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3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
+44 (0)118 959 7700
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Ranked #17 of 470 Restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Offering a vibrant, nutritious selection of historic Sardinian recipes, Pepe Sale is an award-winning eatery in Reading. As well as premium staples like home-baked bread and fresh pasta, delicious house specialities showcase a wealth of culinary experience. A bright dining room features retro black and white tiling, a pastel orange colour palette and glossy granite-topped tables.
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English first
Reading, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 NEW

Had the special which was home made pasta with a game ragout - excellent - the restaurant has a lively atmosphere and is always very busy and the staff are excellent

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We had been meaning to to try Pepe Sale for a long time, it has a good reputation in Reading and many of our friends had recommended it. Our party of four hadn't booked a table and it was a Saturday night so we were pushing our luck, but the staff were all very friendly and helpful (albeit surprised to... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stumbled across the restaurant as its next to our new offices, wanted somewhere for an early evening dinner at the end of the day. Very welcoming restaurant, good authentic menu and very good food. Looking forward to going again.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Our office team always use this for team meals. Food is excellent, as is the service. Although our office moved to Bracknell we still travelled to this restaurant in Reading.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This is as real proper good Italian food as it gets. Best Italian restaurant in Reading, excellent service, excellent wine selection and excellent food.

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England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This is an understated little restaurant in the centre of Reading, but it punches far above its weight. The service was quick and friendly and the waiter provided informative descriptions of each dish and their background. Highly recommended.

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Wales, UK
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Lots of excellent reviews for this please and I think it suffered from very high expectations. Ate hear alone when in Reading on business. Tap water offered, which I appreciate. Started with Buffalo mozzarella with radicchio, anchovies, olives. Simple, pretty and comforting. Nice starter. Would have liked a couple of extra anchovies to balance the radicchio. Bread is charged extra... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

So I hadnt actually ever seen this place-it's tucked into a little side street where I dont normally tend to go, but I have heard several times about this place through different places-they said it was a great italian restaurant where food is on the slightly expensive side. I used the online booking system on their website-which was very convinient... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This was not actually my first visit, that being several years ago when I first moved to Reading. I couldn't remember much about it, least of all what the food was like, but I was surprised to think that I hadn't been back since. Having eaten there now, I'm even more surprised I hadn't been back since that first time...... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Pepe Sale - A family run restaurant. Seemed to strive for perfection. The food - Bellissimo. Just watching the dishes come out of the kitchen was mesmerising. Made it very difficult to choose. The pasta I had was amazing. My partner had a seafood pasta and it surpassed all expectations. My tip: Do not snack beforehand. Just enjoy the ambiance... More

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Address: 3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)118 959 7700
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
Cuisine: Italian

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