Cool And Quirky Bars In Reading

It's time to mix up that tired night out routine with a trip to some of these cool and quirky bars in Reading. Whether you're on the hunt for vibrant live music venues, eclectic cocktail haunts or kitsch party palaces, this town is serving up something to suit every taste. Read on to find out all about our top picks from these weird and wonderful watering holes. 

Last updated on 10th August 2022




Veeno Reading

828 user reviews 4

If you're hoping to sort a quirky date night in Reading? A trip to Veeno could do the trick. With a gorgeous selection of wines available, you and the other half can stick around quaffing the good stuff until late. Don't miss their cheese and charcuterie sharing platters make the perfect accompaniment.

Oakford Social Club

21 user reviews 4

Bars in Reading with music? Open until late on weekends, Oakford Social Club is a vibrant entertainment venue providing you with regular live acts, delicious food and whatever tipples your heart desires.

Gun Street Garden

2 user reviews 1

One of the coolest bars in Reading, Gun Street Garden is the multi-storey urban jungle you need to discover. Across two floors you'll find the venue offering up quality cocktails and banging tunes, as well as one of the finest rooftop bars in Reading town centre.

An iconic bar and club in Reading, Purple Turtle is a non-stop party from the moment you walk in to the minute you fall out. A regular haunt for lovers of live music, the venue promises an array of curious shows alongside cocktails and affordable drinks.