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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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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (73 reviews)
“fish stew” (8 reviews)
“duck” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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9 The Oracle Centre | The Riverside, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were made welcome the moment we arrived at the resturant and the staff were friendly and helpful. The food and wine was excellent and we would recommend this resturants to friends.

Thank John L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice lunch. Good steak frittes and fish stew. Very friendly service. Nice ambiance. Just right on a rainy day.

Thank Vsm09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located almost at the end of the long row of bars and restaurants near the oracle, Cote is probably my favourite. The brasserie-style food never disappoints, even if you go for one of the very affordably priced deals. The staff work efficiently without being impersonal....More

Thank BackPacker799026
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Frequently use Cote in Wokingham and visited Cote Reading for the first time the other night and enjoyed a really excellent meal with my wife and two friends. The food was of an excellent standard and the service prompt and efficient and the management could...More

Thank Daddi D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Benny is a great waiter, recommended a lovely wine. Friendly and prompt attention. Food was fantastic, I've been in a few cote branches and it is always good quality. Pavlova was amazing.

Thank ja9Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch there recently. Good menu choices and the food was good. Service was seamless. Would recommend.

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

me and my husband had a meal here Saturday night i booked just in case but didn't need to as not busy as festival was on. food was good as always along with the service..

Thank sawyer1971769
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Possibly the best restaurant I have eaten in. A varied menu covering different cultures and tastes. The staff were excellent; they listened to us when we stated we are not in a rush so the waiting time between courses was decided by us. The wine...More

Thank tony712018
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Went for lunch with my wife. Chose 2 course prestige menu. Food was OK but not anything special.It was the cost of drinks that were ott! Not value for money however you look at it!

Thank 137terryp117
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

A friend and I thoroughly enjoyed a relaxed lunch here - no pressure to hurry, good service and especially good puddings.

Thank Micha2306
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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