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Pepe Sale

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3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
0118 959 7700
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Thu 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Reading, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went here with a colleague, and a business associate. The food was excellent, served very well. The staff were very helpful & pleasant. I was really impressed with the menu choice, and the variety of dishes. There was a Sardinian influence to this, and this was really refreshing and very tasty.

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Thank Bob T
Reading, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Meal for 12 so went in advance to discuss menu, couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating! Fabulous atmosphere, fantastic food. The ambience of the restaurant is one of the best I have ever been too! Booking again for over 20 people and I am so excited. Reasonable prices on top make this one of the perfect restaurants in Reading!

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1 Thank Glenda T
Camberley, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Second time we've eaten here before going to the Hexagon. The staff are wonderful and the pasta is some of the best I'v eaten - so tasty!

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1 Thank SarahF462014
Reading, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always use the word 'experience' when dining out and reviewing afterwards as I think it's the food, atmosphere and service that makes it. Fine food could be served by miserable staff and it wouldn't be a great experience for me. This restaurant however did deliver a first class experience. Great staff who knew their food and drink and told... More 

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2 Thank Darren T
Reading, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having been here in the Summer, I thought I would use it for a midweek business dinner. Food was good, slightly surprised that they were unable to be flexible on the menu. But would highly recommend. House wine good too.

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1 Thank Rachel453
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Pepe Sale and each time the service has been fantastic and the food simply exceptional. Tony is clearly a delightfully cheerful host who takes great pride in his restaurant. Each time I've been, I've tried something different and each time I've found myself in awe at the flavours - anyone who knows me knows... More 

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1 Thank David W
Reading, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having seen several good reviews, visited this Sardian/Italian restaurant for the first time early on Saturday evening without a reservation, but were warmly welcomed. The restaurant was quiet at the time but soon got very busy. The menu and daily specials offered a wide choice and the wine & drinks list was excellent. The starter (and main courses chosen were... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

After reading that this restaurant had won an award, I decided that we needed to visit. We booked online. As soon as we arrived, a problem with a rocking table was corrected and a member of the team explained the specials menu. The food we ordered was fantastic. Simple but great tasting. My Spaghetti was excellent. We later had restaurant... More 

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1 Thank Andrewdavidlong
Reading
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited for the first time for my husbands birthday and could not believe we'd never been before... food and service were both amazing and it was so refreshing to dine somewhere that puts so much care into everything. So authentic and the owners deserve every success! Would highly recommend!

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2 Thank NSG456
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Booked online several days in advance, was very simple and confirmed via email. Confirmed booking by phone the night before, phone was answered quickly and query dealt with efficiently. On the day we arrived slightly early, staff were very friendly and welcoming, and indeed the service was good throughout. I didn't ask but it seemed most of the staff were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $46
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: 0118 959 7700
Description
Offering a vibrant, nutritious selection of historic Sardinian recipes and modern Italian dishes, Pepe Sale is an award-winning eatery in the centre of Reading. As well as premium staples like home-made fresh pasta and typical bread and wines, delicious house specialities showcase a wealth of culinary experience. A bright dining room features retro green and white tiling, a pastel orange colour palette and glossy granite-topped tables.

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