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5 Prospect Street | Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, England
+44 118 946 3400
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to Myalacarte for my birthday. Excellent food and service. Early evening menu really good value too. Great to have such a lovely restaurant in our locality.

Thank COHare
Level Contributor
53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My mum took me here as a birthday treat after hearing great reports and we were not disappointed. We were warmly welcomed and made to feel like valued customers. The food was delicious, beautifully cooked and well presented. It was a Friday lunchtime but the restaurant was busy and clearly there were a number of regulars which is always a... More 

Thank Lalallama
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived we had a great evening. With some fabulous food and drink nice and relaxing atmosphere.very attentive staff. Will be returning at some point .

Thank bossyboots2017
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have wanted to dine here for a while and a visit from my daughter gave me the perfect opportunity. I was not disappointed. The waiter was charming and friendly and the food was excellent and reasonably priced. the day was freezing but our table was near a radiator so we soon warmed up. We will definitely be returning.

Thank 368carolep
Reading, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I have been going to Myalacarte for a few couple of years now and It has always been a pleasure, GREAT food, GREAT service. However recently I have noticed that the Manager/Owner Matt has not been working and because of this I think the restaurant has gone downhill. The Menu has not changed, and the service lacks charisma (you would... More 

5 Thank PaulReview1965
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

The restaurant was formerly a corner shop, so seats just a couple of dozen customers in close proximity. Floor to ceiling windows meant it was a just touch chilly on the cold night we visited, and with everybody talking it could be loud. There is a separate private dining area downstairs. The service was excellent and the food sublime: an... More 

Thank enile
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

I love this place! We were celebrating my father in laws 70th and I am so glad that we came here. The atmosphere, food, wine, staff were all perfect! If you want to have a meal where you know you can't do better at home, experience different cuts, meats and ingredients there is no where better in Reading! Third visit... More 

Thank Rollemmada
Reading, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

A gem of a restaurant for family celebrations. Friendly waiter. Delicious food. Good wine list. Set menus and a la carte. Their Christmas party menu is great - good selection of hearty winter food. Textures of chocolate dessert is the best chocolate dessert I've ever eaten. My son also said his pork belly was the best he'd ever eaten and... More 

Thank experiencedflatrente
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I've driven past this restaurant many times & finally visited it and wasn't disappointed. The atmosphere is cosy and intimate; the food is excellent and the service relaxed, friendly & informative. I will be back soon.

Thank gashead1960
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Myalacarte must have had a bad night when we visited. Some food served cold (pork scratching), some missing an ingredient (leek and potato soup, minus the leek) some exceptionally over cooked to the point of inedible (couldn't cut the potato rosti it was so well done) and swimming in oil, you couldn't compare it favourably to a McDonald's hash brown.... More 

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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
US$12 - US$22
European, British
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Prospect Street | Caversham, Reading RG4 8JB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 946 3400

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