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Nag's Head

5 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XD, England
+44 7765 880137
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (4 reviews)
“proper pub” (6 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub
5 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XD, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was walking the Thames Path and needed an overnight stop in Reading. By chance I ended up in the Court View B&B a few doors up ( very good) and after the 18 miles that day reckoned I'd earned a pint. The Nags Head...More

Thank Stan B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of beers, made very welcome, excellent service and a lovely pie - I’ll be back 😁 Friends enjoying good company of others but not awkward to being flying solo.

Thank Xidos
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Oh wow the best Sunday lunch I've had for such a long time. Nice and simple went fir the Beef it was to die for, and the vegetables were piping hot throughout the meal. The pub is quirky and has a lot to look at....More

Thank tam2lou
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a real ale, craft ale and cider mecca for beer aficionados. A wide range of beers and styles are available including rarer dark ales. Most days the food is simple rolls and pies with roasts on a Sunday which I have yet to...More

Thank HantsShazam
Reviewed 21 July 2017

The Nags is unquestionably the best proper traditional Camra drinking pub in Reading. The 12 real ales are constantly changing giving real variety, the 16 or so ciders are served to your choice of chilled or room temperature and porky scratchings most excellent. This is...More

Thank RichardJayne
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Great proper pub on Russell St. Serious selection of beer and spirits. Absolutely gorgeous Sunday Roast and sticky toffee pudding. Service is very friendly. Great outdoor beer yard, a real sun trap! Many the happy visit has been had to this pub.

Thank Declan C
Reviewed 20 March 2017

On March 19th, I did the Reading Half Marathon and I can honestly say, I will never forget the Nag's Head on the back of it! Their locals and staff outside cheering on the runner and handing out wee snifters for any runner wanting it!...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I come in here from time to time for a catch up with a friend of mine. Every time I come in, it's busy, it's bustling, and it's got the biggest range of ales available to try. If you drink ale, Nag's Head is for...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Fantastic value for money, nice atmosphere if a bit busy to be served at once. Nice local with local ales, I got what I expected and would definitely return.

Thank mas_shepherd
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Visited on Christmas Eve for some drinks with friends when I was short changed by the bar lady. When I queried she was extremely rude and refused even give me a chance to comment. Forced to sit outside due to lack of seating and my...More

3  Thank joe_kinni
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14 August 2017|
Response from laura_eva |
Why is this the least LGBT friendly pub in Reading, why is everyone so bigoted, like its the local UKIP, EDL, meeting up place ?
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Restaurant Details

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Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Russell Street, Reading RG1 7XD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 7765 880137
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