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The Hatchet Inn (JD Wetherspoon), Newbury

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12 Market Place
Newbury
RG14 5BD
Phone: 01635277560
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J D Wetherspoon

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Blue Scrumpy left this review about The Hatchet Inn (JD Wetherspoon)

With 15-20 minutes to spare before catching a bus from the bus station behind the pub, there was just enough time to knock back a quick pint at this Wetherspoon's, which was a return visit for me.

The queue on arrival was a bit disheartening. But it soon moved and we were served promptly.

The three standard Wetherspoon's ales were on - Greene King Abbot, Ruddles Best & Sharp's Doom Bar. Guests were Skinner's Betty Stogs, Adnams Broadside, Wychwood Hobgoblin & Twickenham Daisy Cutter. I opted for a Black Dragon cider. Handy enough place and one of the better drinking options in Newbury.

On 4th August 2020 - rating: 6
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Quinno _ left this review about The Hatchet Inn (JD Wetherspoon)

Continues to do well here with the ale and the general levels of service. Latest visit found a good pint of Windsor & Eton as well as a rather nice pizza (we in Reading still await the pizza oven!). It really is one of the better Spoons and if they were all run and equipped as well as this one, perhaps the company might have a slightly better image.

September 2015
An excellent Rambsury Kennet here the other week. Packed-out in stark contrast to its sister pub the Diamond Tap and it’s dreadful beers down the road. Upped by a point due to consistently good ale quality. Rated 8

April 2014
A quick revisit last night. Busy, when everywhere else I saw nearby (including the other Spoons, oddly) was quiet though given the poor stock of pubs here perhaps unsurprising. Two of the guests not on, leaving three of interest plus the usual standards. My Celt Dark was extremely good. WiFi failed to connect. One of Spoons better efforts though the management needs better attention. Rated 7

June 2013
Previously the Berkshire Tavern. This was taken over, ripped-out and re-opened as a Wetherspoons in 2011. They’ve done a rather nice job of it too. It’s a bit dark inside though some skylights at the rear help. The décor is done fairly well with some partitions helping break things up a bit. Paintings of past royalty hang on the walls and there’s a nicely done sun-trap patio courtyard. The fire at the front looked like it might actually get lit. Some armchairs were in that area and I took a seat there overlooking the market square which was pleasant. Eight ales on the go with a decent guest selection and only one off. My Wild Weather Sundowner was in good shape and the staff were a fairly pleasant, well-drilled bunch. Not bad at all. Rated 7

On 15th November 2018 - rating: 8
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Moby Duck left this review about The Hatchet Inn (JD Wetherspoon)

I found this to be one of the better of the JDW chain, adequately described below, four usual suspect beers on plus four Locales, my Loddon Summer Snowflake was nice enough. A large outside seating area is available to the rear.There are worse places in Newbury.

On 5th June 2016 - rating: 6
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by hondo .
Newbury, 0.49 miles, 9 min walk (show)
Newbury Racecourse, 0.79 miles, 15 min walk (show)
Thatcham, 3.89 miles, 1 hr 15 min walk (show)
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4th Aug 2020, 15:16
Review submitted by Blue Scrumpy
 
29th Dec 2018, 21:35
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  • Accommodation : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Beer Festivals : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • CAMRA Discount : No - 50p off a pint on Weds - last updated 13 May 2018 by Komakino .
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Darts : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Dog Friendly : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Function Room : No last updated 01 September 2015 by Quinno _
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Jukebox : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Karaoke : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Live Music : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Live TV Sports : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Micropub : No last updated 01 September 2015 by Quinno _
  • Pinball : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Pool Table : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Real Cider : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • Wheelchair Access : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 05 September 2014 by Quinno _
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