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Carluccio's - Reading

Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
+44 118 958 3095
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“beef ragu” (4 reviews)
“bruschetta” (10 reviews)
“linguine” (5 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
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1 - 10 of 399 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I love this restaurant for very excellent food and for my latte in the mornings that help me start the day better, Ioana she’s the super star always full of energy and helpfull. The food is amazing i’m totally in love with the Giardiniera !!...More

Thank Bianca-Natalia D
Reviewed 4 days ago

Ioana is brilliant, i always have the lasagne she always remembers its my favourite. thats fantastic service. could not ask for more.

Thank saml112017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came to carluccio's with my partner on a day out while shopping, the food was great and service was quick and efficient. Maria was our waitress and looked after us very well, she was polite and extremely helpful as I am very picky with...More

Thank Harry W
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Harry W I'm very happy you enjoyed your food here in our café in Reading and Maria was really pleased to receive such a great praise and compliments on her customer skills . She works very hard to make sure all her guests receive...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Maria ensured we were well looked after. Great food and atmosphere as always. Lovely seafood linguine.

Thank Peregrine C
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Peregrine C Thanks for taking time to leave us such a great review on Trip Advisor . I am glad you enjoyed your seafood linguine and Maria was delighted to read you comment . Hope to see you sometime soon , Ciao Bogusia

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had an excellent meal and great service by mihai, lobster and prawn lasagne on festive menu was amazing, as was antipasti and choc torte.More

Thank reidyroo
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Reidyroo , Many thanks for leaving us a review on Trip Advisor . I am so pleased you enjoyed our Menu Festivo - lobster lasagne is my favourite ! Mihai is fantastic waiter and was delighted to read your comment . Hope you will...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten often at this Carluccios since it opened in Reading years ago and it has become a benchmark for reasonable food at a reasonable price. The quality does vary but not dramatically. Today I fancied a Zuppa di Funghi (mushroom...More

Thank Palitana
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Sir , Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback. We are truly sorry that you feel disheartened with the service and food here in our café in Reading. This is not something that would happen on a regular basis at...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the chicken Milanese. They did very well to get 8 of us in and out in an hour pre the theatre. We had two courses. Main and desert. Good food and well priced wine. Will go again.More

Thank Barneyq101
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Barneyq101 Thank you very much for the great review . I am so glad you enjoyed the time here in our café in Reading ,our food, wine and the experience ! We work hard to make sure our guests have the best time !...More

Reviewed 28 October 2017

Lovely spot of lunch here this week. Very friendly staff and great service. Food was delicious. Great wine.

Thank mick b
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi Mick B Thank you so much for the lovely review ! Its always great to hear when our guests have enjoyed their dining experience with us . We look forward to welcoming you again soon ! Ciao Bogusia

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Fast, friendly, good value for money for a business lunch. I dine here often with business colleagues, friends, clients.

Thank David A
Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Hi David Thanks so much for your review , hope to see you again soon ! Bogusia and the Reading team

Reviewed 13 October 2017

The food was delicious. We ordered the lamb shank and the meat was literally falling off the bone. The service was of a very high standard. Our waitress, Maria, was very attentive, friendly and knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend!

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Bogusia K, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Dear Guest Thank you very much for such a wonderful review . Maria was so happy to receive such a praise and we are so proud to have her as part of our famiglia team ! See you again soon Bogusia

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Hi, No we don't soak our liver in anything before serving, I hope you will come and give it a try, Regards, Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 3095
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