By / 14th March, 2018 / Food & Drink / Off

Recent research is good news for coffee drinkers. It seems that coffee drinkers may enjoy more health benefits than people who don’t drink the brew!
For those of you that are coffee drinkers we put together 5 of the Best coffee shops in Reading.

We have some recommendations for you when you visit Reading and enjoying your stay at Hillingdon Prince. All of these coffee shops are located in the town centre, making them easy to get to. In no particular order.

Coffee Shops in Reading Town Centre

1. Workhouse Coffee

A popular independent coffee shop located in Reading town centre. Serving some tasty cappuccinos, decaf coffees and famous specialty blends. They also sell bags of specialty coffee for you to take home. They started off with the ideal, ‘lets make really nice coffee.’ And that is exactly what they have achieved.

2. Nisby’s

If you are gluten intolerant you must visit Nibsy’s coffee shop. It is Reading’s first coffee shop that provides exclusively gluten-free cakes. Gluten free sandwiches, quiche and other treats. The coffee they use is roasted in Winchester. All of the food is handmade, so you know it is fresh. This cafe is great to visit even if you are not gluten-free.

3. Artigiano

Artigiano serves good coffee in the day and becomes a wine bar at night. With great designs by their baristas on their hot drinks. They serve speciality coffees, their own house blends, iced coffee, frappes with espresso or without! The Artigiano Espresso blends are directly traded with the Origin Coffee roasters and are based on the seasons.

Artigiano has a relaxed atmosphere, and is definitely worth a visit if you are staying in Reading and fancy a cup of coffee in style!

4. Patisserie Valerie

In the heart of Reading town centre. With modern large light and bright corner cafe. Serving handmade cakes, afternoon teas. A range of speciality teas, coffees, real fruit smoothies and light meals. They are also known for their fancy pastries and cakes!

5. C.U.P

Abbreviation for Coffee Under Pressure. Award-winning independent coffee shop. Great tasting coffee on offer and a selection of loose tea. A quaint little coffee shop, with frappes and freddos that you only find in Greece! Enjoy your coffee in a laid- back cosmopolitan atmosphere.

There are many more coffee shops worth a visit if you are staying at our Budget Hotel Reading.