Ambassador Partners

Ambassador Partners

Current as at 13/12/23

With their Friends with Benefits membership card, Ambassadors receive a 10% discount to our independent, and carefully selected, partner organisations. Choose from a selection of local bars, breweries, cafes, hotels and shops!

Ambassadors should check details of how to redeem their offer here.

Any questions please contact us on:

58 Barbershop

58 King’s Rd, Reading  RG1 3AA
Barbershop in central Reading offering Hot-Towel shaves and haircuts.
Offer: 10% discount, Monday & Tuesdays.

Blue Collar Corner

15 Hosier Street, Reading RG1 7QL
Food hall and bar featuring independent food vendors and Double-Barrlled beer plus entertainment.
Offer: 10% bar discount, Thursdays & Fridays.

But Is It Art?

7-9 Queen Victoria Street, Reading  RG1 1SY
The gift shop stock a diverse collection of cards, gifts, and more.
Offer: 10% discount, anytime.

Clay’s Kitchen

22-24 Prospect Street, Reading,  RG4 8JG
The widely acclaimed authentic regional Indian food restaurant.
Offer: 10% discount, Tuesdays and Wednesdays (until the end of 2023 and for next year, only on Wednesdays).
(Excludes online orders and special occasions such as Christmas, New Year’s, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and Easter.)

Double-Barrelled Brewery

Unit 20 Stadium Way, Reading  RG30 6BX
The small-batch brewery specialises in sours and stouts.
Offer: 10% discount on Double Barrelled beer in the Taproom and via their online shop. Subject to availability.

Helen Ridley
Helen Ridley Illustration

South Street Arts Centre, 21 South Street, Reading, RG1 4QU
Helen is a local illustrator, live portrait artist and workshop tutor. 
Offer: 10% discount on Custom Watercolour Portraits via their online shop.

Makan Malaysia

49 Milford Rd, Reading  RG1 8LG
Tasty Malaysian food from one of our Down at the Abbey food vendors.
Offer: 10% discount, anytime. Applies to Makan Malaysia products only. Not for use in conjunction with any other offers.

Midrib Plants

Unit 27 Harris Arcade, Friar Street, Reading RG1 1DN
Founded in 2020, Midrib is Reading’s award-winning plant shop based in the Harris Arcade. Midrib offers interesting and unusual plants, plus a programme of hands-on botanical workshops. 
Offer: 10% discount on everything in-store and online.
(excluding gift cards & workshop bookings.)


8 Merchants Place, Reading  RG1 1DT
Award-winning rum and cocktail bar.
Offer: 10% discount, Monday to Thursday.
Not available during Rum Club and Happy Hour.

Pop Classics

35 Church Street, St. Martins Precinct, Caversham, Reading  RG4 8BA
Vinyl and CD music shop.
Offer: 10% discount, Tuesdays – used Vinyl only
Not available on other music products.


8 Merchants Place, Reading  RG1 1DT
Shed is a café gem and home to the Tuna Turner toastie.
Offer: 10% discount, anytime.

Siren Craft Brew

18 Alberto House, Marino Way, Finchampstead, Wokingham  RG40 4RF
An award-winning craft brewery of booze, and our brewery partner for Down at the Abbey Festival.
Offer: 10% discount via their online shop.

The Coffee Van

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading, RG1 2LU, Reading Train Station (rear/ Caversham side entrance), RG1 1LY and opposite Biscuit Factory cinema, Queens Walk, RG1 7QE
Quality hand-roasted coffee and baked goods.
Offer: 10% discount off your coffee from any of their three coffee vans.

The Roseate Hotel

26 The Forbury, Reading  RG1 3EJ
5-star townhouse hotel in the heart of Reading’s Abbey Quarter, housing a restaurant, bar and coffee shop.
Offer: 10% off Accommodation.
All room types (when booking directly with the Hotel).
10% discount, Monday to Thursday on Food and Drink. Complimentary glass of wine when booked with a dinner per person.
The Reading Room – Bar & Restaurant and Roasted Patisserie & Coffee Shop.
(Excludes special occasions such as Christmas, New Year’s, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and Easter.)

Tutu’s Ethiopian Table

Palmer Park Ave, Wokingham Rd, Reading  RG6 1LF
Always smiling, Tutu serves tasty Ethiopian food for lunch and dinners as well as tea/coffee, cake, and ice creams.
Offer: 10% discount, Tuesdays

Urban Piercings

8 Merchants Place, Reading  RG1 1DT
Bringing your piercing dreams and ideas to life, with over 20yrs of piercing knowledge and skill behind them, you’re in safe hands. 
Offer: 10% discount, Tuesday to Saturday on all piercings excluding jewellery.

Please note: Partner organisations may withdraw their offer at any time, although Heavy Pop will work to ensure an appropriate number of discount partner options are available.