10 of the best restaurants in Newbury

PUBLISHED: 15:15 02 May 2019 | UPDATED: 15:43 02 May 2019

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Whether you’re looking for a meal post-race day, or a spot to eat with family and friends, Newbury has got you covered

In the heart of West Berkshire and you'll find the historic market town of Newbury. Home to a bustling market, racecourse, shops and a number of great restaurants and pubs. Here we round up some of the best.

Mrs B's Kitchen Café

Open for breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea, Mrs B's Kitchen Café has a wholesome and home-cooked feel as owner Emma Benson proudly prepares all the locally sourced food on site. Enjoy a daily changing menu based around what's seasonal in the market that week.

5Q Faraday Rd RG14 2AD

The Carnarvon Arms

This original coaching inn near the Downton Abbey set of Highclere Castle serves up classics such as fish and chips, burgers and prime steaks. They also do sandwiches (including chicken and bacon club) at lunch time.

Winchester Road, Near Highclere RG20 9LE

Henry & Joe's

Modern, British cuisine in a cosy bistro environment is on the menu at the highly-rated Henry & Joe's in Cheap Street. Mains on the lunch/early super menu included braised beef blade, hake fillet and squash and rosemary terrine.

17 Cheap Street RG14 5DD

The Newbury Pub

This independently run and owned gastro pub is a funky place for a drink, lunch or dinner. The express lunch menu (£22.50 for three courses) includes a duck parcel starter, The Newbury Burger (chorizo & jalapeño jam, rocket, ogleshield) for mains and toffee & apple crumble for dessert.

137 Bartholomew Street RG14 5HB

Mio Fiore

Handmade, yes. Authentic, yes. Italian, yes. Sometimes those three things are all you need and Mio Fiore offer it in abundance. Enjoy food from an extensive menu featuring pasta, salads, pizza, meat & fish and a good range of sides.

5 Inches Yard Market Street RG14 5DP

Lebanese House

Overlooked by some, Lebanese cuisine really is some of the most delicious about, and you can find just that at this spot in Weavers Walk. Enjoy mouth-watering starters with houmous and tabouleh aplenty and a huge range of delightful main courses.

5-6 Weavers Walk RG14 1AL

The Vineyard

If you fancy a bit of fine dining, then look no further than The Vineyard where the à la carte menu features oak-smoked salmon and veal sweetbread ravioli to start and lamb loin and aged Galician beef for mains.

Stockcross, RG20 8JU

The Sushi Maki

If you're in the market for some Japanese cuisine, this multi-award winning restaurant (they also have a branch in Basingstoke) really is a must-visit. As well as all the delights on the menu, they also offer a lunch box take away service from £5.

23 Market Place RG14 5AA


Aiming to change perceptions of the subcontinent's cuisine, Chilis is a great spot to enjoy some Indian food. Combining knowledge, experience and tradition in their menu, they're able to offer an authentic experience for restaurant-goers.

Station Approach RG14 5DG

The Woodspeen

The dishes at The Woodspeen in Lambourn Road may vary by season, but it's another must-visit at all times of year. At the time of writing the main menu included starters such as hand-dived scallops and chicken and liver ballotine with mains ranging from venison to grilled monkfish.

Lambourn Road, Woodspeen RG20 8BN


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