“Expect classic French regional dishes such as steak frites”
– Good Food GuideThe Oracle Centre is the place to be in Reading if you’re hungry. Right on The Riverside, few other places in the city centre have as high a concentration of restaurants. But, we’re here to let you know that none apart from Côte Brasserie need even be considered. Why? Because this French restaurant gets every simple aspect of dining out absolutely right, and the result is a meal and experience that your stomach, your guests and your bank account will thank you for. We love Côte Brasserie, but so does the rest of Reading – so reserve a table now.
What makes a great restaurant? That, we think, is a combination of many things, and these many things you’ll find at Côte Brasserie in the heart of Reading. Start with an appealing space which this French restaurant on The Riverside amongst the buzz of The Oracle Centre absolutely is. It’s spacious yet cosy, and it’s typically French. Then add in a dedication to service that’s refreshing to see and a delight to receive. After that, atmosphere? Check. A sense of the restaurant knowing what it’s about? Check. Then, of course, splendid food prepared with high quality ingredients? Yes, check, yes.
Côte Brasserie Reading champions modern, relaxed, all-day French dining, hence quality menus are present around the clock from Breakfast right through until dinner. Dishes are often traditionally French, but that’s not to say you won’t find some that are a little more region-specific. Think French toast or a simple pain aux raisin with coffee for breakfast, chicken and walnut salad for a light lunch, or roast duck breast, rump of lamb or Breton fish stew in the evening. Any or all of these can be complemented nicely by a quality cup of coffee or glass of wine. In fact, you may find yourself sitting on The Riverside feeling like you’re by the Seine.
My friend and I had a lovely, long lunch. The food, as ever, was great. Our waitress was lovely. She was very attentive and looked after us very well. We were able to stay for ages without feeling we were in the way. Lovely restaurant.
Excellent customer service. The staff were very welcoming, attentive and knowledgeable. The food was amazing and I will definitely be going again. Would definitely recommend!
Fantastic New Year’s Eve meal. Lovely atmosphere and friendly service. The food was amazing as usual. We arrived early for our table too but we seated straight away - nothing was too much trouble.