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Malmaison Reading

Great Western House, 18 - 20 Station Road, Reading, RG1 1JX

((()* European
Average
Main course: £16
Food spend: £32
Opening hours
Open from 12:00 to 14:30 and 18:00 to 23:00, Monday to Friday. Open from 18:00 to 23:00 on Saturday. Open from 12:00 to 15:00 on Sunday.

Fantastic meal.

Felicity Sandford 19 May 2017
from London

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The Chez Mal Bar and Brasserie at Malmaison Reading combines gourmet cuisine with chic, contemporary surroundings. British and international dishes are served alongside an impressive wine and cocktail list.

Serving modern reinventions of classic local cuisine, the Malmaison menu is committed to sourcing the best produce in the region. Sophisticated yet accessible, a beautifully presented a la carte selection foregrounds bold, wholesome flavours. Tasty vegetarian options and succulent fish dishes are served, as well as sublime New York strip steak cuts.

The bar at Malmaison in Reading serves a superb wine list and an exciting variety of cocktails. Subtle lighting, dark stained wood and plush seating create an elegant 1920s ambience.

Just a 2-minute walk from Reading Rail Station, Malmaison Reading offers a combination of premier cuisine and timeless elegance.

Malmaison Reading

Great Western House, 18 - 20 Station Road, Reading, RG1 1JX

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Customer reviews for Malmaison Reading

3.7 ((()* (based on 32 reviews)
81% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (21)
  • trendy (17)
  • romantic (15)
  • lunch (11)
  • value (11)
  • business (10)
  • luxury (9)
  • large parties (6)
  • private dining (6)
  • entertainment (3)
  • breakfast (1)
  • child friendly (1)
  • ((((( 19 May 2017 by Felicity Sandford from London

    Fantastic meal.

  • ((((( 15 May 2017 by Martin Pritchett from Windsor

    A really nice meal had by all 3 of us. Starters interesting and tasty. Main courses also well thought out and presented. Puddings big. Staff very kindly turned down the music so that we could hear each other. Wine nice : good choice. Service overall : efficient, friendly and informed.

  • ((((( 12 May 2017 by Chris Oliver from Newbury

    Relaxed atmosphere . Accommodating staff who made us feel very welcome and did not put any pressure on us to order,eat up or leave. Offered good advice on the varies dishes on offer. Excellent food. A lovely place to spend a leisurely lunch time with friends.

  • ((((( 11 May 2017 by Charlene Chetty from Reading

    Amazing food and service

  • ((*** 8 May 2017 by Roxane Lines from Reading

    The food was nice, the service could definetely be improved. Not very attentive, forgot to bring the bottle of wine we ordered and just overall is was below average. Upon leaving they also forgot to get our coats so we had to ask again for these.

  • ((((* 15 November 2016 by Kieron from Reading, United Kingdom

    Service was great, food was delicious and cocktails were good

  • ((*** 25 October 2016 by Kathryn Elliott from Reading

    very slow service, food ok but mostly cold and side orders forgotten, overpriced...not a great experience for a special family birthday. However, the staff were polite and responded to our complaints by substantially reducing the bill.

  • ((((* 22 June 2016 by Kerry Viccars from Reading

    Lovely venue and very attentive and friendly staff. Food was of high quality and very well presented. Overall a great experience. I'd definitely return!

  • ((((( 18 June 2016 by Steve Bingham from Reading

    All the food was delicious and well presented. Interesting menu choices. I can recommend the crispy pork terrine for a starter.

  • (**** 11 June 2016 by Jamie Yeatman from Reading

    Our experience at Malmaison Brasserie was rather disappointing. Having booked a great deal through Bookatable we were looking forward to an exceptional dining experience. We had a last minute cancellation in our party so I went in to notify the team 30 mins before our booking so that they could alter our table - but this wasn't done at all. I was also called Sir by the lady I spoke to, I'm visibly a female!! There was inconsistency in the timings in our food being served, having to wait a few minutes for each different dish that had been ordered for each course. My starter of salt & pepper squid was more like squid in tasteless batter on a bed of mushy tomatoes. The chicken was undercooked and when checking this with a waitress she agreed. When the same mentioned for the other chicken dish on our table the waiter dismissed this as our lack on knowledge on the colour and texture of poussin. They took the cost of these 2 chicken mains off our bill without it having to be requested. Having had such high hopes for a great dining experience will definitely not be going back.

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