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The Golden Ball Pub: Maidenhead

Golden Ball Pub

I’d been to The Golden Ball pub in Maidenhead once. It wasn’t great so I didn’t go back, and while I’m sure it was the go-to of anyone within walking distance, I wouldn’t have called it a destination pub. However, thanks to the team at Epic Pubs, The Golden Ball has been transformed into just that, a destination venue where it feels like you’re going out without leaving┬áthe neighbourhood.

You probably haven’t heard of Epic Pubs before and that’s because The Golden Ball is the team’s first foray into the world of free housing. When I asked the manager …

The Grenfell Arms Maidenhead

The Grenfell Arms on Oldfield Rd in Maidenhead is tucked away just off the bustle of Bath Rd. While it doesn’t beckon you with olde-world charm, once you step inside you know it’s the real deal. I felt instantly at home in this family-run pub and could have spent all night there sampling their ales and stuffing my face with their home-made food. I can’t put my finger on what makes this place officially my favourite pub in the area. They had me at ‘Family Trivia Night’ I suppose.┬áThe decor is fairly traditional, but not formal, the location is …