Berkshire South-East

Campaign for Real Ale

Campaign for Real Ale


2 High Street
RG45 7AZ
Telephone(01344) 772241
Real AleReal FireFamily FriendlyGardenLunchtime MealsEvening MealsParkingSmokingRestaurantDog FriendlySports TVWiFiLive MusicMember Discount Scheme
Opening times: Mon–Wed 11:00-23:00; Thu–Sat 11:00-23:30; Sun 12:00-23:00
Regular beers: Greene King IPA, Greene King Abbot, Sharp's Doom Bar

See more about this pub on WhatPub, CAMRA's national pub guide.

Named after Prince Alfred, the second son of Queen Victoria, who visited the area as a 12 year old in 1856. It has been the subject of a major refurbishment and reopened in November 2015. A Greene King house that offers up to six beers with three coming from the Greene King stable and three other changing beers from the SIBA list, one of which is normally from Andwells brewery. Staff and customers give visitors a friendly welcome and plans are in hand to provide real cider during the summer months. The spacious interior has various different areas in which to sit and relax and there are many interesting and historic local photographs around the walls. The food is inexpensive, being innovative, tasty and well prepared and there is a large dining room/restaurant to the rear. The pub is dog friendly with the exception that they are not allowed in the dining room/restaurant area. Outside is a patio area with covered seating for dining and drinking alfresco. There is live music every Friday and Saturday evenings and other events that take place occasionally. TV screens showing both Sky and BT Sports are sited at various positions around the pub. A discount is given to CAMRA members on production of a current membership card.