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The Roseate Reading

The Roseate Reading

With lots of eclectic art, this stunning boutique hotel on the outskirts of Reading city centre takes opulence to new heights with heaps of historic character and opulent décor. From its origins in 1911 as the Shire Hall for the County Council, the 5 star Roseate is a fantastic venue for your corporate or private event.

With three amazing meeting rooms, the hotel is fully equipped to host business gatherings of any size in luxurious yet modern surroundings. The Eden is the largest room, seating 40 for sit down dining and 50 in theatre or buffet style, whilst the distinctive Library room caters for up to 20 in the same layout. The smaller boardroom, the Cellar, has capacity for 14 delegates, with plush seating and a 52” wall mounted flat screen TV.

These stylish rooms all have air conditioning, state of the art technology and free Wi-Fi. Events can be tailored to your requirements and can include dinner and accommodation. There is also a Private Cinema room which offers a luxurious space for up to 30 guests - perfect for presentations or press launches. For larger events, exclusive use of the hotel is possible, giving you all the space and privacy you need.

The Eden room and the Library are also perfect for that dream wedding, being licensed for civil ceremonies. The events team will help you to plan your perfect day, with all the details just as you want them. The function rooms and the cinema are also available to hire for other private gatherings, or why not really go for it and opt for the exclusive use of the hotel?

Roseate has 55 beautifully styled bedrooms and suites. The décor is unique to each room and won’t fail to leave you feeling entirely relaxed, with voluptuous soft furnishings, a high tech audio-visual system, luxury toiletries and high quality coffee machines.

Dining in these sumptuous surroundings is something else, be it the recently refurbished Reading Room Restaurant and Bar, or the grandeur of English afternoon tea. Private dining for up to 50 people is offered in the function rooms.

The hotel has charged parking for several vehicles and Reading train station is just a five-minute walk away.

The Roseate Reading Map
Venue The Roseate Reading
Capacity 60 guests
Address 26 The Forbury
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Packages (1)

The Roseate Reading - The Roseate Reading Gold Meeting Package - Day Delegate Rate

The Roseate Reading Gold Meeting Package - Day Delegate Rate

  • Guests: 30 max (minimum numbers apply)
  • Price from: £60.00 per person
  • Description & Details

    Gold - Day Delegate Rate includes:
    - Room Hire of Main Meeting Room
    - Welcome Tea, Coffee and Pastries
    - Unlimited Mineral Water
    - Stationery, WIFI, Confectionery
    - Flipchart
    - Mid Morning Tea, Coffee and Fruit Salad
    - Plated Sandwich Lunch or Two Course Lunch
    - Jugs of Fresh Orange Juice
    - Afternoon Tea, Coffee and Homemade Cakes

    Minimum 6 Delegates.
    Reduced Packages also available for differing budgets - please enquire with us!

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Please note that advertised packages are guideline prices and subject to availability and number of guests attending.

Function Rooms & Event Spaces (4)

The Eden - Meetings and Private Dining - The Roseate Reading

The Eden - Meetings and Private Dining

  • Max Capacity: 50
  • Dimensions: L:9.30m x W:5.40m x H:4.10m
  • Full Details

    The Eden is located on the ground floor with natural daylight from three large Georgian windows. Originally the Council chamber for Berkshire Shire Hall, the rooms has been wonderfully restored, with the original working fireplace and is now fully air conditioned. A completely private setting for your business meeting and private dining events.


    • Theatre: 50
    • Banqueting: 40
    • Cabaret: 24
    • Classroom: 12
    • U-Shape: 22
    • Boardroom: 22
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The Cinema - Upstage Mini - The Roseate Reading

The Cinema - Upstage Mini

  • Max Capacity: 30
  • Dimensions: L:6.30m x W:6.10m x H:3.30m
  • Full Details

    Our cinema has 30 beautiful Italian leather seats and so much space to stretch out and enjoy yourself. With full cinematic capability and black out, this room offers a multitude of possibilities for corporate and private use, from business presentations to private film viewings, new product launches or an incredible wedding ceremony.

    Kinoton FP25 projectors create the hippest film experience in the Thames Valley and provide a standard of production only rivalled by the film industry, creating an experience that transports you into the film.


    • Theatre: 30
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The Library and Lounge - Meetings and Private Dining - The Roseate Reading

The Library and Lounge - Meetings and Private Dining

  • Max Capacity: 24
  • Dimensions: L:6.10m x W:5.70m x H:3.30m
  • Full Details

    The Library, with its plush sofa and cosy armchairs sat in front of a magnificent working fireplace and stunning artworks, is perfect for relaxing after a long day. The relaxed feel of the room, with its elegant chandelier and subtle music means the Library is a popular venue for intimate wedding ceremonies and also perfect for holding a stylish drinks reception or private dinner. It can also be hired as a private meeting room during the day.

    The Lounge has an inter-connecting door with the Library and can be used for informal drinks and gatherings, or coupled with the Library for a larger event.


    • Theatre: 20
    • Banqueting: 16
    • Dinner & Dance: 24
    • Cabaret: 12
    • U-Shape: 10
    • Boardroom: 12
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The Cellar - Meetings and Private Dining - The Roseate Reading

The Cellar - Meetings and Private Dining

  • Max Capacity: 14
  • Dimensions: L:7.40m x W:3.30m x H:3.30m
  • Full Details

    The Cellar provides the perfect venue for boardroom meetings and private dining, modern feel with wooden flooring, stylish yet functional, a boardroom style table and luxury chairs that present you in the perfect position. Situated on the ground floor of the hotel.


    • Banqueting: 14
    • Boardroom: 12
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Venue Features (14)

  • AV Equipment
  • Accommodation
  • Disability Access
  • Family Friendly
  • In-house Catering
  • Late Licence
  • Leisure Facilities
  • Licensed Bar
  • Local Public Transport
  • Music Licence
  • Parking
  • Smoking Area
  • Wedding License
  • Wi-Fi Access