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RestaurantsBerkshireBagnorRG20

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Chef Dom Robinson (who has worked alongside Tom Aikens and Adam Byatt) has taken ownership of this traditional country pub in Bagnor, a hamlet near Newbury in Berkshire. The pub retains many of its original features and serves a menu of traditional, British cuisine using ingredients sourced from local suppliers.

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Summary

£85
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“An absolutely stand-out meal in what initially looked like a bland country pub” – Dom Robinson’s CV is a glittering one and his “top-level cuisine” at this cosy pub “in a charming village location” has won it a big culinary reputation. There is a ‘Dégustation’ menu, but – as with the à la carte and menu du jour – the cuisine is very grounded and un-poncy: “I dream about the butternut squash soup, which sounds so ordinary but is SO much more!”

Summary

£78
 ££££
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Who would expect to find top restaurant cuisine in a small, quaint, rural pub?” – Dom Robinson, a former head chef at Tom Aikens, returned from Dubai to imbue this village boozer with plenty of “old world charm”. His “excellent, high-quality cooking” has garnered universally high ratings from our reporters – as well as a coveted star from the French tyre outfit – and it “won’t break the bank”.

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Reviews of The Blackbird Restaurant in RG20, Bagnor by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Blackbird restaurant.
Tim Y
Really excellent cooking in a quiet country...
Reviewed 5 months, 9 days ago

"Really excellent cooking in a quiet country pub: deep flavours, precise execution, short well-designed set menu. It deserves to succeed and I hope the locality will turn out in support. "

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Maurice S
Exciting new place just outside Newbury. A...
Reviewed 9 months, 4 days ago

"Exciting new place just outside Newbury. Allegedly just earned a Michelin Star. From my first try they are on a par with the very-nearby Woodspeen. Beautifully presented, sophisticated combinations giving great flavours and textures"

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £24.00 £29.00
  Cost Availability Courses
Menu1 65.00 D only 7

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Veggies Pudding
£15.00 £30.00 £4.50 £10.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.00%
High Street, Bagnor, RG20 8AQ
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑12 am
Saturday12 pm‑12 am
SundayCLOSED

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