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Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
5* had I not been charged for tap water!!!

Following a recommendation from a friend and the talk of big portions we heading down child in tow to dine with family. Noting it was bank holiday a lot of the tables had been reserved, but we were accommodated straight away - great start. Decor is dated,but for me added to the character of times... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
NorthernVeggieMonkey
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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English first
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Following a recommendation from a friend and the talk of big portions we heading down child in tow to dine with family. Noting it was bank holiday a lot of the tables had been reserved, but we were accommodated straight away - great start. Decor is dated,but for me added to the character of times gone by. In terms of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW via mobile

Let's be honest, the food is dirt cheap and if you're wanting to 'feed' your family for next to nothing then fill your boots. However if you want a decent meal don't bother going here, there are far better places that really don't cost much more. I had the unfortunate displeasure of having a meal at The British Oak with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Attended here with my partner last Sunday. I booked a table the night before because I know how popular it is, especially on a Sunday. We shared the starter of Garlic Mushrooms, you will struggle to find better anywhere. I had my favourite Southern Fried Chicken, consists of one and a half large Chicken Breasts, Chips, Coleslaw, large Onion Rings... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Needed a location for a tea time meal. Great service and excellent quality meals. Steak cooked as ordered and very nice. Pricing also very competitive.

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

All four of us really enjoyed our meals,we all had steak and it was done to perfection the starter my mate and i had deep fried black pudding and that was nearly a meal in its self will be making a return for sure.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Visited with family and ordered scallops as a starter, never seen such small scallops and only 5 of these tiny things - hardly a good start. Ordered a pork in brandy & mushroom sauce with rice - tasteless & my Wife had a surf & turf but the steak was as tough as shoe leather. Complaint was met with an... More 

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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Called in on a Friday evening on the off chance we would get a table, and knowing how popular it is we were really pleased to get a table with only a few minutes to wait. We both had Yorkshire puddings & gravy starters as we love the gravy here. For main meals we had gammon and steak pie, both... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Sunday lunch turned out dry , reheated , on a tiny plate ... We won't return , EVER ! And it's not cheap either !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I brought my mum to the British Oak for a birthday meal, the service was excellent staff were extremely friendly, but then the pub is in Yorkshire, we booked a table and even though we were a good thirty minutes early were shown straight to our table. We were given the specials board and plenty of time to browse the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

What can we say but excellent from the start to finish. Food is amazing and lots of it. Mix grill was huge and lovely service and staff brilliant. Thank you for a lovely meal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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