The Waterside

The Waterside, Fairwater Drive, , Woodley, Reading, United Kingdom, RG5 3EZ
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Opening Information

Monday 12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
Friday 12:00 - 00:00
Saturday 12:00 - 00:00
Sunday 12:00 - 22:30

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gluten Free Available
  • Business Lunch
  • Easy Access

About The Waterside

Overlooking South lake in Woodley, Berkshire, the newest addition to the F&B Horizon family delivers style and flavour in its dishes and surrounds, with its gastropub-style restaurant, comfy bar area and extensive gardens, The Waterside is the ideal place for family, friends and Business people to meet.



Cuisine: British, American, Asian, BBQ & Grill, Child Friendly, Dessert, Fish, Steak, Sunday Lunch, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual,No Football Colours,Smart Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Sunday, 27 October 2019

We had a young lady serve us and she was very sweet just maybe because she was on her own she had to carry out a lot being just her. My mum complained of not having Guacamole in her bun and I believe the waitress wasn’t sure how to deal with a complaint. It was just a ‘oh...sorry about that’ my mum had finished her meal (as the girl disappeared for a while) so that’s why she didn’t mention it before

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Thank you for helping make my sister’s special birthday so lovely! Food was delicious and service oh so warm and friendly!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

We always enjoy the food and the carvery was really good! However we were initially seated at table no.36 i think it was. Surrounded by two radiators and they were so hot! It wasn’t a cold day. You shouldn’t have tables located near them, anyone sat there would be sweating!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

Fantastic food, great staff! Will be coming again soon!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 October 2019

Lovely Sunday roast. Good and staff excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 05 October 2019

Our visit was in the afternoon to the atmosphere was quiet. That said the experience was first class. Good food and good service. Not cheap but well worth the money. Very interesting menu with some unusual dishes to chose from, particularly like the South African sharer (starter)

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

Another great meal at The Waterside, staff very friendly and super attentive. Food great. Gin and wine selection great too

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

We are big fans of your Sunday carvery apart from the roast potatoes. Roast potatoes should be nicely browned and crispy. They were under done and not very appetizing. Also rest of veg needed topping up.On a positive note the meat selection was excellent.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 September 2019

Visited on 29th September with my wife and 3 friends and we all thoroughly enjoyed the Carvery. The meat was lovely and tender and cooked to perfection.

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Visited On Friday, 20 September 2019

Pretty average food . Better than Wetherspoons but only just. Menu quite small.

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Visited On Sunday, 22 September 2019

Very good food and service for Sunday buffet lunch

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Visited On Thursday, 12 September 2019

When asking about gluten free meals the staff had no idea which could be fatal and they weren’t prepared to even find out. I chose a safe ish option of risotto which was bland, rice with a few peas and asparagus no flavouring. Luckily I’m gluten intolerant, if I were Coeliac it would have been fatal, staff need training on this 😡

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Visited On Tuesday, 10 September 2019

The food is great. The setting is lovely. Some of the dishes i judge are a little expensive when compared to other restaurants in the local area. The service from the lady who served me was great. Very personable and efficient. Myself and my sons will definitely be coming back again

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Visited On Sunday, 08 September 2019

Had a lovely carvery with family and friends

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Visited On Saturday, 07 September 2019

We had a lovely evening for my Dad’s birthday. There were 14 of us and the service was wonderful however we thought the prices were high for overall quality of food. Although no real complaints about the food it was just ok. Also, quite annoyingly, there was approx £50-60 worth of extra food on the bill which I am sure you will appreciate with 14 people trying to sort the bill out was a bit annoying.

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Great lunch. Family event celebrating my Birthday. 12 people. Staff were very accommodating and attentive. We spent the rest of afternoon and eve there as we carried on celebrating in the lovely garden which had childrens play area. Many thanks to the staff

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Visited On Saturday, 31 August 2019

Very slow service and the food was not great at all and took 45 minutes to get soup for a starter and then had to wait another 55 minutes for the mains and they where not even busy in the restaurant and even one if the people serving us said the service was slow

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Visited On Sunday, 01 September 2019

Very good Sunday roast.

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Very slow bar service

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Visited On Sunday, 18 August 2019

the service charge being added without any input was a bit galling - we all had carvery so we got our own food, so essentially we were forced to pay the best part of £10 for someone to deliver a single round of drinks. Having said that, the quality of the food was very good and we enjoyed our meal immensely. I would prefer it if a mandatory service charge was reserved for either a) a larger sized party or b) people that were actually 'waited on'

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Visited On Friday, 16 August 2019

Great food and service, the burger was one of the best I have had, my companions had fish and chips and really enjoyed then. Food was good and hot and service friendly and caring without being overbearing. Looking forward to going again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 August 2019

Eaten here twice recently. On both occasions, the food and service have been excellent, but waiting in the bar for the restaurant to open at 6pm is too noisy! Some sort of noise reduction measures are required! Also, off duty staff need to remember to act professionally in the bar area!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 August 2019

Dad said it was the best food he has tasted in all the places he has visited

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Visited On Saturday, 03 August 2019

Lovely pub, lovely food. Really don't think they should be charging 12% service charge. We didn't leave a tip for the waitress because of this and I'm sure she needed the 12% more than the Company. There were 7 of us in this party.

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Visited On Friday, 26 July 2019

Didn't eat the mains. Had then refunded. Staff on headsets leaves them distracted and rude. This was such a nice place before the change in management.

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