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“This was our second visit”
Review of The Botanist

The Botanist
Ranked #23 of 713 Restaurants in Reading
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $65
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to the botanist. Firstly I have to say the service was great, our waiter was brilliant he was on hand to offer help with the menu. The food we ordered was great, served in good time and presented well. The hanging kebabs are great as was the scotch egg starter. There’s a huge gin and beer menu too I have to say you’d be hard pressed to look at the menu and decide there isn’t anything you’d want to eat.

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank PhilW699
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TheBotanistReading, Other at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Phil W,

Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review, your support and recommendation really mean allot to us,

Visit again when you can.

The Botanist Team

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had fun great customer service . Security amazing.sham is brilliant he makes the conversation good . Manager hakim and his team is amazing . No doubt with the team . Amazing .

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Pra J
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TheBotanistReading, Other at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Pra J,

thank you for all of the support, we really appreciate it!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with my boyfriend. The food was amazing and the live bands were also amazing. The staff were also very Good especially Sham and Chris (Security) 5 of 5 star review amazing venue with amazing staff!! Will definitely be back again. Thank you for your excellent service bonastist

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Rhiannon S
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TheBotanistReading, Other at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello rhiixx,

thank you so much for this fantastic review, Sham and Chris are happy you had a pleasant visit, come back again when you can

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat, Alex (our waiter) was fantastic looking after us. Piano player was excellent as was the atmosphere.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank andrewsmith29
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TheBotanistReading, Other at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi andrewsmith29,

thank you for taking the time to review us, we hope you visit again soon

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the Botanist twice in a week. Once on a Friday night with friends and once over lunchtime with colleagues.

Both times were very busy as there was the 1/3 off promotion so service took a little longer, however on both occasions I was lucky to have David.

He was clearly very busy, but always appeared with a smile and laugh. He is probably the best server I've experienced at this restaurant and made our dining experience a pleasurable one

Date of visit: January 2020
Thank Po L
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TheBotanistReading, Other at The Botanist, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Po L,

thank you so much for leaving this fab review, David is especially thankful for the named shout out and he looks forward to having you visit us again

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