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26 The Forbury, Reading, RG1 3EJ

((((* Modern British
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
  • Cerise - Reading
Main course: £19
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Sunday: 12:00 - 17:30 & 19:00 - 21:30.

We had a lovely afternoon tea
Lovely sandwiches scones and lovely fancy cakes

Sandra 12 October 2018
from Readinh

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Described as ‘The UK's Sexiest Townhouse Hotel’ by the Evening Standard, Cerise at The Roseate in Reading showcases fine British cuisine. The Cerise restaurant is open for dinner and lunch as well as afternoon tea.

The food at Cerise is modern European with a strong emphasis on British ingredients. The menu changes regularly, reflecting the availability of seasonal ingredients.

Residing in one of Reading’s most iconic hotels, the Cerise Bar has long been known as one of the most intimate and sophisticated drinking dens in the town. Whether pre-dinner or for a late nightcap, the Cerise Bar is the perfect place to enjoy fine wines, champagne and an inspired cocktail menu of classics and new inventions.

A beautiful hotel and restaurant with an award-winning cocktail bar, Cerise at The Roseate is only 20 minutes from London, and 5 minutes' walk from Reading station.


26 The Forbury, Reading, RG1 3EJ

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Customer reviews for Cerise

4.2 ((((* (based on 234 reviews)
86% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • afternoon tea (126)
  • dinner (76)
  • luxury (68)
  • romantic (54)
  • lunch (51)
  • private dining (42)
  • trendy (40)
  • business (35)
  • value (25)
  • large parties (19)
  • al fresco (8)
  • breakfast (7)
  • child friendly (6)
  • entertainment (6)
  • views (1)
  • ((((* 16 October 2018 by William from Reading

    Hi. We were a group of 8 and were at Cerise to celebrate my wife's birthday. We certainly enjoyed our visit. the atmosphere was good with several other diners in the restaurant which created sufficient atmosphere - but the tables were far enough apart that you didn't hear them! Although the restaurant is attached to a hotel, it felt sufficiently separate and the decor was trendy. The opening cocktail menu was extensive and varied which was great. Our food was presented well. Of the three courses we had, the mains were certainly the best. For improvement, I would suggest the team at Cerise consider adding a few 'classics' to bolster the dessert choices. The souffle was the best we ordered, with the others a little underwhelming. Overall we enjoyed our visit and felt the price we paid was a fair reflection of the food & wine quality that we enjoyed.

  • ((((( 15 October 2018 by Ian from colchester

    Superb tasting menu. Perfectly prepared and cooked with taste sensations through out. Excellent wine list and cocktails.

  • ((((( 14 October 2018 by Marion from Reading

    Attentive service and the most beautiful afternoon tea imagineable.

  • ((((( 12 October 2018 by Sandra from Readinh

    We had a lovely afternoon tea
    Lovely sandwiches scones and lovely fancy cakes

  • ((((( 3 September 2018 by Rod from Plymouth

    A great overnight stay good package the restaurant was fab followed up with a great breakfast

  • ((((( 17 August 2018 by Alexandra from Reading

    Loved the food, it was amazing !

  • ((((( 5 August 2018 by Claire from Newbury

    High tea

  • ((((( 29 July 2018 by James from Reading

    Fantastic venue, menu, food and staff. Absolutely delightful. The wife loved it!

    Since our visit, 5 friends have booked with you from what they heard from us.

  • ((((( 11 July 2018 by Sarah from Swallowfield

    We were getting together for a surprise 50th Birthday. It was perfect. Staff were extremely attentive and helpful, tea kept flowing! Food was delicious. Scones were especially delicious! I have since recommended it to loads of people. Fantastic!

  • (((** 9 July 2018 by Ivan from Reading

    Afternoon tea for an occasion. 8 people

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