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Sweeney & Todd

10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
+44 118 958 6466
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (339 reviews)
“pastry” (26 reviews)
“ratatouille” (14 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
10 Castle Street, Reading RG1 7RD, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What can I say but an excellent experience. This is a family run pie shop that is licensed and very popular. A wide variety of pies, quiches and accompaniments - together with 4 real ales and beers, wines, spirits, teas and coffees. Service is quick...More

Thank deepinsight01
Reviewed 1 week ago

Given some of the mediocre reviews here, my expectations weren’t that high. I was though, pleasantly surprised at my dining experience with my work mates this very lunchtime. Walking through the pie shop at the front, I passed the bar – and was delighted to...More

Thank Cartimand
Reviewed 1 week ago

the owner proceeded to stuff a pukka pie down my poor sons bum then licked the crumbs out from between his bum cheeks.

Thank jackwoodhouse
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tired decor and tatty surrounds. Soggy salty pies with tough meat. Terrible We quickly paid and left

Thank Magpie410
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been going to Sweeney & Todd for over 25 years. A great British institution and a real Reading landmark, one of only a few independent and well-established places. The pies are excellent, and I really love that you can get lots of veg too...More

Thank jekada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tasty pies, as always. GREAT barman. Definitely go back as always a great meal. Been going here for years.

Thank lisashaw71
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Just had an amazing pie.... wow.. loved it. Friendly staff with a fantastic atmosphere in house.... Will I come again.... absolutely... next time I'm in Reading....

Thank _mackie_diane
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Second time eating here, the first was in the early nineties, and my memory did not trick me, the pies were extremely yummy, the wine was good and the price moderate. The interior is more simple than I remembered it. It is a shop, that...More

Thank Doris R
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Eat in then buy a second round to take home. The pies are perfect and the meals are served quickly and by friendly staff. I've never been disappointed in the 20 years I've been going and my kids love it too. Great British institution.

1  Thank orlaith_palmer
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is a traditional pie shop selling traditional food. It is not athe gradnest of restaurants in reading but it does not pretend to be either way its a good place to eat at good prices. And always large portions

Thank Faceyreviews
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5 November 2017|
Response from nergelag | Reviewed this property |
Give them a buzz 0118 958 6466
23 October 2017|
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Response from _mackie_diane | Reviewed this property |
If you are a larger party then I would say definitely book in advance.
Lucy S
6 August 2017|
Response from GaryTheDruid | Reviewed this property |
Service dogs only
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$101
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, 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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