Boasting not one, but two beer gardens, Hope and Bear is no boozer to be messed with, it's one to be enjoyed. From its darling and traditional interiors, to Cask Marque accreditation, roaring selection of craft beers and gastro inspired pub grub, there's a reason why Hope and Bear is one of the best pubs in Reading.
Pubs in Reading
Lazing the days away in front of a roaring fire. Tucking into the rustle of crisp packets, the bubble of beer and the sizzle of freshly baked pie. Pubbing in Reading is an institution, and not something you should be missing out on. From cracking open the craft beers to indulging in the traditional awnings of some of the oldest boozers in town, why not check out our recommendations for some of the best pubs in Reading.
A Fullers favourite, sitting pretty right by Reading station, those hankering for affordable pub grub and local ales won't be hard pushed to enjoy this neat pubbing treat. From Steak and London Pride pie to a regularly changing roster of beers, The Three Guineas is a must-try for those that enjoy their pubs with a bit of classic British class.
Zerodegrees is a playground of pub, micro-brewery and restaurant all-in-one where you'll find craft beers by the boat load to tuck into as well as a menu of fine Italian foods. Fusing the traditional rustic cuisines with Modern flavours and tastes, Zerodegrees plates up intense dishes of freshly coursed ingredients and home grown goodness. If you're stuck on which pint to tackle first then use their menu for inspired pairings with your dish of choice.
A beautiful boozer found just a short walk from the town centre, Bel & The Dragon rustles up all kinds of delicious British grub and fabulous drinks. Whether you fancy a refreshing cocktail while listening to live music or a refreshing pint in the sun, this joint's got you covered.
This craft beer pub in Reading is a cosy little den a stone's throw from the station, selling the greats in the real ale world and the best brewed of the boozy beverages. Take a comfy seat on the red, antique leather sofas for an intimate catch up or a rowdy gathering and have a tasty toasted sandwich or a meaty platter to share while you slurp those liquids.
This riverside pub in Reading is an idyllic retreat for that post-work unwinding. Nestle into a cosy antique sofa or stretch out for a sun soak in the timber sheds or along a picnic table in the picturesque beer garden, and let the running water wash away those blues. With an extensive selection of beers, ales and ciders and a quality menu of good old pub grub, this is a great little hangout for you and your mates.