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The Bugle

144 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1EX, England
+44 118 958 9116
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good14%
  • Average54%
  • Poor19%
  • Terrible4%
1 week ago
“Exceed my expectations ”
18 Feb 2018
“Old mans bar.”
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144 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1EX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been in Reading for more than 33 years , never here before. Looking from the outside it looked a very pub , however Ealing inside it is relatively large , not to mention that there is large TV screens. We enjoyed watching the Tottenham Champions...More

Thank samiremile
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this pub whilst staying in a hotel opposite. When walking in the pub was busy due to a football game being shown on the tv the bar staff made you feel very welcome and was very quick at taking orders and serving despite...More

Thank Louise M
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I walked into The Bugle for drink after eating dinner nearby and we left with some new friends. The Bugle is a very small place but we enjoyed the company of some amazingly nice people. I met Roy (a Yorkshireman and Falkland...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 21 May 2018

In Reading for a few days, first time since '78. Many alterations, but walking down the street saw the bugle. It appears to be the only survivor of a few since all the new building work. Didn't seem to have altered. A bog standard traditional...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 10 May 2018

I like my small locals pubs, much more than the bustling bars that exist in Reading. Normally I go to the excellend Allied arms, but for once my friend and i thought we would finally go here after years of wanting too. Staff were friendly...More

Thank marrioa05
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We walked in here really in error in hindsight. It's an old pub that doesn't feel the cleanest. The drinks were better than I thought they'd be but it just wasn't for me. It would suit others.

Thank DangerousPaddy
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Same décor as 40 years ago...but no cask beer and contained some so drunk (Public Bar) they struggled to find the Toilet. Shame as could be a decent boozer.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a boozer, not your modern upscale gastro pub. But that isnt a criticism, there is definitely a place for this and we watched the champions league final in here and enjoyed the atmosphere.

Thank jimmyrw
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Dived in here due to the weather and to watch the football. Friendly staff, relatively cheap drinks, large screen to watch football on and took my Scottish money - So cant really complain.

Thank albion89
Reviewed 16 April 2017

The bugle is a friendly pub with no frills the lager we had was of a good standard we stayed across the road in the Novotel and the Bugle was our meeting point

Thank Davgal
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  • Address: 144 Friar Street, Reading RG1 1EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 9116
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