Caversham Pub Crawl - 27 Sept

Tuesday 5 August 2014

Berkshire South East CAMRA are doing a pub crawl in Caversham and have invited Reading & Mid-Berkshire CAMRA members and friends along to enjoy the experience.

Date: Saturday 27th September, 2014.
Start: Noon

The meeting place is the Greyfriar, a short walk from Reading Train Station. If you would like to join at a later stage, you can contact 07789 517 449 (text preferred) to find out where we are.

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Greyfriar
53 Greyfriars Road,
Reading, RG1 1PA
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  • Newly-opened craft beer outlet. Serving an ever changing variety of ales, lagers and ciders. Decor is London-esque, a bit minimalist for some tastes but there are still internal works ongoing so may get a little cosier in due course. Only a short walk from Reading Train Station.
  • Food is served from 12 Noon to 3pm (Mon to Fri).
  • On my last visit they were serving Dark Star Partridge Best Bitter, Bingham's Dana-Mite Blonde & Bingham's Coffee Stout.
Crown
3 Bridge Street,
Caversham, RG4 8AA
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  • The Crown on the Bridge was rebuilt in 1916 on the site of the original tavern and is located on the north bank of the River Thames. Deceptively large pub has an L-shaped bar serves two regular beers plus a third from the Enterprise Inns list and good food is available. Often lively and bustling, especially when football is on TV. Pool table is available at the rear. A family and dog friendly pub, with a secluded garden with plenty of tables and seating and also a heated smoking area.
  • Food is served from TBA.
  • On my last visit they were serving Loddon Ferryman's Gold, Loddon Hoppit & Sharp's Doombar.
Griffin
10/12 Church Road,
Caversham, RG4 7AD
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  • A Chef & Brewer pub which has recently been refurbished following a fire on Christmas Eve 2013. This is a popular pub restaurant in Caversham on the outskirts of Reading. Built in 1916 on the north bank of the River Thames. An impressive pub menu offering a wide choice of delicious dishes. Also has an impressive range of real ales and wines. Victorian, with traditional decor featuring lots of dark wood. Level access from car park and terrace at rear. A family and child friendly pub.
  • Food is served from 11am to 10pm (Mon to Sat) and 12 Noon to 9.30 pm (Sun).
  • On my last visit they were serving Well's Bombardier, Courage Best Bitter, Courage Directors, Hook Norton Old Hooky and Bingham's Twyford Tipple. GBG 2014
Baron Cadogan
22-24 Prospect Street,
Caversham, RG4 8JG
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  • Wetherspoon on a more intimate scale than many, attracting a diverse crowd of customers since it first opened in 1997. The pub is named after Baron William Cadogan, once Commander-in-Chief of the British Army, whose family seat was nearby. Paintings by local artists adorn the walls, and TV screens on mute show news and occasional sporting events. The house beer is from the local Loddon Brewery and other microbreweries are also represented, along with real cider.
  • Food is served from 8 am to 11 pm (Mon to Sat) 8 am to 10 pm (Sun).
  • On my last visit they were serving Cadogan's Gold, Greene King Abbot, Ruddles Best, Mastons Old Empire and Bingham's 333. GBG 2014, 2013.
Prince of Wales
76 Prospect Street,
Caversham, RG4 8JN
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  • Long-established Brakspear pub close to Caversham centre which was tastefully refurbished summer 2013 and now also serves food. Outdoor covered seating area at front of pub but also quieter raised rear garden for sunny summer evenings accessed by stairs from bar. BBQ and live music in the summer. Has pool table in small side bar and TV screens on mute show news and sporting events. Reading Buses No 2 service (Peppard) stops in Prospect Street.
  • Food is served from 12 Noon to 3pm and 6pm to 9pm (Mon to Thur), 12 Noon to 10pm (Fri to Sat) and 12 Noon to 9pm (Sun).
  • On my last visit they were serving Brakespear Bitter, Banks Lion Roar and Ringwood Boondoggle.
Fox & Hounds
51 Gosbrook Road,
Caversham, RG4 8BN
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  • Recently refurbished and now run by Kevin and Kerri from Two Bridges Brewery. Serving an ever changing variety of ales and also sells lagers, real cider and Perry's, plus rolls and snacks. Sunday lunch is well worth a visit. Popular quiz night held Thursdays. Beatles and other memorabilia can be found on the walls around the pub.
  • Food is served from TBA.
  • On my last visit they were serving Bingham's Dana-Mite Blonde, Triple FFF Moondance, Tripe FFF Half Time Orange, Rebellion Blonde and Rebellion Stepover. GBG 2014
Three Guineas
Station Approach,
Reading, RG1 1LY
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  • Located in the old ticket hall of Reading Train Station and up to ten real ales are available, which are ever changing. This pub has a rugby following, as you will see when you walk through the door; it gets lively with London Irish fans when the team is playing at the Madejski stadium.
  • Food is served from TBA.
  • On my last visit they were serving West Berkshire Good Old Boy, Itchen Valley Pure Gold, Theakston Old Peculiar, Caledonian Flying Scotsman and West Berkshire Dr Hexters Healer.