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Carluccio's - Reading

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Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
+44 118 958 3095
12:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Tue 12:00 - 22:30
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 23:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for lunch time meal, was very busy. Food was good. Service was pleasant. Atmosphere was pleasant.

1 Thank Unique66
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for a spot of lunch this week and it was a nice test. Simple menu but very tasty. Looking forward to trying and evening meal.

1 Thank mick b
Upminster, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to this. Booked it months ago as it was near my birthday ! Lovely tapas starter which we all enjoyed after our glass of bubbly. Singers really professional, two ladies and one gentleman with a pianist who gave us a selection of pieces all done with humour as they walked around the diners. Slight hiccup... More 

2 Thank RoseGarland33
London, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Provided us with a nice supper after a stressful day. Good service, decent food, surrounding not to bad either. Nothing to complain about.

1 Thank 8Fifi
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why do the owners of this chain insist on completely screwing a great menu with twenty amendments The chicken pasta was the best ever.....gone The bruschetta was comparable to some of the best Italian restaurants in Milan…....now just a small portion of cherry tomatoes with none of the previous salad and fresh vegetables ..... a disgrace The new turkey and... More 

Thank reading2711
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking through the Abbey gardens in the town the need arose for a coffee. Set back amongst the offices sat Carluccios. It was a Saturday morning and the town was packed so decided to try this restaurant. Not very busy but then it was early, however the staff although occupied acknowledged us and quickly seated us. Coffee was ordered (extra... More 

1 Thank Alan S
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love Italian food. Italian food needn't be expensive - it's often about simplicity and quality of ingredients (which I guess can be said for many cuisines...). It is hearty food which I often turn to following a particularly trying day at work. I have eaten in a couple of different Carlucci's, and at this branch three times (I'm not... More 

Thank Sasha Q
Reading, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We booked out a table for 31 people for my Niece's birthday party, the service and the food was excellent from start to finish. we could not fault anything. we had to pre book the food and it made it so much easier for everyone. well done to the staff and the manager a big pat on the back. we... More 

1 Thank sharclar
Reading, United Kingdom
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343 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Another visit, this one just as good as the last we’ll be back… Just popped in here in a Friday evening on route to the cinema, it was around 6:30pm and the place was busy but we were found a seat which needed to be free by 8pm but suited us fine. I had the pate followed seafood spaghetti dish... More 

1 Thank Henry T
Ware, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Always come here for a latte when in the area and consistently very good. Breakfast is nice as a treat but a bit expensive to be a regular thing. Staff are always very nice and friendly, and I'm sure would be nice for lunch and dinner too.

1 Thank Brendan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$26 - US$30
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 3095

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?