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Pau Brasil

RR - RRR, Latin, Cafe
89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
+44 118 975 2333
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“feijoada” (14 reviews)
“cheese balls” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 18:00 Hours
Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a group meal and was quite shocked. Maybe because we're veggies, but we paid a fair bit for a very plain and average meal. Unseasoned cassava and black beans with some plainish rice. Sad because it's great to support independents. The empanadas...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Found this little gem of a place today. Really tasty food and a good selection of drinks. Will definitely see me again.

Thank mneedham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, friendly staff, good food & nice atmosphere. What more could you ask for when needing a coffee & snack.

Thank Skid L
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Stopped in Pau Brasil for a cold drink whilst on a bike ride. Had the pineapple juice with mint and it was really refreshing. Not as pineapple-y as I would have liked but still tasty. The two women behind the counter were really friendly.

Thank rachyrach12345
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick lunch with my boy. People there are so friendly and genuine and the food was very flavourful. Coffee was also good.

Thank Jack C
Reviewed 11 April 2018

A real hidden gem in Reading - Pau Brasil is a place that feeds your belly and your soul! The owner and staff are so warm and helpful :) I definitely recommend trying the vegan feijoada, which was absolutely delicious. There is a whole menu...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I just had a call back from one of the owners, what great chat we had about the food, drink and culture..so amazingly friendly i cannot wait to visit this place and try the food.

Thank Warren D
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Love love love this place; every time I go it gets better. My favourite things are the Portuguese custard tarts and the coconut milkshakes. Although the outside may not seem like your cup of tea, the food is to die for and there’s a very...More

Thank alannah88
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

3 Brazilians and 1 Brit enjoyed a fantastic Sunday lunch of authentic food with helpful friendly staff. Great for a meal or just a coffee and cake whilst catching up with friends.

Thank chazell
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very good place for a Portuguese coffee and some snacks. With Brazilian music all the time is a nice place to spend some time.

Thank LuisFafe_Portugal
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Questions & Answers
Bruce D
21 December 2014|
Response from PauBrasilrdg | Property representative |
Dear Bruce, Thanks for your interest in Pau Brasil. Our menu is usually of around 5 different options of Hot Meals, in which one or two will be vegetarian, one will be Fish or Seafood; We also have vegetarian toasted... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 975 2333
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