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Be At One Reading

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Address: 1 Gun Street, Reading RG1 2JR, England
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Great atmosphere and good drinks

Went there for the first time with friends. Wide variety of ways to get you going, from beer to whisky and cocktails. The place is not very spacious but I enjoyed it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 August 2016
Pedro M
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Lisbon, Portugal
via mobile
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoy visiting Be At One often. The staff are always friendly and attentive of the customers' needs.

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Thank DriDeNoir
Be-At-One-Reading, General Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Thank you very much DriDeNoir! We always strive to make our guests' days! Could you drop me an email to samfacey@beatone.co.uk and I'll send you across a bar tab for your next visit! Thanks again, Sam More 

Reading, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Initially pleased by the quality of the Reece's prices cocktails but became terribly disappointed and offended when the bar man placed a glass of water in front of me and told me that "he would see" about serving me another cocktail.....it was my third drink of the evening, the bar was empty and I was having a quiet drink with... More 

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Thank brambo255
Be-At-One-Reading, General Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hi Brambo, Thanks for the review, sorry your experience wasn't what you expected. The fines and punishments bar staff and management are exposed to by law for serving someone who appears to be drunk are severe, and our responsibilities with regard to ensuring the safety of the public are central to everything we do here. Given this; sometimes we can... More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Fantastic tasting cocktails and I think it's great fun watching the guys make them Are a bit pricey but when you see all the effort that goes into them you can see why 2-4-1 excellent value Would definitely go again

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Thank 101tweetie
Be-At-One-Reading, General Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review Tweetie! Please drop me an email at samfacey@beatone.co.uk and I'll get your first round next time you come in! Thanks again! Sam More 

Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went there for the first time with friends. Wide variety of ways to get you going, from beer to whisky and cocktails. The place is not very spacious but I enjoyed it.

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Thank Pedro M
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hi Pedro, Thanks for the feedback, Glad you enjoyed your time with us, sorry about the lack of space but we do what we can with what we have. Would love to welcome you back to enjoy another night at Be at One. Regards Jake More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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182 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Cocktails were lush but did feel the guys serving were a bit too cocky. More interested in chatting to the ladies that's fine but not when it's so busy. Had a nice evening.

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Thank LL156
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for the feedback, we are always looking to improve guest experience. We apologize for the staffs tunnel vision, unfortunately they are mainly young guys so it can happen sometimes, we will take on your feedback and hopefully next time you come this will no longer be an issue. Regards, Jake More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Cocktails are between £8 and £10 mainly. There is a happy hour which is 2-4-1 but staff are slow and too concerned with trying to impress girls sitting at the bar rather than get a move on and serve people. Hence, when I was in the queue to get a final few drinks in the happy hour, by the time... More 

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Thank junctioner
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hi, Really sorry for your bad experience in our bar, we always look for some form of feedback so yours will be taken on board and hopefully if you return they will no longer be a problem. Regards, Jake More 

Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Joined some friends here for some cocktails on a Saturday afternoon - the guy who served us was great - And what a change to see someone care about the quality of drinks made..top marks to him.

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Thank annie t
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hey Annie, Thank you for the feedback, we are really happy that you enjoyed the service you were given, please let us know if there is anything we could have done to make your time with us more enjoyable. Regards, Jake More 

Reading, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

A big disappointment. It had so much promise! A great cocktail menu but poor delivery. Very lean spirit measures at the prices I would expect more than a single shot in a £9 cocktail.

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Thank richard t
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hi Richard, Thank you for your review, we apologize for your negative experience in our bar, we would like to address your issue with the alcohol volume of our cocktails, the minimum amount of alcohol in any of our cocktails is 1 1/4 fl oz (37.5 ml) which is more than a single shot (25 ml). Sorry again for any... More 

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Fun, fab night with friends...so much choice, very friendly upbeat staff...even managed to have a boogie as well as a sing song. Would recommend 👍

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Thank Becky W
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hey Becky, Glad you enjoyed your night with us, please come back soon for another drink. Regards, Jake More 

United Kingdom
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115 reviews
25 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Well, this is starting to become the popular place for Hen parties! This time we didn't go for a cocktail masterclass but instead just for the drinks and atmosphere. We'd booked ahead and had been given two tables near the bar - the third was allocated to another group. I must say given the amount of us I was surprised... More 

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Thank LadyDoom
Jake C, Manager at Be At One Reading, responded to this review

Hi LadyDoom Thank you for your review, We are glad that you have enjoyed your time with us. We apologize for the lack of space, unfortunately we are a small venue and we try to make the best with what we have. We look forward to you coming back for another night with us soon Regards, Jake More 

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