Shopping in Reading Town Centre

Reading is a 30-minute drive from Wokingham. Many people call a Wokingham taxi to go shopping in Reading town centre. The Oracle shopping centre main destination for visitors to Reading town centre. The Oracle is home to over 80 stylish stores including Apple, House of Fraser, Hugo Boss, Victoria Secrets, Zara and The Disney Store!

Oracle Shops Reading

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner at the Oracle


You can grab some breakfast at one of the riverside cafes. Giraffe serves international food from all over the world. They share flavours that you may not have experienced before! They serve a good breakfast, they serve ‘Happy Brekkie’ is breakfast and a regular hot drink. It is available all week.

Franca Manca

Is a great place to eat at if you want to have authentic Italian Pizza for lunch. They serve a classic Neapolitan Pizza. They use the same process for making the pizza from the 18th century. The sourdough is slow rising. The ingredients are all authentically sourced.

Be warned thought their portions are generous! Which is a good thing!

shopping in reading town centre

Las Iguanas

A popular restaurant that serves Latin food located along the riverside. A place with atmosphere! You can relax and soak up the vibrant atmosphere here after your shopping trip. Experience enchiladas for dinner! They also have happy hour, 2 for the price of 1 cocktails everyday.


If you feel like watching a movie. The 10 screen Vue cinema which is along the riverside shows all the latest movies. A great way to end a day out in Reading.

Latest trends

For those that like the latest trends there will be a fashion event, at the lower mall. On Monday 23rd April to Saturday 29th April. You can be inspired by the sculptures and live models. There will also be makeup artists sharing their expertise. More information can be found on

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Whatever the reason …

As you can see there is lots to do in Reading at the Oracle. Whatever your reason for going to the Oracle from Wokingham. Swift Cars are here 24/7. You can have a relaxed enjoyable day from beginning to end. You can book your taxi or in advance call us on the day 01184 363636.

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