Food and drink
Explore the best places to dine out or go for a drink in Reading. Know where to eat out in Reading, including independent restaurants, new openings and cafes. Find the best pubs, bars and places to drink, get the perfect cocktail or enjoy happy hours in Reading.
The most exciting Reading opening this year is almost here. Finally, after a lot of hard work and hustle, Blue Collar Corner, Reading’s first permanent street food market is ready to open.
Your guide to the best food markets in Reading including street food festivals, farmers’ markets and community food fairs.
Take part in the Reading Ale Trail 2022 from Reading and Mid-Berks CAMRA. Visit 24 fantastic local pubs, collect stickers for every half pint you try and earn free drinks at the Reading Beer Fest.
Order online, collect takeaway, buy vouchers, sign up to online events and more you can do to support our local independent business community.
From American stacks to French crêpes, find four of the best places to get flipping good pancakes in Reading.
Find out what the drinks and snacks are like at Strobelight Honey, the new craft beer basement bar from the team behind 7Bone Burger Co.
Discover all the street food traders, bar news and music to catch at Feastival, the four day-long food festival in Forbury Gardens.
Sample over 450 different real ales, beers, ciders and UK wine at the 25th CAMRA Reading Beer & Cider Festival in Christchurch Meadows.
The four day cheese festival returns to Forbury Gardens with cheese boards, mac ’n’ cheese, raclette, cheese toasties and a craft beer bar.
Explore Reading interviews four innovative women business owners at the front of Reading’s exciting independent food & drink scene.