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.
Hip craft beer colossus BrewDog has finally come to Reading with a large new beer and burgers pub on Castle Street. Can the Scottish brewers resurrect the dead former Public space? Is the beer really worth London prices? Are their burgers banging? James Moore and Claire Slobodian review the beer, the bar and the menu at the new BrewDog Reading to find out.
Test the waters and the menu on a spa day at Thames Lido. Is Reading’s gloriously restored luxury outdoor swimming pool and restaurant worth the price tag?
James Moore visits The Castle Tap, a light and airy west Reading community pub with good beer selection, lots of events and a friendly crowd.
Craft brewing giants BrewDog have finally opened their first bar in Reading at the foot…
Skip the sad sandwich at your desk and discover Reading’s vibrant lunch time scene. Edible Reading picks five of the best cafes, restaurants and street food markets for lunch in Reading.
Park House Bar is a hidden, historic gem of a pub, on the University of Reading Campus. A beautiful space, with quirky atmosphere, interesting beer menu and excellent whiskey selection.
Honest Burgers, Reading’s latest burger joint serves up quality British produce and pink patties from an impressive, buzzing Market Place restaurant.
Get the scoop on the hottest and the newest restaurants, cafes and bars set to open in Reading in 2018, including Brewdog, Byron Burger, Broad Street Bar & Kitchen, Fidget & Bob, Ceviche and more.
We sample the exclusive Reading beer King Street Pale, a light and tropical ale brewed by Wild Weather Ales for Honest Burgers.
As they prepare to open the latest Honest Burgers in Reading, co-founder Tom Barton talks about the new opening, their exclusive Reading burger, what he thinks of Reading’s food scene and the dirtiest burger he’s ever eaten.