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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. 

We are proud holders of one Michelin star and four AA rosettes putting us amongst the top restaurants in the UK.  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.

Waitrose Good Food Guide Readers Restaurant of the Year Awards

Nominations for the Waitrose Good Food Guide Restaurant of the Year Awards are now open!  If you like what we do here at L'Ortolan please nominate us here!



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"It was wonderful. The food was absolutely delicious and beautifully presented and served by the most professional of staff." Jill Neilson, (March 14)

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