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The Royal Oak

Frieth Road, Bovingdon Green, Marlow, United Kingdom, SL7 2JF
Restaurant info
Opening Information

BAR:
We are open all day, every day from 11am to 11pm
KITCHEN:
Lunch:
12:00-2:30pm Monday to Thursday and 12:00-3:00pm Friday & Saturday
Dinner
6:30-9:30pm Monday to Thursday and 6:00-10:00pm Friday & Saturday
Sunday
12:00-9:00pm (All day)

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Dogs Welcome
  • Business Lunch
  • Children's Menu available
  • Gluten Free Available

About The Royal Oak

Sprawling gardens, a petanque piste, fragrant kitchen herbs and a sunny terrace set the scene for our little whitewashed pub.

Inside is at once both spacious and cosy. You’ll find a snug with wood burning stove, a rosy red dining room and glowing dark floorboards. Rich fabrics and heritage colours create a warm background for our friendly, bubbly and professional team.

Our imaginative modern British food is consistently a big draw. We use fresh, seasonal and local produce wherever possible and strongly believe in good food ethics. That might sound a little serious, but we’re really a very relaxed and informal bunch and happy to rustle you up a snack at the bar or offer some serious gastronomy.

Flexibility is our middle name, so whether you need some healthy home cooked food for the kids or need to tick the box with our award winning gluten/dairy/allergen free dishes, Eddie, our head chef and his brigade will make it happen.

Dogs, children and muddy boots welcome!

Cuisine: Gastro Pub
Dress Code: Casual
Price point:
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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Loved the informal atmosphere and friendly service. The food was very good. We would definitely recommend this pub for large or small groups.

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

The come to the Royal Oak fairly frequently. And we were happy with our meal, but the room was far too hot, and the service was very slow compared to what we are usually used to. We had to ask for our drinks several times which became a reason why, in the end we didn’t order more. Such a shame because usually we have a good experience with you guys!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

We had a marvellous time. Beautiful food and a beautiful pub. Thank you

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Visited On Wednesday, 10 October 2018

Great service and food thank you!

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Visited On Monday, 08 October 2018

A set lunch menu would be welcome

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Experianced good service but inedible food, pity as we have enjoyed lunches in the past

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Great meal, fantastic service - a really good night out

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Visited On Saturday, 06 October 2018

Always good

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Visited On Tuesday, 02 October 2018

Excellent in all respects.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Booked 2 weeks in advance to take a friend over from the states here as we have been a few times before and really enjoyed it. Knowing I was going on a Sunday evening I looked forward to a roast dinner as stated online on their menu that they do them. Sadly when I went to place my order I was told that they were not doing them. No where on their website did it state it was only a lunch time thing. (Nothing else on the menu that was given to me took my fancy as I am on long term treatment for cancer and taste bud arnt great.) Looking at the menu online it was nothing like the one given to us at all. Online was definitely more exciting and a lot I would have enjoyed trying. The service was also quite poor having to ask for items a number of times and some things didn’t arrive such as water when we asked for a jug refill. One item that really shocked me that they didn’t have was brown sauce. How can you have no brown sauce when I know you do sausages sometimes and for my bubble and squeak. Personally I think that the menu online should be updated daily to the one you are given so to avoid being disappointed. It gives you time to change your mind and being very disappointed like I was.

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Visited On Sunday, 30 September 2018

Always consistently good.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

Easy online booking, prompt service, especially for a busy Saturday evening. Food menu could be broader and it's not cheap but this is an enjoyable place to eat for a special occasion.

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Visited On Saturday, 29 September 2018

The pea panna cotta was utterly stunning! English summer on a plate. All our food was beautifully prepared and superbly tasty, delivered by knowledgeable, enthusiastic and engaging staff, An absolute pleasure on every level.

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

Lovely, lively country pub with a good menu and good food,

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Visited On Wednesday, 26 September 2018

Our favourite Pub!

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Visited On Tuesday, 25 September 2018

This was my/our first visit to the Royal Oak and I have to say that it was great. The staff were very attentive and polite and the food was great. We were a party of four for lunch and everyone commented on how lovely the food, atmosphere and staff were. Bravo.

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Visited On Monday, 24 September 2018

First visit on a quiet Monday night but excellent service and very good quality food. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Monday, 24 September 2018

Had a great lunch and the staff were very helpful with dealing with Mum's allergies. They even had a menu all marked up ready for us!

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Visited On Monday, 24 September 2018

This was the first time I have visited your pub and it certainly won't be the last My sister-in-law and myself had a really lovely lunch and my Labrador enjoyed her biscuit!!

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Considering the cost of the meal, they were stingy with the amount of food. I had 2 mini carrots on my roast dinner. At the end of the meal I was still hungry. I asked for my bill, they gave it to me but never came back with the card machine. I had to find a waitress so I could pay and leave. I would have preferred them to bring the card machine with the bill.

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Visited On Sunday, 23 September 2018

Lovely place, great ambience. Lovely food.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 September 2018

The service was excellent and in the main the food was good - although the tenderloin of pork was pretty tough. The duck and the goats cheese were fine, as were all the starters.

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Visited On Thursday, 20 September 2018

Great meal with the family. Friendly staff, lovely surroundings, delicious food. Will definitively be returning.

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Visited On Sunday, 16 September 2018

Great choice on the vegan menu compared to most places. We visited on a Sunday and some of the meat eaters had roasts. The Yorkshire’s and roast beef were brill but the roast potatoes didn’t taste just made or very roasted which let it down. We were a large group (8) though and the young staff coped with us very well.

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