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The Dairy

Local craft bar & kitchen

A photo of the Dairy bar area and seating

Situated on the University’s London Road Campus in the old dairy buildings, The Dairy features a wide selection of craft beer, cider, real ales, and spirits.

Opening Times

Bar (External Service only – order online)
Monday – Friday 10.00 – 22.30
Saturday 11.30 – 22.30 
Sunday 11.30 – 21.30

Hot Food (plated service to external tables only or takeaway)
Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 14.00 – 20.00 
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday 14:00 – 21:00

Grab & Go Takeaway 
Monday – Friday 8.00 – 16.00
Saturday & Sunday Closed

Ordering

We are operating on a first come first served basis, all customers are required to check-in with NHS track and trace, if you do not have the NHS app you can use our track and trace located at the venue. The maximum group size we are able to take is 6 and we need the details of all members of your group. When standing up and moving around we require all customers, that are able to, to wear a face covering.

In accordance with government guidelines we are collecting contact details to support the Coronavirus contact tracing scheme, view our policy here

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Good To Know

Reading's secret craft beer bar

Food served throughout the day

Multi TV screens showing sport

Open to all visitors

Outdoor seating

Cashless

Find Us

The Dairy, London Road Campus, Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5AQ

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Opening Times

Term Time Current Period

19 Apr 2021 – 11 Jun 2021
Monday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm

Out of Term Time

12 Jun 2021 – 20 Sep 2020
Monday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Tuesday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Friday: 8:30 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am – 11:00 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Bank Holiday and Closure Days