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The Purple Turtle


9 Gun Street
Reading, Berkshire RG1 2JR


0118 959 7196



About this Venue

Welcome to the Purple Turtle Reading. The spiritual home, the mothership if you like. In 1990, before the world had heard of Gazza, 2 chaps from various bands in Reading decided that there was a missing element to Reading life. So they took their youthful good looks and ideas into a Duke Street read more


Type of Night

Drinking & Dancing, Chilling with mates, Chatting & Drinking

Venue Type

Bar, Live Music Venue

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


Joanna Domagala

Lovely cocktails. Nice staff. I recommend the place for relaxing afternoon or evening

Darren Dowd

Dingy dark bar, which could be acceptable if it wasn't for the multiple blokes trying to hit on my wife RIGHT IN FRONT OF ME! The good cocktails have only pushed this up to a 2 stars, otherwise it would be zero.

Simon Ferguson

Lively venue, with a great mix of music. Live and rock upstairs, dance music downstairs. No real ales, but would recommend.

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