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Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

Type:Restaurant

Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9SQ

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - 703 reviews703 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
    345
  • Very Good
    207
  • Average
    77
  • Poor
    48
  • Terrible
    26

Recent Reviews:

  • Kim628
    Henley
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Great atmosphere with delicious food.
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 10th September 2018
    My wife and I were on a river cruise and stopped in Cookham as I had remembered eating at the Bel and Dragon years ago. It has retained a classy style with ambiance. The food was terrific, I had the... Read full review
  • Avocalea-dalcab
    Blackpool, lancs
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Bourne End residents
    2 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 1st September 2018
    Went to cookham for the afternoon and on way home stopped at Bel & Dragon for a drink as been there before, got drinks and seeing as such a lovely day went into the garden, out of 7 tables available... Read full review
  • livgrig
    Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Phenomenal food and service
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 1st September 2018
    Had a brilliant Friday night dinner. Called in advance and explained how much we’d enjoyed a dish on last year’s menu (the beautiful saddle of lamb) - they got it in specially for our visit and it... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

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