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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   The Square, Yattendon Estate, Newbury RG18 0UF, England
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Royal Oak
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Ranked #6 of 18 Hotels in Newbury
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on Saturday for a lunch time meal. I booked the table using opentable which was really easy. We had a great table and the owners were very accommodating especially as we had 3 dogs with us. The food was good and the service was also great. We will definitely be back.

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

Four of us dined on New Year's Day, and the service was excellent considering the long hours the staff had been working over the previous evening and how busy the pub was. The food was well-cooked but not special, although potion sizes were large. The prices were very expensive for what we got, so not good value. We will probably... More 

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England
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206 reviews 206 reviews
79 hotel reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

First time ever had Christmas lunch out and what a joy at the Royal Oak. I rarely enjoyed such magnificent customer service, all the staff who were coming end to end of a very long busy shift were and absolute joy and a credit to their profession and establishment.Charles in particular deserves a special commendation for outstanding service along with... More 

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Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

(Party of four - lunch only; did not stay at hotel) Perhaps we just got unlucky with an ‘off day’, but this was a huge disappointment. The restaurant is little more than a pub – and it’s a pub-like experience. Although we booked several weeks ago we were assigned a table in a really dark corner with a cold draft... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

So much so that having run out of bacon, someone even rushed across the road to get some more from the butcher! Just as well as it was lovely. Super location in Yattendon; lovely building with friendly & helpful proprietors and staff.

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Datchet, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We stayed over after attending a local show and 1st impressions were great...... Picture perfect location (even the weather was on form!) The bedroom was spacious, bright and we had a lovely sized bathroom. It was all looking very promising until we went down to eat. Over booked tables, slightly overcooked starters and average main courses left us a little... More 

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Framlingham, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Staying here was a pleasure in itself. We had a room the the adjacent cottage which was spacious with a superb bathroom and lovely comfortable bed. There was a shooting theme - a gun cabinet available in the room, and the rooms named after, and decorated with pictures of, gunsmiths. Dinner in the restaurant (we had excellent guinea fowl with... More 

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Fleet, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We usually stay with friends in the area but on this occasion finally got round to booking at the Royal Oak to give it a try. One of us is very allergic to animal fur and as a dog friendly pub & B&B, we were slightly nervous of our plan to try it but forged ahead. Monika, the lady that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Enjoyable meal in a relaxed atmosphere. All the dishes in our three course meal were well executed and well put together and tasted very nice. Very friendly and efficient service. A reasonable choice of wines and nice variable menu but not cheap.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We went for dinner this week, very good food and service, venison was excellent! Desserts also excellent. The dessert....Eton mess could have had a few more raspberries....would like to go back and stay in the hotel for a couple of days!

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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*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Royal Oak Hotel Newbury
Royal Oak Newbury, England
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Newbury
#5 Family Hotel in Newbury

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