The Royal Foresters


London Road, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5 8DR

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Exterior of The Royal Foresters Ascot


In the heart of Ascot, the historic Royal Foresters is a lovingly restored pub, restaurant and hotel.

Through a beautiful glazed extension, the light and airy restaurant boasts an open kitchen, where guests can watch the chefs preparing their meals. With an emphasis on Mediterranean inspired, freshly cooked food, a skilled team of chefs can be seen grilling and roasting over the Josper charcoal ovens, and preparing hand-crafted authentic Italian pizzas in wood-fired ovens. The menu also features a selection of imaginative gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan dishes while the extensive and varied drinks offers a great choice of fine wines, real ales, gin, spirits and cocktails.

With 24 bedrooms, the boutique hotel provides a calm, relaxing escape with all the modern touches. In the timber lined rooms, bespoke hand painted lampshades meet classic turn of the century modern fabrics. Each room features a Roberts radio, flat screen TV. Each room has its own Nespresso machine for fresh coffee, as well as tea and mini bar facilities. 

A first-class hospitality hub for the Ascot area, the Royal Foresters is perfect for events and special occasions. The 80-seat function space, adjacent to the restaurant, can be sub-divided or incorporated into the main restaurant area. With its own private bar, it’s the ideal space for all kinds of celebrations and is adapted to suit corporate and business requirements. With complimentary super fast WiFi throughout the whole venue, and furnished with good quality AV equipment including projector, screen and speakers, it’s the perfect location to host meetings, training sessions, networking events and working breakfast or lunches.

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Arrival Date:
Thur , 23rd May 2024
Departure Date:
Fri , 24th May 2024
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Guide Prices

Number of Rooms / Units
Room / Unit TypeRoom / Unit Tariff*
Double en-suitefrom £99.00 to £180.00 per room per night (breakfast included)

*We offer B&B and room only rates. Some rooms have space for one pull out bed or cot. Royal Ascot week: rooms £450.



  • Additional Meal Details
  • Banqueting
  • Bar
  • Bar meals
  • Cafe - Serves coffee
  • Cater for vegetarians
  • Meals served all day
  • Restaurant
  • Serve breakfast
  • Serve evening meal
  • Serve lunch
  • Special diets catered for

Children & Infants

  • Accept children (Minimum age)
  • Cot - Available on request (a few available)
  • Facilities for children
  • Family Friendly, Children Welcome
  • Food/bottle warming available
  • Highchair

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Business facilities
  • Central heating throughout
  • Children aged 12yrs+ welcome
  • Children aged 5+yrs welcome
  • Conference facilities
  • Garden/patio for guests' use
  • Ironing facilities
  • LGBT Friendly
  • Night porter
  • Open Christmas
  • Open Fire
  • Open New Year
  • Pets accepted - Specific rooms only: surcharge added to room pricing
  • Pets welcome - Bar area only (not main restaurant)
  • Pre-school children welcome (0-4yrs)
  • Real log/coal fires
  • Welcome single sex groups, eg stag/hen parties
  • Wireless Internet Access

Leisure Facilities

  • Bar
  • Golf Course close by - Opposite Lavender Park Golf Centre

Parking & Transport

  • Car parking
  • Free parking
  • Green Transport
  • On site parking
  • Railway station within 5 miles

Payment Methods

  • American Express accepted
  • Apple Pay accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro Accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Visa accepted

Provider Preferences

  • Non smoking establishment

Room / Unit Features

  • Air conditioning in all rooms
  • All rooms non-smoking
  • Baths some rooms
  • CD Player in all bedrooms
  • Colour television in all bedrooms
  • DVD Player in all bedrooms
  • Ground floor bedrooms available
  • Ground Floor Room(s)
  • Hairdryer in all bedrooms
  • Internet access all rooms
  • Ironing facilities in most rooms
  • Mini bar some rooms
  • Non smoking rooms available
  • Queen sized beds some rooms
  • Radio in all bedrooms
  • Shaver Point/s
  • Showers all rooms
  • Tea & coffee making facilities in all bedrooms
  • Telephone in all bedrooms

Specialist Features

  • Aim to attract conferences and business meetings
  • Marketed as gay friendly
  • Marketed to any other specialist market
  • Short breaks available

Travel & Trade

  • Wi-fi available

Special Offers

  • Windsor Castle and River Cruise Package

    Prices from £139 per room.

    Less than 10 miles from The Royal Foresters is the historical town of Windsor, and the royal residence of Windsor Castle.  

