global cafe
Global Cafe is one of Reading’s most exciting and unique independent cafe-bars. We sell a wide range of locally sourced, fair trade and organic beers, wines, spirits, coffees and teas. Genuine Ethiopian cuisine is served thanks to Tutu's Ethiopian Table.

global cafe opening hours
Monday: 18:00 - 21:00
Tuesday: 11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday: 11:00 - 23:00
Thursday: 11:30 - 23:00
Friday: 11:00 - 01:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 16:30* - 22:30
* We may open earlier, see cafe events list for start times

food and drink

ethiopian cuisine is served thanks to tutu's ethiopian table

check out our bar menu

check out our soft drinks and snacks menu


On evenings and weekends we host a eclectic selection of music and performances from all around the world. We regularly put on local bands and DJs, anything from folk and psychedelic rock to electronica and drum n bass.

Anyone that wants to play at the cafe, we’re keen to hear from you!

please contact us at for further information or to arrange an event

upcoming events