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The Royal Oak

Great Ayton, England
The Royal Oak
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went for tea with my wife and son and luckily arrived before 6pm as there are offers on before this time. We all had different dishes and they were very good and were also good size portions despite being on the 'Specials' menu. Looking at the menu, however, I dont think I would be coming back on an evening as... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was a little apprehensive going here based on some of the reviews but the food and service was pretty good. We stayed in a cottage nearby and the owner recommended it for food. We arrived quite close to the end of serving time and the barman taking our order ran it directly to the kitchen to avoid any issues.... More 

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Llanymynech
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We stayed at The Royal Oak in Great Ayton for a couple of nights and really enjoyed our stay. The staff were very welcoming and friendly. Good hearty food at very reasonable prices. Room possibly in need of some TLC but bed was comfortable and had a good night's sleep. Bath was welcome after walking the moors. Great Ayton is... More 

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Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

stopped here this week on business trip, was very impressed the staff were very helpful, room comfortable, and it was a very nice change from the usual corporate circuit. There is real ale in the bar and very reasonably priced and excellent food, this was a real surprise ! a cut above the "pub grub" standard. If I am back... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Went to pub for family meal all 18 of us when the pub was busy. Served with drinks quickly and order taken within 10 minutes. Food arrived faster than expected given the pub was busy at the time. Food was good and all enjoyed the day. Staff were attentive even though busy and couldn't do enough for you. Would I... More 

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Yarm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

We moved to Great Ayton in November and sought out our local. What a welcome! Friendly welcome from the landlord and staff. Food is great as is the service. Lovely atmosphere in the pub would highly recommend!!

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scotland
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

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 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

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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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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5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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