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The Diamond Tap

42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
+44 1635 888778
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible16%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I don't live in the area but pass through Newbury about 3 times a year, usually calling in here for a coffee. As usual I tried too log into the free WiFi and couldn't. I was informed it was no longer a Wetherspoon pub! Sure...More

1  Thank PARIS522
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

How much lower can this place sink ? To get a drink at he bar you don't ask for what you want you ask for what they've got. Some premium brands have been out of stock r a week, you can't run a pub like...More

Thank andyseymour1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

i ordered a jacket potato with cheese and beans the potato was like a small apple ,a small bit of cheese and a few beans,£5.25,disgusting price for what i got.

Thank Clive D
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Since Wetherspoons pulled out The Diamond Tap has become a ‘free house’ which isn’t true as it is now owned by the Stonegate Group. That Wetherspoons dumped what should be a premium venue, in one of the most affluent towns in the South East should...More

Thank ANM68
Reviewed 30 September 2017

What a shambles. How many more customers are they going to drive away or is that part of Stonegate' s plan ??

4  Thank andyseymour1957
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Had a steak it came out with the onion rings and peas missing,then my partner odered sausage and mash no peas,excuse was new owners and delivery,and the guy bringing the food said were you told at the bar,no would have ordered something else,poor very poor...More

Thank colin s
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Busy for a Wednesday evening, we had a brief 45 minute stop here as our tour bus driver needed his break time, very efficient staff who managed to get our food order done in super fast time, good selection of beers, friendly staff, well worth...More

Thank ColKilgore73
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner visited this branch of Wetherspoons in Newbury. As like a lot of Wetherspoons fans out there it's nice to be able to try and few different ones! This one was great, we arrived about 5pm on a Saturday and was greeted...More

Thank Fordy2001
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Good for a cheap meal but with quality. Had the mix grill a few times no complaints. Good selection of beers.and staff are all friendly

Thank Lutonmike62
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This place is great for a quick bite, the menu has a huge selection. The bar has a large selection also. Good prices too.

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
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Questions & Answers
29 August 2017|
Response from Emma J | Property representative |
Hi there, as we are a Lloyds bar as well as a Wetherspoons, we operate slightly differently, hence why we play music after 5pm each day.
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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
8:00 AM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 888778
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