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World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery

387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
+44 118 987 1763
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“gammon” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. I wrote a review 2 years ago giving 4 stars saying how good value for money this carvery is. Since then it has been re-branded a Stonehouse and refurbished. The menu is now far more extensive (including pizzas etc) and the seating...More

Thank rfi30
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Myself and my friend were visiting reading for a wedding. We stayed at the hotel next to this pub. We are here around 4 times. Every time the food was great, it was always hot and tasty. The pizza was great . Decent price also....More

Thank Kungfuatreyu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not likeing the crowded seating areas you are eating wth someone in your ear or banging seats .not disabled friendly since redid the place ...need to remove some chairs and a table ..food brilliant ..staff lovely and garden area nice to sit out in ..and...More

Thank norma d
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the lovely review and your feedback. I can understand your issues with the seating arrangement, however due to limited space we have to work with what we have.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last night for a change instead of vegetables with Yorkshire pudding as I wasn't feeling hungry I chose just a starter on its own ..... So I chose potato wedges with sour cream . Unfortunately instead of naturally cooked potato wedges someone had over fried...More

Thank saztigger
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review, I am really sorry that you didn’t enjoy your potato skins. I am sure had you said something we could have done something about it.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A solid team offering a good value breakfast including hash brown, fresh fried eggs and even chips. The basics done well. My regular breakfast spot.

Thank s W
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the lovely review. We appreciate your custom.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The carvery is your standard carvery lumpy mash and tasteless peas but it does for low value but the new pizza part was disgusting and took ages my children all had a pizza and what a waste that was, were never having that again the...More

Thank Claire M
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback Claire. I am very sorry that your visit did not live up to your expectations, or to our usual standards. Did you make your issues known to a member of my team? If so, who did you speak with so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff and assistant manager Scott yapp were very friendly and nothing to much trouble. Food was good,atmosphere was brilliant . If you want food get there early as get busy. Going to go again in October 2017.

Thank happm
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review, we look forward to seeing you in October.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Yes prices have increased to pay for the refurbishment, BUT now comes with extras such as salad, so wether you want Pizza or Carvery, you help yourselves to the vegetables as always and now the salad option or both. Since changing the setup to include...More

Thank Richard C
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review Richard, we hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a carvery, with 4 different meats, you can go large so you get sausage and pie if you want. The food is always hot and the chef, called Raymond is lovely, very friendly and always has a chat with you while he is...More

Thank yumyum1962
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

Friendly staff, Reasonable price. 33% off food when you download their app on your phone. Carvery good value.

Thank Rita M
General Manager A, Manager at World Turned Upside Down Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the lovely review Rita, we hope to see you again soon.

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Valerie C
15 July 2017|
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Response from norma d |
I agree wth the seating area they have put to many chairs in there l use a mob scooter and on crutches at moment l CNT sit in that area...but roast is good ..staff are fantastic .l sit in garden or in bar area ..
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happm
4 July 2017|
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Response from margaretpat | Reviewed this property |
Sorry no idea as we were trust eating there but there is a Travel Lodge next door
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als751020
16 August 2015|
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Response from norma d |
Best to give them a call first
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts American Express, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 387 Basingstoke Road, Reading RG2 0JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 987 1763
Description
We are Renowned For Our Quality of Food Together with Value For Money and Service provided by our Very Experienced Team. We are located on the outskirts of Reading and we boast a Large Car Park popular with Coaches of Away fans visiting The Reading FC Madejski Stadium, home of Reading Fc Football and London Irish Rugby. We are the closest Pub to the Stadium and is only a 20 walk. We cater for all Coach Tours whether you are on a day out and just passing through, visiting Reading or indeed as mentioned..A Coach Full Of Football Fans. Please Call Us for Further Information.
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