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Open with social distancing measures in place. New Hours Closed Mon - Wed, Thur - Sat 4pm to 730pm. Outside bar in garden with take away food that you can eat on site. May open some Sun is weather is good.

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Magpie & Parrot

Arborfield Road

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Opening Times

TuesdayMidday - 7.30 pm
WednesdayMidday - 7.30 pm
ThursdayMidday - 7.30 pm
FridayMidday - 7.30 pm
SaturdayMidday - 7.30 pm
SundayMidday - 4.00 pm

Meal Times

No Service Mon
12 - 2 Tue - Fri
No Service Sat & Sun

About the Pub

+++UPDATE 20/10+++

Repord as not selling real ale post lockdown#1.

A delightful pub in a rural setting, just past the eastern edge of the village. It consists of two small, quaint rooms, each festooned with an eclectic selection of memorabilia. Opening hours are limited, so double-check that your travel times fit. There's a small lunch menu consisting of local pies and home-made fish cakes. On Friday you can enjoy excellent fish & chips from 6.30 to approximately 7.30 (reservations only).

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • Fuller's London Pride

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Magpie & Parrot, Shinfield


  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available

    Cornish Orchards.

  • Quiet Quiet Pub


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals

    Fish and chips Friday (reservations only)

  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • LiveMusic Live Music

    Opens once every four weeks in the evening for live jazz performances -

  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Magpie & Parrot

Arborfield Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.405, -0.941209


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Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Reading Buses: 3(b), 10 (200m walk from Shinfield School Green bus stop)


On A327 east of village

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