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Toscana
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14 Maiden Lane Centre | Lower Earley, Reading RG6 3HD, England
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14 Maiden Lane Centre | Lower Earley, Reading RG6 3HD, England (Formerly Med Cafe)
01189666399
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Delivery
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3 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2014
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Carl G
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Wokingham, United Kingdom

This italian restaurant closed down during the summer and opened as a cafe whenever I have walked passed it at various times of the day its always empty which is a shame because lower... read more

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Visitor rating
  • 20
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Delivery
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English first
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

This italian restaurant closed down during the summer and opened as a cafe whenever I have walked passed it at various times of the day its always empty which is a shame because lower earley needs more places like this to meet friends for coffee and a catch up.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The ambiance was lacking not - helped to be fair by a large party of rowdy girls. We couldn't hear each other We sat outside but it is not attractive - scruffy and with chinese takeaway adjacent and the smells. The food was poor to awful. The staff were friendly but the product is severely wanting. My wife had overcooked... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

The ambience is lacking and the food is kind of ordinary but nice staff. Outside area is ok but a bit small and lacked upkeep.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We live very local & are so thrilled that finally there is a cafe/restaurant to dine in during the day in this area, if it's just for a coffee or a snack, or an evening meal. Excellent food, always served hot & good portion sizes. A good varied menu, extremely friendly staff who are very accommodating & welcoming. A little... More

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Reading, Berkshire
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This place is on my door step, have only just discovered it and I've now been three times in two weeks, at different times of the day! Amazing how it takes on a different ambiance at different times of the day. I had a lovely lunch on the outside decking one day and a romantic meal inside one evening. This... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

I went to Toscana for lunch after my shopping in the nearby supermarket. The place has really been thought after, with it's lovely warm colours and overall settings, you feel like in Italy! The food was nice too, good value for money (I had the warm goats cheese salad), and the waitress was welcoming, pleasant and looking well after us.... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

We have visited Toscana on many occasions since it first opened. During the early days they did have issues with service, however we stuck with the restaurant and can only speak from our experiences. we have visited as a couple and also as a party of 8 people. The restaurant has been full and also quiet but on both occasions... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Went here for a Mother's Day lunch. Staff are really friendly and eager to please, and the food (which comes in very generous portions) is delicious. It seems to be a pretty family friendly place, they also have a garden for sunny days too, definitely a great little place to have nearby.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Yesterday was the third time we have used this restaurant for the third time it was awful. We were enticed by the Thursday Grill Night. The waitress advised us that the starter - a sort of meze would be devoid of roasted aubergine. No big deal, although we could have been offered a replacement dish. We ordered the mixed grill... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

A really nice local restaurant which provides a nice choice if food to choose from. Service good, children made to feel welcome to. A great local restaurant

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Additional Information about Toscana

Address: 14 Maiden Lane Centre | Lower Earley, Reading RG6 3HD, England (Formerly Med Cafe)
Phone Number: 01189666399
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 55
Cuisine: Italian

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