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Barracuda, Reading

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This bar has recently re-opened as The Cape (a so-called South African themed bar). It does sell some Real Ale but when visited had no South African beer !!
It was previously known as Varsity and will no doubt change names and themes again as trends change.
mcroyal - 13 Aug 2010 13:27
Sure its closed? Well probably a bit rubbishy, but looked open. Still, there are many other bar/club places in Reading
aleman - 26 Nov 2006 02:57
Now closed

Thank God!

Its now become Varsity which is far more better. Bouncers arent too bad either. Asked them what had changed (as i was a little unsure if i would live if i went in) and they simply said ' we just dont let any of the c**ts in!!
siancollins - 5 Jan 2006 15:23
Never been here in the evening, though I can't say I'm too keen.

Managed to get the barman to put some rugby on the big screen when every other pub was showing cricket and the South African food was pretty good. Still, there were louts swilling Stella to an amazing degree and it was 11am on a Sunday!
thebigbosh - 12 Sep 2005 23:09
5 words sum up this place, ha ha what a joke.
Simple as that, don't go there, unless you're an under aged chav then go enjoy your pikey little self.
Vodkajelly - 21 Jun 2005 12:20
One of the more aggressive venues in Reading due to the sheer volume of Stella swilling Chavs which frequent here.Not a complete shithole by any stretch , but too dark and always looking over your shoulder incase some moron wants to start a fight. Good deals on beer though and dance tunes which pump out are most spendid. Best thing about it is the name.
anonymous - 9 Feb 2005 16:10
Just Bollocks i think.Full of under age girls and rude boys.The floor is always covered in bottles aswell.
Daf - 19 Nov 2004 11:35
ITS THE DOGS BOLLOCKS
Christhomas - Christhiomas412@hotmail.com - 17 Nov 2004 04:57
No longer exists!
G - 30 Jun 2004 16:20
the dj is fit, its an ok place but couldn't spend all night there
shelly - 16 Feb 2004 14:41
its fairly crap, ok for a quick drink though but I wouldn't spend all night in there
James - 24 Jan 2004 16:28

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