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Purple Turtle

9 Gun Street
Reading
RG1 2JR

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Opening Times

11-3.30am

Owner

Purple Turtle Ltd

About the Pub

The pub celebrated its 25th year in 2015. The Purple Turtle is Reading's longest running independent pub. While many people will associate the pub with the trappings of noisy misspent youth, it underwent a major overhaul in 2013/14. The revitalised Purple Turtle offers real ale and cider as well as its infamous late-opening! Beer choice is eclectic - you never know what you'll see from one week to the next; beware that choice will be limited at the start of the week, with an increased range appearing towards the weekend. Good selection of British and foreign bottled beers which usually includes gluten free.

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Purple Turtle, Reading

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Old Rosie.

  • CaskMarque Cask Marque Accredited

Facilities

  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Limited access to some areas.

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Frequent live bands.

  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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51.4539, -0.972994

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Lined Glasses Lined Glasses
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes

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  • Real Ale Available Real Ale Available
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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