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Alto Lounge

) #2 of 17 Restaurants in Caversham ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cafe, Vegan Options
32 Church Street, Caversham, Reading RG4 8AU, England
+44 118 947 3522
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (37 reviews)
“tapas” (38 reviews)
“burger” (29 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
32 Church Street, Caversham, Reading RG4 8AU, England
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1 - 10 of 305 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely independent cafe. Easy access with parking in a close car park, not on road. Menu is reasonably priced and unremarkable.

Thank Judy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stumbled across this little gem by accident after driving past several times. On our way back from a disastrous lunch in which we passed on deserts and decided to try somewhere on way home. Managed to park just outside, my elderly aunt has problems walking...More

Thank KatyK9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being in the area for the weekend, we visited several times. Was quite busy on all occasions (surely a good thing!). Friendly service and lots of games to play at the table. Certainly visit again.More

Thank GeoffreyandLily
Alto-Lounge, General Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good afternoon, thank you for taking the time to write us such a wonderful review. i am glad you enjoyed spending your time here while you were visiting Caversham, i hope that if you are in the area again you will pop back to try...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I visited Alto Lounge recently with a couple of vegan friends and was very happy with the food and service. Nice to see that it is dog-friendly too.More

Thank ReadingRenegade
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi, Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review. We are very proud of our extensive vegan menu and are delighted that you visited with vegan friends who enjoyed their meals. We look forward to seeing you again. Kind Regards Claire Assistant...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Good range of affordable food or just coffee and cake. Dogs welcome and staff friendly. Good quiz on Sunday nights.More

Thank Adam H
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Hi Adam, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We certainly do welcome dogs and provide water bowls and treats for them to encourage good behaviour and ... well because we like dogs. I am happy to hear that you found...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

Alto is the sort of place you could go on your own and feel completely comfortable. The drinks are very nice and the last meal I had there was good although I've been disappointed on occasions previously. My main criticism is that it gets extremely...More

Thank Coral B
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a review. Making our guests happy is what keeps us going and we strive to provide a relaxed and comfortable environment for our guests to enjoy. All the best Team Alto

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Lots of infants and toddlers but if you are patient with the slow relaxed (but very friendly) service and you can take the noise of crying and screaming kids then the food is actually really really good!More

Thank Vsm09
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback. We are a family friendly venue and there are some times of the day we have more families with children in than others. We pride ourselves on being friendly and welcoming and are happy...More

Reviewed 20 April 2017

Visited on a Tuesday evening, pre-booked and was given great table. On Tuesday's they offer 3x Tapas dishes and a glass of wine £9.95 which is great value, beautifully presented and high quality Tapas. We thoroughly enjoyed our visit and would highly recommend.

Thank Flatulent
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking some time to write this lovely review. It always makes us work even harder when we know we keep out guests happy. All the best Team Alto

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I've been to Alto lounge many times and always go for the twisted chicken club which I've been happy without any grumbles but I was really disappointed the last time I visited. I went with my mum for her birthday lunch and decided to venture...More

Thank Jessicadaisy
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Thank you so much for your insight! I am terribly sorry for your recent experience at our Lounge, it sounds like we did let ourselves down. Sorry to hear about your Mum's soup, our soups are made daily by our chefs and we always have...More

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I have seen this place before as I visit Caversham often, but I had never tried it out. Perfect opportunity today as I had time on my hands, and I was on Caversham. It was not that busy at around 2pm, half the tables were...More

Thank T J
Alto-Lounge, Manager at Alto Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2017

Hi, I am terribly sorry for your recent experience at our Lounge. Please email me at alto@thelounges.co.uk as I would like to investigate this further. Regards Claire Assistant Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
09:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 23:00
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
09:00 - 23:00
Saturday
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Church Street, Caversham, Reading RG4 8AU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading  >  Caversham
  • Phone Number: +44 118 947 3522
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Description
Alto Lounge is an informal, neighbourhood food led cafe/bar open all-day everyday where families, friends, and locals can come for a coffee, a drink, or something to eat in a relaxed comfortable environment.
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