Matchbox Reading


MatchBox is Reading’s first venue of its type, taking influence from award winning operations in Berlin, East London and New York.

It is the ideal hangout for Reading’s young creative minds who want to unwind in a visually stimulating and friendly environment. The walls are decorated with a mixture of materials, street art, prints and mirrors to create an eclectic evolving backdrop to this exciting new venture.


  • Disabled Toilets
  • None
  • No hoodies, No trainers, No sportswear, Smart


Day Open Close Notes
Monday 17:00 2:00
Tuesday 17:00 2:00
Wednesday 17:00 2:00
Thursday 17:00 2:30
Friday 17:00 2:30
Saturday 17:00 2:30
Sunday 17:00 2:00 Private Hire Only.



Matchbox Reading, 5-6, Friar Street, RG1 1DB

Private Hire

Name Type Capacity
Cost Min spend
Min spend
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* The minimum spends are a guideline only and vary according to the day and time of the year.

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