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The Royal Oak

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Great Ayton, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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48 reviews 48 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Expensive for basic pub food. My chicken pie was in edible. The pastry raw. Chips were soft and greasy from being cooked wrongly .Manager was rude and aggressive when we complained and then challenged the fact he only deducted a small proportion of costs of my meal as it was part of an 11.95 " deal". Aggressively he snatched my... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 via mobile

We visited an old favorite for lunch and found things a little run down. Service was slow with no one really focussing on food customers. On positive side the food was excellent although overpriced for a pub meal

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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

You could do far worse than pay this pub a visit for a quick bite to eat or a full hearty meal. Every time we have visited, nothing has been too much trouble for the staff and the food is very reasonably priced given the quality and portion sizes you receive. The Yorkshire puds could do with a bit of... More

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

On looking at the building yes it's tired and needs updating. We went for lunch to use a Groupon voucher. A welcoming smile and a cheery hello greeted us, and asking how they can help. Ordered drinks which were brought to the table, our voucher was for fish & chips which were superb. Other diners entering were all greeted likewise,... More

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Billingham, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We have been to The Royal Oak a couple of times now and really enjoyed it. The first time we went at lunchtime and were really taken with how friendly the waiter was who served us. The food was good and plentiful and we knew we would go back. The second time we went for Sunday lunch and again we... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed here for one night whilst visiting family, the room was a little tired but i have to say I had a fantastic nights sleep - really comfortable. The staff were really friendly and nothing was too much trouble. They even posted us my daughters necklace without us asking which we had left behind and I did'nt even realise... More

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Not having frequented the Royal Oak for about three years I found the place almost unchanged, which should be read with a positive connotation. Some staff members had changed, but the place has kept its informal and warm rural atmosphere. Which also applies to the food that is served - a good choice if you like the traditional English cuisine.... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

we visited the Royal Oak recently as we fancied a change from our usual haunt's , on arriving I felt the place had not altered since I was there about 10 years ago .....I don't think it's had a lick of paint since Adam was a boy that aside we found a table and ordered our food it was not... More

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

our family have been eating at this hotel for over 40 years and have always found the food, staff and service to be excellent, however after our visit today we will never frequent the place again. we called in for lunch and placed our order, after sitting and waiting for 50 minutes the food arrived, it wasn't what we ordered,... More

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Pretoria, South Africa
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Lunch here was probably the first time that I have felt in the xmas mood. Coming in from the bitterly cold winds into a warm, friendly, inviting and packed traditional village pub with a fire, was just the ticket for xmas eve lunch. We knew the food must be good as the place was packed to the rafters and there... More

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Address: Great Ayton, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Great Ayton
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
The Royal Oak Hotel Great Ayton

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