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Great Expectations

33 London Street
Emailku.oc.ytilatipsohnoinimod@snoitatcepxetaerg Telephone(0118) 950 3925
Real AleFamily FriendlyGardenAccommodationLunchtime MealsEvening MealsDisabled AccessCiderSmokingFunction RoomSports TVWiFi
Opening times: Mon–Thu 11:00-23:00; Fri and Sat 11:00-24:00; Sun 12:00-22:30

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic this pub is currently offering additional services:

Open with social distancing measures in place.
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Great Expectations is located in an impressive Victorian Roman-style building in one of Reading conservation areas and had the honour of being opened by Charles Dickens in 1843. Its offers a themed bar/restaurant in the form of a Dickensian London street, serving pub food and light bar snacks. TV screens show major sporting events and a pool table is available. Has installed a small brew-kit which can produce various house beers when a brewer is available. Cask happy hour, £3 per pint at 17:00 to 19:00 Mon to Fri.