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Bengal Reef - CLOSED

1st Floor 8a-11a The Walk | King Street, Reading RG1 2HG, England
+44 118 956 8811
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Bangladeshi, Indian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1st Floor 8a-11a The Walk | King Street, Reading RG1 2HG, England
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

We always have a pleasant experience, the staff are friendly and the food is delicious - a bit of a hidden gem as it is tucked away upstairs in the king's walk

Thank paulNjo2016
Reviewed May 28, 2016

The Bengal reef is a favourite for when I meet my old work colleagues in Reading. We went there last night and had another good meal. The Walk is being renovated so I dont know if this is effecting custom but it was very quiet...More

Thank Alec B
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Arrived last minute at the restaurant as a stag do of 12 and the staff were happy to have us. The food arrived on time, hot and presentation was impressive. The staff were really friendly and efficient and was even kind enough to give the...More

Thank DA D
Reviewed May 7, 2016

Returned here with friends after a day out. Not been for a while. And its still serving good quality Indian food. Decent choice on the menu, all the food ordered was really nice and cooked right. No complaints at all.

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed May 1, 2016

I can honestly say that this was the worse Indian dining experience I have had the misfortune to encounter. The service from start to finish was terrible, and the food was the most bland and tasteless I have ever tasted. The chicken bhuna had absolutely...More

Thank sjones580
Simon S, Manager at Bengal Reef, responded to this reviewResponded May 2, 2016

Thank you for your review, I am very disappointed to read your comments. I listened to your concerns about your meal lacking taste. This is obviously a personal opinion and unfortunately although our chef strives to create dishes to cater for all palates sometimes a...More

Reviewed April 22, 2016

5 of us ate here on Wednesday evening. Only one other table for 2 in the restaurant - it obviously suffers from the curse of being in Kings Walk where only Dolce Vita has survived for any length of time. The food was very good...More

Thank Cymro-in-Reading
Reviewed March 18, 2016

Five of us ate there 17/03/2016 and when we left at about 21.30 the restraunt was empty. The decor was plain and clinical and not what you expect of an Asian restraunt. Of the food my impression the portions were adequate although a bit expensive...More

Thank Keith R
Reviewed March 2, 2016

Very quiet, no one but the five of us at 830pm on a Tuesday evening. Avg prices but food was very good - we all ordered differently and quality colour and taste would suggest a really good chef - pity this place isn't in a...More

Thank Andy401C
Reviewed February 6, 2016

Visited with family because we were unable to find room in our preferred choice. However, any disappointment was soon swept away, and overall we felt this establishment was better. The tables are set out to ensure sufficient elbow room. The food was good and well...More

Thank Mick B
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Visited for meal whilst staying overnight on business. Restaurant is pleasantly presented and staff were attentive. Had mixed starter which was presented on a sizzler and quite tasty. For main I had chicken jalfrezi and mushroom rice - jalfrezi was quite spicy but lacked peppers,...More

Thank keitha100465
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$26 - $39
Good for
Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1st Floor 8a-11a The Walk | King Street, Reading RG1 2HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 956 8811
  • E-mail
Enjoy the exotic taste of India at the Bengal Reef. We create a unique atmosphere combining fine Indian cuisine within a contemporary setting in the heart of Reading.With a great emphasis on quality, at the Bengal Reef you can expect an evening of culinary delight. Our Chef has created a mouth-watering Indian menu. Using local suppliers wherever possible we offer your favourite traditional dishes alongside some unique specials including venison, monkfish, soft shell crab and duck.
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