Great Expectations33 London Street
Great Expectations is located in impressive Victorian Roman building in one of Reading conservation areas and had the honour of being opened by Charles Dickens in 1843. Its offers a themed bar/restaurant in the form of a Dickensian London street, serving pub food and light bar snacks. TV screens show major sporting events and a pool table is available. Has installed a small brew-kit which can produce various house beers when a brewer is available. cask happy hour. £3 per pint at 17:00 to 19:00 Mon to Fri.