BERTHA is our charcoal oven. She is a cross between an oven and a charcoal grill. Using top grade charcoal and wood, the sealed cabinet design results in a more intense BBQ Smokehouse flavour which we hope you will enjoy!!

A word from our owner Jonathan

BERTHA and I first met at a trade show
I brushed by but her scent made me stop in my tracks! I approached and was greeted with a tender morsel of steak that had been cooked by her. Walking on I found whichever route I navigated around the show lead straight back to BERTHA! She treated me to scallops, asparagus, chicken wings, and so much more.

I was worried that Jean being with me was a problem. How could I convince her that we should take BERTHA home to our new restaurant. I knew that she would be a star, but she came at a hefty price. Then I had a eureka moment for the second time that day. Lunch at Jean's favourite restaurant in London and order grilled food! As we ate I heard my darling wife utter the words that would lead BERTHA into our lives,

"Its not as tasty as the food that came out of that BERTHA thing!" Yes we were both hooked!!

BERTHA has been living with us now for over 3 years. Whilst she has got a tendancy to leave her mark if not taken care of, she has proved a great hit! But don't just take our word for it, come try BERTHA for yourself and maybe then you will understand how I fell in love that day..... with a ton of steel!! 

‘BERTHA…Out of her belly come things of real beauty’



Restaurant Opening Times

We are CLOSED 25-27th December


Monday - Friday  12-2.00pm
Saturday 12-2.00pm
Sunday   12-5.00pm


Sunday - Thursday 5.00-9.00pm
Friday & Saturday 5.00-9.30pm

Bar Opening Times

Monday - Friday 12-2.30 & 5-11.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12-11.30pm
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Bath Road
RG14 1QY

Tel: 01635 521152
Fax: 01635 818607
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