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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 21
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Average

Have been to this pub a couple of times as it is a convenient meeting place for family. The menu is rather vast. Ordered a burger which was described as 100 % beef, I'm sure the packet it came out of would have said different. General opinion was that the meal was just ok. It was served pretty... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
Louisa D
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Have been to this pub a couple of times as it is a convenient meeting place for family. The menu is rather vast. Ordered a burger which was described as 100 % beef, I'm sure the packet it came out of would have said different. General opinion was that the meal was just ok. It was served pretty fast, probably... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

We come here with friends quite regular. good selection of foods always well cooked and prepared. prices are good too, service has always been good too. But please reserve or you may never get a seat, very popular

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Visit this establishment every so often, always enjoy our visit, friendly staff, busy little place with good quality food at reasonable prices. We have never booked before and usually get a table, but if more than 2 people I would say book before you go. Well worth a visit.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Been lots of times,never had a bad meal.Very good service,friendly staff and usually very busy pub with lots of tables reserved. Well worth a visit.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

went to cedar court hotel nearby but arrived early so thought we'd try closest pub which was the British Oak,from outside looks a bit shabby but as you walk in you are greeted by at least 3 very friendly staff. Waiter asked if we had booked which took us by surprise as it looked like it would be a quiet... More 

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West Yorkshire
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

We go every now and then to the British Oak. It's not brilliant but it has been good. Like other customers have said the pub is in need of refurbishment. Seating is somewhat awkward and uncomfortable. The smell outside is always there, but no smell inside. We booked for Boxing Day as a treat for 2 sets of elderly parents.... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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39 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Went on Saturday 31st January at 12 for lunch. There were six of us. We had reserved but there were only two other tables occupied. A good selection on the menu. Three of us opted for the burger and chips , one fish pie and other meat pies. The staff were friendly and cheerful and the order came within a... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Only reasons for 4 and not 5 is A) Sat in a corner on a wall bench the table was too far away so my back hurt :) couple little cushions would have helped alot B) outside just to the left of the front door there was a HORRIFIC eggy/methane smell. No idea what it was Other than those 2... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Been to the British Oak a few times as my son and his partner live nearby. Plenty of choice for starters and the main menu. Six of us sat on a table designed for four. All meals ok last night except my meat and potato pie which left a lot to be desired. No time to complain as had to... More 

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Dewsbury, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

It was our first time trying the British oak today and we can't wait to go back. The food was lovely staff are amazing 10 out 10.

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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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?