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Relax in stylish and comfortable surroundings and enjoy Alan Murchison's exquisite contemporary French cuisine, exceptional service and a warm welcome. 

Conveniently located just outside Reading L’Ortolan is housed in a beautiful listed building and offers a tempting variety of dining options for both business entertaining and social occasions.

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We are delighted to have retained our Michelin Star, 4 AA Rosettes and AA Notable Wine List Award in the recent announcements.  

L'Ortolan has also been listed in 46th place in the Sunday Times Top Food List 2014, based on genuine reviews from diners in association with Harden's. On behalf of the whole team we would like to thank our guests who took the time to write a review. 


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“Wonderful - service, food & atmosphere & reasonable prices too! We shall be back with you soon and I have already recommended you to my friends, family & colleagues!” Helen McCready (Sept 14)

“Excellent meal and we were very impressed with the fine wines in the Gourmand menu. We were so impressed with the sommelier 's knowledge and enthusiasm.” - Ian Stewart (Sept 14)

For more L'Ortolan customer comments please visit the Guest Reviews page