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COSMO Reading

35 - 38 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DX

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Main course: £9
Food spend: £15

Cosmo is truly excellent and i have been coming for a few years and introduced many friends to the cosmo experiance . Keep up with the lovely atmosphere and quality of your food and price is very good for a quality time. Thank you cosmo

Alan Lane 15 February 2017
from Portsmouth

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Bringing a globe-trotting menu to Berkshire, COSMO Reading presents a diverse buffet offering with recipes from Italy, Mexico, India, Japan, and more. Guests can watch the chefs at work in the open kitchen, and at various live cooking stations.

The COSMO menu offers dishes from around the world, freshly prepared using fresh ingredients. Amongst the eclectic list of cooking stations, find sushi, dim sum, teppanyaki and an Asian carvery, alongside a robata grill and an Indian tandoori and curry station. Other exciting options include a pizzeria and a dedicated seafood station.

Inspired by the 5-star hotels of the Far East, the décor at COSMO restaurant is as extravagant as the menus. Bottomless soft drinks are joined by a range of wines on the drinks menu, and the Belgian chocolate fountain is always a crowd-pleasing favourite.

A family-friendly favourite, COSMO in Reading is just 4 minutes’ walk from Reading Train Station.

COSMO Reading

35 - 38 Friar Street, Reading, RG1 1DX

Contact +44 1189595588

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Customer reviews for COSMO Reading

4.4 (((() (based on 76 reviews)
93% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • ((((( 21 March 2017 by Geoff from Reading

    Welcoming atmosphere.
    Attentive seating.
    Drinks order taken.
    Huge choice of buffet food, something to satisfy anyone.
    Food restocked regularly so always fresh, hot and appealing.
    No need to overload your plate because you can return for more.
    Used crockery immediately removed from table.
    Huge variety of starters, main courses and desserts.
    Staff ever vigilant, competent and professional.

    Recommend highly.

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Lou Copping from Reading

    Chocolate fountain and Thai dishes

  • ((((( 19 March 2017 by Carol Wynn from Reading

    Staff are very attentive. We had a party of 3 and wanted to be sat at back of restaurant as none of us like to be sat near a window which proved to be no problem to the staff. Food was delicious as always. Good value for money. The only negative is when it's full it's hard to move from table to food without getting knocked. Having said that I would definitely be back! Thanks for great afternoon!

  • ((((* 6 March 2017 by Shelly Holder from Reading

    Had a really good experience, the waiting staff could not do enough for us and were lovely. Busy place but no trays were empty.

  • ((((* 26 February 2017 by Sue Grassi from Basingstoke

    For a buffet the food was good and what you would expect. Nothing to complain about. My husband and I had a fresh steak cooked for us and our teenage children were more than happy with the choices. Lovely service and we were sat down at exactly our reservation time. We thought the price was very good for a family of four as the drinks weren't too expensive which can sometimes increase the price by a lot. Overall a pleasant experience and would recommend Cosmos to friends.

  • (**** 23 February 2017 by Clothilde from Slough

    We loved the restaurant, the ambience was great, the food was tops. But having travelled from Slough with 8members of my family one of whom is autistic to celebrate me and my son's birthday it was very disconcerting to get to the restuarant on time and having to wait for our table which meant we had a screaming child. We got to the table and was then informed that we only had an hour after which time we had to hand the table back. It did not make for a good birthday celebration. My dining experience was not a good one because most of my time was running around to make sure the children was looked after. If i had more than an hour I would have time to settle the children and then sit down to my meal. I truly would not go back to Cosmo because it was a waste of money and out of a group of 7 adults, no one wanted to return

  • ((((* 23 February 2017 by Jasmine Raven from Tadley

    We really liked the duck pancakes and the massive grapes. To improve we thought the korma was too sweet and the pineapple would be nicer fresh. The two people tables are too close to the wall and we found we didn't have much space to move but everything else was perfect and we will definitely come here again.

  • ((((( 23 February 2017 by Melanie Allaway from Reading

    excellent service all round from being show to our table to service at the table
    food is amazing and as I am a seafood lover found the freshly cooked carameri and scallops excellent
    there is so much choice you almost want to try everything
    would highly recommend to anyone and very good value for money

  • ((((* 19 February 2017 by Marzia Cara from Posada

    It's a comfortable place that I can recommend!

  • ((((* 15 February 2017 by Pawel Buczowski from Reading

    Excellent food of wide choice.
    The only disadvantage for us was that the tables are too close to each other which affects privacy.

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