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Silent disco is such fun.

This is a great club. Sadly was one of 10 people at the silent disco last night as reading festival... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
via mobile
£12 for a double gin & ginger !!!!

I expected to pay a little more than the ‘pubs’ in the area but bloody hell !!!! There wasn’t even... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good4%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible32%
20 Sep 2018
“Utterly Disappointed”
20 Sep 2018
“Social Disaster”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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5-6 Friar Street, Reading, England
+44 118 959 5278
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

This was a place we booked for a party months in advance, and the whole night was poorly conducted. We were let in 30 minutes late despite being the first people to arrive and was told on arrival that we needed ID which was not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

We booked this place for a social months in advance where everyone was so excited. We were given an email confirming and everything was sorted. In this email we were told that if anyone looked drunk they would be breathalysed which was fair enough. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marinafraioli
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

This is a great club. Sadly was one of 10 people at the silent disco last night as reading festival had everyone at it. Pricey drinks, but a good atmosphere and nice staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank dionnemaclean
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Visited with my friends and really enjoyed . will recommend all to visit this club in reading . I had a table reserved with a cocktail drink. we enjoyed it .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank zaid052018
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Got there at 9:30 and had a great time watching the boxing, house wine was £10 per bottle I think before 11pm, met some nice people in the venue, after watching the boxing we partied and danced the night away play some nice selection of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank F912DXdarrenm
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I expected to pay a little more than the ‘pubs’ in the area but bloody hell !!!! There wasn’t even a fancy glass and an array of fruit in the glass either. At £20+ for 2 drinks it’s not somewhere I’ll be rushing back to....More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vikki_Matt2009
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

This is cheap if you go on the student nights, but that’s about the only plus side. Getting around is a nightmare because it really is tiny. Reading needs a decent club desperately because this place is just bad. Only go if you really like...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank jimijam123
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

As others have reviewed Matchbox Reading it is a disgusting place I would go as far as to say it's just like a public toilet. Charging entrance fee to then wait at the smallest bar in Reading where the bar staff clearly don't know what...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank 845adamm
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Don't go, dark and disgusting, rude and stupid staff and management, bad athmosphere, expensive and boring too.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RedSlaad
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I booked a Christmas Party for 30+ guests and had a confirmation by email. Upon arriving on the night they said that it hadn't been booked, and we had to wait nearly half an hour to get in, even after showing them the confirmation. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank TylerO189
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