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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 good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak frites” (12 reviews)
“duck breast” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
9 The Oracle Centre | The Riverside, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an excellent meal in the restaurant which was very busy but everything was managed very well. The menu is most refreshing with new things to tempt you. All the food we had was very good indeed and really we can only recommend, the...More

Thank Simon G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The team at Cote in Reading were brilliant at accommodating our party of 20 (including last minute guests, changes in meal orders, paying the bill) and the food was delicious!! Thanks a million for our triple birthday bash at your restaurant!!

Thank rekgbsc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time I had been to this restaurant, my boyfriend booked us a table, the service was excellent, lovely waiting staff. The menu is good, starters are mostly fish, which I wouldn't usually like, but I tried the crab mayonnaise, and it was beautiful, my...More

Thank Laura F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dined here after a University examination with examiner and pleasantly surprised at how good the place was. Enjoyed the food (my fresh English Asparagus, good fish, iced berries, glass of wine, coffee was £20.50 plus a 12.5% optional gratuity which went to the staff). Will...More

Thank Stephen J
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I booked last minute for a Saturday night with friends and family and they found us a table for 6 straight away. I have been here before and although am not keen on chain restaurants, I always seem to get decent freshly cooked food and...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 17 May 2017

My wife and I had been given some gift vouchers for Christmas for this restaurant, so we thought it was about time we got around to using them. Upon entering the restaurant we were immediately greeted with a warm friendly smile and shown to a...More

Thank Aaron C
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I should say I've eaten here a few times and it's been much better, and maybe I didn't choose well. Flatbread with Camembert and caramelised onion starter and pea risotto with goat's cheese main. Both very bland, and sparse with the cheese. Not expensive, but...More

Thank PhilReading
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Over priced mediocre food, and I've lost count on the number of mistakes the waiting staff made on our table..I've certainly had better food and service from other branches

Thank TAuser203
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had booked a table for 2 for 8pm on Saturday night to have dinner with my wife for her birthday. The restaurant was busy but we seated after a very short wait. We order a bottle of sparking wine, which they kept on ice,...More

Thank nazza1968
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

My colleague and I are here this evening. I shows Cote Brasserie as I have always eaten here all over the country. I waited 15 mins for the 2nd glass of Merlot which arrived long after the main course. The waitress said it was complimentary...More

Thank Flav147
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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, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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