HAVE you ever wanted to get a tattoo but not found the right place to do it?

Before you get inked you'll want to find the best person to tattoo your permanent piece of art on your body.

Instead of going to Google to find reviews, we asked people themselves where the best tattoo artists are around Bracknell and Reading.

And there are some fantastic parlours right on our doorsteps.

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The best tattoo places in Reading

Dark Side

Rating on Google: 4.8 based on 60 reviews

Address: Oxford Road, Reading, RG30 6TJ

What customers have said:

Nicola Hardie said: "Darkside..without a doubt."

Jay Alpine added:; "Dave Richardson at Darkside tattoos is absolutely amazing work."

Elizabeth Slatcher also said: "Brilliant service, helpful and calm and even gave my daughter a stencil tattoo which made her day. Very cooperative with booking in for a surprise tattoo and even with a design change later on. Friendly and efficient will definitely be booking in for future work."

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Oddbody Tattoo

Rating: 4.9 out of 45 reviews

Address: Station Road, Twyford, Reading RG10 9NT

What customers have said:

Martin Bowie said: "Oddbody Tattoo Studio Twyford friendly place great atmosphere."

"Amazing staff always friendly and will do everything they can to make you as comfortable as possible."

Top Gun Tattooing

Rating: 4.7 out of 133 reviews

Address: Harris Arcade, Reading RG1 1DN

What people have said:

Susan Head said: "Top Gun Harris Arcade , I've had mine there a lot of awards to there name."

Brandon Avenell said:"A very professional and friendly place providing quality work. They are always wanting the best for the customer giving quality advice for after care and design. Zack is very easy to talk to, takes pride in his work and is very talented and I will defiantly be going back to him."

Electric Lady

Rating: 4.8 out of 89 reviews

Address: Crown St, Reading RG1 2SE

What people said

Hollie Foster said: "Professional from start to finish. Parlour is clean and measures in place to keep customers safe during pandemic. Wonderful atmosphere, my tattooist was lovely"

Black Opal Tattoo Studio

Rating: 5.0 out of 13

Address: London Rd, Reading RG1 3NY

Belinda Stokes said: "Black Opal Tattoo Studio wouldn't go anywhere else Shila Musu is fantastic."

Ryan Hewett: "Top quality professional tattooist. Very accommodating, great value. Would highly recommend."

No Limits Tattooing

Rating: 4.6 out of 23

Address: Oxford Rd, Reading RG30 1HA

Richard Burton: "No limits they are f****** great."

David Watts: "Very clean and professional. I found the tattooist to be pleasant and attentive. He makes sure you are comfortable at all times and even suggests a break every now and then to let the skin calm down. I am already planning on visiting again next month."

The top places in Bracknell


Rating: 4.9 out of 57

Address:Rectory Lane, Easthampstead, Bracknell RG12 7BN

Lou Jerrett said: "I think Inkfusion wins."

Cassandra Lopez said: "Inkfusion definitely had both sleeves and a back piece done there wouldn’t go anywhere else. Lee Munro is an amazing artist."

Angry Apple Tattoos and Art

No rating on Google

Address: Liscombe, Bracknell RG12 7DE

What people said on their Facebook page:

Teresa Borrett simply said: "Angry Apple Tattoos and Art, all day."

Dan Kent: Highly experienced artist with both service and price spot on!!! Would 100 per cent recommend."

Nathan Jones added: "Great artist can’t wait to get my next tattoo done."

Ink Kings

Rating: 4.4 out of 19 reviews

Address: London Rd, Blackwater, Camberley GU17 0AB

What people said

Lisa Farrell said: "I'd travel to ink Leon King in Blackwater."

Electric Tattoo Company

Rating: 4.9 out of 48 reviews

Address: Market St, Bracknell RG12 1JG

A number of readers recommended this tattoo parlour in the centre of town.

David Crofft said: "Recently had a full upper arm done by Harrison over 2 days. He worked with my design and then did a fantastic detailed job of putting it on my arm. I am very pleased with the result, just waiting to get booked in for another one with him."