Best Restaurants In Reading

Home to Michelin-starred meals and messy burger joints, there's something for every night out on the Reading dining scene. We've rounded up our top picks for places to eat in town, so whether you're on the hunt for pan-Asian plates, Greek mezze or Italian classics, you'll find them all here in our guide to the best restaurants in Reading.

Last updated on 14th March 2022

Hope and Bear

9 user reviews 4

The best places to eat outside in Reading? The Hope and Bear fronts not one, but two charming beer gardens for you to chow down in. Alongside a menu of pub classics, the Newtown bar also offers a cracking Sunday roast and bottomless brunch every Saturday.

Slug and Lettuce Reading

663 user reviews 3

Offering everything from hearty burgers to twee afternoon teas, the Slug & Lettuce is a city mainstay that serves up delicious plates of food every day of the week. Head in for their seasonal salads, vegan curries and classic British dishes, but stay for the two-for-one cocktails.

Three Guineas

50 user reviews 4

When it comes to getting your fill of classic comfort eats, there's no better spot than the Three Guineas. Home to pies, burgers, all-day breakfasts and fish and chips, they're doing all those traditional dishes with finesse, and pairing them with a slap-up selection of ales and ciders to boot.

If you're looking for one of the best restaurants in Reading, this Michelin-starred eatery in Shinfield should do the trick. Offering a sublime selection of fine French fare, L'Ortolan has scooped acclaim for its innovative dishes and biodynamic wine list.

An fun and friendly Greek restaurant in Reading, Spitiko is a must if you're looking for a casual date night spot or somewhere to stuff your face with friends. Tuck into plates of mezze, grilled meats and moreish veggie meals at this excellent Caversham spot.