Warm Spaces in Reading

The below are warm spaces available in Reading, details were correct when published and are checked regularly, however please check availability before travelling.

East Reading

LifeSpring Church, Café 12, Tuesday to Friday 10am to 2pm, Thursday lunch for the over 60’s.

The Pavilion, 143-145 Oxford Road Reading RG1 7UY
Tel: 0118 983 9080

Greyfriars Church Monday 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 9am-4pm and Sundays 9am-12pm and 5:30pm-8:30pm.

The Atrium Café is open as follows (there are normally charges for refreshments but if someone is genuinely unable to pay, they would support them)

They also have various events running throughout the week details here.

Friar Street, Reading RG1 1EH
Tel: 0118 951 6700

Wycliffe Baptist Church Community Cafe Tuesday 9:30am to 3pm and Wednesday 4:30pm to 9pm. Warm and welcoming space. Normally £1.50 for a drink but have a pay it forward system for those that can’t afford it.

233 Kings Road, Reading RG1 4LS
Tel: 0118 929 9911

Weller Centre Monday to Friday 9:30am to 12pm. Use Wi-Fi, catch up on the news, make new friends and maybe grab a hot drink starting at 20p (pay if you can).

110 Amersham Road, Reading, Reading, RG4 5NA
Tel: 0118 947 5828

West Reading

Norcot Mission Church, Oasis Cafe, Fridays 10:00am to 3pm, Warm and friendly with light refreshments.

Brockley Close, RG30 4YP
Email: info@norcot.org

Salvation Army, Tuesday 10:00 to 13:30, Coffee morning/lunch club. Wednesday 1:30pm to 3pm, Cameo/chatter craft).

522 Oxford Road, RG30 1EG
Tel: 0118 957 5394

St Catherine’s Church, Tuesday get together 10am to 12pm, coffee and chat, free, all welcome.
Cafe Siena, 10am to 2pm Thursdays and Fridays, open for reasonable priced refreshments, real coffee, home-made cakes, snacks and lunches.
Friday friends 2pm to 4pm with entertainment, a speaker/board games/crafts, (especially for the elderly). Costs £3 (carers free), refreshments included.

St Catherine of Siena Church, Wittenham Avenue, Tilehurst, RG31 5LN
Tel: 0118 942 7786

St George’s & St Mary Magdalen’s
St George’s Tilehurst, St George’s Road, Reading RG30 2RG, Fridays from 12pm to 4pm.
St Mary Magdalen’s Tilehurst, Kentwood Hill, Reading RG31 6DR, Wednesdays from 10.30 to 11.30am.
Tel: 07753 411989

St Matthew’s Church, 12:30pm to 3:00pm Fridays. Soup and bread in a warm space.

205 Southcote Lane, Southcote, RG30 3AX
Tel: 0118 954 7964

St Michael’s Church, The Morlais Room, from 12pm to 5pm Thursdays. Soup and bread, hot drinks and biscuits will be available, there will also be board games to play for anyone who fancies a bit of fun. No charge, but donations appreciated. All welcome.

There is also a regular Wednesday lunch group, cost £5 for two courses – please book in advance on 0118 942 7331. Lunch starts at 12:30pm. It is followed at 2pm by a “Knit and Natter” group, to which all are very welcome.

New Lane Hill, Tilehurst, RG30 4JX
Tel: 0118 942 7331

All Nations Christian Centre, Warm Welcome, Tuesdays 10:30am to 3pm. A warm welcome space that is free, welcoming, and safe for our local community.

1 Berkeley Ave Reading RG1 6JE
Tel: 0118 950 5661

Whitley CDA – Wednesdays 12pm to 2:30pm. Winter Warming Wednesday
Over 50s (open to all), unlimited tea and coffee £1, free soup, board games and chat.

Whitley Community Café 252 Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7QA
Tel: 0118 374 0052