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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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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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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a gorgeous Saturday afternoon, and we fancied going somewhere for a quiet, relaxing lunch — having previously enjoyed the Royal Oak, we drove up there, and were quietly pleased to see that the parking area was not absolutely full. We were offered a table under the vines or else on the grass, and picked under the vines —... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I first stayed here 4-5 years ago when I could not find a hotel in Newbury. I had a drink and a meal and then headed up the stairs to bed. The waitress came chasing after me as I climbed the stairs to wish me goodnight. I was bowled over by the genuine & natural friendliness of the place and... More

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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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 July 6, 2014

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 July 6, 2014

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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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
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4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Ely
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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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