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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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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
15 hotel reviews
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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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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West Midlands
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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Durham, United Kingdom
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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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9 hotel reviews
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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London, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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

16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

The new people that have taken over this week are great. They are warm and friendly. The atmosphere in the bar was very friendly. We had the calves liver which was really good. Good portion size, hot and tasty.

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

Thank you for your lovely comments. The calf's liver is very popular when on our specials board. Thank you again. Jeanette More

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

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