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Thames Lido

Kings Meadow, Napier Road, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 8FR
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Opening Information

Open 7 days a week
Breakfast: 8am - 11am | from 9am on Sunday
Lunch: 12pm - 3pm
Dinner: 6pm - 10pm
Tapas served from midday until late every day

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Event Space
  • Bar

About Thames Lido

Nestled between the restored Edwardian pool and the river Thames, the restaurant is a relaxed and unpretentious space where the floor to ceiling doors slide back to let the elements in.

Watch the swimmers go by as your food is cooked in the wood-fired ovens.

Our menus have hints of the Moorish and of the Mediterranean, with a strong Spanish lilt. Great ingredients sourced from small-scale hand-picked suppliers are cooked over fire with a sense of pleasure and fun.

Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Set Menu, Tapas
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Thursday, 18 April 2019

It would be nice if the english translation of the food on offer was written underneath.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Fabulous meal, great venue and excellent service.

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Visited On Wednesday, 17 April 2019

A truly magical place. Supremely relaxing, great food and wonderful staff that make everytime I go special.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Lovely afternoon. Exceptional service.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Amazing place, fabulous staff, who help create a friendly relaxed environment. In particular, Tosh my massage therapist was an absolute gem and went out of his way to help ease my existing aches. Would highly recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 April 2019

Food was excellent with portions being just right for lunch. Fixed price was well thought out with enough choice to suit everyone.

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Really special trip to Thames Lido to celebrate Finnish mum’s 80th Birthday which in true Finnish tradition has to include Sauna and swim before celebratory meal . Both 83 year old aunt and 80 year old and myself had a fabulous swim and sauna before fabulous meal. Food was exquisite , service friendly and attentive and wonderful surprise rendition of Finnish birthday songs from fellow Finnish visitor to Lido that day! Every part of this visit was memorable and special! Thank you to one and all for helping make this such a happy day!

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Lovely lunch, attentive service

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Visited On Thursday, 11 April 2019

Staff were great attentive and the food was absolutely delicious.

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 April 2019

Excellent set lunch menu in pleasant surroundings. The renovation of the baths, itself, is worth seeing.

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Visited On Sunday, 07 April 2019

Always great service and fabulous food!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 April 2019

great food and atmosphere - just a little pricey for the portion size

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

There was a large group of us, design and atmosphere was great, Alex Manager has been a great host , hands on and very pleasant. We have been positively surprise about food, is not easy to please me but anything tasted took me through the flavours journey. Well done to the chefs and FOH team who looked after us. Great place!

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Really lovely lunch again and excellent service as always, thank so much! Just wish we could have stayed longer sipping rosè and not have had to go back to work!

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Visited On Friday, 05 April 2019

Another thoroughly enjoyable meal

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Visited On Thursday, 04 April 2019

We had the set menu and it was excellent value. Staff were especially helpful.

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Visited On Wednesday, 03 April 2019

Thanks, as always, for a lovely dinner at the Lido. We're members and brought my brother and family for his birthday. It's always special and your staff are so great that they make it even better - putting candles on his cake and reminding him that he's older than me are all part of the service! Thanks Lido - we love you!

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 April 2019

Lovely to see an old building restored to past its former glory serving good food in a relaxed setting.

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Best place to eat in Reading

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Visited On Sunday, 31 March 2019

Excellent all round: great food (incl. creative menu), attentive staff, buzzing atmosphere, family friendly, reasonably priced (incl. drinks). Would recommend.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Great night, great venue & great food!

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Tapas were very salty, and don't think Pork special was cooked well enough, both my wife and I felt ill later in the evening. £11.50 for double gin "Nordes" very expensive

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Visited On Saturday, 30 March 2019

Another very nice visit. Service was excellent and friendly (maybe a little slow but it was a busy Saturday night). Food was lovely. The team remembered it was my Mother's birthday and she was pleased about that

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Visited On Thursday, 28 March 2019

The food was amazing!!

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Visited On Friday, 29 March 2019

Chocolate mousse one of the best I've ever had and believe me, I've tried a few over the years! Lovely glass of port after the meal too. As ever, nice and relaxed atmosphere: attentive service but no pressure to keep ordering more drinks - plenty of time to linger and chat.

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