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The Iron Duke

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Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
+44 118 933 1341
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Mortimer Common, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Didn't feel like cooking and heard it was lovely here so thought we would give it a try We had our dog with us which was no problem when we phoned to book Lovely feel when we walked in and were greeted by the landlord. We had roast beef and it was amazing ,lovely veg and plenty of gravy but... More 

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Thank joawbery
Thessaloniki, Greece
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As if designed by the gods themselves, placed so delicately inside the landscape of Hampshire county is the most charming eatery we have seen in a long time. A succinct menu complete with crowd pleasing favourites and complimented by arousing adaptations of seasonal dishes. Service outstanding, quality of the ambiance impeccable, and in reality - just a lovely place to... More 

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Thank Inthebiz_29
Reading, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice location & great snug for pre dinner drinks. Friendly staff and good menu incorporating local game and produce. Our friends enjoyed a healthy sized portion of camembert to start while my other half had broccoli and Stilton soup. I had the fish pie full of decent chunks of fish, and our table also had smoked haddock risotto, fish... More 

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Thank Clare P
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly greeting in a warm, comfortable pub with welcoming atmosphere. Good selection of beers and wines and very good menu all well explained. Will certainly be visiting again.

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Thank TRH45
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a party of 11 who had booked a table prior to arrival. The Iron Duke is slightly out of the way in the small village of Stratfield Saye, but it sits in a lovely location, plenty of parking and a warm welcome awaits you. The menu is very good and varied, served in a stylish way by the... More 

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Hook, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice pub situated down a lane off the A33. Welcoming atmosphere and whilst we booked , it was not crowded on the Sunday we went. Choice of beef or lamb for Sunday roast, which is better than implied on the website. Food was good but some attention needs to be paid to presentation as it was served with the plate... More 

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1 Thank David S
Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Six of us dined here on a Friday night and had booked a table in advance. We were warmly welcomed and the service was good. The menu offers a good choice, and we shared starters, the baked Camembert was delicious and perfect for two to share. There was an excellent choice of main courses including several fish options, Fish and... More 

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1 Thank HampshireJan
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely relaxed evening here. The service was attentive but not pushy. Food was fantastic as always. Always have good food there.

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1 Thank Colette V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Have visited the Iron Duke numerous times now from drinks to food. It is a really lovely location, great atmosphere - open fires, great garden and outside space. The locally sourced fantastic food - while not a massive menu is beautifully cooked and so tasty. Remember pubs .. great beer, wine, service and food - well this one is fantastic... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a small pub but very pleasant- have visited in Summer and Winter and it is great at both times of the year

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$54
Cuisine
British, Pub, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 933 1341

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?