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4 The Riverside, The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 (0)118 950 2199
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 60
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy chicken

This place is known to do great food, and it really does. The chicken is tasty and loaded with strong flavours. It wasn't dry or over cooked at all. I had the chicken livers and a 1/4 chicken. Both delicious but my side potatoes had been left under the heat a little too long and were a little dry... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
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  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Maldon, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very tasty food, good value. Very busy, but staff coped well and were polite. Situated in a fabulous shopping centre called The Oracle.

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9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

This place is known to do great food, and it really does. The chicken is tasty and loaded with strong flavours. It wasn't dry or over cooked at all. I had the chicken livers and a 1/4 chicken. Both delicious but my side potatoes had been left under the heat a little too long and were a little dry on... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

If you just want to fill up come here. If you like blowing your brains out with hot spicy food.. Come here If you like chicken cremated.. Come here If you want a proper meal go elsewhere

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Went with my two kids for lunch. Choked that the bill came to £44 for what is in essence chicken and chips, but nonetheless they wolfed it down. Chicken was nice and tender, so can't fault them much on that. However... The tables and floors were sticky with grease... AND... astoundingly they didn't bat an eyelid when someone waltzed straight... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

The food is good. We went early for lunch so the service was good/quick as it was not too busy but half an hour later it was packed. Good choice of food at a reasonable price.

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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

Called in to feed a grumpy one year old as it was a Wednesday lunchtime it wasn't overly busy. Sat and ordered quickly, food arrived in good time (a chicken burger and a couple of side dishes) chicken was dry, chewy and very overcooked, chips and sides cold. I asked a member of staff if it could be redone as... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Simple cooked, peri-peri chicken. A little over average pricing for what it is but hardly expensive. Always busy as it serves the curren craze for chicken amongst kids. Service always okay. Not much else to say about it. If you need chicken then by all means go, but don't rush there expecting anything special.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The food and pricing is very good. Sometimes the service can be a smidge slow. But on balance, Nando's is a go-to favorite of mine.

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Reading, Berkshire
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

A Nando's is a Nandos right? Not so much food and drink wise this was as good as any. Well cooked, well flavourd chicken, nice spicy rice and a beer. All good. However, the restaurant was busy and loud. The order point had a big queue and what varied between 2 and 4 people taking orders. One of them took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Ordering is a bit different but the food is good. To us what is really special is the selection of hot sauces, with the hottest having some real heat to it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 The Riverside, The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 (0)118 950 2199

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 43
  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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