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Relaxing Riverside cafes, restaurants, shopping at the Oracle and chilling under one place called Reading.

The Oracle shopping centre is just 10 minutes walk from the Reading station. As such, Reading has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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A very good shopping centre

This is a very good Hammerson centre that has: - good department store anchors (Debenhams, House... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Over 80 stores, 30 Bars, Cafes & Restaurants. Riverside Dining. Vue Cinema.
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Management Suite Riverside Level The Oracle Centre, Reading RG1 2AG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Oracle shopping centre is just 10 minutes walk from the Reading station. As such, Reading has a huge shopping centre within its vicinity. The beautiful part are the eating places along the river Thames.... Relaxing, eating, drinking, sun bathing, pubs, shopping everything under one...More

Thank Mbsha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very good Hammerson centre that has: - good department store anchors (Debenhams, House of Fraser and John Lewis just outside); - a good spread of up and middle market fashion and general merchandise specialty stores; - an excellently cafe precinct along the...More

Thank Ascott150
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having heard a lot about The Oracle we decided to have a look while we were staying in Reading.We eventually found a parking place( the first two floors are being refurbished) and made our way to the Mall.On the way we passed a Vue Cinema...More

Thank willtravel6062
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

I can’t find a specific page for the Disney Store at the Oracle. But I wanted to let someone know how grateful I am to a lovely Cast Member by the name of Sam. I brought my 6 year old niece into the store and...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

The bottom 2 floors were closed for refurbishment, over a bank holiday weekend, which was a bit of a pain but having only 2 pay machines working (on floor 4 & 6) was a disgrace. The queues to pay the, over priced parking charges, was...More

Thank Denise W
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
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

2  Thank woodchal
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
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.

1  Thank John M
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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Eman F
15 September 2017|
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.
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.