The Rugby Groud Guide

Eating,Drinking & Shopping

Club Shop:

Situated by the main entrance

Megastore: 0118 968 1239

Merchandise Mail Order: 01932 750100


Eating and Drinking in the Stadium:

There are two main bars within the stadium to gather before, during and after the game. The Jazz Cafe (or JC's) is situated in the middle of the East Stand, whilst the North Stand bar (or Cowshed) is where you'll usually find live music on offer. There are several other bars dotted around the stadium for grabbing a quick pint. 

Food outlets are available in both the North and South stands, serving food typical for a football stadium. However, the Millenium Madejski Hotel built into the stadium offers two restaurants that have been recommended.

Alcohol is available inside the stadium, where Courage Bitter and Fosters Lager are on offer. Next to the ground on a retail park are a McDonalds, KFC and Pizza Hut.


There are no pubs as such near to the stadium, so it may be a good idea, especially if you are making the journey by train, to drink in the centre of Reading before a game.


Other Places to Eat and Drink:

The Jazz Café

Madejski Stadium

Shooters Way RG2 OFL

01189 681442

The Moderation

213 Caversham Road


01183 750767

The Gateway

 Greyfriars Road


01189 590376

Irish and sports pub in the town centre.

Three Guineas

Station Approach


01189 572743

Next door to the station with five screens

The Horn

2 Castle Street


01189 574794

Call s itself the home of London Irish, with its very own    O'Connell Street




The Millennium Madejski Hotel offers 4-star accommodation actually within the grounds of the stadium

The Holiday Inn Reading South is a short walk from the stadium and has free car parking for residents.

The Reading branch of the Hilton chain is about a mile north of the stadium.




Last Updated July  2016



Copyright Miles & Miles Publishing 2016


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