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Pepe Sale

3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
+44 118 959 7700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
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Not visited Pepe Sale's in a while so we decided to have dinner here, one Saturday evening. Food, service and price were all very reasonable and the restaurant was very busy if not full. Wonderful atmosphere and we had a really nice evening. Thumbs up...More

Thank DanF1973
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Everything is amazing but the Panama Cotta is absolutely fabulous! The proportion between the taste of milky and basil is well balanced. I will definitely recommend this place to anyone.

Thank khyaless
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve eaten here many times and only just realised that I have never reviewed it... which is a shame, because I should have given it 5 stars years ago. The restaurant is tucked away by the hexagon and put simply, it’s amazing. The food is...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I am vegan and although I know Italian cuisine extremely well, I was nervous about coming here for fear that it would be too difficult, but we had an occasion to celebrate and my Italian boyfriend really wanted to go so we called before and...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful meal here. The service was excellent and the food was beautiful. Excellent value for money too.

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gathering for a nice dinner - the special ravioli or the spinach ravioli were both good. The chicken-salmon needed to be tried and was found very tasty. The service atmosphere was excellent.

Thank Finn_on_the_go
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant with a small group of colleagues where one of them was Italian. Having lived in Sicily and talking to the owner, we were able to certify the authenticity of this restaurant. The food was superb too. I had fish baked in salt...More

Thank Bassit303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am Italian, maybe for the English people the food in this place is good, but for me is just orrible. So far from the real Italian traditional food, so far from high quality and taste of my Country. Ther service orrible, because first service...More

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ReadingSam1000, Owner at Pepe Sale, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago
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Eccolo!! Il tipico sapientone che pensa di sapere tutto solo lui. Il quale sembra che goda mentre spara a quelli...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here on date night not too long ago and cannot recommend enough. Great food and service, with a family, cozy atmosphere. We will be back

Thank Addam1971
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

We came in for pre-theatre dinner. Service was very fast and friendly as we told them we were in a hurry as we only had 1 hour. The staff were excellent. Food was lovely too.

Thank Michelle R
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Rebecca E
22 September 2016|
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Response from ReadingSam1000 | Property representative |
Yes, there are gluten-free options and most other dishes can be adjusted to be gluten-free if not already. We usually have a couple of gluten-free pastas to substitute in the non gluten-free pastas that we make.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Queens Walk, Reading RG1 7QF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 959 7700
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Offering a vibrant, nutritious selection of historic Sardinian recipes and modern Italian dishes, Pepe Sale is an award-winning eatery in the centre of Reading. As well as premium staples like home-made fresh pasta and typical bread and wines, delicious house specialities showcase a wealth of culinary experience. A bright dining room features retro green and white tiling, a pastel orange colour palette and glossy granite-topped tables.
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