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Address: Broad Street, Reading RG1 2AG, England
Phone Number: +44 118 965 9000
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
Description: Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.

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nice shopping centre

quite nice place to keep you busy if the weather outside isnt nice. nice places to eat and just have some coffee and drinks.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Joefragomeli1980
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

quite nice place to keep you busy if the weather outside isnt nice. nice places to eat and just have some coffee and drinks.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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126 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

You can access the Oracle from Broad Street pedestrian way or from the other side, the River. There are a multitude of modern shops, a cinema complex and dozens of super restaurants. Well worth a visit.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

There are too many clothes shops and not enough variety. Their only saving grace is the Apple computer shop.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This used to be a great shopping centre with upmarket shops. It has really gone down hill, about 12 shops closed/units empty, seems run down and unloved.

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
27 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The Oracle is one of the better malls in Berkshire and for that reason pulls a lot of people in. The shops on both the two floors are good, all well known chains but do cater for the local market, so House of Fraser and Gant are downgraded compared to the same stores in Guildford. There are plenty of restaurant... More 

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Newcastle, England, United Kingdom
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72 reviews 72 reviews
20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Recently visited the Oracle on a visit to Reading to visit my sister. It is lovely and clean but its so hot in there it made it uncomfortable to shop especially for my very heavily pregnant sister. And it was feb really wouldn't like to shop there in summer!!

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Reading
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I wouldnt bother to review, but just to balance a negative one; Used them this morning, Platinum wash/valet for £25. Good job done- I've had better, but only by paying more, Fine- no extra scratches, and they cleaned a very dirty car to a good standard.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Just like any mall. Full of stores , not much different from the states. Full of food, clothing and jewlery. It was packed this week, but still enjoyable.

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Grays Thurrock, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

visited here for the day, very clean and organised, the multi storey car park was also reasonably priced for a major town centre

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Swindon, England
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

We visit here quite often - there is lots to do apart from the obvious attractions of the shops. There is a cinema, many (very good) restaurants, bars, coffee shops and the canal which has facilities for children in the summer. It's also nice to be able to sit outside many of the bars / restaurants in the summer and... More 

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