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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 Thursday, 14 February 2019

A great lunch with lots of options and choices.

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Reliably good food served by nice staff

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Visited On Monday, 11 February 2019

Great food and service, good range of beers and wines.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 February 2019

The food here is incredible! Tasty, well flavoured, beautifully presented and really not a lot of money. I can’t wait to go back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 06 February 2019

Consistently good, keep it up!

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Visited On Thursday, 31 January 2019

Very slow and inattentive service despite it being very quiet. She was polite and pleasant but didn’t have enough knowledge about the menu or the wine. The food was brilliant- delicious and prompt.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 January 2019

Your staff are lovely and so helpful. Made to feel very welcome. Great that you welcome dogs too.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Sunday dinner celebration for a 60th birthday. Absolutely fantastic. Staff were friendly and extremely accommodating when we brought our own cake and forgot the candles! Food was delicious, wine too. We will definitely be going back when we are in the area. Thank You.

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Visited On Sunday, 27 January 2019

Delicious food, good prices and excellent service.

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Visited On Friday, 25 January 2019

Thanks to the staff for making our lunch party go so well.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Have used the OAK on a dozen or more occasions over the last 5 years. Always consistent and reliable with and interesting menu. Takes vegetarian food seriously rather than an inconvenience.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Had lunch in the snug after a walk with the dog. Sat by the wood burner it was absolutely perfect. Food, wine, service all faultless. Very friendly attentive staff. Will definitely be back as regularly as we can.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 January 2019

Fantastic!

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Visited On Sunday, 20 January 2019

Lovely Sunday roast 😊

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Visited On Sunday, 13 January 2019

We've used the Royal Oak for our family Sunday lunch for some years now and are great fans. However, we were disappointed on our last visit. The staff were excellent, as always, but it seems you have now introduced two sittings for Sunday lunch, rather than spreading bookings evenly.This may help to gain more customers, but it certainly didn't enhance our experience. Some of the food appeared lukewarm at best and one, a fish dish, was uncooked! Disappointingly, some items were already unavailable! Maybe - hopefully - this was just a one-off. We'll be back in March hoping that food, timing and service are back to your excellent normal. If not, I'm afraid, sadly, that we'll be voting with our feet... Hope this is useful feedback. Regards, Martin Corby

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Very good food and service - we will be back again!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Thank you and your staff again for an excellent service and meal. My Family were very pleased with the wide choice on the menu, I will certainly be dining at the Royal Oak again.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Great as ever

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Visited On Friday, 11 January 2019

Delighted with our evening at the Royal Oak entertaining good friends from Ireland

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 January 2019

Good range of beers, many tempting menu options - what else do you need?

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Visited On Sunday, 06 January 2019

Friendly service and cosy atmosphere in the snug

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Visited On Saturday, 15 December 2018

Enjoyed the food very much, service was standard. Only thing we didn’t enjoy was the table by the bathrooms had a draft from outside, otherwise very happy

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Visited On Saturday, 05 January 2019

You made us really welcome including the dog!

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Visited On Saturday, 05 January 2019

Love this place but some of the dishes are overpriced for what they are. Mostly the desserts. However, their vegan menu was exceptional and everything was thoroughly delicious- the bubble and squeak was particularly scrumptious. Will definitely be back, especially as they were so good with our dogs - even gave them some treats!

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Visited On Thursday, 03 January 2019

Family friendly whether with/without kids or dogs. Fantastic food and service. We will definitely be back.

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