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“Delightful”
Review of The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak
Ranked #6 of 78 Restaurants in Marlow
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: British
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: From the banks of the Thames take the short trip up the winding hill to Bovingdon Green and the warm, wooden heart of award-winning The Royal Oak. Oak by name and oaken by nature - but not hard or austere: not a bit of it. Bare floorboards and ancient timbers ooze bonhomie, it feels like someone's home - it might as well be yours for the time you are there. Like old friends visiting for dinner, the welcome is easy and relaxed. It's journey's end.
Reviewed 7 November 2017

A really nice atmosphere, friendly staff who gave a excellent service and the cuisine was really good with a wide choice of dishes. What more do you need to know?

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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Easy parking on site. Warming arrival. Keeps a cosy bar atmosphere. Friendly and prompt service with good options for light or heavy eaters. Good Selection of lunch specials. Bubble and squeak always an option to fall back on along with well kept local Rebellion beer.

Thank Tom R
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Reviewed 4 November 2017

Booked here for a birthday celebration.

Friendly service, quite a noisy room (it was Friday night) and we got a high level of detail around the conversations from the three tables around us!

Looking at the menu and prices I was surprised that the was no champagne by the glass, nor were there any half bottles on the wine list. Not what I would expect from a restaurant of this standard. The food was good, just felt a little let down by the wine omissions.

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Thank Simon L
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

5 mins outside Marlow-easy parking midweek-restaurant not in any way full-service very pleasant but a bit random. Menu a little long--but our party all chose a main from the day's specials accompanied by a glass of house wine.
All good, but not historic. Quite pricey burger lacking usual accompanying garnishes( e.g. gherkin?) and no mayo, mustard or tomato offered. Chips not as good a high street chains. Lemon sole excellent ,but could have done with an inclusive vegetable at THAT price!
Prawns and spaghetti with chorizo exactly the right sized one plate meal for a midweek lunch.
This place will not disapoint-but I suspect staffing availability and training is possibly an issue here.

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Three of us had lunch as the Royal Oak is one of our favourites but sadly we all independently acknowledged that the portions were far to small for 15 / 16 pounds, although tasty far to expensive.
5.50 for a rebellion lager, made 1 mile down the road is taking the micheal.
Sorry but sort it !
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