Beer Gardens In Reading
The sun is out, the sky is blue and the weather is - dare we say it? - balmy. Which means one thing: the season of alfresco drinking is here. To prepare you for those glorious days, we've gone to the trouble of searching around to find the best beer gardens in Reading, bringing you everything from riverside spots and tiki havens to stylish terraces and cosy huts.
With an impressive range of local ales on tap and two outdoor spaces to choose from, Hope and Bear is bound to be abuzz with punters during the summer months. Book an alfresco table at this traditional pub and see for yourself why it's regarded as having one of the best beer gardens in Reading.
For a luxurious day of drinks in the sunshine, be sure to check out Market House where you'll uncover a hotel, food hall, lush secret garden and a rooftop terrace. The historic spot houses three kitchens, a range of cask beers and a gin and cocktail bar, meaning you're never short of brews or bites.
Offering shoppers a spot of much-needed respite, Zerodegrees is up there for places to drink outdoors near The Oracle. The bar and restaurant has two balconies to relax on and a selection of craft pints freshly brewed on-site.
You'll probably know Purple Turtle best for its late-night raves and live music acts, but head to this party bar during the day and you'll find a cool tiki-themed beer garden. complete with a bamboo bar and totem pole. Pick your poison before settling in for a chilled afternoon under a thatched parasol.