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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
Main course: £15
Food spend: £35
Opening hours
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 21:00.

Lovely meal as always, nice atmosphere.

Sharon Dart 26 July 2017
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
Reservations +44 1184430133

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Customer reviews for Zest at Lime Square

4.3 (((() (based on 70 reviews)
95% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • lunch (51)
  • business (46)
  • dinner (31)
  • trendy (15)
  • private dining (14)
  • romantic (13)
  • al fresco (11)
  • large parties (11)
  • value (11)
  • luxury (9)
  • views (8)
  • afternoon tea (4)
  • breakfast (4)
  • entertainment (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • ((((* 16 August 2017 by Andy Campbell from Reading

    Staff were very friendly and the food was excellent. no trouble asking for extra sauce which was delivered quickly. very pleasant experience

  • (((** 29 July 2017 by Derek Rees from Reading

    Generally it was great but the prawn salad that half the group ordered as a main dish was widely disappointing - it only had 3 prawns and was cold (most expected hot based on previous similar dishes eaten there.

  • ((((( 26 July 2017 by Sharon Dart from REading

    Lovely meal as always, nice atmosphere.

  • ((((* 14 July 2017 by Sharon Dart from Reading

    It was a lovely lunch, food was excellent as always. The service is very good but the only criticism I would have it that the Mediterranean looking chap is really very abrupt in his approach and does not smile at all. He did not hear that my dining colleague wanted some water as well as myself and when she asked him for it he practically barked at her "you said you did not want any!". The blond haired lady is really good - very smiley and pleasant. I assume that she is the manager.

  • ((((( 13 July 2017 by Paul Barter-walsh from Reading

    As usual, a fantastic dining experience with warm and friendly staff and fantastic dishes... a lovely lunch, I would highly recommend.

  • ((((( 15 June 2017 by Jay Patel from Reading

    Service was excellent. There is a great selection on the menu and is the chef changes it often. Never had a bad meal here.

    Curries are pretty nice but on this occasion had a Pulled Pork Taco and it was tasty as well as filling.

  • ((((( 14 June 2017 by Anna Odlin from Great Kingshill

    Perfect for a sunny day - all the meals were wonderful, and very generous portions

  • ((((* 7 June 2017 by Maria Manly from Reading

    Food was excellent.
    Fantastic weather, seated outside helped.
    Service was good but a little on the slow side.

  • ((((( 19 May 2017 by Heather Southern from Reading

    Absolutely fantastic, definitely recommend and go there again. Food unbelievable and staff friendly and helpful

  • ((((( 17 May 2017 by Jeff Powell from Didcot

    I love eating here--or just having a drink /coffee. food is always excellent,and the atmosphere is great. Service very good and owner Sally is lovely. A good variety of dishes available-some with a South east Asian theme. My fish loving friends say the Fish and chips are the best around . great coffee too

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