Let the old meet the new

The Pantry Café & Kitchen offers a vibrant contemporary space that sits in the heart of Reading’s vibrant community – forming part of the beautiful 18th Century Town Hall and Museum building. The perfect place where locals and visitors alike can come to meet and feel part of the local community.

Our Chef

Executive Chef Daniel Pink combines his passion for fresh local produce with 14 years’ experience in a variety of top restaurants and hotels. Dan has been instrumental in creating our fresh new menu which is full of creative ideas and seasonal flavours with fresh dishes prepared on site daily using artisan methods. Dan and his team begin their day by firing up the pizza oven and preparing all the fresh breads and cakes.

Our Place

Our new, vibrant and contemporary space provides a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Whether you’re looking to escape the hustle and bustle for a coffee or a grab-and-go lunch, you’ll find a great big welcome in comfy surroundings.

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Sample Bits & Pieces

Breakfast flatbread

Flatbread filled with smoked back bacon, free range egg, mature cheddar and spring onion topped with spicy tomato salsa and fresh coriander


Greek yoghurt pancakes

Served with fresh berries and maple syrup


Bircher muesli pots

Packed with nuts, fruits and grains


Savoury waffle

Topped with BBQ pulled pork and spicy beans


Sweet corn and courgette fritters

With smashed avocado salsa


Crushed avocado and cherry tomatoes served on rye toast

With red onion, coriander, lemon juice and spring onion


International dish of the week

Each week try a new dish from around the world

from £10.00


Our sourdough pizzas are freshly made on site with a variety of toppings, then cooked in our stone base pizza oven

from £10.00

Sumptuous savouries

Choose either 2 salads for £5.00 or 3 for £7.00 from our delicious range and for an extra £3.00 why not add either a homemade sausage roll / scotch egg or quiche

from £5.00

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Monday - Saturday8am - 11am


Monday - Saturday8am - 5pm


Monday - Saturday8am - 5pm

The Pantry, Blagrave St, Reading RG1 1QH

A great place to meet... & eat

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