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Bel & The Dragon, Cookham

Type:Restaurant

Cookham, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 9SQ

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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 of 5 stars
  • Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Excellent
    412
  • Very Good
    230
  • Average
    89
  • Poor
    57
  • Terrible
    36

Recent Reviews:

  • joeco123
    Unapologetic
    1 of 5 stars
    Monday, 3rd February 2020
    I've lived in cookham for 5 years now and been a fairly regular customer of Bel and the Dragon. I thought it would make an ideal venue to host my wife's 40th birthday so proceeded to book. Because it... Read full review
  • Daniella A
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Thursday night dinner
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 7th February 2020
    My friend and I came for a belated birthday meal at the bel and dragon a couple of weeks ago. We loved the food - great veggie options! The service was fantastic - waitress overheard me say happy... Read full review
  • Edoneill213
    Farnham Common, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Breakfast!!!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 8th February 2020
    Breakfast!!!! Walked from Loudwater to Cookham on sat am for the most amazing breakfast, great coffee, efficient service and amazing food well done. Only note is that they stop serving breakfast at... Read full review

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Opening Times

Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)

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