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Santa Fe
Previous Names:
Oracle (Riverside), Reading, Berkshire, RG1 2AG
0.38 miles from Reading station [Map]
Final Score: 5.0 out of 10
Steve's Score:3 (Out of 5)
Gray's Grade:2 (Out of 5)
Steve Supped:Del Oro
Gray Gulped:Del Oro
Garden / Facilities:no, but a few seats by the riverside, very nice and always taken by the time I get there

ORIGINAL REVIEW:
16 June 2004

It was the last pub after being straight out from work so specifics from that night are vague. I've been here a few times before and it's a nice enough place to stand around and have a drink and as you can tell from pic.2 it has some of the most interesting gents in town! I think you are supposed to aim straight down the middle. S.
A nice and busy bar area packed with trendy clientelle (like us for example - stop sniggering). Plus side would be it had a certain cool factor, but you can't get a pint and the bottles were three quid a pop. Really it's a swanky place for a bit of overpriced restaurant food and not much of a pub. Oh, and you get a napkin placed under your bottle at the bar. No bloke in the bogs offering aftershave and to dry your hands for you but it's bordering on that kind of place. Swank-tastic. G.

BEER EXPERIENCE

Dunno... their own brew in a bottle? Something organic? Del something? Could be Del Oro, but it was a bit late so poss not. Also, only bottles and although they have a few tasty ones it makes it all a bit poncy really. S.
Well, it was cerainly alcoholic, which was good. Also in a bottle prevented me from spilling it everywhere while looking at the ladies taking in the view. G.

VISITOR FEEDBACK [Give Your Feedback]

"Has to be marked as a 7/10 really due to the tremendouos amount of top totty for both girls and boys in here... top place to people watch and to meet some interesting characters. Also you just cant overlook the amazing variety of tequila on offer... maybe this is why everyone looks so good... hmmmm"
(Rated 7 out of 10)
Sam visited in October 2005

Average Visitor Score: 7.00 out of 10

NEIGHBOURING PUBS

The following pubs are within stumbling distance of this establishment:

         
Current Score:
5
Original Score:
5
Traditional Pub?
No
Party Pub?
Yes
Proper Food?
Yes
Real Ale Pub?
No
Pub Games?
No

Santa Fe Pub (Reading, Berkshire)
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