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Pizza, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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The full refurbishment of The Boot in Bracknell is now complete and we have reopened with a whole new look, gorgeous garden area and beach huts, a delicious new food menu, unique premium spirts, cask ales, craft beers and fine wines!
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Pizza, Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Table Service, Free Wifi
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All reviews duck breast pizza fresh pasta sunday roast sea bass meatballs garlic bread salad italian cuisine would highly recommend this venue gastro pub sharing starter amazing atmosphere well worth the wait told the waiter under new management enjoyed our food
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A quick date night sans children. I have to confess I wasn't up to going out but the opportunity was too good to miss. The Boot is a boozer and authentic Italian eatery. The atmosphere was excellent with plenty of banter or bantz as the...young people say. Jose our waiter was very attentive. The food was excellent, my ribeye was rarer than I like and was cooked a little longer with the minimum of fuss. The wine may have been a limited choice but my glass of merlot was very good as a house wine I thoroughly recommend it. My date (the wife) enjoyed her starter the bread crumbed brie very much and her duck was perfectly cooked. We took home dessert as we were tired and some containers were provided in a blink of an eye. I can't wait to go back and take the kids.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place looks dirty ! The cleaning standards is just so bad. The waiter cleaning tables with FLash bleach toilet! I wish now I took a picture ! Staff from the kitchen smoking outside wheres somes of the costumers we’re eating. Kitchen staff looked dirty...! Just put me off my food my drink . I should run a mile ! Not coming backMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don’t know why we ever go anywhere else as we love the food and service here. The staff are very professional and friendly and I try a new dish at every visit - always great.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was incredible! Great wine selection and a fabtastic atmosphere. Fabulous friendly tri-lingual service (english/italian/french) in a gorgeous comfortable setting. Will 100% be back. Thinking of booking my sons birthday here too it was that good!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 5 September 2021 via mobile

Great welcome. Plenty of space and menus options. Pizzas are first class with pizza oven. The duck was awesome. Service was great and the pub is well run and clean. Just wish they wore masks and encouraged others to do so.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 17 August 2021 via mobile

First visit this evening and will definitely be going back best Italian food I have had in ages!! Home made pasta dishes I only wish I could have fit in a pudding as I was eyeing up profiteroles!

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021

a month ago I look forward every year to the races. I have been watching for the last 7 years. Even though I can't be there I still am as excited each year. This year I was able to purchase a few items from the...Ascot Racetrack Shop. Was within a week from order to delivery even. I would recommend watching the race as is fun to see the men dressed up in top hats and formal coats and of course the women in their hats. This year of course was different because of covid and did miss the royals as they usually arrive in carriages. I really enjoyed the guessing of what color the Queen would wear. Overall the race was 5 days and I enjoyed every minute.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 8 August 2021

Great, fresh home prepared food and reasonably priced - yes! Great team - yes! Great atmosphere - yes! It's our default place to go - you know what you're gonna get and it's consistently excellent, warm/friendly and inviting! Thank you to Gianluca and the Team

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 6 August 2021

I was very disappointed when I visited the boot for a meal with my twin girls. There was absolateely no ventilation in the restaurant, most staff not wearing masks. Restaurants have a moral obligations to protect their customers and staff, the boot was business as...usual and no covid considerations. Please consider the welfare of your customers and staff, Covid is a killer disease.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 4 August 2021

Service was very good with friendly and professional staff. Food was good. Disappointed that none of the staff were wearing masks - I know the government has left it to personal choice but everywhere else we have been staff have been in masks and customers...encouraged to wear them moving around.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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elga_stroud
27 March 2019|
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Response from BootBracknell | Property representative |
Hello, no we are not closing anytime soon, as it stands are opening hours for drinks are 12 noon till 11pm Monday to Thursday and open till 11.30 Friday Saturday. food is open 12 till 2.30 and 6 till 9pm Tuesday to Friday... More
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elga_stroud
17 February 2019|
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Response from elga_stroud | Reviewed this property |
I hope so
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elga_stroud
3 February 2019|
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Response from BootBracknell | Property representative |
Yes, why not come and try our boot roast? Plus on Sundays kids eat free 9 (t&c's apply)
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The Boot is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4