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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 Monday, 10 December 2018

Lovely lunch, helpful, friendly and attentive staff. Food was delicious, quite "small" plates, so if you are hungry, you will need to order 'sides". 6 people - 4 starters, 6 mains, 4 desserts, a coffee each, and 2 bottles of wine £200

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Friendly service and excellent food. Above all consistent.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Food ok, not as good as it usually is.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Always enjoy our evenings at the Royal Oak. Staff are relaxed and knowledgeable - particularly James the manager, of course! We were served by four different waiting staff and they were all on the ball and incredibly helpful. When we go to other pubs/restaurants, the Royal Oak is our benchmark and nowhere else in the area beats it - no matter how trendy or celebrity they are! It's our failsafe go-to pub for ambience, range of drinks, quality and choice of food and great, spot-on service.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

Lovely food and good service

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

A lovely venue and easily accessible. The menu was broad ranged with something for all of us to choose. Pricing was very reasonable, not cheap but good by comparison with other similar nearby pub/restaurants. Our one criticism was that the waiter service was less than attentive. We had go back to the bar to order pre dinner drinks that we'd been offered 10 minutes previously and the general impression was that standing by the reception point, chatting with regulars/other staff was more important.

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

We love this place!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

very enjoyable venue for our family get together our waitress was very helpful

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

Great food and excellent service. Thanks to Muddy Stilettos for the recommendation!

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Visited On Friday, 30 November 2018

Thoroughly good evening with friends at The Royal Oak. Excellent young staff.

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Visited On Monday, 26 November 2018

Fabulous food in a really nice country pub environment. Pleasant staff and overall a great experience.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

Yet again ....absolutely perfect . Our server Valeria was amazing ,very friendly and efficient also sincere. Will be returning soon.

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Visited On Sunday, 25 November 2018

Absolutely lovely Sunday lunch. Can’t recommend it enough.

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Visited On Sunday, 18 November 2018

A lovely walk on the nearby Marlow Common and a delicious Sunday lunch enjoyed by the whole family ... and dog. A great day out

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Visited On Sunday, 18 November 2018

Fantastic Sunday lunch

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Visited On Friday, 16 November 2018

Up to the usual and expected standard. Friendly, unpretentious and ‘grown up’ atmosphere - that’s why we keep returning.....

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

We both had the Caesar Salad with tempura squid. It was terrific and we would definitely order it again. The Royal Oak always delivers on food and service.

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Visited On Thursday, 15 November 2018

Family Birthday meal. The last three times we have eaten here the food has been great. Lots of menu choices and we have all found something to suit our tastes. Great laid back country pub feel and good choice of drinks through to ales, wines & gins in our case. Good friendly service also. Would highly recommend. Great garden for the summer also and dog friendly inside and out.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Food was good but both meals were not hot enough

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

loved it!

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Excellent food, cooked really well and presented fantastically. Had the signature Bubble & Squeak and it didn't dissappoint. Service was great, staff really friendly and attentive but not intrusive. Visited on a quiet-ish Sunday evening so not all tables were taken it still had a nice atmosphere. Well done

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Visited On Monday, 05 November 2018

Every aspect was well catered for and with a smile :)

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Visited On Sunday, 11 November 2018

Small portions therefore a bit expensive. Catered for children well and patiently. Recommend for a family lunch.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

A cosy place for lunch or dinner, easy parking, efficient and friendly service and tasty food with seasonal/local specials.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Lovely lunch

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