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Royal Oak

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The Square, Yattendon Estate, Newbury RG18 0UF, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to stay at Royal Oak for my birthday night away. As we were staying for one night we also booked a table in the restaurant. The Royal Oak is placed in a beautiful setting in the middle of the countryside. The actual pub and gardens are beautiful and extremely clean as are the rooms. We were a bit... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked lunch for 8 people in one of the private dining rooms, to celebrate my parents 50th wedding anniversary. The room was very pleasant, the staff were all extremely friendly and welcoming and the food was very good. It's honest and homely cooking, nothing Michelin star standard, just damn good, tasty food. We were all very happy with the... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went last week to the Royal Oak. On the whole the food was bland. My friend had vegetable soup, which consisted of peas and courgettes and soggy croutons. When questioning the waitress she was told "other people have commented but that is the way we do them". Obviously others didn't like them either but they don't take a note of... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just one night at The Royal Oak was enough to experience all of its charms and delights. The staff were gentle, good humoured and efficient - a great combination. The relaxed atmosphere in the dining room led to an excellent dinner for five of us. The breakfast was perfect. The bedrooms were all lovely - really enjoyed the big choice... More 

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bolton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for one night to eat at the nearby pot kiln. Lovely place. Charming bar. Lovely staff. The best bit was the room we had in the cottage wing. Beautiful and vast with its own garden all for £105. Would definately stay again.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here overnight on a Saturday after enjoying an excellent meal. Made eating out as a coeliac easy at dinner and breakfast. Beautiful countryside to walk in, picturesque village with a small brewery nearby selling craft asked, could not have asked for more

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Westbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way to Marlow and were very pleasantly surprised. Lovely pub atmosphere. Very friendly and helpful staff. Very interesting food that was cooked perfectly and very well presented. Coeliac knowledge: Superb!! My wife wanted the salad with quinoa and was very surprised when the chef told her he would happily do it but without the quinoa.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Visited with a group of friends in the evening and we enjoyed some drinks in the garden - staff are all really accommodating and friendly plus the atmosphere is relaxed. Lovely pub, well kept garden! Also not as expensive as I expected.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just returned from a 2 day break at the Royal Oak, and I have to say it is a really nice place to stay. Set in a lovely village location, the rooms were nicely decorated, and the pub itself was really nice and modern. The staff were friendly and the Breakfast was very good. The only downside is parking can... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

A group of 11 university friends decided to do something different to celebrate our 40 th birthdays. We booked the VIP racing weekend and we were not disappointed. The races were brilliant and stress free thanks to the hotel sorting out transport, the Hotel was lovely with a beautiful outside area where we had a drink or two and the... More 

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