A B community cafe and restaurant in the park

Come along to taste some Ethiopian cuisine in the lovely setting of Palmer Park, not far from Reading town centre. Take a seat in the Victorian Palmer Park Lodge, or relax on the terrace overlooking the play park.

Sit down for coffee and cake or enjoy some Ethiopian flavours

Enjoy a hot meal at lunchtime or have some cake and coffee. You might like to have your private event in our dining room, which can be booked in the evenings.

Opening times

Tuesdays to Fridays 11:00 to 16:00

Saturdays 10:00 to 16:00

Hot food is served from 11:00 to 15:00

Our food

A tasty and nutritious selection of meat and vegetarian stews, served with the Ethiopian traditional pancake, injera. We also serve a range of sandwiches, soup and other snacks, for lunches and special occasions.

The venue

We’re in Palmer Park Lodge, which has a beautiful dining room where you can have your coffee or lunch. With seating for 20 guests, it is well suited to private functions such as staff parties, poetry readings and music evenings.

Our terrace, which overlooks the play park, is a wonderful place to meet in summer.

Catering and festivals

I provide catering for special events including outdoor festivals, serving up some delicious meals from my instantly recognisable van.

My special sauces

I make a range of sauces which you can use to make your own Ethiopian meals. Get in touch to place your order.

How to get to Tutu’s

Take the 17, 19a, 19c or the 500

Lock your bike to the racks on the terrace or store it in our lock-up.

The Palmer Park Leisure Centre has free parking for up to three hours.