The Old Boot Inn


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Average Price
££££ - £30 - £49
Cosy, Dark and moody, Quiet conversation, Traditional
Special Features
Vegan options, Vegetarian options
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Child friendly, Dates
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There are few things better in life than a traditional pub that understands these traditions, holds them in reverence, and plays the part to near perfection. The Old Boot Inn is not just referring to an old boot, it really is old itself, but this has played no nuisance to the ability it has to serve quality food and drink within a comfortable, homely atmosphere, the place has only strengthened its reputation over the years. With a large beer garden and an enviable amount of space on the inside, there is room enough to fill with your laughter, happiness, and merriment.

Using a pantry of fresh and local ingredients, the head chef at the Old Boot Inn strives to ensure the menu is packed to the brim with seasonal foodstuffs. The fare to be had takes inspiration from worldwide cuisines, yet you can always expect a British staple on the menu. They’re known for the duck shepherd’s pie, showing a flair for experimentation with classics (would it be a shepherd’s pie or a cottage pie if you substitute the meat?). Throughout the calendar year, you can expect themed nights to occur, where the menu is altered to provide an experience in line with the chosen cuisine or nation.

A speciality of the Old Boot Inn is their shawarma, which is taken from the pubs shawarma machine, of which it claims to have the best chicken kebabs in the nation – we’ll leave you to make your own mind up on that. With live music and other events on from time to time, why not make the most of the opportunity to be had and have an enjoyable experience with your family? Located just a hop, skip, and a jump away from Reading in Stanford Dingley, the Old Boot Inn promises a pleasant evening.


Can you book The Old Boot Inn?

Yes, booking in advance is possible but walk-ins are welcome when there is space.

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Does The Old Boot Inn serve vegetarian and vegan options?

Yes, there are vegetarian and vegan options on the menu.

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Is The Old Boot Inn child-friendly?

Yes, children are welcome and there is a dedicated kids section on the main menu.

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Stanford Dingley, Reading, Berkshire, RG7 6LT

01189745191 01189745191


Opening Times

Mon Closed
Tue 17:00-23:00
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri Closed
Sat Closed
Sun Closed
All day
Mon 12:00-23:00
Tue Closed
Wed 12:00-23:00
Thu 12:00-23:00
Fri 12:00-23:00
Sat 12:00-23:00
Sun 12:00-09:00


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23 August 2021   - Verified Diner
Food & Drink 5
Service 5
Atmosphere 5
Value 4
Well worth a visit

The staff were attentive in a great location with plenty of character serving great food.

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