- Main course: £15
- Food spend: £35
- Opening hours
- Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 15:00 & 18:00 - 21:00.
Excellent food and great service! Highly recommend the scotch egg, prawn Tom yum, nasi goreng and sticky toffee pudding. Service was attentive and friendly
28 April 2019
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
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Customer reviews for Zest at Lime Square
((((( 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.
((((* 16 August 2017 by Andy 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 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 from REading
Lovely meal as always, nice atmosphere.
((((* 14 July 2017 by Sharon 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 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 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 from Great Kingshill
Perfect for a sunny day - all the meals were wonderful, and very generous portions
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