Harden's survey result
John Campbell’s “open and airy” modernised ex-pub not far from Newbury “has great interior design”, sits in a “delightful countryside location” and is establishing itself as a major destination, especially considering that “it’s in the middle of nowhere”. It offers “an excellent all-round experience” with “clever, but not too clever food that’s skilfully cooked and good value”; “outstanding cocktails (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic)”; and “superb wine” (with “unusual options from countries such as Turkey”).
“Exceptional cuisine from John Campbell and his team” (“their passion shines through”) wins the highest praise for this modernised ex-pub “tucked-away a few miles from Newbury” and “certainly worth the drive”. “Service is very effective and charming too – everyone smiles! – and the unique design of the building (with its striking high ceiling) and the surroundings make for a very elegant and pleasant experience”.
John Campbell’s “seriously impressive” cooking goes from strength to strength at this “lovely newish restaurant in the countryside near Newbury – an ex-pub modernised to create a New-World-style atmosphere” with open kitchen. “Highly recommended”, and there’s an adjoining cookery school too.
“Brilliant, brilliant, brilliant!”; in a “glorious renovated barn”, John Campbell’s “really interesting”, “Scandi-ish” yearling (and adjoining cookery school) wins raves for its “superb” food and “very special wine list”; it's clearly “aiming for fine dining accolades” and more than one fan is “sure it won’t be long”.
The Woodspeen Restaurant Diner Reviews
"Always had excellent food and local beers at this place"
Lambourn Rd, Newbury, RG20 8BN
|Monday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Tuesday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Wednesday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Thursday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Friday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Saturday||12 pm-3 pm, 6 pm-10 pm|
|Sunday||12 pm-5 pm|