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Al Tarboush - CLOSED

93-97 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AN, England
+44 118 939 3111
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible13%
Nov 26, 2014
“Terrible”
Jul 12, 2014
“Slow service and poor mezes that were not fresh.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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93-97 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AN, England
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Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Having stayed at the premier inn for months and got sick of the Toby carvery I eventually tried this little gem. My goodness from my window seat I looked across at people queuing for tgi Fridays and thought get over here, it's soo much better!!!...More

1  Thank Kdag21
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to post a review and we are very pleased that you decided to try our restaurant and enjoyed the food and atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed August 31, 2013

I go here all the time and I am never disappointed. I take my friends and they love it two. The food is excellent, very healthy I love the mezza and grilled meats and the service is very friendly. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank Hanovil
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

Very pleased to hear you are one of our regulars and always enjoy the good food and atmosphere at our restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you here again and again. Thanks for your review.

Reviewed August 21, 2013

I enjoyed a lovely evening in All Tarboush with my family. The menu offers excellent choices with a good variety to suit all tastes and ages. We enjoyed a selection of hot and cold mezze and delicious main courses followed. The Lebanese wine was an...More

Thank Dearbhla K
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2013

So happy to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit to our restaurant. We do aim to please all ages and it is nice to know that we are succeeding! Thanks for your review and we hope you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed July 27, 2013

What can I say, tasty food with excelent service. This is a really nice find within a sea of franchise and chain restaurants in Reading. Also really different, the french influence comes across with subtle flavours, and spice is available but as a condiment (garlic...More

Thank matthewb123
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2013

Thanks for taking the time to review our restaurant. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the food and the service and we hope that you will visit us again soon.

Reviewed July 25, 2013

Really enjoyed the selection of dishes, some new flavours & not spicy. The atmosphere was great, not noisy without being too quiet. Efficient and friendly service. I hadn't had Lebanese food before, but will definitely be coming back. A warning to tomato avoiders; a lot...More

Thank BallistMole
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 29, 2013

Thanks for your review and we are pleased to hear you enjoyed our Lebanese food. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 18, 2013

This is a great restaurant with excellent food, nice ambiance and good service. Unfortunately when my wife and I celebrated our wedding anniversary there a number of items were not available - particularly the wine which we had chosen from a quite limited list -...More

Thank Colin M
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2013

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our restaurant. We are pleased that you enjoyed the food and service but sorry to hear that the wine you chose was not available. We are in the process of changing our wine list and...More

Reviewed July 15, 2013

We visited Al Tarboush as our usual restaurant was closed for a refit. we enjoyed excellent service from Michelle and the food was outstanding. I would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Iain M
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2013

We are delighted to hear that you tried our restaurant and really enjoyed the food. We will definitely pass on your comments to Michelle. Thank you very much and we hope this means we can look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed July 6, 2013

We went there with a mixed group of vegetarians and non-vegetarian... the only veggie set menu only had mezze and had to sit there watching the meat eaters tuck into their mains.. Not my idea of fun so will probably wont go back which is...More

Thank daisy252534234
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2013

Thank you for visiting our restaurant and taking the time to post a review. We are sorry to hear that, whilst you enjoyed the vegetarian mezze, you could not find a vegetarian main course. I am sure a member of our staff could have assisted...More

Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

We were in a fairly large group and just had a selection of everything. Service was very friendly and hostess was happy to explain all the different dishes to us as they arrived. The selection of starters were delicious and varied. Main courses were nice...More

Thank whiphound
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2013

We are pleased to hear that your group enjoyed our Lebanese food and the friendly service and hope you will visit us again soon. Thank you for taking the time to review.

Reviewed July 2, 2013

have been going to visit this restaurant on many occassions and finally went on Saturday. Restaurant was empty when we arrived and only 4 tables were busy when we left. Food was good, very tasty and well prepared, unfortunately the starters we ordered were obviously...More

Thank mercaclassman
La Fontana T, Owner at Al Tarboush, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2013

Thank you for visiting our restaurant and taking the time to post a review. We are very pleased you found our food to be tasty but disappointed that you thought the starters were cold in the middle. We are at a loss to know how...More

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 93-97 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Reading
  • Phone Number: +44 118 939 3111
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