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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (71 reviews)
“fish stew” (8 reviews)
“duck” (19 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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21 - 30 of 717 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We had the 2course meal dinner £11.50 food of a high quality, service perfect, server was really polite and pleasant..fabulous window seat..surprised this restaurant doesn't attract more dinners it was so good and this deal is particulalry good value! Would certainly recommend and return again...More

Thank Flatulent
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

Great value for your money! After hopping around different restaurants I have found this one to be the most correct in terms of menu, food quality and ambiance. I do really recommend it!

Thank Juliano P
Reviewed 25 December 2017

Food and service are average but price for 2 or 3 option set menu make it decent value and the ambience is nice. Feels a bit nicer than typical pub or moderate restaurant but still at a reasonable price. Nice drink selection.

Thank DCSmith
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Well executed Christmas evening gathering for table of 8 from pre-ordered menu. Food good but could have been warmer. Noise level in restaurant coupled with a packed restaurant saw staff cope admirably, great attention to service. Would definitely recommend a return as a group at...More

Thank Trustytraveller2000
Reviewed 20 December 2017

I came here with a few colleagues for a Christmas Lunch. We were all required to pre-order before our arrival. To be honest, it was all a little disjointed, although we had ordered, the dishes arrived sporadically for people and some being completely wrong, they...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

decent french wanabe brasserie. looks good, good food. nothing fancy but for a chain it's really pretty decent. a bit noisy and slow service but quality was decent and price was ok.

Thank erik z
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Came here with friends for a pre Christmas meal and was very impressed. Nice steak as a main and the others all said theirs was of a good standard too. Service was excellent and it was a busy Saturday night but they coped really well....More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 16 December 2017

Went here on a crowded Saturday night. Other restaurants in the area were fully booked. Cote was packed as well but an attentive waiter spotted a place by the bar which had just become free. Impressed by the team work in this cafe. Ordered the...More

Thank JonathanMarks
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for our work Christmas meal. Wasn’t overly impressed with the menu choices and for the vegetarian they only had 1 option. We waited a long time for our drinks to be ordered and always seemed to have to get the attention of staff...More

Thank LisaC82UK
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, amazing service. My friend thought had had booked for the Saturday night online but it turned out he had booked for the Friday! However it was not an issue and we were seated immediately. We were upstairs which is usually a little quieter...More

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