Recommendations

Here are some of our students’ favourites. Please add your ideas on the blog or email us at studentfoodproject@reading.ac.uk.

Places to eat in Reading 

  • Honest Burger – good burgers in town
  • China Palace – also has dim sum and hot pot
  • CAU – steak restaurant
  • Cafe Yolk – recommended for breakfast and brunch: “has a homemade feel” … “good quality food for an affordable price”
  • Bolan – Thai restaurant

 

The University has a range of cafes and restaurants if you want to stay on campus.

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Cooking tips

These websites can help if you are looking for help with your cooking.

Advice from one our students: “Cooking is pretty simple if you know a few basic rules.”

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Food-related activities and societies

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Money-saving ideas

The NUS Extra card (for full time students) gives you hundreds of discounts on food at shops and restaurants, as well as on other products/services.

Some of the restaurants at the Oracle shopping centre offer student discounts.

Photo by Di Lei, 2017