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Valpy Street Bar & Bistro

17-19 Valpy Street, Reading, United Kingdom, RG1 1AR
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Opening Information

Bar:
Mon- Thurs 11am-11pm
Fri & Sat 11am-12pm
Sun 11am-5pm

Food:
Mon- Thurs 12-3pm 5-9pm
Friday - 12-3pm 5-10pm
Saturday - 12pm-10pm
Sunday - 12pm-4pm

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Valpy Street Bar & Bistro

We are a bar and bistro nestled in the heart of the town, just a minutes walk from Reading Station. We have a real love of all things food, drink and service, and our menu is a blend of classic and modern dishes.

Our bar has extensive wine, cocktail and beer lists, so if you are looking for a quick business lunch, a celebration or the full a la carte experience, our team will make your visit special every time.

Cuisine: Bistro
Dress Code: Smart Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Restaurant area can been quite noisy. Dishes are varied and interesting and change regularly.

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Eating at Valpy Street was such a treat. The food was so delicious that none of us could fault a single bite – in fact my son commented that it was the best food he had ever eaten. The cocktails were great too. The staff went out of their way to make our night enjoyable. We can’t wait until our next visit.

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Visited On Monday, 10 December 2018

Myself and a colleague went for dinner and really enjoyed both the food which was excellent and the service which was similarly good. Certainly recommend.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Top notch service, one of our favourite places to go for lunch, no hassle. After ringing up a few places to go at relatively short notice (a week) for 10 people, they were able to accommodate us seamlessly. Many other places were strict about deposits and not being able to split the bill. Am really glad we decided to go here and the rest of the group also agree. Big thanks to all staff at Valpys. (I also highly recommend their beef bourguignon)

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Had a fantastic late lunch for our works Christmas do. The food was excellent and service was amazing. All food came out hot and all together (21 people). There was no hanging around. All my colleagues commented that the food was great and they have a fantastic time. Thank you Valpy Street Bar & Bistro

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

We booked a large group Christmas Dinner at Valpy. The staff was incredibly helpful - from booking thru the evening. Our group was very happy with the food and the staff were very accommodating.

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Great place

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Great atmosphere & warm service. I thought the entrance was a bit unusual, but otherwise no complaints.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

The food was lovely and the staff were so friendly!

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Visited On Thursday, 22 November 2018

Andrew, Tamsin and the team always provide a welcoming atmosphere, delicious food and good wines. Both personally and professionally we visit regularly and will continue to do so.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Only issue was that the crackling on the pork dish was not crispy and was very chewey but everything else was amazing!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Always love coming here. I meet up with an old friend two or three times a year and we always choose to come here. The food never disappoints and there’s always a good selection of drinks.

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Visited On Monday, 19 November 2018

Very very nice place. Food was really good!

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Visited On Friday, 16 November 2018

Enjoyable meal good atmosphere

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Great gluten free options

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Delicious meal promptly served before our theatre trip. Just right.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Lovely steak and Gnocci was very nice. Only improvement is more sauce on the sticky toffee pudding. Our waitress was lovely and very attentive.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 November 2018

There was 17 of us and we had the snug area which was perfect . Excellent atmosphere and service along with quality food made for a great night.

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Visited On Tuesday, 06 November 2018

Great venue and one of my favourite places to eat in Reading, Staff, food and atmosphere are all superb. Great place for meeting friends and informal business lunches.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Great food and great service

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 October 2018

We had a great evening. Our new favourite restaurant in Reading

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 October 2018

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Fantastic meal

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Visited On Saturday, 27 October 2018

Booked as our hotel restaurant was closed for a private party. So glad it was. What a great discovery. Service was friendly and attentive. Food was excellent and reasonably priced, as was the wine. We also loved the after dinner cocktails - a great alternative to a dessert. We were only in Reading for one night prior to walking the Thames Path, so unlikely to make it back. Such a shame.

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Visited On Friday, 26 October 2018

Excellent food, in a very cosy place.

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