Berkshire is certainly an interesting place to be. The ceremonial and geographical county of southern England lies immediately to the west of London and occupies the valleys of middle Thames and Kennet, one of its tributaries.

There are six unitary authorities in this county: Reading, Bracknell Forest, Windsor and Maidenhead, Slough, Wokingham and West Berkshire. Several pubs within the county offer a place where you can have a sumptuous meal or have drinks as you catch up with family or friends.

Pubs in Berkshire with Food

The White Horse of Hermitage Hermitage

This pub, in the heart of the village, is a nice place to relax and catch up with friends or family. This makes it an ideal place for a night out. It is comprised of a restaurant and friendly bar with a large garden extension which is a nice play area for children. The pub is cosy and welcoming making it popular with locals and visitors in the area. Your well-behaved dog will also be allowed into this family-friendly pub.

The pub is stocked with a wide range of drinks including excellent lagers and ciders, cask ales and a range of spirits. There are also special wines stocked based on customer preferences. Different foods are also available in their menu. The most popular option is the stone baked pizza menu, which is served daily during food service times. There are special Sunday lunches that offer even more options.
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Fifty-Six Wokingham

Bar Fifty-Six aims to introduce new concepts to the Wokingham drinking culture. They offer table services so you should book one in advance. You can also show up any time since there is always a chance some tables will not be reserved. However, reserving a table is advisable because it eliminates chances of being disappointed.

At the Fifty Six pub, you can enjoy beer, wine, music and good food. Since does not have a full restaurant, you should not expect main food courses. However, you will get small platters, cheese boards, charcuterie and a wide selection of healthy, homemade salads and sandwiches.
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The White Hart Winkfield

This is a cosy English pub right in the heart of Winkfield. It is conveniently located, being only 3 miles from the Ascot racecourse, and 4 miles from Windsor Castle. The White Hart is a visually appealing pub with warm interiors. It offers a wide range of beers including Sharpers Doombar and Rebellion. There is an outdoor section, which is perfect for relaxing during Sunday lunches. If you prefer having your meals indoors, there is a revamped dining room in the main pub.

The White Hart is an excellent choice considering it has a fully established bar and restaurant. They also offer a wide range of delicious traditional lunches and an exquisite selection of ales. The establishment is child-friendly, and the staff is friendly to all patrons.
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The Sun Inn Hungerford

Under Don and Sue Law, who have developed pubs in Oxfordshire for over 20 years, the Sun Inn has had a breath of fresh air. The 19thcentury establishment has a long history, but over time, it had lost its initial appeal. With the new owners and significant investment in refurbishing and redecorating the place, the pub has gained back its lost glory. The pub’s motto is ‘eat, drink and sleep’, which makes it a perfect joint for locals and visitors as well.
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The Crown Inn Kingsclere Kingsclere

This pub is located in the heart of Kingsclere village. It is a nice place to spend time during chilly days since there is a cosy log fire to keep patrons warm. When the weather is fine, you can relax in the outdoor seating area. This gives you a chance to enjoy the peaceful village atmosphere, and keep up with what is happening around you.

For people who love outdoor activities, the Crown Inn is situated in the Kingsclere Millennium trail. So, you can stop by as you go for your trek. You can also use it as your starting point if planning to walk the other popular trails in Kingsclere. For those who love cycling, the Watership Down off-road cycle trail starts close to The Crown so you can include it in your itinerary.
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Berkshire Country Pubs Near Me

The Plough, Eastbury

This pub has a lovely ambience making it a nice place to settle as you while your hours away. A lot of local produce including Berkshire beef and game is available as part of the Plough’s menu. Occasionally, you will also get something from surrounding counties. For example, the some of the beer available comes from local microbreweries. Apart from traditional dishes, the food served includes special dishes by Graham White, the award-winning chef-patron.
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The Pot Kiln, Frilsham

The Pot Kiln has a long, rich history since it was once the centre of the local brick making cottage industry in the Yattendon villages. It is built with the same bricks that were produced by this industry. Another important aspect in the history of the Pot Kiln is that beer used to be brewed on the premises. Although this is no longer the case, you will drink Brick Kiln Bitter, which is brewed specially for the Pot Kiln by West Berkshire breweries.

The food is special in this pub and includes a lot of game meat. Some of the meat comes from Vicar’s Game at Ashampstead, while Mike Robinson, the director, shoots the rest on local estates. Some vegetables are also grown in the pub’s garden. Stopping here gives you a unique chance to enjoy the history as well as their specials.
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The Red Lion, Upper Basildon

A small village near Pangbourne provides a perfect location to enjoy the delights of the countryside. During such outings, The Red Lion is a good stopover point where you can have a sandwich, Panini or even a full lunch. The pub’s menu of full lunches includes traditional foods as well as specials. For Sunday lunches, there are several roast choices as well as other main courses and puddings. With all these choices, you will definitely get something to suit your preferences.
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