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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.

check out our bar menu

 

check out our soft drinks and snacks menu

events at global cafe

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 see available dates listed below and contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  for further information or to arrange an event.

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upcoming events

check out our regular nights section for all recurring events

23 February 2017 21:00 - 23:00

Cost: DONATIONS GBP
jamie howell's evidence bass

Jamie Howell's Evidence Bass, guitar heroes and organ majestic for a Blues and Groove evening...
9-11 FREE





24 February 2017 21:00 - 25 February 2017 01:00

Cost: Free
high grade dub and roots

High Grade Dub and Roots selection goes Global thanks to Titch and Crew. 9pm-1am FREE





25 February 2017 21:00 - 26 February 2017 01:00

Cost: Free
sound 4 movement

Sound 4 Movement Sound Movement returns with a summer jump up jam afro-beats v latin rhythms getting ready for the summer heat 9pm-1am FREE





26 February 2017 17:00 - 22:00

Cost: Free
ReadiRockRevolution

ReadiRockRevolution: acoustic chill session from 5pm onwards. FREE





28 February 2017 21:00 - 23:00

Cost: DONATIONS GBP
not the north band

Not The North Band part jazz, part funk, part prog-rock, part latin 9-11pm Donations 





Monday: Closed
Tue-Weds: 11:00 - 23:00
Thursday: 11:30 - 23:00
Fri-Sat: 11:00 - 01:00
Sunday: 16:30 - 22:30