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Royal Oak

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The Square, Yattendon Estate, Newbury RG18 0UF, England
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Ranked #6 of 18 Hotels in Newbury
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Clive R Stoke Row, United Kingdom
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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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Stoke Row, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
25 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live locally and so decided to try the evening meal. We arrive early and were seated straight away which was great. The restaurant has a specials board but disappointingly at 745pm there were all gone. We ordered some sparkling water, it was served warm and we were not given any ice. The tables normally receive bread whilst waiting for... More 

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Rye, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
11 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived quite late after a long drive but received a friendly welcome and were shown to our room. The room was cold - the radiators were off - but soon warmed up when switched on - it would have been nice to arrive to a warmer room (our one small gripe). The room was delightful and we had a very... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a fantastic night here with our son, his fiancée and her parents to celebrate their engagement. Our rooms were luxurious and our bed was so comfortable. We had a delicious evening meal and breakfast, not one of us left a single scrap on our plates! But the most memorable thing of all was the wonderful... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautifully kept pub with spacious bedrooms and an excellent restaurant. We were impressed by the hospitable and friendly service and the open and welcoming attitude to our dog, who was allowed to sit under our table in the bar and sleep in our room. Despite the dog friendly policy, the Royal Oak is spotless and well appointed. Wonderful walk... More 

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Maywood, New Jersey
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88 reviews 88 reviews
9 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We were looking for a special place to spend Christmas and we found it at the Royal Oak. We spent 6 days previous to this in London but wanted to find someplace that would be "typically English" for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Coming from the United States, we wanted to explore the countryside. We were not disappointed. We stayed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews 116 reviews
35 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Some friends and I came to the Royal Oak for Sunday lunch. The restaurant was busy but as there are a number of rooms where diners can sit, it never felt over crowded. The service was very good, attentive but never felt intrusive. We all had differing lunches from the menu and we were all pleased by the quality of... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
4 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A pretty unassuming place in an out of the way location, warm greeting by the staff on entering and two fires blazing away, now that is a good sign and welcoming as it was freezing cold outside. Can't really comment all that much about the food, only had a bar snack which was just ok and for what it was,... More 

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Tring, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

All I can say is WOW. We stayed one night,had the wake at the oak ,the food was out of this world for the wake. They could not do enough for us all. I am an ex RAF chef and I could not fault the food at all. We had a spot of lunch first there fish finger and steak... More 

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Newbury
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The surroundings are beautiful as always. The service attentive, but maybe too much as I hadn't even taken my coat off before I was asked what I wanted to drink! I ordered the lobster thermidor which turned out to be seafood soup, three small pieces of floating lobster, with a knife and fork to eat soup. My side vegetable cost... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015 via mobile

Second time we've stayed here but first time we are dinner. Room was very comfortable and large but susceptible to bar noise. Didn't bother us though. Dinner was very good with very good service. The extra charge for veg considering prices was over the top. Breakfast was excellent. The staff are very good and very hard working.

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