The Belgian Arms

The Royal Oak Paley Street
Littlefield Green, Nr. Maidenhead,
Berkshire, SL6 3JN

01628 620 541

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The Royal Oak is in the Michelin Guide 2017
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The Royal Oak is in the Good Food Guide 2017

What's On

Tuesday 20th to Saturday 24th June 2017

We're on route to Ascot race course, so pop in for a snappy pre-race lunch. 

After the races there's nothing better than a relaxing dinner at the Oak to crown your day.

Please book early to avoid disappointment. T: 01628 620541, email or book online

Thursday 13th July 2017

On Thursday 13th July we are holding a ‘Beer Tasting Dinner’.  Head Brewer from Fuller’s Brewery, Georgina Young, will host the event.  Georgina will introduce and talk you through each variety of beer, which has been chosen to appeal to both the male and female palette and can be enjoyed by non-beer drinkers too. The evening will include a delicious 4 course menu plus canapés, coffee/tea and petit fours.  Each course will be matched to 2 beers, and you will be invited to rate the beer you prefer.  Here are some facts that you might not know about beer:-

  • It has been said that beer has a wider range of flavours than wine.
  • There is an explosion of new beers in both the UK and across the globe.
  • Beer has been the natural accompaniment to food for centuries; it has every right to be used in fine dining.
  • Some foods like cheese, chocolate and oysters for example are best with beer.

To put your taste buds to the test and discover something new come along and join us for what will undoubtedly be an intriguing and enlightening evening - and great fun too.  The price per person is £55.  T: 01628 620541 or email to book your table.


Chateau Talbot, 4ème Cru Classé 1996

Coravin System
The Coravin system allows us to offer you rare and exclusive wines to taste by the glass so that you pay only a 6th of the price of the bottle to taste a wine you may never have dared to buy before.

Chateau Talbot, 4ème Cru Classé 1996

I love winding up the French and reminding them that so many of their great wines are born of English names, when we once occupied Bordeaux.  So it is with great pleasure I announce that the Château used to be the property of Sir John Talbot, Governor of Aquitaine, Earl of Shrewsbury, in the 15th century.

The vineyard area of Chateau Talbot extends 102 hectares (250 acres).  Located a short distance from the Gironde estuary, it is among the largest in Bordeaux.  The vineyard is on fine gravelly rises, which are well drained.  The distribution of red wine grape varieties is 68% Cabernet Sauvignon, 28% Merlot and 4% Petit Verdot. The average age of the vines is 42 years old with a 45 hl/ha yield.

We are offer this great wine, vintage 1996, by the glass for £35!



Negroni £10.50
Portobello Road Gin, Campari, Sweet Red Vermouth, Orange Peel

Classic Champagne £12.50
Angostura Bergere Brut Champagne, Brandy, Sugar, Bitters, Orange Zest

Grey Goose Martini £12.50
Grey Goose Vodka, Dry Vermouth, Lemon Twist

Kir Royal £9.50
Angostura Bergere Brut Champagne, Crème de Cassis

Bloody Mary £6.50
Smirnoff Vodka, Tomato Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, Celery Salt 

Old Fashioned £10.50
Wild Turkey Rye Whiskey, Sugar, Bitters, Orange

Cosmopolitan £10.50
Smirnoff Vodka, Cointreau, Cranberry Juice, Lime Juice, Lemon Zest

Pink Lady £10.50
White Rum, Grenadine, Lemon, Sugar

Dark and Stormy £10.50
Rum, Ginger Beer, Lime


Parky's Tipple £8.50
Yorkshire Rhubarb Purée, Prosecco

London Cup Fizz £10.50
Sipsmith London Cup, Sugar, Prosecco, Lemon

Aperol Spritz £10.50
Aperol, Prosecco, Soda, Orange

Pimm’s No. 1 £7.00 Glass  £20.00 Jug
Pimm’s, Lemonade

MOCKTAILS (Non-Alcoholic)

Elderflower Pressé £4.50
Elderflower Cordial, Soda, Mint

“G & T” £5.90
Seedlip Spice*, Tonic, Grapefruit Zest

Virgin Mary £3.50
Tomato Juice, Worcestershire Sauce, Tabasco, Celery Salt

Tropicana £5.00
Pineapple, Mango, Grenadine

Seedlip Spice 94 & Fever-Tree Tonic £5.90
Seedlip*, Grapefruit Zest & Fever Tree Tonic

* Seedlip is a non-alcoholic spirit made with botanicals that have been distillled in copper pots.


Royal Oak Gift Vouchers make ideal presents for any occasion. Available in the monetary value of your choice.  Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.

For more information please ask at reception or call 01628 620541 or e-mail

To reserve a table please call 01628 620541, email or book online.


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