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About Wokingham

 

Wikipedia has a very informative entry about Wokingham. Our Wokingham is located in Berkshire, England, Great Britain, United Kingdom. It is, as far as I know, the only Wokingham in the world, which is surprising as most English town names have been used in various States of America, taken there by former residents of each town when they emigrated to America in the early years of the formation of that country. We regularly refer to "the pub" in our presentations and publications, the phrase has a special meaning in Great Britain. It comes from a derivation of "public house" which are business premises licensed to serve alcohol, abroad they are usually known as bars, but differ in England as these businesses will serve draught ales (some real and some 'fizz'), lagers, ciders, perries, wines and alchopops, whereas restaurants will usually serve wine by the glass or bottle and some spirits, but rarely have any draught ales. However many of our local pubs also serve a wide range of food and some form a full bridge between the Pub and Restaurant styles. Our Wokingham Eatery guide is intended to help visitors and locals keep pace with the ever changing range of eating places in the town. We use the term "eatery" to cover all the different styles of inside eating places. We also list by style, although this can be more difficult, in some cases the style is obvious and fixed, but with other eateries the style is mixed. For instance is Don Beni a pizza house, a pasta house or an Italian restaurant? It is of course all three, whereas Rossini's and Sorrento's are straight forward Italian restaurants. We list food styles including, pizza, curry, tandoori, pasta, grills, steak house, Italian, Chinese, Balti curry, French Cuisine and traditional English. The eating guide includes a guide and directory listing for drinking, leisure, real ale, beer, wine, cocktails, cider, perries and aims to provide a comprehensive directory listing and up-to-date news about Wokingham Berkshire England UK. Get to life with inWokingham.

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In our eatery directory we include the following restaurants. Baranda, Aroma [was Cafe26], Court Lodge, Don Beni, Dukes Head, Embrook Inn, Broad Street Prezzo [was IMMO], Loch Fyne (The Plough), Miltons (Cantley House Hotel), Pizza Express, Prezzo (in the Plaza), Rossini, Ruchetta (aka Rose Street Restaurant), St Anne's Manor Hilton Hotel, Sultan Balti [also Roebuck (formerly called The Square Bar)], Szechuan Inn, Tamarind Tree, Taj Mahal, Teak House, Zizzi, and Coffee houses - Cafe Nero, Costa Coffee, Cafe Rouge. In the pub directory we include the following public houses. The Warren (Warren House Inn), Broad Street Tavern (BST), Crispin, Crooked Billet, Dog and Duck, Dukes Head, Gig House (Lloyds Bar - Wetherspoon), Hope and Anchor, Lord Raglan, Metropolitan, Molly Millar, Norrey's Barn, Plough, Queens Head, Redan, Red Lion, Rifle Volunteer, Square, Ship, Thatched Cottage, Three Frogs, Two Poplars, Ye Olde Leathern Bottel, The Victoria Bar (V Bar) and the White Horse In the directory we also include the following Hotels, Night Clubs and other. Hilton, Spin Club(former Buzz), Cantley Lodge (was Court Lodge)