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Welcome to
The Woodspeen

Opened in October 2014, The Woodspeen restaurant is set in the beautiful west Berkshire countryside near Newbury. We serve seasonal food, sourced locally wherever possible, and in some cases grown by us, right here in our gardens. With friendly service, exceptional food, stylish bar and a light, airy restaurant, a warm welcome awaits you at The Woodspeen.

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John Campbell and Team

An internationally acclaimed Michelin star chef, John spent much of his childhood cooking with his Nan, who taught him the joys of simple, delicious food.

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John Campbell


Our menus are packed with high quality ingredients, and it’s all thanks to the passionate people who grow, rear and produce them.

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Our menus frequently change, partly because they’re seasonal but also because we’re always thinking of new dishes we’d like to cook. See our menus below.

What We've Been Cooking

Crab ravioli, beetroot tar tar, charred leek crab mayonnaise

Homemade black pudding, poached duck egg, piccalilli

Chicken and ham hock terrine, cauliflower, onion brioche

Pan fried sea bass, parmesan gnocchi, braised fennel, potted shrimp dressing

Wood pigeon, chicory, spiced lentil fritter, roasted parsnip

Gressingham duck breast,bacon and mustard cabbage, orange purée, potato croquette

Rhubarb and ginger buttermilk and vanilla parfait

Poached peach and vanilla pavlova

Chocolate fondant, coffee ice cream, mascapone, Marsala

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Chef’s Table

A truly unique dining experience, our Chef’s Table is located in the warm, welcoming atmosphere of our Cookery School kitchen. Then there’s the food. Handpicking the day’s finest ingredients, our Chef will create a bespoke Tasting Menu for up to twelve guests, cooking it to perfection just a few feet from your table.  Priced at £190 a head, and includes champagne and canapés on arrival, a seven-course tasting menu, matching wines, mineral water plus coffee and petit fours.


Please call us if you’d like to make a booking, discuss any special arrangements or dietary requirements, or find out more about The Chef’s Table.

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The Woodspeen is owned by WSH & JC Restaurants Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 08524322 and with our registered office at TVP2, 300 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT.