Myself and three friends are planning an overnight stay in Reading in July. We are intending to go to the races in Newbury and then head back to Reading for a nice meal out and a few drinks.
We are all married and in our late thirties so nightclubbing is probably not on our agenda!
The first advice I need is a fairly decent hotel in good proximately to the railway station and some nice bars. Having done my own research we are considering the Pentahotel or the Mecure? Are these any good? Also we wanted to be fairly near the Oracle as we have been told there are some nice places to eat? My knowledge of Reading is limited so some clarification of this advice would be great!
In terms of a night out could someone suggest a few smart bars and couple of restaurants that are nearby.