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Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7DA , England
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Royal Oak
Ranked #2 of 3 Dunsford B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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46 reviews 46 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

The rain was tipping it down outside as we dashed into The Royal Oak today. We were met with a warm smile from the hostess (by reading other reviews, I presume this was Judy.) "Would you like the heating on?" she asked, as it was decidedly chilly for June. What a lovely welcome. We ordered coffee and then when my... More

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Following a walk in the nearby beautiful Teign valley, we called in at the Royal Oak for lunch. The exterior of the building was being painted (old AA sign hanging outside), and is in a lovely setting by the church. Okay, so it's not a gastro pub, but that's not what we want most of the time and the interior,... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is what a pub should be like! We stayed at the Royal Oak whilst attending a friend's wedding in the village. Firstly, the location is stunning. Dunsford as a whole is a pretty, traditional village with a cafe, church, Post Office and the pub. The pub itself has brilliant views from the top of the beer garden out over... More

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Exeter, England, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

The Royal Oak like many village pubs is pretty quiet in the day, but you can be sure of a warm welcome and good menu choice if you choose to visit. It is. Family friendly pub and pet friendly.So if you are not a cat or dog lover it may not be the place for you. Mark the landlord prepares... More

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

On entering there is a horrible smell. After weaving my way to the bar past the many dogs lying all over the floor, I could see where the smell came from. The whole place is very scruffy and is need of a facelift. The beer was flat and overpriced. I did not have a meal as hygiene did not seem... More

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

As owners of two lodges at nearby Clifford Bridge we always look forward to our visits there and one of the reasons is so we can visit the Royal Oak and be welcomed like locals. The atmosphere is very warm and friendly, our dogs love it and cannot wait to see Judy who immediately hands out the chews. The food... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Stayed here for two nights this months and couldn't fault it.Our room was clean and comfortable and we were made very welcome by Mark and Judy.Food was good and plentiful.....especially breakfast!!! Can't understand the bad reviews.We loved it and we will definitely be back!! Jellie our dog loved it too!!!!

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I have known Mark Judy and family for many years Mark is somewhat of a Basil faulty type of person The food which he cooks is of Very good quality especially the Fish and chips which I cannot fault. the price is of excellent value dine out on takeaway prices ! nice big chunky chips and the fish is always... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

We only ate there so unsure on hotel facilities. Its a bit of an eyesore in a lovely little village but had been met so warmly and had great service in The tea rooms opposite thought we would give The Royal Oak a go too.. ...Huge Mistake.. . Possibly called on a bad night but it seems that unless you... More

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

It was recommended that we eat here whilst staying at nearby Clifford Bridge, what a let down! We visited on Fish & Chip night (Tuesday) and the building was dilapidated and shabby to say the least. There were cobwebs and resident spiders in every corner of the room and everything was dated, not quaint like other local pubs. My husband... More

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Judy H, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

I'm really sorry you were so disappointed with your visit to our pub. I was especially sad you felt I was rude as I feel strongly about making all our customers very welcome. When we are very busy it is obviously more difficult to give all customers as much attention as I may like, but I am always being told... More

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Address: Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7DA , England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Devon > Dartmoor National Park > Dunsford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Royal Oak Dunsford, Devon

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