Celebrating its fifth decade of service and over 15 years retaining a Michelin star, L’ortolan continues to be a beacon of Berkshire’s fine dining restaurant scene offering a unique, luxury, timeless quality in its style and setting and impeccable attention to detail in its dishes and service. Reading’s only Michelin-starred restaurant, L’ortolan has enjoyed a prestigious lineage of decorated, award-winning chefs since opening in the late Seventies. From respective two Michelin star holders Nico Ladenis and John Burton Race in the late Eighties to Alan Murchinson’s 14-year tenure, Tom Clarke continues with the same torch and a passion for flavour, […]
Great Fosters was built in the mid sixteenth century although the land upon which the house now stands is referenced as far back as the early thirteenth century as the “land of Foster”. Travel back earlier still, and the moat which is still in evidence today dates back to the Saxon times around the fifth century and a Saxon settlement is anticipated to lie beneath the Grade II listed parterre gardens. In the gardens, you will find a myriad of surprises – from the amphitheatre to the Archery Pavilion and Japanese bridge and not forgetting the sundial at the centre […]
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