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Pau Brasil

$$ - $$$
Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Portuguese, Spanish
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89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
+44 118 975 2333
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Reading, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been a few times to Pau Brasil and always have great food and very very good caipirinhas. Went for lunch with a friend and we both had the feijoada ( traditional black beans with bits of pork ) caipirinha and she had a cupuaçu juice. Feijoada was great as always caipirinha spot on and my friend enjoyed her... More 

Thank SleepyTopCat-BR
Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

We visiting the restaurant as a group of fourteen for birthday celebration. Great location and atmosphere upstairs in dining area. Food was authentic and very tasty with generous portions. Staff were very welcoming and guided us throughout the meal. There was also a shop downstairs so we can try a few dishes at home. Will be returning soon. Highly recommended!

Thank simonXRF
Lisbon, Portugal
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112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Recommended by a friend we went to Pau Brazil looking to get real homemade Portuguese/Brazilian food. And we found it! Delicious natural juices, tasty starters and a delicious "feijoada". To finish we ordered a "pudim de leite" and a real expressio, Portuguese style. Besides the restaurant you can get typical products including Muralhas green wine. We will definitely come back... More 

Thank Pedro M
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109 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

For us is a very good, because of the low value food in Reading area. It is small but authentic place,it is like a cafe more than a restaurant, but our lunch was tasty and different. Big portions. We had the filloada and the cod. We don't like the deserts very much, flan and pastel de nata was average. You... More 

Thank Seita Y
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Dropped in for a coffee on my way home very pleasant nice coffee too. Staff where very nice the service was good as well

Thank Derrick C
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I went there last week and absolutely loved the food; it's very tasty; and I was very well looked after by the waitress. Place is small and cozy, with a small shop downstairs and restaurant/cafe upstairs. I will definitely be eating there very often as I have just moved to Reading and miss having some Brazilian food from time to... More 

1 Thank MissReisa2013
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130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

I went here today with a friend. The restaurant was very busy so the service felt a bit slow. However, as we were not in a rush, this was actually perfect for us. The food was delicious and we will definitely come back

Thank Sal24London
Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016

I visit Pau Brasil at least 2x a month. It a simple place, no frills place, but probably thats why I like it so much. Food is great, service is great. I highly recommend.

1 Thank pauloseth
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

The space is small and cozy. I love the atmosphere. Very warm and exotic. Lovely Brazilian music and decoration. Great service. Strongly recommend.

1 Thank CeciliaRM
Lisbon District, Portugal
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38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Very good Portuguese and Brazilian food although very simple... Açaí juice delicious! The place is cosy and service very nice and fast. Love the market in the hall!

1 Thank Ariana R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Portuguese, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 975 2333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?