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Royal Oak

18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
01904628869
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Ranked #143 of 703 Restaurants in York
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: English, Pub, Gastropub
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The Royal Oak is a seventeenth century inn situated two minutes walk from York minster. The original building dates back to Tudor times and boasts a fine, Tudor beamed, free function room on the first floor.The building has recently undergone a massive refurbishment, sympathetic to its history.The menu is locally sourced, traditional British cuisine freshly cooked to a very high standard.As a Cask Marque accredited inn, the Oak has six perfectly kept cask ales, Timmy Taylor's Landlord, Old Perculier, Abbot Ale, Leeds Pale, Copper Dragon Best and Yorkshire Terrier.
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Surrey
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49 reviews 49 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We called in to the Royal Oak on our return visit to York after 3 years. We had eaten here then and decided to return as the meal had been so nice. Pleased to say nothing has changed.Still a great atmosphere, We had a great time and a lovely meal. We had the belly of pork, steak skewers, vegetarian risotto... More

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Belfast
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We called into here on our first night in York, ordered fish and chips (x3) and bangers, mash and onion gravy which went down a treat on a very cold November night...also spotless inside and friendly staff. Highly recommended :)

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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220 reviews 220 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Called for lunch while in the town ,really old pub ,but very tidy ,we orderd a drink and soup,I have to say the soup was very good ,just what we needed to keep u s going until dinner

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Went for Sunday lunch on the back of reviews on this site. We'll they must have been having a bad day. Put in a small room(6 of us) that was really cold and when we mentioned it we where offered some candles. Meat to be fair was plenty but veg was cold when it came so a couple of us... More

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Nottingham
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178 reviews 178 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

All we wanted was a tasty Sunday roast. Delighted with the one we had today! Service was fast, staff friendly and meal hot and well cooked. I had pork and my partner beef. Piping hot, lovely Yorkshire pudding and gravy,nothing fancy..this was like a Sunday roast you would have booked at home. Yummmmmmm also Great value (£10). Cannot speak for... More

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is a traditional friendly old pub with no pretentions. There are several small dining areas and a quiet snug. We looked in at lunchtime to book for the evening , encouraged by previous reviews. The menu looked good so we booked. When we returned at 7.15 and it was busy with drinkers, but our table had been reserved. The... More

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Uttoxeter
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Fabulous steak and great price lovely staff ! Was packed but still felt they had time for us and the food couldn't have been better

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Witham, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We just had a weekend in York and came across the Royal Oak whilst wandering the City. We received a very warm welcome and the owners were exceptionally friendly. We didn't eat but the beer and wine was great and they play fab music. In a City where there are so many tourists, the Royal Oak made us feel like... More

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Rhuddlan, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

It was so good we came back again. The food was all stunning to look at ant tasted even better, the service was excellent ( many thanks to Justin). The food was cooked fresh so there was a reasonable wait but its an old pub with lots of quirky bits to see and good cider to pass the time. The... More

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York, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

lovely food served very well, good portions, good value well worth going to the beer is good I had Abbots Ale

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Additional Information about Royal Oak

Address: 18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
Phone Number: 01904628869
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
Cuisine: English, Pub, Gastropub

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