Earley and Reading Eating Guide

Earley and Reading Eating Guide

Where to eat in Berkshire?


We’ve compiled a round up of the best eating options within 10 miles of Earley. From cosy cafes to revered gastro pubs, you’ll find lots to choose from.


London Street Brasserie 

Sitting beside the River Kennet, London Street Brasserie has won recognition from the Michelin Guide and serves up culinary classics including oysters, Aberdeen Angus steak and artisan cheese. A must-visit.

Address: Riverside Oracle, 2-4 London Street, Reading, RG1 4PN

Telephone: 0118 950 5036


The Elm Tree 

The Elm Tree is a pub worth knowing about. With beautiful views across the surrounding fields and a seasonal menu, it is the perfect place for a post-walk lunch. The pub also has a fine selection of ales.

Address: Beech Hill Road, Reading, RG7 2AZ

Telephone: 0118 988 3505


Café Yolke 

If you’re looking for a buzzy café with simple yet wholesome food, then Café Yolke is the place for you. The café specialises in breakfast and its menu of pancakes, Mexican-inspired dishes, eggs and more won’t let you down.

Address: 44 Erleigh Road, Reading, RG1 5NA

Telephone: 0118 327 1055



Reading’s only Michelin starred restaurant, L’Ortolan, is renowned for its exceptional French cuisine and wine. Expect inventive dishes with bold flavours. The perfect venue for a special celebration.   

Address: Church Lane, Shinfield, Reading, RG2 9BY

Telephone: 0118 988 8500



Tucked away off Broad Street, Nibsy’s is a quaint café perfect for lunch while out shopping. It specialises in gluten free food including sandwiches, cakes, quiches and wraps. Nibsy’s also has a great coffee lounge downstairs with free wifi for those looking to Instagram the café’s beautiful creations.

Address: 26 Cross Street, Reading, RG1 1SN

Telephone: 0118 959 7809


Coppa Club 

This beautiful Sonning-based restaurant sits on banks of the River Thames and offers a wide selection of affordable and delicious Mediterranean-style food. The restaurant is also perfect for a day’s lounging on one of its many tables and deckchairs located beside the river.

Address: Coppa Club, The Great House, Thames Street, Sonning-on-Thames, RG4 6UT

Telephone: 0118 921 9890


The Reformation 

This family-friendly country pub specialises in wholesome food from local suppliers. The menu includes classic pub favourites such as pork belly, fish and chips, and wild mushroom pie.

Address: Horsepond Road, Gallowstree Common, RG4 9BP

Telephone: 0118 972 3126


Himalayan Momo House 

This authentic Indian restaurant is worth writing home about. As well as the delicious Himalayan food, you’ll benefit from warm service and a vibrant atmosphere. It’s a little off the beaten track, but don’t let that deter you.

Address: 28 Farnham Drive, Reading, RG4 6NY


The French Horn 

The French Horn sits within a 200-year-old coaching inn on the bank of the River Thames. It has a striking outside terrace fringed with weeping willows, making it the perfect destination on a summer day. Inside, the formal dining room has great views across the garden and river and offers dishes from a classic French menu.

Address: The French Horn Hotel, Sonning, RG4 6TN

Telephone: 0118 969 2204



Nestled on a pleasant square in central Reading sits Forbury’s. Forbury’s specialises in French-inspired dishes, such as 28-day aged steak, foie gras, mussels and macaroons all of which are served within a spacious dining room. Mon Dieu.

Address: One Forbury Square, Reading, RG1 3BB

Telephone: 0118 957 4044


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