Fun Birthday Ideas in Reading

If there was ever an excuse to celebrate, it's your birthday. Whether you're keeping it a little low-key or going full force for a big night out, we've got just the activities and venues to make it a day (or night) to remember. From pirate-themed escape rooms to cocktail masterclasses and doggie brunches, here's our insider guide to the most fun birthday ideas in Reading.

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Last updated on 7th February 2024




The Botanist, Reading

Birthday plans? Sorted. Head on over to The Botanist on King Street for its gorgeous garden-inspired interiors and wacky features. Sit down with your pals for a top-notch brunch event touting tasty grub or choose from its evening menu featuring its world-famous hanging kebabs. There's also the opportunity to catch some live music as the venue is buzzing with non-stop entertainment. As for cocktails? This floral playground has plenty, from the gin-based Plant Pot to the Cherry Blossom Martini. 

Bottomless Brunch Launch Party

@ Market House on Sat, 2nd Mar 2024 @ multiple start times (see ticket info)

A birthday brekkie experience like no other, Market House's Bottomless Brunch Launch Party promises four hours of good music, great drinks, and finger-licking food. Revel in 90 minutes of bottomless drinks, savour two delish courses, and groove to a banging live DJ and sax combo. Want more? Show off your shuffleboard skills or sing your heart out in their karaoke booth.

Escape Hunt Reading

If you're really looking to do something out of the ordinary this year, gather your mates for an escape hunt where you'll have to crack clues and uncover secrets. With themes including, Blackbeard's Treasure and The Wild West, there's something for everyone.