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The King Charles Tavern, Newbury - pub details

King Charles Tavern
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Address: 54 Cheap Street, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5BX [gmap]

Tel: 0871 951 1000 (ref 31779) - calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras

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> Current user rating: 5.2/10 (rated by 16 users)
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Handy for station, very friendly, surprisingly quiet at lunchtime, good selection of beers.
Trev - 8 Aug 2015 10:20
I hear that new people are running this people and that they are doing a great job, so please don't let my previous comment deter you from visiting today. :)
frilsham - 25 Jun 2015 18:37
Ignore the preceeding reviews. I first visited this pub as a 15 year old in 1972, when I was a Saturday boy at Woolworths. The main attraction then was the exotic dancer at lunchtime. Despite their evident lack of enthusiasm for their profession, they were a welcome attraction for a young lad. Since then the old landlord Tony has moved on - possibly to the great boozer in the sky and the pub drifted for years, becoming ever more tatty.
But in the last year it has been transformed, and is now arguably the leading real ale pub in Newbury. Completely refurbished and selling 7 real ales, it's a terrific boozer. I concentrated on the Good Old Boy from the local west Kennet brewery but also tried the Dogbolter from Tim Taylors. Both were very well-kept. The food looked a little pricey, but if you want a pasty or a cake the legendary Empire cafe is just across the road. This pub is a must visit for a real ale enthusiast, and is just a 250 metre stagger from the station.
Number11 - 21 Mar 2015 22:48
Unremarkable pub within walkable distance of the station. Nothing else to report really.
nickthefish - 22 Sep 2013 10:23
Another month, another manager.
Newburypaul - 19 Jun 2013 15:09

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