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Address: Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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+44 118 965 9000
11:00 - 17:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 09:30 - 20:00
Sat 09:00 - 19:00

Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue...

Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.

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All mouth and no trousers comes to mind with this shopping centre. Looks lovely from the outside with the lake and restaurants, but not much choice inside. Mainly jewellers and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ela Jean W
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Holt, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A good selection of shops Coffee and restaurants plentiful Toilets also clean which is important Parking reasonably priced

Thank Collin M
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I popped in yesterday to have a quick look at two pricey items. One from Breitling and one at Superdry - I parked in the Holy Brook car park. I was there for 25 minutes and it cost me £4. A short stay like this should cost no more than a pound. Never again. The car park was almost full... More 

Thank Robert S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All mouth and no trousers comes to mind with this shopping centre. Looks lovely from the outside with the lake and restaurants, but not much choice inside. Mainly jewellers and coffee shops. Convenient if it's your local shopping centre but definitely not worth an hour trip!

Thank Ela Jean W
Swindon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I recently took a trip to the oracle in April for my birthday in fact, heard it was a good place to shop. My usual choices for shopping is Bristol cannot circus or st davids cardiff. I gave reading a go and I was disappointed. The shopping Center felt dirty and dated. No map to say what shops they had,... More 

Thank Tizanepill
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here a few times.. im from up north where my local shopping centre is the trafford centre. Its no where near as big as that but for a town it has a good range of shops and is clean. Its a nice place to stop and have a coffee.

Thank laxgirl1
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's easy to find, easy to park and has loads of great shops, restaurants and cinema... You can easily spend a whole day there and not get bored.

Thank Lucia B
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45 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Big mall. Variey of shops. It is connected with the high street. With cinema and a lot of restaurants and coffe shop. Perfect location. It has a huge car park, 5 min walking from the train station.

Thank Pilar G
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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179 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Easy to park if driving, easy to access if travelling to Reading by train. Literally 5 minutes from the train station. Clean and well organised it is a wonderful place to go, either if you lots of shopping or you just wish to have a quick cup of coffee. The restaurants nearby are also an added value.

Thank Ana C
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Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Oracle is a nice and modern shopping centre at the heart of Berkshire (Reading), with lots of bars, coffeeshops and restaurants. You can find most of famous franchises and brands here. But what I like the most is its bridges on the river (especially when it's sunny).

Thank Amir R
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Nice shopping centre, plenty of shops & places to eat. The only downside is that there are no maps in The Oracle indicating where anything is, so if you need to find a specific shop/restaurant you just have to walk around for a while to find it. Good way to spend a Saturday/ Sunday.

Thank FussyEater83

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