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The Oracle

Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
+44 118 965 9000
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A Pretty Average Mall

The Oracle is a pretty average mall - it has all the shops you'd probably expect it to have. But... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Holden_x
Disorganised parking

3 floors of parking (Riverside) were out of action for renovations, but they were still letting... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
woodchal
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Reading,Berks, UK
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Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.
  • Excellent31%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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"shopping centre"
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"great shopping"
in 7 reviews
"under one roof"
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"usual shops"
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"high street"
in 10 reviews
"shopping trip"
in 6 reviews
"great place to shop"
in 3 reviews
"choice of restaurants"
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"decent shops"
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"broad street"
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"john lewis"
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"local town"
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"the ground floor"
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"riverside"
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"miracle"
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Oracle is a pretty average mall - it has all the shops you'd probably expect it to have. But there's not really anything to distinguish it from any other average mall you might find around the country. It's filled with all the same chain...More

1  Thank Holden_x
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

3 floors of parking (Riverside) were out of action for renovations, but they were still letting more cars in when every space was taken. Round and round we went up to the top and down again and out. Couldn’t someone update the spaces in the...More

1  Thank woodchal
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a shopping centre. Filled with various shops and accompanied by tasty bars and restaurants over looking the river. During the summer it looks beautiful as the flowers bloom and in the winter it looks spectacular with the lights lit up. It offers different attractions...More

Thank tiffanymarin2017
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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

We went their to look around the shops so the precent were amazing and excellent with river along with restaurants.

Thank John M
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Visit here often and it’s pretty average but it’s by the river side which makes it interesting and the photo I’ve added was taken after dark.

Thank Henry T
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

The empire or fake restaurants serving food at mac donald quality style,the riverside looks stylish,but you're always breathing the atmosphere of a place made for compulsive shopping of rubbish staff. Even the small kiosk on the side of the river serving Oktoberfest (FAKE) stuff is...More

Thank Federico P
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

IF shopping is your thing then this is a very substantial, light bright and well kept shopping centre with a Debenhams as well as a House of Fraser plus a plethora of high street names to boot.

1  Thank sheepygold
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Ok ... Shops ... House of Fraser, John Lewis on the outer edge, Debenhams, Yankee Candle, Smiggle, Boots, H&M, Sole Trader, Apple etc (Primark, Next, M&S are in the Main Street but close by) Parking is extortionate cost me £4 for 1 hour 45 minutes...More

2  Thank Donna S
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Great mall with lots of the usual shopping mall department stores. Plenty of restaurants and cafes both inside and outside. Bus stop is nearby, walking distance from train station and parking lot available. River Kennet runs along the side of the mall. We were here...More

1  Thank MommaAmp
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Firstly parking aside. the shopping is good there are all your normal high street shops and department stores. The shop sizes are good but if you’re driving in as I did be prepared to pay through the teeth for the privilege of using a ‘nothing...More

Thank bensmith907
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Eman F
15 September 2017|
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Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hi Eman, there isn't one in The Oracle. It's on the high street near to our Broad Street entrance.
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rainbownash3
31 May 2016|
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Response from The_Oracle_Reading | Property representative |
Hello, apologies for the delay. As a centre rule dogs are not permitted in the centre or on The Riverside.
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