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The Royal Oak Inn

nr. Dunster, Luxborough, Exmoor National Park TA23OSH, England
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Royal Oak has re-opened under new ownership, and we wish them every success, the Hotel and Restaurant was at one time Egon Ronay listed and deservedly so, then things changed it is difficult to know why, but change they did ultimately leading to its closure, but hearing that it was back open and under new ownership we chose to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here to attend a wedding nearby and couldn't of asked for a better hotel. Extremely welcoming and amazing food. We wish the new owner all the best, you can see he has a fantastic vision for the pub and hotel rooms. If you visit ask to see Wilson the beautiful bulldog. He has a lie in on Sundays... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Having walked from Nether Stowey we were looking forward to a warm welcome at this pub with accommodation. The new owner was attentive, friendly and extremely personable. He was equally at ease speaking to me, a perfect stranger, as he was with each local as they arrived. Food from a restricted menu was excellent and accommodation very nice and impeccably... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked one night bed and breakfast as a birthday treat for my husband and we arrived not realising the pub had undergone some management changes. We received a very warm welcome and although the new owner wasn't present, the staff were doing their best in difficult circumctances. We had a lovely dinner from a limited hand written menu and... More

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was wonderful to walk into the royal oak last night for a drink. We met the lovely new owner Douglas. The atmosphere was buzzy welcoming and everything one might expect from a lovely somerset country pub. We are looking forward to our dinner on Tuesday evening. Please support the Royal Oak it deserves it. Anne and John.

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Llandysul, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location in the middle of a small remote village, good size room with comfortable bed. good food in the evening and a big cooked breakfast in the morning. Would recommend for anyone wanting to get away from the rat race and find peace and quiet.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked for my brother, his small dog and I to stay for 1 night on the strength of the review in the 2007 Alastair Sawday book. The website says "we welcome all well behaved pets". I mentioned that we were bringing a dog on the "Special requests" section of the website. Several days later when we arrived at 7.30pm... More

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Douglas Y, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Dear Peter, Thank you for taking the time to review the Royal Oak Inn. I have just taken ownership of the Royal Oak from the 4th of August. I am sorry that your recent visit was not as expected and whilst I cannot comment on your experience whilst under different management I wanted to assure you that we will be... More

Swansea, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Myself and my husband stayed at this pretty, quiet retreat for a 2 night break 14th and 15th May 2014. On arrival we were shown to our room which was spotlessly clean and comfortable. The couple that are `holding the fort` so to speak , until this property is sold, really couldn`t do enough for you. At breakfast time your... More

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Wirksworth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Lovely country pub in tiny rural village. Very good Sunday lunch with good food. We sat outside making the most of the sunshine - lovely outside area but not at it's best (it was early May!). Not easy to find but if you persevere you'll find a warm welcome.

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

We booked this Inn for an overnight stay and was promised an e-mail receipt, which never arrived. Subsequent phone calls and e-mails went unanswered. In the week prior to our stay we were still unable to confirm booking and after reading that the property was up-for-sale and under administration, we sought an alternative. Imagine my surprise when the bank statement... More

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Address: nr. Dunster, Luxborough, Exmoor National Park TA23OSH, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Somerset > Exmoor National Park > Luxborough
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Set in the lovely village of luxborough. The Royal Oak is surrounded by some of the most Beautiful countryside in the British Isles.With recently refurbished accommodation this Inn has sat in this picturesque landscape since the 14th century. Inside, this building boosts original flagstone and cobble stone flooring coupled with stone walls and open beams which give the building an unrivalled character. ... more   less 
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