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The Oracle

Open Now: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Open today: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Nice varied shopping centre

Good variety of shops, lots of eating places & seating areas. Escalators plus lifts to reach other... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Newbury, United Kingdom
Very nice

This is a very good shopping mall, all the expected brands are here. It's split over 2 levels with... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Bracknell, United Kingdom
via mobile
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  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“shopping centre”(36 reviews)
“vue cinema”(9 reviews)
Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.
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Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 965 9000
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All reviews shopping centre under one roof vue cinema great mall decent shops broad street john lewis the ground floor reading station riverside debenhams miracle fraser house giraffes parks toilets
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We did some pre-Xmas shopping at the Oracle on a Saturday. Parking was a breeze, the Oracle itself was clean and had so many different outlets it was a pleasure to visit. Would return for sure. Spent 4 hours here !!

Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good variety of shops, lots of eating places & seating areas. Escalators plus lifts to reach other floors & clean toilets!

Thank 71flojo
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This is a very good shopping mall, all the expected brands are here. It's split over 2 levels with lifts and escalators provided. The is an outside are called Riverside where all of the main big chain restaurants are ready to welcome you in or...More

Thank claygreenaway
Reviewed 1 September 2018

We came here whilst staying to visit relatives. Loads of shops, places to eat. We are looking forward to our next visit soon. Higly reccomenf for Familes and anyone to be honest !

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Here there are a lot of shops and the shops are all really nice! The only thing is I recommend getting the oracle app, as things are hard to find!! But apart from that I recommend for any teenagers or families

Thank laloolalooolalooo
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Not sure why this place doesn’t quite work. It maybe that this was not a propose built mall and it has the feeling of a group of shops cobbled together under one roof. The mix of shops is a bit humdrum too and not more...More

1  Thank tanagogo1
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

The Oracle shopping centre is just 10 minutes walk from the Reading station. As such, Reading has a huge shopping centre within its vicinity. The beautiful part are the eating places along the river Thames.... Relaxing, eating, drinking, sun bathing, pubs, shopping everything under one...More

Thank Mbsha
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This is a very good Hammerson centre that has: - good department store anchors (Debenhams, House of Fraser and John Lewis just outside); - a good spread of up and middle market fashion and general merchandise specialty stores; - an excellently cafe precinct along the...More

Thank Ascott150
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Having heard a lot about The Oracle we decided to have a look while we were staying in Reading.We eventually found a parking place( the first two floors are being refurbished) and made our way to the Mall.On the way we passed a Vue Cinema...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

I can’t find a specific page for the Disney Store at the Oracle. But I wanted to let someone know how grateful I am to a lovely Cast Member by the name of Sam. I brought my 6 year old niece into the store and...More

1  Thank Molly C
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Eman F
16 September 2017|
Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hi Eman, there isn't one in The Oracle. It's on the high street near to our Broad Street entrance.
31 May 2016|
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Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the delay. As a centre rule dogs are not permitted in the centre or on The Riverside.