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Royal Oak

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Square, Yattendon Estate, Newbury RG18 0UF, England
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Ranked #4 of 18 hotels in Newbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited for a few hours on a very hot day in July. Waitress/owner? Was terribly miserable that here were 5 people who were going to order £50+ worth of food and drinks! Didn't smile once. What happened to 'service with a smile'? On top of that, the day was very hot, the lunch time menu consisted of cooked dinners and... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for lunch, nice to see a reduced Sunday menu, this ensures a smooth service on an incredibly busy day. Great selection across the board.the produce was of the highest quality, Vickers Game? The level of service given by the staff and especially the owner was superb. Will definitely be back soon.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we tried to book a room it was full, but the owner called us back following a cancellation and offered us a discount and some free drinks (not necessary, but what a nice gesture) .......we have stayed here a few times before, and had another great stay this weekend. The menu was a seafood theme this weekend, so I... More

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Southern California
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The Royal Oak was a welcoming, clean and well run hotel.... The staff was beyond helpful, the rooms warm and beautifully decorated, and the location convenient to see Highclere Castle (if one is interested..)... But it is necessary to have a GPS device to find this hotel as it is in the beautiful countryside.... Another very nice feature of this... More

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Newbury, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Dropped in for lunch with some friends on the bank holiday Monday. Usual good service, and good food, although as a aeggie somewhat small plates on the brushetta I ordered and I was a bit peckish afterwoods still. I'd suggest going with a starter.. Very comfortable inside. As it was raining we didn't get to sit in the garden, which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

We have just spent a night at this delightful pub set in the heart of the village of Yattendon. Would thoroughly recommend staying here and having dinner too - we had a wonderful meal. The bedrooms have nice touches such as good quality toiletries - and plenty of them - a superb hospitality tray and a portable heater and fan.... More

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Announced myself at the bar to the manager (?) who kindly showed me to my room. However, no welcoming greeting or conversation on the way up the stairs. Of course, he wanted to know whether I'd be eating that evening. The room (Churchill) was comfortable although the remote didn't work nor did the ceiling lights in the bathroom. I mentioned... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014 via mobile

We have just had the most wonderful stay at The Royal Oak. We could not fault it! We arrived for lunch which was absolutely delicious. The portions were generous and everything was really tasty. We were lucky enough to be there for Steak weekend too and our group enjoyed the chateaubriand and T-bone steaks cooked to perfection. Breakfast was great... More

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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

A two night stay in the Blunderbuss room while exploring the local area. Room was spacious and clean with a charming view of the village green. The pub has a small bar but a good selection of local ales. The real thing that sets the place apart though was the food. Both dinner and breakfast were exception. Altogether a delightful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

its hard to fault this well kept gastro pub with accommodation. located in a quintessentially english village it oozes style and was in good order. i have still given this hotel 5 despite a couple of let downs. my bed had a slight dip towards the end making my knees hurt when i woke up, and for me the food... More

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Address: The Square, Yattendon Estate, Newbury RG18 0UF, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Berkshire > Newbury
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Oak 4*
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Royal Oak Newbury, England

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