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Forburys Restaurant

One Forbury Square, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 3BB
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Opening Information

Monday to Saturday

Lunch between 12 – 2.15pm
Dinner between 6 – 10.00pm

Bar open all day

We are Happy to Open on Sunday lunch for:
Private Function, Wedding, Birthday Party etc…
Please contact us on 01189 574044

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Buffets, Business Meetings, Functions catered for
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About Forburys Restaurant

Forburys Restaurant & wine Bar has been established for 9 years, offering International Cuisine, It offers a wide range of menus and 275 bins Wine List, a comfortable bar area and a terrace, Forburys restaurant is situated in a central square of a modern development opposite Forbury Garden in the centre of Reading. The restaurant has been designed by Xavier who has worked with the internationally famous Raymond Blanc, John Burton Race, Albert Roux, Terence Conran.
Our passionate belief that “good fresh food does not have to be expensive”. The comfortable and stylish restaurant is fully air conditioned and in addition to the main dining area offers a Private Dining Room sitting 16 guests, and a seating area on the terrace outside where diners on fine days can enjoy the pleasant outlook over Forbury Garden. We welcome guests for Drinks as well.

Afternoon Tea is served Wednesday to Saturday, 14.30 - 16.30

Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Great food and service- not cheap a la carte, but not ridiculous either. I personally think this is the best restaurant in the centre of Reading. Does a very reasonable fixed price lunch menu. I will definitely go here again.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

We hadn't been for a long time (probably about 10 years), but Xavier's restaurant is still working like clockwork. Lovely food, great wines, set in a buzzing environment!

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Only my second time at Forburys. Nice buzzy atmosphere for a wet Tuesday lunchtime. Great attentive service and a really nicely balanced menu. All my guests loved it.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Exceptional food quality and service .

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Great food, wine and cocktails. Staff were amazing. We had a great evening and we were reluctant to leave at midnight!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Excellent as always, thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Great service and attention to detail. Great wine choices in budget without a big upsell. Made to feel very comfortable and pleasant staff. Big thanks to Xavier and Alex for looking after us.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

I came for an afternoon tea to celebrate my mothers 91st birthday with a family group of four. I have to say that we were very disappointed, the word we used was "underwhelmed". It was very expensive, but the food was very ordinary indeed. The ambiance was nothing special, the crockery was ordinary, staff were fine. I would not plan to go again

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

The staff and service were of a very high class, very attentive and made us feel special. Food was amazing although a pepper mill offer would have been a nice touch! Your wine glasses were squeaky clean, this was wonderful. The only constructive criticism we would give would be what lets you down, is your extremely outdated decor. The whole restaurant requires updating as it is set in the 1980's. and is quite uncomfortable. I'm sure we cannot be the only customer who has commented on this? An update would absolutely do wonders to your service and food, and definitely put you on the map as outstanding!!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Very disappointed, we thought this afternoon tea was in the restaurant not in an outside restaurant. There was no atmosphere and for £23 a head the food was very average. Scones were hard and cakes nothing amazing. Sorry wouldn’t recommend ☹️

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

We happened to visit on a quiet evening, therefore there was a bit of a lack of atmosphere. However, we could see past that and could imagine that on a busier evening it would be wonderful. The food and wine was incredible. Service outstanding.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

I brought a colleague for her birthday, good food and service. I shall looking to my next visit. Regards, Helen

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

The service at Forburys gets the balance right between available, intrusive and amiable. The food is outstanding! I suspect Forburys will become a "goto" when looking for an experience that's special.

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

The food was excellent. I understand that this is gourmet food but even by gourmet standards the portions were a bit on the small side, especially the mains. Maybe occasionally you need to look at the size of your clientele and slightly modify your portions accordingly. Fantastic service - as always!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

We had a lovely lunch last Saturday - the cod was high quality and very well cooked. The tarte tatin was amazing and our son loved the churros!

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

My friend and I had a lovely afternoon celebrating her 50th birthday. She told me she had never felt so spoilt.

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Visited On Friday, 19 October 2018

Fantastic meal, in nice surroundings. Excellent staff.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 October 2018

Its always a pleasure to visit Forburys Restaurant. The food, service and atmosphere makes for a great romantic or group setting.

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Visited On Tuesday, 16 October 2018

We had a most enjoyable lunch here with attentive and friendly staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

I didn't recognise the restaurant I once knew. Something was lost at some point in the last 5 years. The bread served shouldn't be a simple frozen baguette. Whilst it is a wine bar it would not hurt to have one or two rare beers not commercial one which can be found in any pub. The overall is still excellent and the chocolate fondant is simply amazing. Pastry of the tatin in the other hand was too thick but still delicious nethertheless

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Visited On Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Delicious food and wine at a very reasonable price

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 September 2018

A wonderful experience with superb choice and quality. Will definitely be back when we want something really special.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

Waiter was so nice and friendly, yet professional - excellent food, would definately recommend

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

The only negative comment i have is that my partner ordered a port with his cheese and biscuits, and it was barely a mouth ful, apart from that everything was good. Maureen Smith 1st Sept. 2018

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Visited On Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Express menu choices are limited but we very much enjoyed our selections. Good selection of wines. No issue about tap water. Great service. Great table settings with linen. Bread was wonderful but shame about the £4 charge. We will definitely be back.

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