New A la Carte - 2019

Michelin starred A La Carte menu contemporary French fine dining at Reading's only Michelin starred restaurant L'Ortolan
To give you a better idea of how our New Menu A la Carte is going to look like, here's a sample of what we've got in store from the beginning of January 2019 for our guests
 
 
Chef's appetizer
 
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BARKHAM BLUE - £12.50
Blue cheese mousse, pear, walnut
 
TERRINE - £14.00
Confit duck terrine, rhubarb, sloe gin
 
CHALK STREAM TROUT - £14.50
Confit trout, ponzu, wasabi
 
MACKEREL - £16.50
Torched mackerel, blood orange, passion fruit 
 
GOOSE LIVER - £19.00
Goose liver parfait, coconut, mango
 
 
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RISOTTO - £16.00
Mushroom risotto, truffle cream, trompette mushroom
 
PHEASANT - £16.50
Roast breast of pheasant, cauliflower, leek
 
HALIBUT - £20.50
Pan fried halibut, curried lentils, tamarind
 
STONE BASS - £30.00
Roast fillet of bass, clams, preserved lemon
 
BEEF - £42.00
Fillet of beef, braised oxtail, horseradish
 
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Chef's pre-dessert
 
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BAKEWELL - £11.00
Blood orange, almond, Sauternes
 
CHEESECAKE - £11.00
Rhubarb, vanilla, ginger
 
BANANA - £14.50
Banana, honeycomb, peanut
 
TOFFEE APPLE - £14.50
Apple, pecan, carmac
 
CHEESE - £14.50
A selection of British & French cheeses, Homemade raisin bread & biscuits


 
Menu A la Carte will be available for lunch between Tuesday & Saturday 
Dinner between Tuesday and Thursday 
 
A discretionary service charge of 12.5% will be added to your bill. All prices include VAT.
Sample menu, subject to change. We are pleased to accommodate any special or dietary requests.

To make a reservation please call 01189 888 500 or book online.