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The Royal Oak

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British, Grill, Pub
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Christchurch Rd, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0LA, England
01590718104
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 61
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Big portions, but not the best

Had lunch with a friend. Ordered light portion of lasagne. This was an enormous portion, bigger than a regular portion everywhere else. It was accompanied by a huge piece of garlic bread ( which was very nice) and a very sorry side salad of a few wilted leaves, and one piece of cucumber and one... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
mamahen46
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

July 2015 I enjoyed this pub very much whilst on holiday in the area with my Mum. The pub was clean, well presented and newly decorated, with a friendly welcome from all staff. The food was of a very good standard and home-made, all dishes were enjoyed! The service was very good and the staff were more than accommodating and... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

visited the royal oak whilst holidaying in the area and found the food , beer and staff to be really welcoming and made us feel at home

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Ringwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited the Royal Oak a week or so ago and had such a lovely meal there. I ordered the small portion of lasagna which was ample and served with a great salad and garlic bread. My husband had Liver and Bacon from the specials board which he said was one of the best he had ever tasted. I believe... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Had lunch with a friend. Ordered light portion of lasagne. This was an enormous portion, bigger than a regular portion everywhere else. It was accompanied by a huge piece of garlic bread ( which was very nice) and a very sorry side salad of a few wilted leaves, and one piece of cucumber and one wedge of tomato. The lasagne... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Have just returned from a lovely afternoon spent in the beer garden here with family and 2 children. We all had lunch and everyone enjoyed their food, could not fault it. The portion sizes are great, all the food (6 meals in total) came out hot and fresh. The children loved the play area in the garden. The staff are... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Our friends were here to stay so we were looking forward to trying out the menus. What a shame, my friends pie was stone cold with bitter gravy. This was sent back and replaced,nothing special. My husband ordered Mash and got Chips, this was returned. The service was very poor, we were not offered wine after our first drinks and... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

The food here is fantastic from the aberdeen angus burger to the lasagne we have been here 2-3 times each time the food has been fantastic, the service is ok but could be alot better. but the food is fantastic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Excellent beer. Great service. Perfect cuisine. Enormous portions . Superb staff ! Can't rate the place highly enough !

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New Milton, United Kingdom
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Having driven past the pub a few times since moving here, my husband and I decided to stop by for a quick drink tonight but changed our minds to have a snack while we were there so we ordered a sharing platter of nachos. We were treated no differently to the tables around us where people were ordering 2 courses... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A short drive from Shorefield Country Park were we have a static van.On the evening of our first visit they had a guy playing keyboard flute and singing,all really well. A great variety on the menu.This does appear to be a very popular place to go for food and entertainment.There is also a play area for the kids. We look... More 

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Debbie M, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, we are happy you enjoyed the Music. We will have Neil here throughout the summer months on Sunday afternoon. We look forward to seeing you again More 

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Additional Information about The Royal Oak

Address: Christchurch Rd, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0LA, England
Phone Number: 01590718104
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
Cuisine: British, Grill, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Christchurch Rd, New Forest National Park, Lymington SO41 0LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  New Forest National Park  >  Lymington
  • Phone Number: 01590718104

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 19
  • Cuisine: British, Grill, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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