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Acqua Restaurant & Bar

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Richfield Avenue | Caversham Bridge, Reading RG1 8BD, England
0118 925 9988
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Today
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Mon 7:30 am - 11:00 am
Tue 7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wed - Sun 6:30 am - 10:00 am
Wed - Mon 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • 3
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Service and Value

Reasonable value and choice and this comment is submitted having eaten in perhaps too many IHG hotels and other mid range hotels.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2014
Malcolm R
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Ipplepen, United Kingdom
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UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Good food from room service and breakfast. Open to the public. Find the menu by searching for the hotel's name outside the Crowne Plaza corporate website.

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Ipplepen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Reasonable value and choice and this comment is submitted having eaten in perhaps too many IHG hotels and other mid range hotels.

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Dartmoor National Park, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Ate here whilst staying at hotel, limited menu, but great value. Service was excellent. Lovely views. Can't fault.

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Reading
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

We had a wonderful afternoon on Sunday - celebrating Mother's Day. A mini cruise along the River Thames, past some lovely countryside, was followed by afternoon tea - in the traditional way. Lovely selection of sandwiches, pastries and scones. The staff were great - attentive and friendly without being overbearing. It was a really lovely afternoon - must do it... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

This is a lovely venue, overlooking the Thames. Our first choice would have been their afternoon tea, but this was not available, so we went for tea and cakes instead. The choice of teas was very good, but the choice of cakes very limited. Service was very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Been here yesteday with a friend for an afternoon tea, we made a reservation before coming to this place.. when we entered the venue at 3pm, no staff greet us, and since there were still lots of plenty empty seats & tables, so me & friends decided to sit nearby the window so we can see the river from inside..... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Having had a dreadful celebratory lunch in a public house highly rated on Trip Advisor. We were still hungry and thought we would go for a cream tea. The Forebury hotel was fully booked and the Whittington barge had moved away from Reading bridge. The Crown Plaza was nearby and we took a chance. We arrived after 3.00 pm and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Went there for a works Christmas meal and can honestly say that my sons school Christmas lunch was of better quality. The turkey was plastic and the food was cold, the starter had no taste ( and I tried all 3 on offer) and I have tasted better desserts from a supermarket where you get the whole thing for £1.... More 

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Ross on wye
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Nothing special. They ran out of shiraz so had to make do with an average rioja!

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Menu tried too hard to please and result was left wanting

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Richfield Avenue | Caversham Bridge, Reading RG1 8BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 925 9988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 59
  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:30 am
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 10:00 am
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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