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The Blackbird

) #132 of 141 Restaurants in Newbury $$ - $$$ Bar, Pub, British
Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
+44 1635 40638
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible32%
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Bar, Pub, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I had been to the blackbird some years back so thought my wife and I might drop in again . We arrived at 1.50 after being busy all morning and asked if the pub was still serving. We were accused of leaving it to the...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at The Blackbird after a Sunday afternoon walk, having just moved to Newbury. The place looked run down from the outside but thought we'd go in for a drink to give it a try. Inside wasn't much better - no customers at all...More

Thank annec0010
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whatever you do, do not be tempted to stop at this pub; they DO NOT want your business. We stopped here for a drink with the children on a sunny Sunday afternoon bike ride. The man behind the bar gave us no welcome and asked...More

Thank Rosiemegben
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Ate lunch here with 2 friends part way through a walk on a beautiful sunny day. Two of us had the sandwiches and one the Sunday lunch. Food was ok though some of the beef was a bit tough, however 4 dogs at a neighbouring...More

Thank BerkshireTigger
Reviewed 3 April 2017

tomato juice for lunch, halfway round a walk. i didn't bother explaining to the landlord why i didn't want worcester: he looked tired; rather like his pub!

Thank sjmgp
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Decided to go here because they allow dogs and the walks nearby are beautiful. Lunch for adults for a roast beef or chicken was £10.95 and included a brownie and ice cream. So really good price. Kids roast was the same at 6.95, smaller portion...More

Thank Dee O
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Set in beautiful Bangor right next door to the Watermill Theatre, great ambience of an old country pub, good beer and great service, the Sunday Roast was excellent and plentiful, looking forward to going back again.

Thank Andrewkeel7
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Rude barman. Got huffed and puffed at for paying by a card. Maybe only likes regulars! Never coming again!! Made us feel very unwelcome with flat coke

1  Thank clairepasty
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Thai cuisine in a quiet country pub, enjoyed the meal and have returned to also try the pub grunt too. I would love for the pub to have a bit of a makeover as visually it is a bit dated however don't let that put...More

Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Arrived just before 2pm. Was told by irate manager I had EXACTLY 2 minutes to order or I wouldn't be served food. Pathetic customer service

2  Thank dekockn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, British
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bagnor, Newbury RG20 8AQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1635 40638
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