Graduation is a special time and in addition to the short reception at the University, many graduates and their families choose to go out for lunch or dinner afterwards. Reading has many excellent restaurants in the area ranging in price. We recommend you search online in advance and to make a booking.
The University’s Blandford's Restaurant on the Whiteknights campus in the beautiful Park House, is a newly refurbished fine dining facility with décor combining the building's heritage with a contemporary style. It has a capacity of up to 40 people in the main dining room and 20 people in our ante-room.
You can book Blandford's Restaurant on 01189875123.
Your guests may wish to come and stay over the night before or the night after your Graduation. Below is a list of suggested hotels. We recommend you book as early as possible once you know the date of your ceremony.