Hardens Guide to the Best Restaurants in Reading
Hardens guides have spent 15 years compiling reviews of the best Reading restaurants. On Hardens.com you'll find details and reviews of 36 restaurants in Reading and our unique survey based approach to rating and reviewing Reading restaurants gives you the best insight into the top restaurants in every area and of every type of cuisine.
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1. The Crown British, Modern restaurant in Playhatch
A large, well-equipped garden is just one highlight of this stylishly refurbished ancient inn (with accommodation), near Caversham Lakes (part of the local Tailor Made Dining Company). Reviews are still few, but praise its hearty gastropub fare, majoring in steaks (and on Sundays there’s a carvery).
2. Caprice British, Modern restaurant in Reading Wharfedale Rd, Winnersh Triangle - RG4
2017 Review: Off the M4, next to the Winnersh Triangle, this modern hotel dining room (with outside terrace) is an extremely convenient stopping-off point, serving a wide range of affordable menus.
3. London Street Brasserie British, Modern restaurant in Reading Riverside Oracle, 2 - 4 London Street - RG1
“Our local go-to”; in a “nice location overlooking the canal in the centre of Reading”, this is a “busy bistro that always delivers fresh seasonal delights” (of a “classic brasserie” bent).
4. Forbury’s French restaurant in Reading 1 Forbury Sq - RG1
“Near the railway station”, a hotel dining room that’s particularly of note for its “intriguing” wine list (they also run regular wine nights); the ambience attracts the weakest ratings – “the decor and lighting can’t quite decide if it’s a wine bar or proper restaurant” – but all reviews agree the food is very “decent”.
5. Cerise, Forbury Hotel British, Modern restaurant in Reading 26 The Forbury - RG1
2015 Review: Surprisingly few reports on this ambitious city centre venue; it’ still tipped, though, for is “very good value-for-money” weekday lunch menu.
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