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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

28 March 2017 21:00

Cost: Free
the blue bears

With a mix of original songs and standards, The Blue Bears bring a 
jazzy blues style to the set and a laid back feel.
Sax, guitar and bass, topped with vocals, and a bit of percussion thrown in, is our 
line up, and our music a combination of tastes and sounds.

12 9-11pm Donations





29 March 2017 21:00

Cost: Free
the bohemian night: open mic

Global's Open Mic’ night! The Bohemian Night: Nobodies and newcomers welcome…
8:30-11pm FREE





30 March 2017 21:00

Cost: Free
ella chambers

Writing and composing her own music and playing in local venues / open mic nights. Musical influences include David Bowie, Alanis Morissette, Sandi Thom and Melissa Etheridge.

9-11pm Donations 





31 March 2017 21:00

Cost: Free
all about frank + favourite fears + guest

Indie/rock originals

Ashley Stone on vocals. (School for the gifted) Russ Harrison guitar/ backing (Mainline) Pete Sims drums/ backing vocals.
(Sunking Complaints). Frank Poirois bass guitar / backing vocals. (Endever)

9pm-1am 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