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Pau Brasil

££ - £££
Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Portuguese, Spanish
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89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
+44 118 975 2333
10:30 - 18:00
Open now
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 18:00
Fri 11:00 - 19:00
Sat 10:30 - 18:00
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134 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I went here today with a friend. The restaurant was very busy so the service felt a bit slow. However, as we were not in a rush, this was actually perfect for us. The food was delicious and we will definitely come back

Thank Sal24London
Bracknell, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I visit Pau Brasil at least 2x a month. It a simple place, no frills place, but probably thats why I like it so much. Food is great, service is great. I highly recommend.

1 Thank pauloseth
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The space is small and cozy. I love the atmosphere. Very warm and exotic. Lovely Brazilian music and decoration. Great service. Strongly recommend.

1 Thank CeciliaRM
Lisbon District, Portugal
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Very good Portuguese and Brazilian food although very simple... Açaí juice delicious! The place is cosy and service very nice and fast. Love the market in the hall!

1 Thank Ariana R
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Authentic Brazilian food with a friendly vibe, Ivie has made a cosy and inviting place to get away from high street sameness. Whether you're here for a full on meal (try the feijoada), coffee and cake (custard tarts - yum!) you can't fail to be charmed by this place.

Thank JEW666
Porto, Portugal
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137 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

For a while we have been to visit this place, so much we heard about it and indeed worths everything told. This is not a big restaurant or business, but an independent business lead by a great lady. A home feel restaurant and grocery with typical food and goods and the food has a very nice home-made taste. Great food... More 

1 Thank ziKho
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Recommend this small cafe. We only had the smoothies which was so fresh and different. Really enjoyed my passion fruit smoothie. The lady who ran it was so gentle and polite. She encouraged us to come back to try their food which looks really inviting and good. Really recommend this nice little cafe to anyone bored of the high street... More 

1 Thank heapsyj
London, United Kingdom
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282 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this place after viewing a house that was for sale, it honestly Pau Brasil helped us to decided to put an offer on it! We popped in the late morning and had coffee and a couple pastries and it was delightful. The lady who runs the place is very friendly, service is fast and the coffee and snacks... More 

Thank EllieandAlexis
Reading, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016 via mobile

If you want to support independent businesses in Reading, this is one of them! One of the best coffees in Reading that's for sure and the Custard Pastry is amazing! This is for people who love homemade food! Honest service and after all atmosphere. This is for the people who enjoy life and who enjoy simple things and love the... More 

Thank ChefTucci
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Having recently come back from a holiday in Rio, we decided to try Pau Brasil. The food was brilliant. We shared some lovely starters which included coxinhas, bolinho de bacalhau and cheese croquette. The mains included lovely frijoles with a flavoursome chicken schnitzel and side salad followed by a tasty dessert of custard tart. The Acai caipirinhas were absolutely divine.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Brazilian, Latin, Cafe, Portuguese, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
10:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 89 Mount Pleasant, Reading RG1 2TF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 975 2333

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?