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Reading Nightlife, United Kingdom

Reading, UK - Nightlife: Quite a boost for a small town!

The town of Reading is situated at the convergence of the River Kennet and River Thames and has an overflowing student population. Thus, it is quite evident that the youngsters would like to enjoy themselves over night, just like many other tourists and passerby would. Although the nightlife in Reading may not be as exemplary as that of other towns, it is good enough to entertain people knowing the right places to be at.

Classy gourmet

Some of the best places to get your appetite sufficed to good proportions would be the London Street Brasserie, The Crooked Billet, Cilantro, The Packsaddle Inn and L’ortolan. The elegance and international cuisine at Cilantro and the age old traditional inn environment at the Crooked Billet, makes them one of the best among a list of high profile restaurants of Reading. Where L’ortolan provides unique features of private dining, the contemporary Jazz Café lends out a humble atmosphere with the tune of Jazz filling the environment.


Along with various places to go, the town of Reading has a big Bingo Hall. Bingo is exceptional for gamers, who can hang out there for long and enjoy themselves. The Mecca Bingo, opposite of the Rail station, is a great place to visit, if you were looking forward to have some light hearted merriment.

Drinking and Partying

Upin Arms, Monk’s Retreat and Pavlov’s Dog are some of the most popular hangouts among the bars and pubs that are present in the town of Reading.

Naturally for a place filled with so many youngsters, it is obvious to have different nightclubs, where partying is abundant. Great places like the Vodka Revs, Q-Bar, Bar Risa, Fez and Mango could be considered to be the pioneer nightclubs of the town. They enthrall the night environment in the town of Reading. Especially the nightclub Mango has lots to offer, from DJs to theme partying over the month. The place is highly esteemed among the people in the city and has been the conducting various musical events too.


Some of the less wild people would like to enjoy their nightlife in a more sober manner and would choose the local theatres to be their place of escapade. The Hexagon is by far the most popular theatre in the town having a café that serves drinks and food starting from the early breakfast till the final interval.

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