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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
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Visited On Saturday, 26 May 2018

Fabulous pub, great food and lovely staff. Love it.

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Visited On Friday, 25 May 2018

We're never disappointed at The Royal Oak.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 May 2018

The food was lovely. Definitely coming back.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

A meal at the Royal Oak was as much part of the day out as the FA Cup Final at Wembley.

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

I wish more pubs were like this

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Visited On Sunday, 20 May 2018

Very impressed overall

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Visited On Monday, 14 May 2018

We had a lovely evening out for dinner at this country pub / restaurant. The menu was fantastic and had a great selection of options for meat, fish and veggie without being too biased towards one (I think, a good sign of an imaginative and creative chef!). The food itself was absolutely delicious, using fresh ingredients and the flavours were beautifully balanced. The only room for improvement could be that the dessert menu was interesting but did not quite fulfil our expectations following such a great starter & main course. There was also a nice selection of wines and the service was very good. Overall we had a great evening and will be back very soon.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

First visit to Royal Oak and will definitely come again; food was excellent.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 May 2018

Hired the Teepee for mums 80th birthday, amazing venue, food and service. Everyone thought the venue was fantastic. Would highly recommend to anyone wanting somewhere a bit different.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Excellent, as always: our first visit was 3 days after you opened and we seldom go elsewhere. Our next scheduled visit is at 8.15 pm on Saturday June 2nd to celebrate Sarah's 70th birthday and we look forward to it greatly.

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Visited On Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Loved the mackerel starter from the Specials. Also the cheese souffle with walnut crumble.

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Visited On Monday, 14 May 2018

Really lovely lunch sitting outside catching up with old friends. Food was delicious and service friendly and efficient

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Friendly, attentive staff. Great food served in a lovely, cosy setting.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Fantastic overall - would definitely recommend and return back with a bigger group

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 May 2018

The dog was very happy too!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

Great food,great service. Just what we wanted.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Had a lovely 3 course meal on a Friday evening. Food was delicious, friendly efficient staff.

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

Great food

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Visited On Friday, 11 May 2018

We had a lovely lunch yesterday was very impressed with the menu and service.

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Visited On Monday, 07 May 2018

So happy to find a great place that suits vegetarians/vegans as well as others. The vegan food was fabulous and it was great to have so many nice choices. Even my husband ordered off the vegan menu, and he isn't even vegetarian. Portions were quite large; even some of the small plates could have been a complete meal for me. "Don't park here or you will be toad!"

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

Had another fabulous meal here .... tried something new, the pea panna cotta and crayfish, absolutely perfect on a scorching summers day. Will remember to bring the dog next time too, she would have had a huge doggy play date. Think we were the only ones there without a canine friend with us!

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Visited On Sunday, 06 May 2018

We had a lovely meal and the staff were very friendly and polite staff. We would eat here again if we come back to the area.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

We had a lovely Subday lunch here. I would class it is posh pub grub and our group would have enjoyed a few more roast potatoes, but that's probably us just being greedy! The meat was lovely and tender and the veg was cooked perfectly. Good atmosphere here. It was very busy and so would recommend pre-booking. Also, very dog friendly so a great place to come after a walk by the river

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Visited On Wednesday, 25 April 2018

Thanks so much for being so patient with our dog!!

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Nice friendly service. Good menu but bit expensive given portion sizes.

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