RestaurantsBerkshireReadingRG1

Harden's says

Restaurant and tapas bar alongside a stylishly revamped Victorian lido

survey result

Summary

£40
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reading? It feels more like you’re in San Francisco” at this “fantastic” four-year-old venture, where “you can watch the swimmers” in the Edwardian lido, rescued after 40 years’ dereliction by the people behind Bristol’s Lido. “The décor, lighting, setting and service are modern, and the food Mediterranean/North African fusion, with fish and shellfish to the fore”. “We love the lido!”“anyone with a sense of adventure will not be disappointed”.

Summary

£40
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Reading? It feels more like you’re in San Francisco” at this “fantastic” three-year-old venture, where “you can watch the swimmers” in the Edwardian lido, rescued after 40 years’ dereliction by the people behind Bristol’s Lido. “The décor, lighting, setting and service are modern, and the food Mediterranean/North African fusion, with fish and shellfish to the fore”. “We love the lido!”“anyone with a sense of adventure will not be disappointed”.

Summary

£18
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Who knew there was something this nice in READING?” This conversion of an Edwardian Lido (by the same folks behind the restoration of Bristol’s Lido) opened in October 2017 and is a brilliant addition to the area. The café serves food from breakfast on, and for meals later in the day there’s “an ever-changing menu that keeps you coming back for more”.

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Restaurant details

No dress code

Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£10.50 £19.80 £0.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Bread £2.00
Napier Road, Reading, RG1 8FR
Opening hours
Monday8:30 am‑5 pm
Tuesday8:30 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑09:45 pm
Wednesday8:30 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑09:45 pm
Thursday8:30 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑09:45 pm
Friday8:30 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑09:45 pm
Saturday8:30 am‑3 pm, 6 pm‑09:45 pm
Sunday8:30 am‑5 pm

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