University of Reading

Night life

How would you rate your university towns night life?
Night life
7.0 / 10

(based on ratings in 2016)


"Every night is catered for by a different club in town. There are loads of bars and pubs to choose from if that's not your thing."
"Very good mix of events. Sometimes I prefer clubbing, other times I would like to sit and watch some bands at the Purple Turtle, the Oakford Social Club or at Sub89, which suits me very well!"
"There's a large high street and the Oracle shopping centre for all your shopping needs! There's also a canal and gardens to walk in as well as a lovely town centre."
"Shopping at the Oracle is great. There are lots of shops and the riverside is ideal for evening meals, with a large variety of restaurants."
"Night clubs, cinema, shopping, lots of restaurants."
"Lots of good bars and some decent clubs, though some are a lot more expensive than others. Some offer deals to university students such as cheaper entry."
"Very samey clubs. Good for a while but the bars are more appealing now that we've gotten used to the town."
"There are several different night clubs with student-price drinks as well as many great bars and cocktail places. There is also a great variety of places to eat."
"Loads of clubs that locals and students go to. There are also alternative nights, which people go to depending on what music they like."
"Four major clubs that put on a student night per week. Not much in the way of cheap pubs or other places to go."

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