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World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery

387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
+44 118 987 1763
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (12 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“roast dinner” (8 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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$
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LOCATION
387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We took 17 family and friends to a Saturday lunch carvery as a 50th birthday celebration for my son. Welcoming staff. Food was fresh and brilliant at 12.45. We had a separate section of the restaurant with low shelves for cards,presents cake and banners. Excellent...More

Thank berylStafford
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shout out to Jane, Ray and Neela. Hard-working staff who all deliver excellent service with a friendly welcome. A straightforward freshly made breakfast (including bottomless filter coffee) instead of smashed avocado and all the other overpriced, pretentious clutter. Stonehouse (who owns the chain) seem to...More

Thank s W
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for your detailed review we will pass your thoughts along

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly staff. Food sometimes dried up when restaurant is not busy. Gravy can also be lumpy. Usually a decent meal.

Thank Rita M
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your recent visit Rita. Your comments have been noted and discussed with a kitchen manager Raymond who will address those in the very near future. We hope to see you again very soon thank you.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in on a Sunday lunch time. Busy pub with all items served from a carvery We opted for turkey and chicken. Generous serving but flavours suffer from the food is under heat lights. Great fun spotting how much some folks can heap on...More

Thank Chris D
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Many thanks for your recent review. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Use this Pub every couple of months or so when we are in Reading. We use it mainly for the carvery which is always excellent, although keeps going up in price. The guy serving the carvery meat is always cheerful and friendly and really makes...More

Thank NorbertSandhurst
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Many thanks for your Recent review we are taking note of your comments and will endeavour on the New Year to rotate the ale though this would be within the company portfolio look forward to serving you again soon

Reviewed 21 November 2017

One in, one out policy on a match day. Restaurant empty, so have to wait for drinkers to finish before getting in. Absolutely stupid policy. Very unfriendly door staff. Only plus is still Ray. Why he sticks this place I don't know. Much too good...More

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General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Health and safety of guests and team are paramount for us. We are sorry you had to wait but glad Ray could provide some solace

Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Another lovely visit to our local Stonehouse. Despite arriving at just before 1pm with no reservations we were seated immediately by what I believe was the duty manager. Table was spotless. Once we had placed our order we only had a short wait for our...More

Thank Tianna B
Reviewed 15 November 2017

We have eaten here twice now and have not been disappointed in any way. The staff, the service and the food are all very good. The portion size together with the choice is fantastic. We would recommend booking as it is a very popular place...More

Thank ASBI54
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

Many thanks for your recent review and your continued support of the world turned upside down we look forward to seeing you again very soon

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Would just like to say the manager Scott and staff on the 28th 10. 2017. Was brilliant. A mishap over our meals was sorted so quickly with out any fuss. The staff show professional service, and showed a quality not seen anymore. When it's good...More

Thank cwjames2017
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you for your recent visit and for your heartfelt review we hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 28 October 2017

A birthday lunch. Really enjoyed the carvery. Plenty of delicious meat and a choice of turkey beef and gammon. A good choice of veg and not over cooked. The potatoes were warm - could have been hotter. My husband enjoyed the beer. Very good value...More

Thank Ann F
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Thank you for the review Anne. We hope to see you again soon.

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Valerie C
15 July 2017|
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Response from norma d |
I agree wth the seating area they have put to many chairs in there l use a mob scooter and on crutches at moment l CNT sit in that area...but roast is good ..staff are fantastic .l sit in garden or in bar area ..
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happm
4 July 2017|
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Response from margaretpat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea as we were trust eating there but there is a Travel Lodge next door
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als751020
16 August 2015|
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Response from norma d |
Best to give them a call first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 987 1763
Description
We are Renowned For Our Quality of Food Together with Value For Money and Service provided by our Very Experienced Team. We are located on the outskirts of Reading and we boast a Large Car Park popular with Coaches of Away fans visiting The Reading FC Madejski Stadium, home of Reading Fc Football and London Irish Rugby. We are the closest Pub to the Stadium and is only a 20 walk. We cater for all Coach Tours whether you are on a day out and just passing through, visiting Reading or indeed as mentioned..A Coach Full Of Football Fans. Please Call Us for Further Information.
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