Ice House

Lounge - Cinema - Bar

Ice House is the only on-campus Cocktail Bar in the UK!

Ice House sells amazing coffee (£1.50), beautifully crafted cocktails and beer by the Schooner (2/3 of a pint). Also has a 25 seat cinema area complete with HD projection and surround sound which we are offering up for academic screenings during the day.

It is located below Wessex Hall and open to all members of the University and their guests. Local Residents from the immediate area are welcome although entry remains discretional. Open Monday to Sunday during term time and available to hire during vacation.

Cocktail making master class

Our Ice House Masterclasses at Wessex Hall, Whiteknights Campus are extremely popular and a very enjoyable evening! Learn the trade secrets on how to create the perfect cocktail, make up to 3 of your own cocktails behind the bar as well as a team competition to create your own cocktail. There is a maximum of 8 people per session, with a session lasting around 2-3 hours. Please either contact us in advance or after booking to arrange a suitable date subject to availability. We generally work on a five day lead time so we can organise hosts for your event.

Ice House, Wessex Hall, Whitenights Road, Reading, RG6 6BQ

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Mon-Fri: 10am-11pm

Sat-Sun: 12pm-11pm


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