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Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

Type:Restaurant

Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9SQ

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 744 reviews744 reviews

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Bel and the Dragon Cookham

About

One of the oldest Coaching Inns in England, Bel & The Dragon Cookham sits on the village's picture postcard High Street, a short walk from the Thames Path and under a 30 minute drive from Central London.

Following wholesale refurbishment, Bel & The Dragon combines 600 years of history with the best in modern British cuisine. The menu is created by award-winning Head Chef, Ronnie Kimbugwe, who previously spent 7 years with Gordon Ramsay and was most recently the Senior Sous Chef of Gordon Ramsay at Claridges. His passion for the finest seasonal fare, sourced from local & sustainable ingredients, is immediately obvious. It is also complemented by the inclusion of a rotisserie for the very best Roast Chicken, Creedy Carver Duck or the signature spit roasted Suckling Pig.

And then there is the Josper Grill, which cooks at up to 600°C and is compared to an indoor barbeque- since it has transformed restaurant kitchens forever, with early converts already including Gordon Ramsay at the Savoy Grill and Heston Blumenthal at Dinner at the Mandarin Oriental.

Wine lovers are warmly welcome to enjoy one of the best cellars in Berkshire, stocked with only the best vintages at extraordinary prices. The special Cellar list has been created to provide amazing value for money between £55- £95 per bottle, for some of the best wines ever produced.

Bel & the Dragon has five beautifully cosy and comfortable guest bedrooms available. Expect to see period features throughout this 15th-century building that lend all rooms their exquisite charm.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    371
  • Very Good
    213
  • Average
    82
  • Poor
    50
  • Terrible
    28

Recent Reviews:

  • L3EDX
    Knowl Hill, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Another fantastic meal
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th February 2019
    My wife and I have been going to this restaurant for a number of years. Our latest visit we were not disappointed. Food cooked to perfection and very well presented. All staff very attentive. We... Read full review
  • polstar79
    Dubai
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Birthday lunch
    3 of 5 stars
    Monday, 18th February 2019
    Had a fabulous spontaneous lunch. The people and service Awsome... very accommodating. Food great , generous positions and not over priced. The place looked like an old fashioned beautiful tardis... Read full review
  • Eli F
    London, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Cocktails and dinner
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 19th February 2019
    My husband and I love eating here. The food is always excellent. The cocktails were great too. This is our go to place for great food and a warm atmosphere. My only request.... bring back your big... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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