Newbury Restaurant Guide: The 8 best places to eat

News at Jones Robinson | 21/10/2021

There’s nothing better than enjoying a good meal at a great restaurant, whether with friends, family or on a date… Plus, a night off from cooking and washing up is always a good thing! 

But when you first move to a new area it can be difficult to find the best places to eat.  

As a local estate agent with offices in NewburyMarlboroughDevizesDidcotLambourn and Hungerford, and covering the surrounding areas, we not only help you buy and sell a property, we are well placed to provide local recommendations and commodity advice.  

So, if you have just moved to Newbury, or you’re thinking about buying a property here, or simply looking for a new nice place to eat out, we present to you 8 of the top 8 restaurants in Newbury! 

Mio Fiore 

Address: 5 Inch’s Yard, Market Street, Newbury, RG14 5DP 


Prices: Main courses start from £11.25 

Food Type: Italian 

Mio Fiore is located just off the beaten track in a small courtyard off the High Street, also close to our Newbury branch, with exposed beams, two floors and large high ceilings, the building is perfect not only for an evening meal/date but also for events.  

They also have a regularly updated specials board with many more dishes, cooked using authentic Italian ingredients.  

The Fox at Peasemore 

Address: Hillgreen Lane, Peasemore, Newbury, RG20 7JN 


Prices: Main courses from £12.95 

Food type: British pub food with a twist 

Described as charming and rustic with elegant modern touches this country pub has a cosy log burner, making it perfect for those cold winter nights.

Plus, it has outside seating overlooking the countryside, for those warm, summer days.  The food is varied so you are sure to find something you like, from typical pub favourites such as steak & ale pie and chips to something a bit more international such as Thai green chicken curry.  

Henry & Joe’s  

Address: 17 Cheap Street, Newbury, RG!4 5DD 


Prices: Main courses start from £26 

Food type: British cuisine 

Henry & Joe’s is local through and through, starting with the founders who are both from the Newbury area. Based right near the High Street it is within easy walking distance of all local amenities.  

From celeriac carbonara to halibut gnocchi, Henry & Joe’s provide gourmet British cuisine, with the restaurateurs priding themselves in delivering top quality, inspired and refined dining.  

A visit is a must for a special occasion.  

The Spotted Dog 

Address: Gladstone Lane, Newbury, RG18 9PR 


Prices: Main courses start from £10.95 

Food type: British pub food 

Located in what once was a blacksmith and forge from the mid-1800s, this pub has evolved throughout the centuries and is now known as The Spotted Dog.  

They serve a variety of real ales and locally sourced, fresh home cooked food both in the bar and restaurant/dining room. From BBQ rack of ribs to creamy garlic and mushroom risotto, this establishment caters to all palettes. 

The Flower Pot Café 

Address: 20 Market Street, Inch’s Yard, Newbury, RG14 5DP 


Prices: Full English breakfast from £6 

Food Type: Traditional café food 

This is our first cafe on the list, and it is probably the smallest establishment on the list too.

Located in the quaint Inch’s Yard, only metres from our Newbury branch, it is a minute’s walk away from Newbury’s main high street and judging by reviews is cherished by many local residents (and the staff at our office!).  

Whether you want a slice of cake and coffee, or a baked potato and salad, or even a full cooked breakfast, you can have it all here. 

The Sushi Maki 

Address: 21 Market Place, Newbury, RG14 5AA 


Prices: Sharing platters start from £14.00 

Food Type: Japanese 

Located in the heart of the marketplace, The Sushi Maki is a must for lovers of Japanese cuisine.  

Having recently moved to a larger location a few doors down it now has a bit more seating, however, book in advance as places book up quickly.  

If you like your sushi, you will be spoilt for choice, from your traditional sashimi to dragon rolls, there is plenty here for any sushi fan. Plus, all sushi is made fresh to order. 

Fox and Hounds, Donnington 

Address: Oxford Road, Donnington, Newbury, RG14 3AP 


Prices: Main courses start from £11.95 

Food Type: Traditional British pub food 

Another pub, but this time away from the busy town centre. Located not far from the iconic Donnington Castle, the Fox and Hounds pub provides fresh, locally sourced food so you can enjoy all your pub favourites from fish and chips to a burger.  

Plus, this is a dog friendly establishment, so you can bring along your best friend for company! 


Address: 11 Weavers Walk, Newbury, RG14 1AL 


Prices: Pizzas start from £10 

Food Type: Italian 

Let’s face it, who doesn’t love a good pizza occasionally, we know we do! Lusso is located near the top of town in a small courtyard just off the High Street.  

Serving sourdough pizzas and Italian gelato you are sure to get your pizza fix here. Plus, if you are more of a pasta fan, they have opened a Lusso pasta opposite, serving a variety of pasta dishes. 

So, there you have it, 8 of the top restaurants in Newbury, all of which are regularly used by the Jones Robinson teams - have these stirred up your appetite yet?  

As a locally based estate agent we are perfectly placed to not only provide local commodity advice but also help you if you are looking to buy or sell your property in the area. 

How Jones Robinson can help 

Established more than 21 years ago, you can be assured that we are the experts when it comes to buying and selling property.  

We will be able to advise you where it is best to advertise your property, the best times to sell a house and how to add value to your home.  

We are always open and honest about the sales process. Whether this is your first house sale or your 10th we are always happy to go through the full sales process with you.  

This will ensure that you know exactly what to expect. We are also always at the end of the phone or email should you have any questions or queries. 

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