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Jamie's Italian

Unit 1 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Unit 1 Riverside level, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 907 0808
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“polenta chips” (16 reviews)
“antipasti” (16 reviews)
“ice cream” (22 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Unit 1 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Unit 1 Riverside level, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was our first visit to Jamie's Reading although we've eaten in other Jamie's restaurants over the years. The greeting wasn't particularly welcoming on arrival although our waitress was efficient and orders arrived on time. The bread basket has changed radically with the introduction of...More

Thank Viking32
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I was given a Virgin experience voucher for my birthday & was prepared to be stuck in a corner, with a tiny set menu & rushed through within the hour. How wrong was I? The menu for this experience was extensive (especially for me as...More

Thank JillyJef
Reviewed 2 days ago

Good fixed price two-course lunch for two (the starter was excellent, main fair, so good overall) but we spent just over an hour in there. The waitress on our floor (only one server per floor) was great but the food took so long to arrive...More

Thank nigel_nixon
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great food and good portions. Scope for better service. Plenty of variety and excellent starters. Good selection of drinks too. Reading location is great.

Thank Ashish D
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I came here with a group and although we hadn't all arrived no one asked if those of us that were here if we wanted a drink. After about 15 minutes I had to go and ask myself. There did seem to be a lack...More

Thank LisaC82UK
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friends and I are regular visitors to Jamie's in Reading. Why? Because the food is always superb, they serve lovely cocktails and the staff have got customer service sorted. It's often very busy here but the staff pay regular attention to you and make...More

Thank debrasoper
Adam S, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hello, Thank you for your kind words! The good feedback really means a lot to the whole team here at Jamie's, all the team work really hard to bring you the best experience that we can. We hope to welcome you again soon. Kind Regards

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a good lunch today, we had a good recommendation from the waitress who was very friendly, only slight problem was it took quite a while come but we weren't in a rush, overall we would go back

Thank nads14
James D, General Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Thank you very much for your review. Apologies if there was a little wait for your meal, but I am happy to hear they were worth the wait. Hope to see you again soon. James

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here again with a friend Weds 12 July 2017. Last time I wrote on here and the manager replied that I should have made my points at the time of the visit. I didn't because it wasn't major and I didn't want to...More

Thank tipsontravel
James D, General Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Thank you for taking your time to give us your feedback. I would like to apologise for the food that was served to you last Wednesday. I have shared your comments and photo with my team and ensure you this will not happen again....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant is at attractive location and the entire setting is modern and appealing. We were seated at the terrace as the day was sunny and warm. My son and i ordered pizzas which were delicious (i had Tuscan) and my husband had pork dish which...More

Thank beogradjanka2016
Adam S, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, I am so glad that you enjoyed you meal on our lovely outside terrace, it has been beautiful weather recently and a perfect time to indulge in some al fresco dining!! So glad to hear that you liked our sourdough pizza's - next time...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went and booked a table for my son's birthday celebration with his friends. The staff were extrenely nice and patient with a group of 10 teenager boy.

Thank LinDiverReading
Adam S, Manager at Jamie's Italian, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, Thank you for your great review - we are lucky to have some of the best front of house staff around, and we have passed on your kind feedback. We hope to see you all again soon, Kind Regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Meals
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 1 Riverside Level The Oracle Centre | Unit 1 Riverside level, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 907 0808
Description
JAMIE’S ITALIAN Jamie’s Italian is a contemporary and informal restaurant with a menu that reflects Jamie Oliver’s passion for authentic Italian cooking, delivered with his own unique twist on classic recipes. Beautiful rustic dishes are created using carefully sourced, higher-welfare ingredients for the best flavour, but still at great value. This is a relaxed, affordable and accessible environment where the style, atmosphere and menu can be easily adapted to suit any occasion. KNOWN FOR Child friendly; great value, quick lunch; special occasions; group bookings, party planning.
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