The Waterside

The Waterside, Fairwater Drive, , Woodley, Reading, United Kingdom, RG5 3EZ
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Monday 12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00
Thursday 12:00 - 23:00
Friday 12:00 - 23:45
Saturday 12:00 - 23:45
Sunday 12:00 - 22:00

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor Seating
  • 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, BBQ & Grill, Child Friendly, Dessert, Steak, Sunday Lunch, Vegetarian
Dress Code: Casual,No Football Colours,Smart Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

We had a wonderful meal and drinks, thank you so much! The canopy was just perfect and drinks etc all served very promptly. Just a couple of things. Is it possible to provide a paper or laminated menu as it's so much easier to see what's available? I'm thinking you may be doing a different menu after restrictions are lifted anyway. Also there was something that looked like dog mess very near our table so if you could sweep the area every so often for things like this it would make for a more appetising environment! Thank you again.

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Visited On Monday, 10 May 2021

Nice relaxed atmosphere and service. I like that they do only 1 cocktail but do it well.. proper frosty chilled glass which makes all the difference. As a couple of awkward vegans would have been great to see a few more vegan friendly options on the menu but understand it’s still a bit niche. Lovely kept outside with heaters and shelter. Overall decent, will be back again soon :)

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Visited On Sunday, 09 May 2021

I have sent an email but had no response, I booked for Sunday as the Carvery had been recommended, we arrived at 4 to be told the Carvery stops at 4, I had 4 very disappointed family members! There’s nothing on your website stating time restrictions. Lots of unhappy faces. The food we did order was lovely, however compared to other pubs a very limited menu.

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Visited On Sunday, 09 May 2021

Took 50 mins for our order to arrive at the table. Would have been good to tell us a wait time when we arrived.

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Visited On Saturday, 08 May 2021

very inclusive with people with a d8sability

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Visited On Monday, 03 May 2021

I came here for my birthday celebration , I felt Noone went out of their way to give great customer service , fair enough due to COVID we had to sit outside but I felt they could atleast do table service for tables eating as is more personalised , I feel no staff made conversation , I had one member say happy birthday which I appreciated , I felt the Managnent when we were greeted at the gate was shocking , fair enough they allowed me to drink my own alcohol free drink which again I appreciate but was happy to pay corkage, I felt that everything we asked was a chore, and the garden wasn’t even busy due to bad weather . This has to be the nicest pub in Woodley and yes it’s pricey but the service needs to come with it , even little touches like bottle of water on the table, throw for when it’s cold etc little touches , my steak was beautiful cooked to perfection . I feel my prawns were overpriced , the girls had nachos, they’ve previously had them before and was lovely, this time it was dry and the chicken was tasteless and not seasoned. One Of my girls is pregnant and accidentally walked to “exit” gate (which was closest to our table)and was flustered with bags and the Managnent made her walk all the way round the car park to the entry gate- this was appalling ! I just think the first impression when we got greeted made us not want to be there and spend our money elsewhere , everytime I’m in woodley and go out for lunch I always come here but going to re think it now in the future .

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Visited On Friday, 07 May 2021

A nice lunch with great friends. Good food and service.

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Visited On Friday, 07 May 2021

Very enjoyable lunch; staff were great. Reservation system gllitched, and also the ordering app, but hey ho. Enjoyed the food, fish cake starter most tasty; crispy beef salad was tasty, but I would have preferred it served hot. Dirty fries had good chips, not so sure about the dirty part. Maybe not dirty enough . . ha ha ha. Wine options a good price :) I would go back :)

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Visited On Thursday, 06 May 2021

Not much for vegetarians

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 May 2021

Service and atmosphere was great!

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

The waiting staff were very helpful. Food was tasting and reasonable value for money. It took a long time for the food to arrive even though the pub wasn't that busy.

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 May 2021

Had a nice experience. Prices were high. Also the checkout/payment method needs to be far quicker. I advise people not to purchase further drinks or snacks due to having to fill out the lengthy form. Something like Apple Pay needs to be added which includes name, address and payment in one click.

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Visited On Thursday, 29 April 2021

Beautiful pub, drinks arrived quickly and the food was amazing, would definitely visit again when we’re in Reading

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Visited On Monday, 03 May 2021

The only suggestion I have is to leave written communication with the QR code to sign up to the wi-fi for a faster connection other than that it was perfect! Thank you

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

We had a table booked for 5.30 to then be told when we got there at 5.25 we had 5 minutes to get last orders in as you shut at 6 which totally messed up our evening

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

I booked a table from 4-7pm and the pub suddenly shut at 6pm and had to leave at 6.10pm. Bit weird. Food was delicious, drinks quick. Everything else was fine.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Food is excellent but a bit expensive. The waitresses were great but the food took sooo long. Paying on the app is very painful too.

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

We had a great time and it's great to see you open again. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, and the setup in the garden worked really well. We are really looking forward to coming back

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Visited On Sunday, 02 May 2021

Lovely meal! Was all ready covid safe as well. Staff were really nice also

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Thanks Anna another lovely meal 😃

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Service was excellent, as was the food. Will definitely come back.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Brilliant! Was so very grateful of the large marquee you had erected for the bank holiday weekend. Service, layout and efficiency of the ordering system is all fist class. Well done Waterside

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Brilliant! Was so very grateful of the large marquee you had erected for the bank holiday weekend. Service, layout and efficiency of the ordering system is all fist class. Well done Waterside.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 May 2021

Quite small portions that were not presented with any pride . The food mostly tasted good, but did not quite reach the overall quality needed to match the price. We would visit again, but perhaps just for a drink and a sandwich.

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Visited On Friday, 30 April 2021

It was the first time we'd used the Restaurant since Covid allowed us to eat outside. The food was great except for the fact that we received our Starter before we received our drinks and with no cutlery/serviette with it.

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