this did not stop them providing excellent service and great food. The waitress was very professional and the food was prompt, hot and generous portions. The Sunday roast was super quality...More

Thank Burntbum
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
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
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bath Road | Hare Hatch, Twyford, Reading RG10 9SB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Twyford
  • Phone Number: +44 118 940 3136
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