WELCOME TO The Golden Retriever IN Bracknell

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A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character.

There is some speculation surrounding the origin of The Golden Retriever, with the original building predating planning legislation. It is believed that the original site, which was said to be a forester’s cottage dating back to 1841, was later developed into dog kennels (hence our name!).

But over the course of the last 16 years, while keeping to the original, rustic farmhouse-style, we’ve even created our own local traditions, including our annual Ale and Music Festival. During the festive season, we also made history with the only glass bottle Christmas Tree in the county!

From delicious sandwiches to sensational light bites, as well as our fantastic pub classics and fresh roasts on Sunday, you’ll be able to enjoy a range of dining experiences in our charming country pub nestled right at the edge of the 100-acre Swinley Forest.

A country pub near you oozing rural charm and rustic character, our picturesque surroundings provide the perfect backdrop for savouring the hearty, seasonal pub food on our menu, and the carefully nurtured cask ales and fine wines gracing our bar. Soak up the sun in our pub beer garden, with plenty of seating, shaded tables and outdoor dining available.

Whether you are planning dinner with friends or Sunday lunch with family, book a table online and enjoy some quality time with those you love the most. Arriving by car? You’ll find ample car parking space right outside our Bracknell pub and restaurant.

NEED AN EXCUSE TO VISIT?

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There’s always a great reason to visit The Golden Retriever.

At The Golden Retriever we’re proud to cater for any and all needs, which is why offer a range of menus to suit all dietary requirements, including vegetarian menu options, such as our Vegan menu, which is available 6 days a week.

Our cosy and welcoming country interiors ooze rural charm accentuated by a fireplace often lit in the colder months and during the evenings.

If a pint of hand pulled ale is what you’re craving, then we’re stocked with a great range of beers from Doom Bar to more local cask ales like Old Thumper and Razor Back from Ringwood Brewery. And, as an added bonus CAMRA members get 20p off their perfectly poured pint… making it taste all the better!

Take a look through our Offers for a full list of delights we can currently tempt you with,
or sign up to our email club to be the first to hear of any future exclusive offers.

We’re always on the lookout for new people to join our Vintage family — check out our jobs page for the latest vacancies.

WHY NOT MAKE A DAY OF IT?

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Located on the Nine Mile Ride, an 18th-century bridleway created for Queen Anne, the Golden Retriever is a charming thatched roof pub surrounded by countryside, near to Swinley Forest. Many of our guests visit us from nearby Ascot and Windsor.

DISCOVER MORE

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There’s more to The Golden Retriever than just great food and drink.

Did you know that if you’re a CAMRA member you can enjoy 20p off any pint of cask ale?
And we’re always looking for new people to join our Vintage family - check out our jobs page for the latest vacancies.

WE'RE A DOG FRIENDLY PUB

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The Golden Retriever is a dog friendly pub in Bracknell.

We welcome four legged friends and have water and treats available
to ensure they're as comfortable as you are during your visit!

Dogs are allowed in the bar area of our pub, as this is the most friendly environment
for you and your four-legged friends to feel relaxed, safe, and happy at all times during your visit.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 11am-10:30pm
  • Tuesday 11am-11pm
  • Wednesday 11am-11pm
  • Thursday 11am-11pm
  • Friday 11am-11pm
  • Saturday 11am-Midnight
  • Sunday 11am-11pm

Food Service Times

  • Monday Midday-10pm
  • Tuesday Midday-10pm
  • Wednesday Midday-10pm
  • Thursday Midday-10pm
  • Friday Midday-10pm
  • Saturday Midday-10pm
  • Sunday Midday-9:30pm

Telephone

Call The Golden Retriever on: 01344 868535

Get in touch

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