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Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

Type:Restaurant

Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9SQ

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 772 reviews772 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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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

4 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    386
  • Very Good
    224
  • Average
    82
  • Poor
    50
  • Terrible
    30

Recent Reviews:

  • URepublic
    Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    Simply amazing.
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th June 2019
    There's a lot to say about this place, and all good. The building itself is remarkable and has somewhat of a Tardis thing going on... it's massive! The decor in the bar and restaurant areas is... Read full review
  • Roger Y
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Third visit, just gets better!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 21st June 2019
    We visited today for lunch with a friend who has some diet issues. Our waiter (sorry I've not noted his name) was EXCELLENT. He took notes regarding this issue and checked several times with the... Read full review
  • Gettin
    South Kensington, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Mumsey’s Birthday Lunch ( 5 persons )
    4 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 22nd June 2019
    Lunch yesterday. Parking was easy. Warm welcome. Enormous seating areas , including rear terrace. Waiting staff were fantastic, very attentive, and menu knowledgeable. Gin cocktails were... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)

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