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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.

We are delighted to have retained our Michelin Star and 4 AA Rosettes for 2015 as well as an AA Notable Wine List Award. L'Ortolan is also listed in 46th place in the Sunday Times Top Food List 2014, based on genuine reviews from diners in association with Harden's.

We wish all our guests a Merry Christmas and a healthy and happy New Year and look forward to welcoming you back in 2015. Best wishes from all the team at L'Ortolan.  


We have one table for up to 4 guests available on Tuesday 23rd December for lunch.


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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