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Ice House

Wessex Hall, Whitenights Road

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Opening Times

Monday4.00 pm - Midnight
Tuesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Wednesday4.00 pm - Midnight
Thursday4.00 pm - Midnight
Friday4.00 pm - Midnight
Saturday4.00 pm - Midnight
Sunday4.00 pm - Midnight


University of Reading

About the Pub

Revamped Reading University Halls of Residence Bar (below Wessex Hall) that is open to the public. Ice House advertises itself is the only on-campus Cocktail Bar in the UK - selling cocktails and bottled beer in a fairly simple room using recycled old chairs and tables. There is a bijou cinema showing classic films during the week. Open Monday to Sunday during term time (closed bank holidays) and available to hire.

Note that this establishment is now cashless - card payments only.

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Ice House, Reading


  • DisabledAccess Disabled Access

    Wheelchair accessible toilet.

  • Garden Pub Garden

    Some basic outside seating.

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly

    On lead.

  • Events Events

    Cinema showing classic films in the evening.

  • FunctionRoom Function Room

    Cinema area can be booked.

  • Games Traditional Pub Games


  • LiveMusic Live Music


  • WiFi Wifi

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Ice House

Wessex Hall, Whitenights Road

Sat Nav Reference

51.4437, -0.937883


  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (< ½ mile)

Reading Buses: 19 (a/b/c), 17

Short walk.


Off Whiteknights Rd, look for signs for UoR Wessex Hall entrance

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