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London Street Brasserie

2-4 London Street, Reading RG1 4PN, England
+44 (0)118 950 5036
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Ranked #13 of 468 Restaurants in Reading
Price range: $15 - $40
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The London Street Brasserie is the second award winning restaurant by owner & proprietor Paul Clerehugh. Opened in 2000, next to the river Kennet in the heart of Reading, the London Street Brasserie has won both critical acclaim & Michelin recognition & has also been voted restaurant of the year. Lovingly called the LSB by regulars & locals, the restaurant has become a firm favourite in the area & a must visit for foodies. Serving local produce to the highest standards this restaurant is definitely worth a visit.
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

I've been eating here since it was opening in 2000. It's the grand dame of the Reading food scene. Reliably good food, good wine, great service and a nice atmosphere. Fixed price menu (until 7pm) is excellent value but the, often very innovative, Al a carte menu has a wider range of dishes. Booking is very recommended for evenings later... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

We visited London St Brasserie yesterday after a friends wedding in Reading. The set menu is a very reasonable £16 for two courses (lunchtime and afternoon) and everything on the menu looked tempting. Service was friendly and efficient, and as soon as they realised it was a special day for us they went the extra mile which was really appreciated.... More

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

This must be one of the best restaurants in Reading, I have always had an enjoyable experience. The service and quality of food is excellent and there are plenty of very well-done British classics such as the bakewell tart which was absolutely scrumptious!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 NEW

Felt like a warming glass of red on a winters day in the UK and stopped in here. Probably not dressed for the place but that did not seem to bother the staff. Very friendly and obliging. Did not eat but had a couple of glasses of red wine. Worth a look.

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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I have now been to the LSB twice and having gone with great expecations from great reviews I have been disappointed with my food twice. I DID order the same thing twice which may be the problem; the pork belly. This was very overcooked and dry, not succulent like it should be - very average and not great for such... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
181 reviews 181 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I was invited to this restaurant by a work colleague and looking at the website I was looking forward to it. It was a Monday night and I was very surprised to see how busy it was, both downstairs and up, my colleague said that he came here regularly and it was always very good. The reception and escort to... More

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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I cannot praise enough, the quality and service of this establishment. I genuinely cannot fault it. We went on a Monday night, a quite night for many venues but this was packed. Superb service, quick and efficient delivery of well cooked and well presented food and a very good menu selection. It is expensive though and I can’t see you... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went for an intimate anniversary dinner, but got drowned out by a large table of people in the middle of the ground floor dining area shouting across to each other. Why put a large party in the middle of a restaurant? Suggest looking for a better venue. Also cigarette smoke was drifting in from the outside dining area. Most unpleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very attentive staff, great food, great location... I had the Pork Belly and it was lovely! If we're ever in Reading again we will definitely go again.

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Somerville, Massachusetts
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The LSB is located right on the river with nice views, and there is even a patio you can sit out on (this was closed when we were there as it was a bit cold). This being our first visit, we decided to try the set menu (before 7pm) as this looked like a good introduction to their food at... More

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