The Abbot Cook

‘Blending the hip and the wholesome – a vibrant British pub offering the warmest of welcomes’

Combining the best in British pub hospitality with individuality, character and quirky charm, The Abbot Cook has for centuries stood proud on Cemetery Junction, just a short walk away from Reading town centre.

Airy and spacious as well as intimate and welcoming, The Abbot Cook is the perfect setting for a laid-back yet distinctly memorable drinking and dining experience.  Whether you’re looking for a lazy lunch, family dinner or social eats and treats with friends, The Abbot Cook offers tempting and flavoursome food, a diverse and explorative drinks menu and an authentic, homely atmosphere to suit all occasions.

Boasting an open fire for the winter months, The Abbot Cook is also renowned for having the best beer garden in Reading for those milder days; in fact it has two beautifully designed gardens - front and back - offering ample comfy seating for up to 150 people as well as barbecue facilities and outdoor heating for those days when the weather is a little more Britain than Bahamas.

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