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Chez Mal Brasserie

18-20 Station Road | Malmaison Hotel, Reading RG1 1JX, England
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good11%
  • Average27%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible0%
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“bread” (2 reviews)
“sunday lunch” (3 reviews)
“our waiter” (2 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly
18-20 Station Road | Malmaison Hotel, Reading RG1 1JX, England
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We had both breakfast and dinner at this restaurant as we stayed in the hotel. Every time we walked into this restaurant, there's not a single server that we could see. There were a few guests scattered around. We had to wait for THE server...More

Thank TravelPuggy
Reviewed 24 September 2018

My son took me to Malmaison for Afternoon Tea for my birthday. The food was fantastic but that is where the good review ends. The staff were abrupt and seemed to want us to finish and get out. The experience was ruined by us being...More

Thank Judith L
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our Sunday lunch , starting with the very tasty filling Sunday open buffet then the tasty Sunday roast ( large portions ) well cooked to our individual tases. I asked for tooth picks , I got these cocktail sticks ( photo is attached...More

Thank samiremile
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a great value Sunday lunch with unlimited starters from a buffet station, option of soup and a very, very generous sized roast chicken and roast beef dinner. Added dessert for £3.50 supplement. Couldn't fault service, food or value.

Thank debsywalker
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This is the 3rd time we have visited this restaurant and it was quite a disappointment the chefs table is now very much smaller than the first visit about 5 years ago when it included omelettes and a chef. Now I consider it a buffet...More

Thank desr22
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Just been for afternoon tea at Malmaison and had the usual wonderful experience. Malmaison do the best afternoon tea and are always very accommodating, as I have a strange allergy. We always receive a very walm welcome from George, who is fantastic to be served...More

Thank helpfulhev
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I will never eat here again. When I booked I wasn't aware that I would be tied to the set Christmas menu and therefore having to commit to and pay for 3 courses. It was seriously over priced at £40, 5 years ago it was...More

1  Thank Maiden08
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has great food, fine service and a lovely ambiance! All the staff worked together seamlessly, even though every table was filled - it was very busy. Our waiter George, who we could tell had already built a rapport with people on other tables,...More

Thank redjasper
Reviewed 9 October 2017

My husband, little boy and I popped into Chez Mal with my parents-in-law whilst we had a day out shopping. Whilst there we had lunch. We ordered the “Mal Burger” and it was yummy! My little boy also had brownies and ice-cream and that was...More

Thank LouiseK1040
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We had booked the date night package at the hotel which included the set menu meal in the hotel restaurant or a contribution to an a la carte meal. Neither of us chose the set menu. The service was good. The wine menu was reasonably...More

Thank delacourt
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 18-20 Station Road | Malmaison Hotel, Reading RG1 1JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
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