L’ortolan Restaurant

PUBLISHED: 15:17 10 September 2013 | UPDATED: 14:45 19 May 2015




Michelin starred L’ortolan has a well deserved reputation for exceptional cuisine and top class service in luxurious and relaxed surroundings.

Set in a Grade II listed building within its own beautiful grounds but still within easy reach of Reading, L’ortolan is a favourite destination for special occasions and business entertaining.


Award winning chef Alan Murchison has held a Michelin star at L’ortolan since 2003. The restaurant also boasts three AA rosettes, an AA Notable Wine List and a place in the Sunday Times Top 50 restaurants in the UK. Alan’s modern French cuisine is artistic and precise reflecting the passion that goes into creating every element of each dish.

Lunchtime menus start at £28.00 for 2 courses. Evening and lunch diners can also choose from one of the spectacular tasting menus with up to 10 courses from the Chef’s repertoire, and an optional flight of wine.


The popular tasting menus give guests the chance to enjoy a wide variety of ingredients, textures and flavours. Vegetarian alternatives are also available.


For more adventurous diners the Chef’s Table seats up to four guests and is right in the heart of the kitchen. L’ortolan also offers a variety of cookery masterclasses and wine events throughout the year and you can even experience being a ‘Chef for the Day’.


With 3 stunning private dining rooms to choose from at no additional cost and private dining menus from £39 per person, L’ortolan offers a stylish and affordable option for parties of 8 to 22 guests; perfectly suited to special occasions and private parties.


Whether dining in the main restaurant, at the Chef’s Table, or in one of the beautifully-appointed private dining rooms, be assured that the seductive surroundings of Michelin starred L’ortolan will guarantee that you enjoy top-class food in the height of luxury.



0118 988 8500

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