The Thames Valley Restaurants

Vanilla Pod

  • 31 West St. Map It
  • Marlow
  • French

Published 08/30/2016

Fodor's Review

Discreet and intimate, this restaurant is a showcase for the French-inspired cuisine of Chef Michael Macdonald, who, as the restaurant's name implies, holds vanilla in high esteem. The fixed-price menu borrows the flavor of a French bistro and shakes it up a bit, so you might have filet mignon with polenta, or lamb rump with bean cassoulet, or something more adventurous, such as fennel escabeche with mackerel and vanilla. The three-course lunch menu is a fantastic bargain at £19.50, and the seven-course menu gourmand for £60 is a tour de force.

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31 West St., Marlow, SL7 2LS, England

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  • Closed Sun. and Mon.

Published 08/30/2016


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