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The Oracle

Broad Street, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 965 9000
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Ranked #2 of 5 Shopping in Reading
Type: Malls, Shops
Traveler Description: The Oracle is a large indoor shopping and leisure mall, located right in Reading Town Centre. It comprises 90 shops, with 'anchor' department stores... more »
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Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The shops (over 3 floors) has a good range of different outlets to do a serious day's shopping. We parked in the Riverside car park so when you exit the first outlets are all the food/dining options - and all the popular ones are there, most with outdoor seating and it as a beautifully sunny day so we took the... More

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

You find every thing good in this shopping mall, the river side restaurants and the surrounding atmosphere is wonderful.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

The oracle is one of my local shopping centres and it has most shops you could think off, from primark to Hugo boss and pizza hut to Jamie Oliver's restaurant. Always nice and clean. Massive debenhams, house of Fraser and many more shops to choose from! The oracle has all of your designer wear you would want, Hollister, super-dry and... More

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Seremban, Malaysia
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A nice & cosy shopping mall, probably the best in Reading. There's plenty of choices for food, entertainment, dept stores & casual / serious shopping, etc and it's all located along a beautiful riverside area. A definite must visit if you're anywhere near Reading town.

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Ghaziabad, India
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

excellent ambience... good shopping place .. did my maximum shopping from this mall ... good location .. centrally located in reading .. would definitely give a visit again if I go back to England again

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Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

A perfect place to shop. Shops galore for all budgets and plenty of places for food & drink. Returned to The Oracle area for cinema and restaurants just outside in the evening! One of the best shopping location off the M4.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014 via mobile

I visit The Oracle shopping centre with its' department stores, shops and restaurant whenevr in Reading. A enjoyable experience and to finish the day drinks and food by the river.Just beautiful

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited the Oracle shopping centre Reading recently and was happily surprised at the wonderful array of shops and eating places. I will be visiting again as soon as possible as I had a really great day with my relatives.

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Pune, India
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It's one of the best Shopping destination in the town Center stretching from one end to the other end. Situated inside it, Debenhams, House of Frasers, & Boots are the three biggest Shopping Malls. The Place looks busy most of the times & the weekends are very special. The busiest period of the year is during Christmas, when the Shops... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Went there last week , female paradise, great shops, nice meal in nandos, be aware tho of expensive car parking, check the rates, it is 3.00 pounds for less than an hour

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