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The Pond House, Reading - pub details

Pond House
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Address: 738, Oxford Rd, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 1EH [map] [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 5672) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

Nearest train stations Reading West (0.8 miles), Tilehurst (1.3 miles), Reading (1.7 miles)

Pub facilities/features:
Cask Marque accreditation

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> Current user rating: 4.0/10 (rated by 8 users)
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Royal Albion, Reading (0.0 miles), New Inn, Reading (0.5 miles), Oak Tree, Tilehurst (0.5 miles), Spread Eagle, Reading (0.5 miles), Restoration, Tilehurst (0.6 miles) - see more nearby pubs

user reviews of the Pond House, Reading

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Sad place! One cask beer available - just and it wasn't very good. Huge interior which would make a great Wetherpsoons in the pubco ever wanted to sell it !!
mcroyal - 16 Jan 2011 20:06
In all honesty i was surprised by how i liked this pub being in a drug user part of town. It is a very large pub with several beers on tap including two real ales. Quite nice in all
BELAM - 9 Feb 2010 10:56
Given the area, I was fairly impressed with the place. Huge inside, two rooms over two levels with the lower level being inhabited by pool-playing youths and the upper area being a bit more old-man. I'm not old yet, but I preferred upstairs nonetheless.

Two ales on - Pride and 6X - which were both fairly good in all honesty. daily papers available, so there's a presumption that a certain percentage of the punters can read which isn't usually the case at the lower end of Oxford Road.

The place needs a bit of work doing to it and a good lick of paint, there's clearly a pre-smoking ban tiredness to it.

However, it could be worth looking for as it's well-served by the 'once every 7 minutes' no.17 bus route.

Not bad.
Quinno - 21 Sep 2008 18:22
Its called Pond Life by the locals, need I say more? C
Nero - 14 Mar 2007 16:00

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