Malmaison Reading

Eating out in Reading has never been more divine. In the former setting of the Great Western Rail Hotel in Reading, relax in a comfy banquette and take in the stylish surroundings of the Malmaison Brasserie, with its exposed walls and ceiling and the beautiful glass wine cellar that fills one corner. Sample great tasting cuisine, passionately prepared with ethically produced, locally sourced ingredients, and complemented by a seductive selection of smooth beers, amazing wines and decadently tempting cocktails. Be waited on by enthusiastic and knowledgeable people and love every minute of your dining experience here. Whether dining with friends, having an important business lunch or enjoying a romantic dinner for two, this is the perfect place for dining in Reading.

Book a Table at Malmaison Reading


Great Western House
18 - 20 Station Road
Restaurant Style(s)
"Brasserie, Modern Restaurant"
Restaurant Cuisine(s)
Afternoon Tea
Open Hours
Open from 12:00 to 14:30 and 18:00 to 23:00, Monday to Friday. Open from 18:00 to 23:00 on Saturday. Open from 12:00 to 15:00 on Sunday.
Average Price for Meal
Average Price for Main Course

Special Offers

Unlimited drinks include Prosecco and Heineken and are served for 2 hours whilst dining. All prices include VAT and a discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill. Please specify any dietary requirements and allergies. Book this offer

Lunch Menu includes appetisers and soup, followed by brunch dish, main or Sunday Roast. Add desert for £3.50 and unlimited Prosecco for £15 per person. Price includes VAT. A discretionary service charge will be added to your bill. Book this offer

All our prices include VAT. A discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill. Please contact restaurant for special dietary requirements or allergies. Book this offer

All our prices include VAT. A discretionary service charge of 10% will be added to your bill. Please contact restaurant for special dietary requirements or allergies. Book this offer



To Start
Mussel and Clam Chowder £6.50
Cheese Straws

Carpaccio of Beef Fillet £7.95
Rocket and Artichoke Salad, Parmesan Shavings

Sauté Chicken Livers, Grape and Walnut Salad £6.50
Sauce Diable

Warm Grilled Maldon Smoked Salmon, Fennel and Shallot Salad £7.95
Herb Fromage Blanc

Wild Mushroom and Parmesan Tart £7.50
Truffle Mascarpone

Game Terrine with Homemade Piccalilli £7.95
Toasted Sour Dough

Endive and Roquefort Cheese Salad £5.95
Pear and Honey Dressing

Roast Pigeon Braised Endive £8.25
Wild Mushroom Vinaigrette

Maldon Smoked Eel, Horseradish Mash £7.25
Crisp Pancetta

Mackerel Fillet With Mussels a'la Mariniere £6.95

Pan Fried Duck Egg, Celeriac and Walnut Salad £7.95
Truffle Dressing

Courgette and Gruyere Soufflé Starter £6.50
Bitter Leaves

Wet Italian Polenta, Wild Mushrooms Starter £7.50

Poached Egg Main £12.95

Sweetcorn Risotto with Basil Pesto Starter £7.25
Main £12.50

Egg Florentine with Toasted Ciabatta Starter £6.95
Main £11.95

To Follow
Roast Loin of Vicars Game Venison, Root Vegetables £17.95
Puy Lentil Vinaigrette

Sole Tempura, Fat Cut Chips £16.50
Ketchup Tartare

Chicken Maryland Corn Fritters, Sweet Potato Purée £15.50
Tomato and Red Pepper Salsa

Braised Herdwick Lamb Shank, Pea Purée £17.50
Spiced Chickpeas

Baked Fillet of Cod, Roast Garlic Mash £17.95
Cep Mushrooms

Pan-Fried Calves Liver Turbigo £16.50
Dijon Crouton

Slow Cooked Veal Breast, Pumpkin Purée £15.95

Ballontine of Rabbit, Herb Gnocchi £17.50
Fricassee of Wild Mushroom and Confit Shallot

Wild Sea Bass, Jerusalem Artichoke, Confit Garlic £17.95
Red Wine Jus

From The Grill
Whole Grilled Fish of the Day £MVP

The Mal Burger £11.95
250 Gram Burger made from Naturally Reared Ground Beef

Steak Frites £16.95
250 Grams Naturally Reared, Grass Fed, Dry Aged on the Bone Rump, served with Homemade Chips

Naturally Reared, Grass Fed, Dry Aged on the Bone Sirloin
250 Grams £18.50
300 Grams £22.50

Char-Grilled Plantation Pork Cutlet £18.95
Homemade Apple Sauce, Jus Roti

All Steaks come with a choice of Béarnaise Sauce, Au Poivre or Garlic Butter

Sides - All £2.95
Mashed Potatoes
Honey Glazed Root Vegetables
Cauliflower Gratin
Baked Open Cap Mushrooms
Salad of Beetroots with Balsamic
Green Leaf and Parmesan Salad
Tomato and Onion Salad

Homemade Fries £3.25 
With Bloody Mary Sauce or Aioli

To End - All £5.95
Vanilla Crème Caramel
Port Roasted Figs, Almond Ice Creams
Malmaison Crème Brûlée
Apple Crumble with Pouring Cream
Chocolate Truffle Cake, Pistachio Ice Cream
Cappuccino Cup
Breton Biscuit with Nougat Mousse, Apple Sorbet
Pear Facon Tatin Calvados Cream Fraiche
Homemade Ice Cream and Sorbet
Strawberry Ice Cream Passion Fruit Sorbet
Vanilla Ice Cream Mixed Berry Sorbet
Chocolate Ice Cream Lemon Sorbet
£1.75 Per Ball

From Our Cheese Trolley £9.50
A Selection of British and French Farmhouse Cheeses, served with Walnut Bread and Biscuits