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The Diamond Tap

) #69 of 142 Restaurants in Newbury $ , British,
42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (4 reviews)
“prawns” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Good for a cheap meal but with quality. Had the mix grill a few times no complaints. Good selection of beers.and staff are all friendly

Thank Lutonmike62
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great for a quick bite, the menu has a huge selection. The bar has a large selection also. Good prices too.

Thank SuiteAsOuzo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stopped here for breakfast last Friday while going away on a break.We arrived quite early about 8.45 and the pub was very quiet and missing the early morning drunks that plague so many Spoons.The food arrived quickly and was hot and...More

Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you had a good experience on your visit. We hope that you will consider us again should you be in the area.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I both know what to expect with a Wetherspoons, so we were a little disappointed with the general tired state of the Diamond Tap. The carpet in particular was sticky underfoot and as a measure of cleanliness, the same two trodden chips...More

Thank Vaughan H
Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We do strive to keep our standards high at all times and I'm sorry to hear that this was not the case during your visit. The day in question was a race day so...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Went there after a long day of work, as I got to the var I asked for a food menu, Mr 23 handed it to me and after choosing a burrito and king coated prawns I took a seat on table 13. Few minutes later...More

Thank Felipe A
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited in the afternoon before 4pm so took advantage of the meal deal. Good tasty food. Good portion sizes. Nice friendly atmosphere. Reasonably priced.

Thank Lynn H
Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

We're glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit. Please feel free to let us know if there is anything that we could have done better in order to make it a 5 star visit!

Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

I treated myself to a breakfast while out shopping and I feel I must not only compliment the staff member for a warm welcome to the pub but also to the chef who delivered a breakfast that was hot and very enjoyable. Thank you. 05-07-17.

Thank blimey-its-him
Emma J, Manager at The Diamond Tap, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Thank you for your response. Great to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 June 2017

needs upgrading decor wise..advertised lamb shank £6.99 special but didnt have any at that price.....?....had to pay full price and was full of fat ..not asked if all ok...pub dingey..sorry...not for me

Thank mark b
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Can I suggest that the diamond tap does something about table 21 before someone has a claim against them. Anyone who has a hot cup of coffee spilt over them because of a table that is like a rocking horse has every right to make...More

Thank andyseymour1957
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Four of us ordered two curries and two lamb shanks, we were told there would be a 30min wait for food as they were very busy. The bar only had two members of staff despite being a very busy Saturday lunchtime! The meals arrived after...More

Thank Nigel E
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christine a
20 June 2016|
Response from Emma J | Property representative |
HI, thanks for your query. A pint of Abbots costs £2.49.
christine a
20 June 2016|
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Response from georgina h | Reviewed this property |
It cost 4.50 -5-00 pounds x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Cheap Street, Newbury RG14 5BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Newbury
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