WITH the long bank holiday weekend upon us, many people will be heading to the pub to celebrate but where should you go?

We have gathered a list of 15 of the best pubs in Berkshire, according to TripAdvisor ratings and readers opinions. 

See our interactive map to see where to go for the best pubs and bars as the bank holiday weekend approaches.



1. The Lord Raglan, Wokingham

Coming in first place on Trip Advisor is this 4.5 star rated Brew pub.

One reviewer said it has a "lovely relaxed vibe". 

Another said it is a "welcoming, friendly pub with excellent service".


2. Crown and Cushion, Eton

In second place, this bar in Eton is rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor.

Described as "quaint", one reviewer said: "Lovely old-fashioned pub serving excellent food at great value prices".


3. The Market Inn, Bracknell

The pub has 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor.

A reviewer commented: "Great pub in Bracknell for drinks with friends, good music and a pool table."

Another said it is a "great pub for getting together with friends".


4. The Bull Bracknell

Rated 4 stars on Trip Advisor, the Bull is another favourite coming in the top five.

It has been described as a pub with "exceptional service".

Another reviewer called it the "best pub in Bracknell".


5. Griffin, Caversham

The pub has 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor. Built in 1916 on the bank of the River Thames, the pub is an ideal location for people enjoying a walk on the Thames Path National Trail.

Griffin was also voted as one of the Reading Chronicle readers favourite pubs for Sunday roast dinner.

One Trip Advisor reviewer said that the Griffin pub is “the only place to be seen in Caversham great beers food & garden.”


Making up the rest of the top 15:

6. The Newbury Pub, Newbury

Rated 4 stars on Trip Advisor, the pub has been described as 'impressive' and 'superb'.

7. Bull and Chequers, Reading

The pub has 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor as one reviewer said it is their "favourite local".

8. Queen Charlotte, Windsor

A Trip Advisor reviewer commented on the "excellent gin selection" at this 4 star rated pub.

9. The Bridge, Bracknell

This "very welcoming pub" is among the top 10 with 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor.

10. The Victoria, Tilehurst

The Tilehurst pub was also voted as a Reading Chronicle readers favourite for having the best Sunday roasts in Reading.

11. The Bell Inn, Aldworth

Rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor. One reviewer called it “one of the best in England”.

12. The Old Five Bells, Slough

Rated 4 stars on Trip Advisor, The Old Five Bells in Slough has been described as a "lovely village local".

13. The Maiden’s Head, Maidenhead

The Maiden's Head is often praised for its "great food" with one reviewer commenting on its "excellent Sunday lunch".

14. Waggon and Horses, Twyford

Rated 4.5 stars on Trip Advisor, one reviewer commented: "Lovely traditional pub with the advantage of direct access to the loddon nature reserve."

15. The Royal Oak, Bracknell

Rated five stars on Trip Advisor, the Royal Oak in Bracknell makes up our top 15. 

One reviewer said that "you won’t find better!!"