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READING’S THRIVING

It’s no surprise that Reading is thriving. PwC and Demos have ranked Reading as the UK’s top place to live and work for three consecutive years.

Reading has established itself as the UK’s number one regional technology centre. Propelled by its high-value knowledge economy and proximity to London.

From its University to its workforce, Reading continues to attract and retain the very best people from the UK and beyond.

2nd
PWC GOOD GROWTH FOR CITIES REPORT (2016)
28%
OF POPULATION ARE GRADUATES
5th
HIGHEST START-UP RATE IN THE UK
2nd
HIGHEST AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS IN THE UK
TOP 1%
READING UNIVERSITY AND HENLEY BUSINESS SCHOOL IN TOP 1% OF UNIVERSITIES IN WORLD
13
OF THE WORLD’S TOP 30 BRANDS ARE LOCATED IN READING

SOURCES:
PWC.CO.UK
CENTREFORCITIES.ORG
ZOOPLA
READING CIC
TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION

From the laid back, hipster atmosphere at the Oakford Social to fine dining at London St. Brasserie, Reading’s eclectic mix of amenities cater for its varying tastes.


BARS & RESTAURANTS

  • 01 All Bar One
  • 02 Bill’s
  • 03 Browns
  • 04 Café Rouge
  • 05 Carluccio’s
  • 06 Côte Brasserie
  • 07 Forbury’s Restaurant
  • 08 Giraffe
  • 09 Itsu
  • 10 Jamie’s Italian
  • 11 London St. Brasserie
  • 12 Miller & Carter
  • 13 Milk
  • 14 The Oakford Social
  • 15 Pho
  • 16 Pizza Express
  • 17 Revolution
  • 18 Slug & Lettuce
  • 19 Wagamama
  • 20 Zero Degrees
  • 21 Zizzi

CAFÉS

  • 22 Costa
  • 23 Caffè Nero
  • 24 Picnic
  • 25 Pret A Manger
  • 26 Shed
  • 27 Starbucks
  • 28 Workhouse Coffee
  • 29 Lincoln Coffee House

HOTELS

  • 30 The Forbury
  • 31 Ibis
  • 32 Malmaison
  • 33 Mercure George
  • 34 Novotel
  • 35 Pentahotel

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