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The Vanilla Pod

31 West Street, MARLOW, SL7 2LS

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The culinary bar is set high in this stretch of the Thames Valley stockbroker belt, and The Vanilla Pod delivers a sure-footed take on modern British cooking, its roots clearly in the French classics. The setting is a handsome townhouse where TS Eliot once lived, thoroughly refurbished with a chic contemporary look in brown and cream. First out might be gin-cured salmon with pickled fennel, or butternut squash risotto. The kitchen then extracts clear, robust flavours from top-class ingredients in main courses such as lamb rump with orange and saffron cabbage, and puddings could take in coffee and orange pannacotta, or classic tarte Tatin.

Further information

Tel: 01628 898101
Please quote 'The AA'.
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Days closed: Sun-Mon
Dates closed: 24 Dec-3 Jan

Restaurant information

Cooking type: British, French
Chef: Michael Macdonald
Number of seats: 28
Accessible for wheelchairs.
Steps for wheelchair: 2
Vegetarian meals available.
Children welcome.
Children's portions.



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From M4 junct 8/9 or M40 junct 4 take A404, A4155 to Marlow. From Henley take A4155
Nearest station: Marlow

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