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The Purple Turtle


9 Gun Street
Reading, Berkshire RG1 2JR


0118 959 7196



About this Venue

The Purple Turtle, Reading's longest running independent bar.

Open until 3am and 4am on Weekends, great underground club + live music scene.


Type of Night

Drinking & Dancing, Chilling with mates, Chatting & Drinking, Dancing

Venue Type

Bar, Live Music / Gigs

The Purple Turtle, 9 Gun Street 9 Gun Street, Reading, Berkshire RG1 2JR


Robert Mulderrig

Usually end up here with work parties etc and always been a good night. Unfortunately a few months back I had my hand stamped on by a bouncer. I still haven't got full function back in my left thumb and doubt I will.

Thomas Clements

Was my go to place since its conception. Big up yo Danny and the gang. Great place and will always be a huge part of my life.

Michael Smith

Good drink, great venue, wonderful staff. However, the tipping system on the card machine is a bit cheeky being that it asks for a tip on each transaction. Having spoken to individuals I know that have visited since the implementation of this, they have said there is a feeling of "obligation to tip" read more

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