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The Royal Oak

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Great Ayton, England
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Ranked #4 of 5 Great Ayton B&B and Inns
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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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Billingham, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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20 reviews 20 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
2 helpful votes 2 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
10 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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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Pretoria, South Africa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

We paid a quick visit at lunchtime on a busy Xmas Eve (2013). There was certainly a very festive buzz and all tables were taken/reserved, except one, so we were fortunate to find seating. We were warmly greeted by staff on arrival and the drinks served immediately. We ordered a few minutes later from a standard variety of pub-type, hearty... More

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
9 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Sunday lunch in Captain Cook's village. This pub is an institution! Good menu, good service and great atmosphere. There are two trip advisor listings for this establishment - it is also a B&B. Not stayed personally but I know lots who have and who were pleased.

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thornaby on tees
20 reviews 20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

we booked a table for 5 and were give a large round table at the rear of the restaurant, the table was a good size so we had plenty of room to move, some of the 2 seater's were on the small size and if you have drinks as well it could be a bit of a squash, the bar... More

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Address: Great Ayton, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Yorkshire > North Yorkshire > Great Ayton
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