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The Fruit Bat, Reading

Pub added by elizabeth mcgraw
30 Erleigh Road
Reading
RG1 5NA
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Quinno _ left this review about The Fruit Bat

Closed and empty since autumn 2018.

August 2014
Set back from the pavement, this is a little bar in a row of terrace buildings in an area otherwise light on pubs. Interior is a long narrow room with a slight kink third of the way down. Bar to right on entry. Sofa-style banquette seating to left with some very low soft furnishings and tables further on. To the right of this are a few token tables set for food. Beyond this is a divider screening a pool table. Dark inside with some red strip lighting. Decked to front with jumbrellas. Naff chart music off a TV channel, the jukey seemingly out of use. Two ales at the bar, Doom Bar and Marstons New World (not so bad). WiFi and sports TV advertised. More swearing here than a Tourettes convention with a couple of characters who were bordering on the aggressive. Used to be a bit of a student bar back in the day but this seems to have changed.

September 2010
Student bar (located slap-bang in middle of the off-campus housing ghetto) with a smattering of menacing-looking locals. No real ale.

On 28th January 2019 - no rating submitted
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Map location corrected by Quinno _
Reading, 1.47 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Reading, 1.47 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Reading, 1.47 miles, 28 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Fruit Bat, Reading
28th Jan 2019, 20:28
Review submitted by Quinno _ amended by Quinno _
 
28th Jan 2019, 20:28
Request to mark pub as closed by Quinno _ approved

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Car Park : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 20 September 2015 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : No last updated 20 September 2015 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 20 September 2015 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : No last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 07 August 2014 by Quinno _
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