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The Diamond Tap

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42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wetherspoons, if you've been in one - you've been in all of them. I think the diamond tap is no different, to my local one and in fairness they are budget food and drink so you won't expect too much.

Thank C3640BJdavidb
Thatcham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This can be a ok place for a quick bite to eat whilst out shopping or something but I wouldn't recommend for family occasions it seems to be the place where all the local undesirables prefer to hang out as well and Saturday nights it becomes chav central avoid it then especially however lunchtime meals are good here or a... More 

Thank Sm2288
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible place with very little redeeming factors. Not worth considering in Newbury at all, visit somewhere more enlightening.

Thank Andy M
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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787 reviews
468 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 266 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the breakfast bagel with cream cheese. The cheese was weird. It wasn't the Philadelphia I am used to, this looked as if was an Eastern European product, I couldn't read the label. It had a "soapy" taste and wasn't pleasant to my taste. Otherwise, a standard Spoon.

Thank PARIS522
Leeds, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

Had a business trip to Newbury and the hotel I was staying in didn't have a bar or restaurant. Found as usual a good selection of food in a typical spoons.

Thank AMJ1066
Newbury, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Always good for dining on a budget, a really nice chicken breast burger with chips and a drink for less than a fiver, can't go wrong

Thank JaseyB
Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I visit here quite often and have not been disappointed. Ok, so they sometimes run out of things you order, get over it. I also visit the Liberty Bound at Tower Bridge occassionally and it's just the same. If people want the Ritz then go there and pay for it. However, if you want cheap and cheerful with a pint... More 

Thank David P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Good size pub of the Wetherspoons chain. Really nice upstairs section when it is open. Good range of different seating depending on your mood and company. Standard great value WS food menu and a good selection of drinks. I have visited the Tap multiple times in the past 6 months and every time the service has been excellent though I... More 

Thank Anthony B
Swindon, United Kingdom
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329 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Went to the Tap looking to check out real ales. A bit disappointed as only one decent one worth trying. Off to the next pub!

Thank ijmark
Coventry, England, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We all had the managers offer of a 14 oz rump steak and it was tasty a great meal and only £8.99 great choice of real ale and a fantastic interior what a great place to eat relax and unwind great place

Thank Ian G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
Also available on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Diamond-Tap-Newbury/115036458547369

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