ON MY PLATE: Glo Reading, UK
On My Plate: glo Reading by MFD Food editor, Tamara Samman
glo Reading is a Restaurant and Loft Bar that offers an extensive range of international cuisine and a high standard of signature cocktails. The international cuisine is comprised of an impressive grill section, pizzas, curries and even dim sum, all of which are locally sourced and freshly prepared on site. glo aspires to be a casual yet trendy restaurant with a relaxed atmosphere. The Reading site features a Loft Bar whilst Walton on Thames boasts a heated outdoor space.
Perfect for: A night out with friends or colleagues for drinks after work, or a casual lunch with the family as most tables seat a large number of people.
Interior: Vibrant with assorted plants around the restaurant, spiffy and contemporary with dark wood furniture and comfy leather sofas, and original décor i.e. paintings, lamps and lattice dividers between tables.
Myfashdiary’s Orders: Chicken Siu Mai dumplings and Chicken Satay (Starters), Soft Shell Crab & Prawns and Teriyaki Chicken Pizza with Sweet corn (Main Courses), and Banoffee Pie with Honeycomb Ice Cream (Dessert).
Lighter Options: Locally sourced salads i.e. Mozzarella, Goma Chicken Breast, Pesto Chicken Breast, and Sweet Chili Salmon.
Service: Swift service with friendly and attentive staff.
Price: Affordable and great value for money. glo’s concept since its launch in 2008 has always been about delivering the finest produce with the best value for customers.
Fun Facts: There are daily promotion specials at glo that run until 7pm. Daily specials include £6.45 on selected curry, noodle, pizza or salad, and £10.95 on a selected signature cocktail and selected curry, noodle, pizza or salad. There is also a £24.95 daily family deal for 4, which includes 2 selected curries, noodles, pizzas or salads and 2 kid’s mains and kid’s drinks. Additionally, there is also a Sunday all you can eat Dim Sum offer for £17.99, and a 2 for 1 cocktails daily promotion.
You can also host your own event at glo by hiring the Loft Bar. Special occasions may include corporate events or birthday events. The private function space at the Loft Bar can accommodate up to 70 people (only at the Reading location). glo offers preset menus for events of 20+.
62/63 St. Mary’s Butts
Reading RG1 2LG (Flagship Restaurant and Loft Bar)
Mon – Thurs (restaurant): 10:
Fri – Sat (restaurant): 11:30
Sun (restaurant): 10:30 – 17:
Mon – Thurs (bar): 10:30 – 23:
Fri – Sat (bar): 10:30 – 02:00
Sun (bar): 10:30 – 18:00
Telephone: 0118 959 9025
Unit 6 The Heart
Surrey KT12 1GH
Mon – Thurs (restaurant): 09:
Fri – Sat (restaurant): 09:00
Sun (restaurant): 09:00 – 18:
Mon – Thurs (bar): 09:00 – 23:
Fri – Sat (bar): 09:00 – 24:00
Sun (bar): 09:00 – 22:00
Telephone: 01932 222004