Spotlight on The Old Boot Inn, Stanford Dingley

Spotlight on The Old Boot Inn, Stanford Dingley | West Berkshire Villages

The Old Boot Inn in Stanford Dingley, near Bucklebury, was visited by Kate Middleton in her younger days. Prince William is also known for eating there.

It went  through a bit of a chequered history before being taken over by the new owners , who have made some wonderful changes. André & Rebecca were determined to bring The Old Boot Inn back to its former glory and have dedicated themselves to restoring this historic Inn. Whether you’re local or travelling through, a warm welcome awaits you at The Old Boot.  André and his team are dedicated to extend the best in hospitality, and to make your visit a memorable one. 

They have recently been accepted into the CAMRA Good Beer Guide. Their menu is updated regularly and features starters, burgers and sandwiches, steaks, children’s and meals to share. They have gluten free, vegan and vegetarian choices available.

It is a dog friendly pub and they have recently added a tipi.There are plenty of interesting walks in the surrounding area and the village is a chocolate box pretty village in the West Berkshire Downs.

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Their experienced kitchen team, headed up by head chef Istvan Marosan, are passionate about sourcing the freshest quality ingredients from trusted local suppliers and presenting a modern take on traditional pub food. In-house classics such as duck shepherd’s pie or seafood curry laksa offer exotic world cuisine options to compliment the menu.

Throughout the year they offer themed evenings such as South African night, surf and turf and seafood weekends. They also have an outdoor BBQ area which offers a traditional BBQ menu comprising of ribs, steaks, burgers in the summer and is available for private event hire.

Another highlight is their famous Schawarma machine, offering the best chicken kebabs in the county. Istvan has more than 20 year’s experience in Turkish cuisine, and these amazing shawarmas are incredibly tasty. The shawarma machine is also available for private functions on and off site.

Their menus are updated seasonally with weekly specials available. They are dedicated to the reduction of food waste and produce food that is sourced from local businesses. The majority of their suppliers have been with them from the beginning and no exception is made is offering the best quality, locally sourced ingredients.