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The Oracle

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Great day shopping

A good variety of shops over 2 floors. 2 entrances to the mall one off the high street and one... read more

Reviewed December 2, 2018
Southampton, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nice varied shopping centre

Good variety of shops, lots of eating places & seating areas. Escalators plus lifts to reach other... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Newbury, United Kingdom
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“shopping centre”(41 reviews)
“high street”(12 reviews)
Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.
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Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 965 9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Oracle is a great shopping centre. However they host an appalling car wash facility. Their standards are very poor. I recently had the ‘Gold’ standard clean for my car. The bodywork not done well with marks and dirt left on the paintwork. The interior...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Stephen H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

5 star shopping centre. All shops in here you need to renew your clothing.You will definitely find what you need!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Attila B
Reviewed January 1, 2019

This mall is the perfect one stop shopping precinct. They have a huge selection of different High Street shops, enough to please any discerning shopper. They also have a great selection of places to eat on the river. What makes it so easy to shop...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JoyFancuttBurger
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

The Oracle shopping centre is a modern centre built around reading’s canal and riverside system. Just off junctions 10 & 11 of the M4, can get extremely busy trying to get there at peak times. The shopping centre backs on to the High Street with...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KulHKJ
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

A good variety of shops over 2 floors. 2 entrances to the mall one off the high street and one which goes out by the canal. There is a few places to eat inside but the better places are outside. It is a good shopping...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank TopTravelerUK
Reviewed November 16, 2018

What a great place to visit. The choice of shops , restaurants and pubs is really impressing. Spend all day with happy wife who was somewhere shopping when I was sipping coffee in Tamp place. recommended

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank derek c
Reviewed November 11, 2018

We did some pre-Xmas shopping at the Oracle on a Saturday. Parking was a breeze, the Oracle itself was clean and had so many different outlets it was a pleasure to visit. Would return for sure. Spent 4 hours here !!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KinkyNoodle
Reviewed October 23, 2018

Good variety of shops, lots of eating places & seating areas. Escalators plus lifts to reach other floors & clean toilets!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank 71flojo
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good shopping mall, all the expected brands are here. It's split over 2 levels with lifts and escalators provided. The is an outside are called Riverside where all of the main big chain restaurants are ready to welcome you in or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank claygreenaway
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We came here whilst staying to visit relatives. Loads of shops, places to eat. We are looking forward to our next visit soon. Higly reccomenf for Familes and anyone to be honest !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Sarah W
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Eman F
September 15, 2017|
Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hi Eman, there isn't one in The Oracle. It's on the high street near to our Broad Street entrance.
May 31, 2016|
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Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the delay. As a centre rule dogs are not permitted in the centre or on The Riverside.