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The Golden Retriever

Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
+44 1344 868535
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“chicken pie” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (18 reviews)
“pies” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Always get a good hearty meal at the Retriver and nice it's only a 5 min walk from home. Good service tonight from Lorraine. Worth a trip if you've never been

Thank rwk2708
Reviewed 3 days ago

I had lunch there yesterday . Although we were a little early the staff made us feel very welcome and the ambiance was warm -two good fires and cosy .The staff were very friendly and we were served promptly and with charm .The food was...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Bit of a wait for the food, 45 mins from arriving to being served, and the veggies on my main were very luke warm, unlike the shepherds pie which was the temperature of the sun. Great friendly staff, but need to ensure food isn't waiting...More

Thank retrophoto
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visiting this area from Norfolk to look after 2 small grandchildren for the weekend (aged 3 and 1). Passed the Golden Retriever in the car on Saturday, so looked it up online for possible Sunday lunch. Good clear website, with an option to book a...More

Thank Martin R
Reviewed 5 days ago

Busy pub that delivered great food with great service. Well done Sharon excellent attention which made our evening.

Thank brendanbudgen
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took our 4 year old grandson for a birthday meal , he loved it he was given colouring to do while he waited . As our meals were going to be a while as one was specially cooked waitress asked if we would like our...More

Thank Julie P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited this pub a number of times over the years in the hope tgat my experience would be better each time. Sadly it remains a dissapointment. Service is slow and it's definitely not value for money. What is good is the extensive outside space...More

Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a very busy Sunday but food was amazing as was service . Only a shame that your free pint you get for joining was not available .

Thank famhw
Reviewed 1 week ago

We use the retriever quite often, have always had a nice meal there,service is normally good but does get busy so sometimes there’s a bit of a wait,not bad value for money,all round I would say it’s very good for a chain restaurant

Thank phillip m
Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu was reasonable, the food was good and the table service was excellent. However, when I asked about gluten free options and was taken to a till point to look through a folder (marked 'not be given to customers') I suggested that an easier...More

Thank Trevor E
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Questions & Answers
5 March 2017|
Response from Rebecca H | Reviewed this property |
No. One of its better points (in my view)
30 September 2016|
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Response from Mark R | Reviewed this property |
Apologies I'm not too sure if they do have a children's menu, I'm sure the staff will be able to sort something out for them. ,theirs enough choices . My daughter had a pizza and it was huge!
16 May 2016|
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Response from General manager A | Property representative |
Hi, yes the Golden Retriever welcomes dogs to the garden and bar area.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nine Mile Ride | Bracknell, Bracknell, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Bracknell
  • Phone Number: +44 1344 868535
The Golden Retriever in Bracknell is a country pub & restaurant oozing rural charm and rustic character. Our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub-food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar.
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