Campaign for Real Ale

Reading branch pubs which accept CAMRA Vouchers off the price of Real Ale, Cider & Perry

Reading branch pubs which accept CAMRA Vouchers off the price of Real Ale

  • Lower Earley
    • Seven Red Roses Telephone(0118) 935 4103 19 Maiden Place Lower Earley RG6 3HA

      A friendly community pub in the Maiden Lane precinct in Maiden Place, Lower Earley. Shows all types of sport, in HD, on three big screens. If you want it, they'll will show it - from athletics to diving! Serves food noon to 9pm every day from an extensive menu with daily meal deals such as Pint & a Pie for £5.99.

  • Reading
    • Back of Beyond Telephone(0118) 959 5906 104-108 King's Road Reading RG1 3BY

      This Wetherspoon pub stands on the site of a ginger-beer factory, later used as a Salvation Army barracks. It has the usual JDW mixture of tables, chairs and booths, and its long rectangular lounge stretches back to look out on the Kennet & Avon Canal. Prints of old Reading adorn the walls. Good-sized outdoor seating area to the rear. Uses stillaging at the expense of handpumps during the JDW beer festivals. Quiz night Wednesdays

    • Boundary Telephone(0118) 951 9001 21-23 St. Marys Butts Reading RG1 2LN

      Refurbed, re-named and re-opened March 2016. Full survey to follow.

    • Hope Tap Telephone(0118) 958 2266 99-105 Friar Street Reading RG1 1EP

      Now the only Reading town centre Wetherspoons. Evening customers can suffer extended waiting times at the bar. Four bag in box real ciders rotating, around three standards. The site of this Wetherspoon pub was once occupied by the Hope Brewery, which had its own pub, the Hope Tap but by 1860 the brewery had gone. Alcohol available from 9am.

    • Monks Retreat Telephone(0118) 907 6371 163 Friar Street Reading RG1 1HE

      Formerly a Wetherspoons, this pub has had a sympathetic refurbishment with a strong emphasis on televised sport and artwork related to the history of Reading. Plenty of real cider available. Located opposite the old red-brick town hall,the name of the pub, and the street it is in, recall the Franciscan monks who came to Reading in the 13th century and inhabited the Abbey nearby.

    • Yates's Telephone(0118) 959 7090 7-9 Friar Street Reading RG1 1DB

      Large two storey chain bar housed in Reading's former main Post Office. Sky Sports and BT Sports on TV. Food served including Sunday roasts. The Loft Bar (second floor) can be hired for functions. Children welcome until 7pm - and both they and the adults can enjoy the popular beer garden at the rear.