Dining Out in Newbury – Jones Robinson’s Top 5 Restaurants

After a hectic moving in

Couple in empty room of new home
Couple in empty room of new home

day, the last thing you’ll want to do is cook! Rather than spending hours deliberating over where to go in your new home town, read this guide to dining out in Newbury. We pride ourselves in being the estate agent’s with the most local knowledge and so decided to share our culinary wisdom by putting together a list of our top 5 restaurants in Newbury.

The Newbury

A charming townhouse pub in Newbury town centre which serves scrumptious pub food and real ales at reasonable prices. The atmosphere in the Newbury is second to none, it has a warm buzz and the staff offer impeccable service with a smile. Whether you are just looking for a light bite, a Sunday roast or even just a drink, we would highly recommend popping into The Newbury.


Although Brebis is only open Wednesday – Saturday, their legendary cheeseboard is not to be missed! This chic French bistro serves up sumptuous food made from the very best ingredients and has earned itself a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. The exquisite food comes with a list of recommended fine wines designed to bring out the full flavours and aromas of each dish. Brebis have truly succeeded in creating an authentic French dining experience in the heart of Newbury.

The Rowbarge

For those looking for something off the beaten path, we highly recommend a visit to the Rowbarge. An old-world pub which has been nourishing travellers and locals for centuries. Situated on the banks of the River Kennet in the village of Woolhampton, the Rowbarge boasts a fantastic garden area for summer time dining. Despite its historic appearance, the Rowbarge serves the very best of modern gastro-pub cuisine including allergy free options.

The Fox at Peasemore

The Fox’s tag line is ‘the country pub worth driving out for’ and it certainly lives up to it! Located just 6 miles outside of Newbury, in the heart of the countryside, the Fox serves delicious pub food and is the number 1 restaurant in Newbury according to Trip Advisor. The menu features something for everyone from tasty bar snacks to a la carte dishes and of course a traditional Sunday Roast. If you’ve got a sweet tooth, don’t leave without trying the homemade chocolate brownie!

The Halfway Bistro

The Halfway Bistro/Inn is a charming local pub on the outskirts of Newbury. It’s laid back vibe is created by the candlelit tables and live pianist. Guests can enjoy a selection of local larger and a delicious varied menu with everything from seafood to burger and chips. Staff will bend over backwards to ensure customers are satisfied and service is always with a smile – it’s no wonder the Halfway boasts a Trip Advisor certificate of excellence. Our favourite dishes at the Halfway are the chicken burgers – they are arguably the best in Newbury!

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