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Retreat

8 St John's Street
Reading
RG1 4EH

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Opening Times

4.30-11 Mon-Thu; 12-11.30 Fri & Sat; 12-11 Sun

Owner

Admiral Taverns

About the Pub

A well-loved back street boozer with a traditional layout and feel. A good range of real ale is squeezed into the small bar. The landlord tends to concentrate on well-known regional brands however there are a good range of more eclectic choices available in bottled form, as well as a number of ciders. Locally renowned for regular live music and hosting local events. A quiz night is held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

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Changing Beers

This pub serves 6 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • Butcombe Original
  • Harvey's Sussex Best Bitter
  • Sharp's Cornish Coaster
  • From Admiral list.

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Retreat, Reading

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • RealHeritagePub Heritage Pub

    Regionally Important Historic Interior

  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Events Events

    Quiz night is held every 2nd Wednesday of the month.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Back bar can be booked.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games

    Darts, dominoes, cards.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • SportsTV Sports TV

    Sky only - live music takes precedence.

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Retreat

8 St John's Street
Reading
RG1 4EH

Sat Nav Reference

51.4532, -0.960604

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Reading Buses: 17, 4, 13, 14

Nearby Station (1100m)

Reading

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  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Events Events
  • 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
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Traditional Pub Games Traditional Pub Games
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Events Events
  • 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
  • Cask Marque Accredited Cask Marque Accredited
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Real Cider Available Real Cider Available
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Beer Festivals Beer Festivals
  • 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
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • 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
  • Real Fire Real Fire
  • Quiet Pub Quiet Pub
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly
  • Pub Garden Pub Garden
  • Accommodation Accommodation
  • Lunchtime Meals Lunchtime Meals
  • Evening Meals Evening Meals
  • Separate Bar Separate Bar
  • Disabled Access Disabled Access
  • Parking Parking
  • Smoking Area Smoking Area
  • Restaurant Area Restaurant Area
  • Function Room Function Room
  • Dog Friendly Dog Friendly
  • Live Music Live Music
  • Newspapers Newspapers
  • Sports TV Sports TV
  • Wifi Wifi
  • LocAle Accredited LocAle Accredited
  • Events Events
  • Close to Railway Station Close to Railway Station
  • Close to Bus Routes Close to Bus Routes
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