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Zest at Lime Square

220 South Oak Way, Lime Square, Green Park, Reading, RG2 6UP +44 1184430133

(((() World Fusion
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
  •  - Berkshire
Average
Main course: £15
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 21:00.

Lovely food and good service. Very impressed

Claire 11 April 2018
from Reading

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Recommended in the Michelin Guide & awarded Reading’s ‘Restaurant of the Year’ in 2007, Zest at Lime Square is a waterfront restaurant blending different cuisines & cooking methods to craft a diverse, contemporary menu.

Marrying different culinary techniques & traditions, the Zest menu includes bold flavours, such as venison wellington with butternut squash fondant, haggis, potato & horseradish puree, and ham hock, rabbit, wood pigeon & pistachio terrine served with cauliflower piccalilli, as well as pan-friend john dory fillets with butternut squash dauphine, sautéed leeks & a bisque sauce. The luscious dessert menu includes classic sweets with a twist, such as raspberry & mascarpone crème brulee, as well as cocktail desserts, such as the ‘Toblerone’ made by blending Baileys, Tia Maria, Frangelico, honey, chocolate & ice cream.

Decorated with plenty of glass, solid oak floors & neutral walls, Zest at Lime Square is a contemporary space with warm wood tables and plush hide chairs. Free parking is also offered to customers.

Zest at Lime square in Reading is a 10-minute drive from Reading West Rail Station. Madejski Stadium is just an 11-minute walk away.

Zest at Lime Square

220 South Oak Way, Lime Square, Green Park, Reading, RG2 6UP

Contact +44 1189873702
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Customer reviews for Zest at Lime Square

4.3 (((() (based on 80 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (59)
  • business (52)
  • dinner (36)
  • private dining (16)
  • trendy (16)
  • romantic (13)
  • large parties (12)
  • al fresco (11)
  • value (11)
  • views (11)
  • luxury (9)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • breakfast (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • ((((* 6 May 2018 by Fiona from Reading

    Ate here many years ago when it was LS2Q. Have eaten there more recently and found the atmosphere and food very pleasant. Shame it does not stay open later in the eveings.

  • ((((( 11 April 2018 by Claire from Reading

    Lovely food and good service. Very impressed

  • (**** 12 March 2018 by J from Reading

    Lovely staff, nice location - shame about the food.

  • ((((( 5 March 2018 by Susan from REading

    Pleasant, airy restaurant, the scotch eggs were exceptional.

  • ((((( 10 February 2018 by Debbie from Wokingham

    Zest was recommended to me by a friend so I took a chance, having looked at the menu and noticing it had gluten/dairy free options, and booked it for lunch with an old friend. We were greeted really nicely and professionally and service was top notch. We both had the chicken peanut salad and it was absolutely divine! Had it not been rude to do so, I think we would both have licked the plates clean! Thanks!

  • ((((( 7 January 2018 by Sarah from Hungerford

    I drove 28 miles to Zest to meet some friends. I had the chicken salad, with sate sauce, crispy noodles and avacado. Wow, was it good. I would drive the 28 miles back just to have it again !!

  • ((((( 15 November 2017 by Niki from Reading

    Not been here for 3 years and it was still excellent! The lady that runs Zest is friendly and bubbly. The food was gorgeous and portion was a nice big size. Wine was excellent too.

  • ((((( 11 November 2017 by Amanda from Winchester

    Excellent restaurant with good food and good service

  • ((((( 26 October 2017 by Julie from Reading

    Absolutely fabulous meal this week. Really loved the bubble and squeak starter with mushrooms, fried egg and crispy kale! Really nice atmosphere for an evening meal after work, and as always the service was perfect.

  • ((((* 11 October 2017 by D from Reading

    Food is always terrific. Service not there yet.

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