L'Ortolan Terrace

Reading Restaurant with outdoor dining drinking terrace patio and free parking
 We will be opening our outdoor terrace from the Thursday 15th April, offering a variety of drinks and a smaller 'Tapas' style menu called 'La Terrasse', designed to be snacked on and shared with family and friends
 
Our terrace will be open Thursday to Sunday from the Wednesday 15th April until Sunday 9th May
 
Booking slots will be available at 12 noon, 2pm, 4pm and 6pm with two hours allocation.

The terrace is bookable via our website on the 'Book a Table' tab or alternatively you can call us on: 01189 888500 to reserve a place.

We do have limited availability on space so please book to guarantee a space. 
 
A large integrally heated and lit parasol covers the  entire Terrace
 
Our terrace is serviced by a large parasol but due to the unpredicted nature of the English weather, we encourage our guests to come prepared with and option of warmer clothing! 

 Pour Commencer
a selection of light appetisers to begin 
 
Mixed olives - £4
 
Selection of bread - £5
 
Porthilly oyster - £3.5 / three for £9
 
 
A Partager
a selection of platters ideal to share for the table 

Assiette de charcuterie - £12 for three meats / £15 for five meats
 
Assiette de fromage - £12 for three cheeses / £15 for five cheeses
 
Antipasti platter - £12
 
 
Petits Plats
a selection of small plates for tapas style eating
 
Breaded calamari, sauce tartare - £7.5

Escargots de Bourgogne - £8

Fried whitebait, tomato fondue - £6
 
Moules Mariniere, baguette - £7

Quiche Provençale - £6.5
 
Tarte flambee - £7.5
 
Steak tartare, croutons - £9
 
Truffle and Parmesan arancini - £8 
 
 
Plats Principals 
something a little more substantial

Roasted lamb, wild garlic pesto - £16 
 
Whole roasted fish of the day, peas a la Francaise - Market Price
 
Ratatouille tart, bagna cauda - £12
 
 
Garnitures
a selection of sides and garnishes
 
Pommes frites - £4.5     Pommes frites with truffle and Parmesan - £5.5
 
Tabouleh - £4.5     Dressed heritage tomato salad - £5
 
Petit salad - £4     Tempura Vegetables - £6
 
 
Pour Finir
a selection of sweeter dishes to finish
 
Half pear tatin, gorgonzola ice cream - £7
 
Lemon posset, blueberry and lavender - £6
 
Chocolate fondant, creme Chantilly - £8