Home! That was what they meant, those caressing appeals, Those soft touches wafted through the air, those invisible little hands pulling and tugging, all one way.

Kenneth Grahame, The Wind and The Willows

Located in the beautiful village of Cookham Dean in rural Berkshire. The Mole & Badger is a home-from-home modern British restaurant,
bar & wine emporium serving amazing quality food, local brews & top-notch wines.

We offer a relaxed and informal setting where everyone can enjoy themselves & feel welcome whilst enjoying quality food. The menu is inspired by the best seasonal British produce we can source, from local venison to the most amazing mackerel caught off the south coast, our food ethos will be driven by quality, seasonality, and sustainability.

Whether it’s Breakfast, lunch, dinner, a brew, or a glass of wine that tickles your fancy, we have something for everyone to enjoy.

“The Mole & Badger is really inspired by the fantastic produce that Britain has to offer. The vast array of ingredients coupled with seasonality is the driving force behind our menus. It is our suppliers and producers that dictate what is on the menu at any given time. I very much look forward to welcoming you to The Mole & Badger.”

The Best

Driven by our dedication to seasonal, locally sourced produce, we strive to serve only the highest quality and freshest ingredients. Featuring organic free range meats, line caught fish and creative interpretations of classic British dishes, there's little room for disappointment.

Amazing Quality

Different ambiances, different moods.

Wine Emporium

With a wide selection of high quality fine wines, our wine emporium is guaranteed to excite and inspire every palate, whether its red, white or something bubblier you fancy. We even boast our very own made-in-house rosé, the perfect accompaniment to our fresh, local produce.


Make your reservation at
The Mole & Badger


You Can Reach Us at:

+44 1628 482638

Opening Hours

Midweek Continental Breakfast

Monday – Friday : 8:30 – 10:30

Full A La Carte Breakfast

Saturday & Sunday : 08:30 – 11:00


Monday – Friday : Closed

Weekend Menu

Breakfast Brunch : 8:30 – 11:00

Saturday Lunch : 12:00 – 15:30

Sunday Roast : 12:30 – 16:00


Monday – Tuesday : Closed

Wednesday – Saturday : 17:30 - 21:00

Sunday : Closed

Residents & Non - Residence

Monday - Thursday : Midday – 23:00

Friday – Saturday : 11:00 – Midnight

Sunday : 11:00 – 20:00

Mole and Badger Christmas Opening Hours

25th December

Lunch only 12pm - 16:00pm

Bar opened until 11pm

26th December

Lunch only 12pm - 16:00pm

Bar opened until 10pm

27th - 28th December

Bar Snacks Only

Bar open until 10pm 

30th December

Open as usual

Restaurant 17:30pm - 21:00

Bar open until 12am

31th December

Bar and Snacks Only

8am - 03:00am

1st, 2nd & 3rd January

Closed for Lunch

Bar snacks only daytime

Bar open until 10pm


The Mole & Badger Restaurant, Bar & Wine Emporium

The Old Cricket Common, Cookham Dean, Maidenhead
Berkshire, SL6 9NZ



Tel : 01628 482638

Email : reservations@themoleandbadger.co.uk

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