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The Oak Inn

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Woodmancote | Defford, Defford WR8 9BW, England
+44 1386 750327
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 14
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely food and great service!

Delicious food, presented beautifully, well priced, staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be visiting again.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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KINGS LYNN
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16 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

we booked our table for 7pm because we had a 4 year old with us, we were still waiting for our food to arrive at 8pm. The food itself was very good but if they want to keep customers they seriously need to get their act together.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

met with family for lunch great little pub very clean we ordered 3 scampi 1pate and a whitebait the food was very good and nice hot plates the service was shocking waited 40 minutes for the above then 3 ordered ice cream and cheese cake 20 minutes for that to arrive go for the food if you don't mind waiting

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

Delicious food, presented beautifully, well priced, staff were very friendly and helpful. Will definitely be visiting again.

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Went for Sunday lunch and will go back for an evening meal from the A la Carte. Mainly because the lunch was good but cooked from a chef's perspective not a 'Sunday lunch customer' one (e.g. Using Sirloin instead of Rib for the beef - good but not the 'authentic' Sunday lunch meal). The starter was good and the dessert... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Went here for my mum's birthday. It was just the 2 of us, early evening. Service was attentive and friendly and the food was just great! I had the 'drunken bull' very well cooked with lots of flavor. Mum had beer battered fish, chips and mushy peas. The batter melted in the mouth. The dining room is a nice space,... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Eight cousins and their partners from near and overseas met for Sunday lunch, the room where we were seated was just the right size with a door to the outdoor seating and garden with a bouncy castle for children.The only downside was because there was a bench seat all along one wall our tables were set horse shoe style meaning... More 

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Tewkesbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

We popped into this pub on Bank Holiday Monday and on first impressions it looked very nice but the bar area was poorly managed and was piled high with plates. We moved round to the seating area in the restaurant which looked nice although yet again there glasses and plates on the bar which the staff had removed from the... More 

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Clevedon, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We have just had a family Sunday lunch. It was excellent. The food was well presented, tasty, and good portions. The choices were amazingly good too. The staff were friendly and attentive without being intrusive. I just wish we lived a lot nearer!

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Great Malvern
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We travel to this traditional pub a few times each year and are never disappointed. The menu has several good British staples and some "cheffy" dishes, meaning there is something for everyone. I always judge pub food by the standard of the burger sold - The Oak's is obviously home made, very substantial with home made onion rings and good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Mothers Day Fantastic food, wonderful service, great value. On a very busy day standards were high. We had a little wait for our table but well worth the wait. Very tasty Thai fish cakes with oriental vegetables and chilli jam followed by the most succulent lamb shank (with probably the best gravy I have tasted) with vegetables followed by a... More 

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Address: Woodmancote | Defford, Defford WR8 9BW, England
Phone Number: +44 1386 750327
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Defford
Cuisine: Pub

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  • Address: Woodmancote | Defford, Defford WR8 9BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Defford
  • Phone Number: +44 1386 750327

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

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