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Best things to do in Reading

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Natural Feature
“There is a paved walkway around the lake for walkers, runners and bikers. There is a park at each end. The town with its restaurants and stores, library and churches is within walking distance. ”
7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“The local commuter train station. You can buy a CharlieCard at the station. Check schedules for trains to North Station. ”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Lots of bar real estate if you like bar-seating. But also a large dining area with "fire place" if you're looking for a table-style dinner in a hip environment. Great beer, great burgers.--And lots of other choices if you don't like those. WALKING DISTANCE!”
2 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Best price and my favorite food shopping store. Just walk in and buy anything without worrying about too much paying. Good price!!”
2 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“It's an upscale bar / restaurant with a unique and cozy, intimate downstairs level. Sometimes a long wait, prices are a bit high for a small town, but it's busy and popular if you like a bustling atmosphere.”
1 local recommends
Italian Restaurant
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“Located in downtown Wakefield, Sabatinos serves good Italian and offers a full bar with great martinis. ”
2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“This place is a trip - you'll wonder what decade you're in but it's great for people watching”
3 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
1 local recommends
Train Station
2 locals recommend
Bar
“Great food (Indian) and great drinks. Within walking distance. Owner and bartender is generous with drinks :)”
2 locals recommend
Café
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“Really awesome soup, salads and sandwiches. Located just next to lake and park for a great picnic option. ”
1 local recommends
Bakery
“You have to visit for their delicious muffins. My favorites are the pumpkin and gingerbread. They also make a mean latte. Opens early!”
2 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Coffee, bakery with pastries, cakes, croissants, and food. The sandwiches are made to order when you order them. They also have salads for the lighter lunch.”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Multiple war memorials for the town of Wakefield (going back to the civil war). Beautifully landscaped with many trees and benches.”
1 local recommends
Point of Interest
1 local recommends