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Carluccio's - Reading

Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
+44 118 958 3095
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“ravioli” (10 reviews)
“sea bass” (8 reviews)
“chilli” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
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1 - 10 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a £10 wine voucher so went for dinner on Saturday night. Always something new on the menu when we visit - this time the most amazing olives stuffed with beef and coated in bread crumbs - I would have been happy with just these...More

Thank Sally R
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Sally, We were thrilled to read your review - thank you very much :) Very proud of Mihai who is quite new to the team and doing really well. Hope to see you again soon (Watch this space for a new menu next month!)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met a colleague here for lunch, and found it an enjoyable experience overall. The food is always a good standard, and our waiter was just the right amount of attentive. The restaurant was noisy - a very good buzz, which was lovely (although perhaps not...More

1  Thank francesl
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Frances, Thanks for the very positive review! It can get quite lively at peak times :) Look forward to seeing you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere food price excellent - we are regular visitors to Reading and Windsor and any town there is one in we will visit

1  Thank Paula9398
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review Paula, hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a number of times over the years, and mostly happy with the experience - however, was disappointed by a recent visit with my husband and daughters. So graceless it was (almost) funny. It was a lovely sunny morning, so we thought we'd...More

1  Thank Readingh0lidaymaker
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good morning, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. Please accept my apologies on behalf of the whole team for letting you down on your last visit. I would love the opportunity to make this up to you and to discuss...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My old school girlfriends and I meet up here every month for lunch and a catchup. Food is lovely. I often have the Mushroom soup, its gorgeous!!

Thank fembot2017
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the great review! See you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a brilliant evening at Carluccios in Reading. The food was 10/10 and the service was very attentive and engaging. We had a very enjoyable dinner served with humour and friendliness from Luigi. Haven't laughed that much in a long time. After we had...More

Thank Kirsty2407
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Kirsty, Thanks very much for the review - I know Luigi really enjoyed being your waiter and it's great to hear you had such a good time. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It was a very enjoyable evening with excellent food for all 3 courses. The food was of a high standard and good sized portions. Of particular note was the courteous and charming service from Luigi who understood our tastes and preferences and responded appropriately. In...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello! Thank you so much for the wonderful review - Luigi, Andreea, and the rest of us were very pleased to read it! Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This visit saw slick and friendly service, excellent food and a really good buzz about the place. Prices are very fair as always.

Thank Donald M
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Donald, Thanks for the feedback! Great to hear you enjoyed your visit. See you again soon

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Eaten several times - staff friendly good of descent quality and reasonably priced. Conducive to nice food and wine and chat with company. Good location also and can sit outside in the sunshine with minimal hassle! I'll definitely go back! Great cakes too!!

Thank Derek W
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Hi Derek, Thanks very much for the review, we look forward to welcoming you back soon! Ciao!

Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Regularly visit - food is a given however the service Luigi gives is consistently excellent - always friendly, approachable, knowledgeable! He makes the visit. Thank you!

Thank hols012
Tom G, General Manager at Carluccio's - Reading, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thanks very much for the review! Luigi was thrilled to receive such praise, and we're proud to have him :) See you again soon

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Reg R
28 May 2015|
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Response from Sarah M | Property representative |
Hi, No we don't soak our liver in anything before serving, I hope you will come and give it a try, Regards, Sarah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$26 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:30
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Forbury Square, Reading RG1 3EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 958 3095
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