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Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle

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Unit R16 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Riverside Level, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 957 5223
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09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 23:00
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Reading
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The current Mrs C & I decided on an impromptu night out in town. We hadn't bothered to book anywhere, which on a Friday evening in the run up to Christmas was probably a bit of a mistake. After being turned away from 3 other restaurants we eventually found the final free table at Café Rouge. The wife ordered bouillabaisse... More 

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Thank Paul C
Poole, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Rouge has always been a favourite of ours and this one is probably the best I've visited. Great service and really hot tasty food. Will be back

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Thank kenwelli
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you for letting us know of your recent visit - we are delighted to hear of your experience, and i'm sure all the team at Reading will be thrilled with your feedback. It is so important to give praise when it's due, so thank you for reviewing your visit and allowing us to recognise the teams' commitment to delivering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was Sunday lunch with my partner, and we really enjoyed it! Tizziano was warm welcome and offer nice nice table. Well worth for lunch. The food was fabulous, very tasty just the way I like. Dessert also good as well.

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Thank Gentian Y
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you Gentian for your great feedback - we are delighted to hear of your experience - fabulous food and great service by Tizziano. Thanks again for letting us know, it's always great to hear when we get things right ! Best wishes, and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. More 

Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime. The Oracle is Reading's main shopping centre and was extremely busy. We were seated quickly and our order was taken promptly. We were served by Tiziano and his service was fast, friendly and accurate. The fougasse-style garlic bread arrived very quickly, as did our drinks. Our main courses were hot and tasty, a burger,... More 

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Thank chris7turner
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you Chris for your feedback - we are delighted to hear your visit was a good experience - enjoying tasty food and prompt, friendly service from Tiziano. Certainly sounds like a great experience at a very busy time. Thanks again for the feedback and also the recommendation. Best wishes More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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242 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We usually have breakfast here on a Saturday morning when shopping. We have eaten here a number of times and it's always been a nice experience. Consistently good service, well presented and tasty dishes and not too expensive.

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Thank MarkBarefoot
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visits with us - we are delighted to hear the team at CR Reading are consistently delivering good experiences for you - good service and tasty well presented breakfasts - always a good start to the day. Thanks again for letting us know, it's always great to hear when we get things right. Best... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to Café Rouge was lovely. Stuart (Scottish Guy) our waiter was more then helpful. He even suggested some art exhibitions.

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Thank Tom F
Reading, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in to the Cafe Rouge with family for lunch. Excellent service. The food was great, well presented and reasonably priced. Will be back again.

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Thank ChisF
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing your recent visit - we are delighted to hear it was an excellent experience for you and you will be returning - the best of recommendations ! Thanks again, and we look forward to seeing you again soon. best wishes More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had amazing french meal on Thursday lunch! I was served from the duty manager , he is Italian but it's got a lots knowledge about food ! Really great! I will be glad to back in this lovely place.

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Thank Mohamed M
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thanks Mohamed for your great review - delighted you were 'wowed' with the standard of service and quality of food on your recent visit. Thanks for letting us know, and we look forward to seeing you again. best wishes More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited Cafe Rouge a few times recently and it has become one or our " go to restaurants " in the Oracle.Always receive a warm welcome and usually with a good choice of tables.Menu, although not the biggest, has a good range of some excellent dishes- last night our choice was Beef Bourguinon and Salmon for mains with Cheese... More 

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john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you Richard for reviewing your recent visit with us at CR Reading. We are delighted to learn you had a great visit - excellent food and service. All the team will be thrilled to know they have become one of you 'go to restaurants'. Quite a recommendation ! Thanks again for letting us know, we look forward to seeing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphera and the food quality was amazing, and the superwisor ,his name Tiziano Losi was very welcome and friendly, he is so professional, he knows everything about the hospitality. Thank you, great job. About the food...it was quick enough, we neededn't wait alot...the meal quality was really good.

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Thank Agnes P
john_cafe_rouge, Guest Relations Manager at Cafe Rouge - Reading Oracle, responded to this review

Thank you Agnes - Tiziano will be thrilled with your feedback, as we all are of course. Thanks so much for letting us know of your recent good experience with us, we do hope to see you again soon. Best wishes More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit R16 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Riverside Level, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 957 5223
Description
We've got a fantastic food and wine menu filled with delicious innovative takes on classic French dishes and our own very special original creations by our Executive Chef Duncan. There's something to suit everyone and you'll come for lunch and want to stay right through to dinner! The Oracle is just a 5 minute walk from Reading train station if you're coming by train. By road, the shopping centre is easily reached from the M4 motorway.

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