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Address: Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
Phone Number: 0118 965 9000
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue...

Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.

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A good selection of shops and eateries

My wife and I have never been to Reading before and was quite upbeat at was in the town. Plenty of shops and nice to walk along the river, or is a canal, I don t know. We had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have never been to Reading before and was quite upbeat at was in the town. Plenty of shops and nice to walk along the river, or is a canal, I don t know. We had lunch in the Café Rouge be side the river. Its very much like most towns today along the old high streets,... More 

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high wycombe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best shopping/going our experience. The Oracle has returning a wide range of restaurants in a nice riverside setting and excellent shops. Well laid out with great access via car public transport and bikes. We shopped ate and finished with a film, although really busy is was a painless experience. Recommend using the Oracle car park over others.

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Thank bluefruit45
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic town huge amount to do and see shop till you drop great resturants great cinema visit riverside for all the fantastic food For everyone

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Thank Brigitte S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I've grown up in reading and this shopping centre has been up since I was born I'm very familiar with The Oracle. My advice: Reading town centre is loaded with food places. From Krispy Kreme, Five Guys, Shakeaway and Wagamamas to Slug and Lettuce, Jamie Oliver, Itzu and Hotel Chocolate. If your going for a shopping spree word of... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

There is a good range of shops within the shopping centre and its close to the outdoor shopping area too. Lots of eating options outside, so something for everyone. Easy to access via car or train, although parking is a little expensive.

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Thank G1naM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Right in the heart of reading it's so easy to find the oracle. Large shopping centre. Loads of shops. I got myself a phone today in the Vodafone store there. Variety and space that's what's you need when you are serious about shopping and this is the place to get stuck in.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

I do not recommend the car wash in the oracle car park. We just had it done for £27.95. And this is the result. They are very terrible and unprofessional.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Oracle is a great place for shopping and has a wide range of restaurants and eat outs. A great place for day outing where kids get a great play area where the can enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

A nice shopping centre, plenty of places to eat and a lot of shops to look nice. Mostly very clean, friendly staff to help if you need it.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

An amazing place to spend time shopping and eating there. In the Oracle there so many different places to eat and drink too. Even got a Mercedes shop , Victoria Secret, Vie Cinema, many different types of food such as Argentinian, Japanese, Italian and also fine dining too .

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