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Cote Brasserie - Reading

9 The Oracle Centre | The Riverside, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 959 1180
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (73 reviews)
“bread” (23 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 The Oracle Centre | The Riverside, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Came here for our work Christmas meal. Wasn’t overly impressed with the menu choices and for the vegetarian they only had 1 option. We waited a long time for our drinks to be ordered and always seemed to have to get the attention of staff...More

Thank LisaC82UK
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wonderful food, amazing service. My friend thought had had booked for the Saturday night online but it turned out he had booked for the Friday! However it was not an issue and we were seated immediately. We were upstairs which is usually a little quieter...More

Thank ARuthMurphy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was very quick and staff friendly. I needed gluten free food and there was little choice, I did agree on a caesar salad with no croutons and it was just lettuce and chicken and nothing more, not even parmesan so very boring and tasteless....More

Thank Caz H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve eaten at Cote a fair bit over the past few months and I must admit I have been really impressed on every occasion. The food is of an excellent quality (my wife’s fish pie and my pork belly were beautiful. The cheese for dessert...More

Thank Sam M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoy the Cote set lunch formula. At the Reading branch there was plenty of choice, the food was well prepared and presented. The service was top class. Surprisingly there was no alcohol free beer available for one of the party. Soft drinks are a...More

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My mint tea had no tea in it, basically it was hot water and fresh mint and when I asked for a tea bag to add “tea” flavour they charged me £2.45 for the tea bag. Surely this is not the way to get repeat...More

Thank K1nas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I prefered the Cotes in Reading compared to others I have tried in London. The restaurant is clean, spacious with lots of staff around during our lunch. We pre-ordered as it was a big group and the service was excellent. Very attentive staff and good...More

Thank Umi16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Met some old school friends in Reading and went here for lunch. Got there early but there was no problem and we enjoyed coffee before they started lunches. The food was delicious. Two had chicken and bacon salad, one had the fish, and one the...More

Thank Janet F
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Excellent dinner, lovely atmosphere, convivial ambience and professional service. Food was delicious, promptly served.

Thank Mairi T
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We decided to go to this restaurant after a long day out watching my favourite football team in London, it was Sunday evening and there was only two tables in the whole restaurant. The moment we arrive at the restaurant we were greeted by a...More

Thank Adrian F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 The Oracle Centre | The Riverside, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 959 1180
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Our inspiration for the food and design of Cote is a modern interpretation of the many famous bistros of Paris. Inspired by new trends, we are dedicated to serving authentic classic brasserie dishes with a modern twist, using high quality produce at great prices. On the menu, guests will always find brasserie favourites on our a la carte menu such as steak frites, moules marinieres, corn-fed chicken from rural Brittany and tuna Nicoise, for dessert, Cote's creme caramel and creme brulee are much-loved house specialities. Seasonality and Cote's commitment to sourcing high-quality ingredients results in a monthly changing specials menu, ensuring there is always something new to delight regular guests and gastronomes alike, as well as the excellent value set menu. Open early every day for breakfast, through to lunch and dinner; Cote's atmosphere is informal and friendly
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