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10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
+44 118 958 6466
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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138 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We just bought to take out, classic pasties and a large venison and game pie for dinner at home. The pasties were fine but the venison and game pie was absolutely delicious warmed up slowly at home with mashed potatoes and onion gravy. Excellent ! They do an amazing variety of pies !

Thank YantoReddish2013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good if you want microwave pie for £7.20. Staff are helpful and polite but my rating remains 1 out of 5.

Thank Szepo1
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous little spot, with an amazing pie. Pastry is just melt in the mouth. After a walk around town a great bite to eat

Thank jacquieruth
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Tremendous place to have lunch, real tradition , excellent pies with an amazing choice and a good selection of beers, throw in great service and it is a real treat!

Thank simoncarey
Coleford, United Kingdom
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266 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to miss and walk past, it does look just like a small shop from the front. Huge menu of pies and some good beers on offer as well. It is basic, this is not a michelin star place, but food is great in quality, quantity and value A pie (I had boar and venison) and a huge portion of... More 

Thank SimonJ68_UK
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I normally just peck at lunch. But the steak and ale pie was great and I ate it all !! A little less salt would have been preferred though. We left with several more to take home for the freezer. Owner gave us a sampler of 3 beers to help us make up our minds. Great service!

Thank Sylvia L
Reading, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group of friends and had heard great things about the pies. Just a shame that the pies are all microwaved so the pastry is soggy, no chips available in the evenings and the only potatoes available were boiled or jacket. Filling in the pie was great but I'd takeaway next time.

Thank ElCapitanRich658
Reading, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having lived in Reading for 30 years I have never been here. Finally changed that and wasn't disappointed. Great election of pies. Lamb and mint was my choice and was delicious. A side of cauliflower cheese and new potatoes. Stuffed. Washed down with a couple of their ales available. All for a decent price.

Thank Anthony B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We visited for the first time Sweeney & Todd as group of friends and the first few minutes were a bit odd with the waitress unable to find where was the table reserved to us. Once we got our drinks we were greeted by a lovely lady which took the order and knew all about pies. Food was good, but... More 

Thank Massimo G
Marion, Iowa
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

While working in Winnersh/Reading England, I had to visit this place after watching the movie by the same name. The minced beef and onion meet pie was fantastic and the local beer made it even better. This is a genuine old style restaurant, with lots of atmosphere. I decided not to get a haircut and a shave next door...

Thank terrywK6195RY

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$101
British, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 6466

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?