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The Iron Duke

RR - RRR, British,
Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
+44 118 933 1341
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fish pie” (18 reviews)
“beef wellington” (14 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Fairoak Lane | Stratfield Saye, Reading RG7 2EH, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

Excellent Sunday lunch for a family group of 10 to celebrate a significant birthday. Very welcoming and friendly service, good food. Look forward to a return visit sometime.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank OldJaguar
Reviewed 5 days ago

We had an excellent meal in front of a roaring stove. The staff are attentive and friendly and whole atmosphere is very relaxing.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my previous visit I thoroughly enjoyed the place and it has met my high expectations again. I visited with a few of my family before Christmas and we all loved the food, drink and service. One of my favourite restaurants in the area and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank jcork123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've just had the most amazing, family friendly meal at the Iron Duke. It was sold as the home away from home experience and it didn't disappoint. My son played with his toys, requested food not on the menu and laid on the floor playing...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank KellyABC
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

12 of us went for Christmas lunch with a budget of £35pp. With careful accounting I was able to get 3 courses plus a pint. So it's a tad pricey but the quality and quantity were worth it. It's a great country pub several miles...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank davel_cats
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for fab food and absolutely perfect service check this country pub. It really is very good.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank CJB64
Reviewed 22 November 2018

We really had a lovely time at the Iron Duke, the food was amazing, not only tasted lovely but was presented beautifullly, my friend and I both decided on the bread and butter pudding with ice cream for afters, such a great choice, we followed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lorraine H
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We visited the Iron Duke for a quiet lunch. The food was beautifully prepared. I had an excellent beef burger, and my wife had sausages and mash. Mains were good, but the puddings were superb. Reportedly, the bread pudding was the best ever eaten!

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic to see that a year after my initial visit, The Iron Duke still has high standards. The staff were just as welcoming as before, and the food was fantastic! (Your chips were incredible.) The service was great, with very little waiting, and a friendly...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Harry B
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We held a family lunch at the Iron Duke on Sunday to celebrate my daughter's birthday and her recent engagement. The staff could not have been more welcoming and helpful, the food was excellent, both in quality of the ingredients and in the cooking and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank Judith63Reading
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Questions & Answers
6 February 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Jameswpoole | Property representative |
Absolutely, if you pop in we can recommend some walks :-)
Brian E
7 October 2017|
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Response from Jameswpoole | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes we are open for Lunch on Christmas Day.
June D
15 May 2016|
Response from chell_11 | Reviewed this property |
cant help you there you would need to contact them direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$32
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
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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