Market House


Market House is your one-stop-shop for tasty meals and tipples in Reading. Housed within a former Lloyds bank, the historic building is located just off of the High Street.

The impressive venue also has a chic hotel with 24 boutique bedrooms for some very sumptuous kips, whilst a secret garden in the old vault and a rooftop terrace add the finishing touches to the jaw-dropping spot.

Whether you want somewhere for catching up with friends, a well-connected spot for a weekend break, or a unique location for the ultimate event - the Market House is a great choice. They also have a regular calendar of exciting events for you to enjoy including Bottomless Brunch, Drag Bingo & Speed Dating. Check out their website or socials for full details.

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Shuffleboard Tournament
Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newcomer to the game, this tournament is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talents! It's the game you…

Tue, 23rd Jul 2024 @ 19:00 - 22:00

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Drag Bingo
Get ready to slay slay slay at our fabulous Drag Bingo Night! Join us for an evening of fierce competition and fabulous prizes as our dazzling…

Thu, 25th Jul 2024 @ 20:00 - 23:00

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Drag Bingo
 Get ready to slay at our fabulous Drag Bingo Night! Join us for an evening of fierce competition and fabulous prizes as our dazzling drag…

Thu, 8th Aug 2024 @ 20:00 - 22:00

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Shuffleboard Tournament
The game you love for only£5! Thats right our Shuffleboard tournament is the best way for new or experienced players to get their shuffle-on…

Tue, 20th Aug 2024 @ 19:00 - 22:00

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Drag Bingo
Join us for an unforgettable evening of drag bingo, laughter, and entertainment at our Drag Bingo Night featuring the fabulous Dame Jame! Dame…

Thu, 29th Aug 2024 @ 20:00 - 22:00

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Glitter Bomb Drag Breakfast
GET READY TO RISE AND SHINE! Join us at Market House on August 31st for a PRIDE celebration! Presenting -  Glitter Bomb BottomlessBreakfast…

Sat, 31st Aug 2024 @ 10:00 - 11:30

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Glitter Bomb Drag Brunch
Get ready to sparkle and shine with Glitter Bomb & Market House as we host an unforgettable Pride Month celebration! Satisfy your sweet side…

Sat, 31st Aug 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

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Gift Voucher
£10 - £300
Hotel Gift Voucher
£50 - £300
Corporate Gift Voucher
£10 - £300


  • Happily Affordable ££
  • Taking Bookings
  • Wheelchair Access, Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • Background Music
  • Rooftop Terrace, Outdoor Dining, Heated Outdoor Space
  • Sky Sports


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 15:00 23:00
Tuesday 15:00 23:00
Wednesday 15:00 23:00
Thursday 15:00 23:00
Friday 12:00 23:00
Saturday 12:00 23:00
Sunday 12:00 21:00



Market House, 1-2 Market Place, RG1 2EQ


City Centre


  • Cuisines

    This venue serves Pub Food, Pizza and Brunch food.

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
The Vault Private Room 70 100 - No min spend No min spend

100 standing, 70 seated.  The Vault is a secret garden, a hidden treasure with a custom made electric glass roof which opens up – creating a real sun trap! This was the main Vault to the bank and we have kept all the original features, walls and vault door, it really is a pretty special place.  Available for all sorts of events, including meetings, activities, weddings, leaving dos and brunches.

The Mezz Private Room 40 60 - No min spend No min spend

60 standing, 40 seated. An area that is the place to people watch. The Mezz sits dramatically at the end of the main Market Hall, it keeps with the overall style of the Market house. This is an open area but is fully contained so great for a party or gathering of work colleagues and friends.

The Market Floor Venue Hire 150 400 - From 2500 From 8000

400 standing, 150 seated Why not go mad and have the entire Market Floor with access to all the kitchens, 2 bars, mezz and vault. A true party like no other!

The Rooftop Terrace Rooftop 40 120 - - -

120 standing, 40 seated The rooftop is a fantastic private area to host your event.  Our rooftop terrace boasts a personalised bar, private loo, and a partially covered outside terrace area, which gets the sun all year round.  We have lots of undercover seating too which is all very well heated, so you can host parties, meetings and events up here all year round.

* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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