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Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
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The Royal Oak
Ranked #4 of 16 Burford 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Barnet
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Amazing value for such a central location in Burford. Comfy character room with good facilities (we loved the rocking chair), and enjoyed a tasty breakfast. We didn't have the opportunity to eat dinner there. Very friendly couple running this establishment who haven't been there long. We wish them all the best for the future, they deserve to do well.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived after a day of disasters and were warmly welcomed by all including several locals, after checking in to our room and a shower had several very nice pints of Guinness this was followed by a perfect dinner GF had a pie she said it was one of the best she has ever had, I had the burger again... More

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments they are very much appreciated. We look forward to you staying again. thanks Jeanette More

Knutsford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This chef knows how to make a pie ... I had the chicken pie and my partner has the steak and ale pie - they were both absolutely delicious. Everyone was friendly and helpful and the bar has free wifi which is always welcome.

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hello, we're so pleased you enjoyed our traditional pies and your visit to The Royal Oak. Thanks again Jeanette More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal the 28th july in the royal oak, we both had the steak and ale pies, beautifully presented and rammed with chunks of beef and tasty gravy and pastry to die for, the reviews dont do them enough justice. Lovely and friendly owners and great wine.. keep up the good work and thank the chef for a great... More

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hi, thanks for your great comments regarding our pies, we're really pleased you enjoyed your visit and we hope to see you again. Thanks Jeanette More

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7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Had a lovely meal here last night 20/07/14, my Fiance had the Steak & Ale pie, I had the Fish & Chips, neither of us were disappointed. The Pies are the Royal Oaks speciality and boy i can see why. The Landlord & landlady were very friendly and smiley without being overbearing, locals and holidaymakers seemed to be chatting away... More

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for great review and we're really pleased you enjoyed one of our traditional pies, thanks Jeanette More

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We found the Royal Oak by accident and it was a wonderful find. John, Janette and Harry make a great team and run a great little pub in a absolutely charming historic village. One of those places you never forget and in some respects looks time has passed it by. Our accommodation was a spotless clean, comfortable room at the... More

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review of our pub, we really appreciate it and look forward to seeing you again. Thanks Jeanette More

Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

just to say what a pleasure it was to visit the royal oak this week a little treasure of a pub , a warm welcome , good company and excellent food , lovely to meet you all , all the best for the future , Alyson and Chris ......bailey's coffee and guinness couple ;-)

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hi Alyson and Chris, thank you for your lovely comments and we are so pleased you enjoyed your time in The Royal Oak. Please come and visit again soon. Thanks Jeanette More

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I stayed at the royal oak for one night this week, John Jay and Harry were very friendly and welcoming, the bar area has a lovely friendly feel about it, my bedroom was lovely very clean neat and tidy, it was like sleeping in a cloud the quilt was so comfy, lovely little courtyard type garden for a beer in... More

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RoyalOakBurford, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments. Please come and stay again soon. Thanks again Jeanette More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I stayed at The Royal Oak in Burford for one night on the evening of Wednesday 2nd July having only booked my room the day before. Upon arrival at The Royal Oak I walked into the bar to a nice warm welcome and I can truly say that upon leaving I felt like a true "local". John and Janette (landlord... More

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JAWILKO, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely comments regarding your stay at The Royal Oak and we hope to see you again soon. More

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

A wonderful few hours spent in this friendly pub. The new team make you feel very welcome and comfortable as soon as you walk through their door. I ate one of the best roast beef dinners I have had in ages. A very pleasant and relaxing way to pass time on a Sunday afternoon. Would not hesitate to visit again... More

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JAWILKO, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments regarding our pub and our roast dinner. We are glad you enjoyed yourself and look forward to seeing you again. Jeanette More

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Address: Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Cotswolds > Burford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Also Known As:
The Royal Oak Hotel Burford

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The Royal Oak is a traditional British Inn, offering freshly prepared food, great real ales and bed and breakfast accommodation. ... more   less 
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