    Enjoy a river boat cruise with French Brothers River Tours along the River Thames to Boveney Lock. Take in the sites of the town including Eton College and Windsor Racecourse as well as undoubtedly one of the finest views of the castle there is.  

    Once you have disembarked from the cruise, visit the castle itself and discover the history of the world’s oldest and largest occupied castles. Taking in the splendour of the state rooms and grandeur of St George’s Chapel.

    As part of the Windsor Castle and River Cruise Package, your booking includes entry at 2pm to Windsor Castle on your selected day as well as a flexible ticket to board any of the hourly departures of the river boat cruise. As part of your stay at The Royal Foresters, enjoy a two course meal

    Included in The Royal Foresters Windsor Castle and River Cruise Package:   

    One double/twin room for one night at The Royal Foresters  

    A two-course meal from the a la carte menu on the night of your stay  

    A cooked breakfast the following morning  

    Upgrade to a superior room from £20 per night (subject to availability).  

    A 40-minute river boat cruise along The River Thames  

    Entry to Windsor Castle – Please note Windsor Castle is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday

    Find out more here.

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  • Legoland Windsor Package

    Prices from £199

    Located just a 15 minute drive from The Royal Foresters is Legoland Windsor. A grand day out for the whole family, get lost in a world of adventures and discover famous landmarks all made from the famous bricks. With over 50 rides and attractions feed the imaginations of the young and young at heart.  

    As part of the Royal Foresters Legoland Package, your booking includes a one-day ticket to Legoland for all members of your party. As part of your stay at The Royal Foresters, enjoy a two-course meal in our restaurant on the night of your stay and a cooked breakfast the following morning.

    Included in The Royal Foresters Legoland Windsor Package:

    One hotel room for one night at The Royal Foresters  

    A two-course meal from the a la carte menu on the night of your stay  

    A cooked breakfast the following morning  

    One day ticket to Legoland Windsor Resort 

    Find out more here.

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    Recent Reviews:

    • 237shelleyk
      Unhelpful uncooperative untrustworthy
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 9th January 2024
      Visited Christmas day. Food was lovely and staff had worked so hard we even left an additional tip on top of the large service charge. However having realised my husband had left his expensive... Read full review
    • K9263DDjulies
      Sandhurst, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Awful food awful wait time
      1 of 5 stars
      Tuesday, 19th March 2024
      Waited an hour for food order..then told gluten free alternative wasnt available..when arrived burger was burnt and dry..bread black..chips all over cooked..mussels stone cold and only 10 in bowl... Read full review
    • 540mykem
      Way too Expensive,..Service Crap.
      1 of 5 stars
      Friday, 26th April 2024
      The Food is well overpriced, the staff treat you it's a workman's cafe,service is very poor, .. decor is beautiful but the selection and choice on thd meue is way to limited and small. And they often... Read full review

    Map & Directions

    Road Directions

    Located in the heart of Ascot, the Royal Foresters is easily accessible from both the M4 and M3.

    From the M4 leave the motorway at Junction 6 and follow the A355/A332 to Windsor. At the Roundabout, take the first exit on to Imperial Road/B3173. After 0.7miles turn right on to St. Leonards Road/B3022. Follow the road for 2 miles past the entrance to Legoland Windsor. At the roundabout continue straight onto Mounts Hill/B383. After a mile, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto Windsor Road/A332. Continue straight for 2.5miles signed to Ascot. After 2.5miles you’ll see Ascot Racecourse on your left as you approach the Heatherwood Hospital Roundabout. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto London Road/A329. Continue on London Road for almost a mile and The Royal Foresters will be on the right-hand side.

    From the M3, leave the motorway at Junction 3 and follow the road to A322 signed to Bracknell. Follow the A322 for 2 miles and at the roundabout take the 2nd exit continuing on the A332/Swinley Road. Follow the road for 3 miles until you reach the Heatherwood Hospotal Roundabout. Take the 1st exit onto London Road/A329. Continue on London Road for almost a mile and The Royal Foresters will be on the right-hand side.

    Public Transport Directions

    Ascot Train Station is located 2 miles away with direct train connections to London Waterloo, Guildford and Reading.

    London Heathrow  Airport is only 20 miles for The Royal Foresters hotel in Ascot.


    • Group Establishments -Part of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Concierge Service Part of the Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead Concierge Service 2024
    • Regional and Miscellaneous -WTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

    Opening Times

    Open (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)

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