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Royal Oak

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International, Pub
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The Green | Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
01509-84-36-94
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12:00 pm - 11:30 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent restaurant with great staff.

Dropped in with my wife for lunch the other afternoon, first thing that stood out was the super friendly staff.The decor is very stylish pub side and restaurant.When the food arrived i was firstly blown away with the presentation, like a work of art, then with the taste.Maybe not the cheapest... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
Demgee
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Yorkshire
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Yorkshire
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Dropped in with my wife for lunch the other afternoon, first thing that stood out was the super friendly staff.The decor is very stylish pub side and restaurant.When the food arrived i was firstly blown away with the presentation, like a work of art, then with the taste.Maybe not the cheapest restaurant in the area but you get what you... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The shared platters for startes are a must! the main meals were not a disaapointment either, I had the chicken cooded in sauce with new potatoes, and it was so tasty.

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derby
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Visited with friends after hearing good reports about the restaurant. We weren't disappointed! Bar & dining area modern and bright. Staff attentive & not over bearing. Food was excellent. Would recommend a visit & we will definitely be back.

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We hopped off the motorway, as we do on longer trips, with the hope of finding somewhere nice to eat. Always a gamble as to whether we'll drive for miles and it seemed like we had, having passed a disheartening amount of low-brow pubs with huge 2-for-1 meal boards outside. You know, where they claim you're getting two £10 meals... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

we visited the Royal Oak as we have done many times with friends which was their first visit, I booked on line for 6 people for 6pm and as soon as we arrived it was rush rush rush ! A lady said we want our table back for 7-30pm it did say so when you booked ! I have the... More 

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Been here on several occasions for both bar- snack & full meal. Never disappointed. Beware the 'bar-snacks'', they are big & really a full-blown meal. Equally, the full restaurant meal is beautifully cooked & presented. The other BIG PLUS is that my wife, being coeliac, can get a worry free meal as they have an extensive gluten free menu (including... More 

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Visited again on Saturday 11th April. The the new spring menu is excellent; check out the Crab Panna cotta. The Royal Oak is definitely a step up from your normal "Gastro Pub" , looking forward to our next visit.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

We have eaten here before and needed to book towards the weekend but this was a Tuesday night when it was still busy but equally good food and excellent service. The menu is varied with something for everybody, there are real ales to choose from and the Argentinian Malbec was lovely. All at a reasonable price.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I spent two nights here on a business trip. I had a pleasant stay. Rooms are clean and comfortable. They have a nice spread of complimentary teas, chocolate and cookies in the room. Personnel is super kind especially the lady who works the morning shifts and serves breakfast. BTW their scrambled eggs are the fluffiest I've ever tried. I thought... More 

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Leicestershire
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Without Prejudice A girl friend and I had lunch here on Friday 13th!! Of March, while the ambiance and service was excellent and the staff where welcoming and polite. I had the Slow roasted belly of pork served with potato crisps, French bean and Parma ham bundles,poached pear & honey glazed fig with a port and balsamic reduction. £13.25 The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Green | Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: 01509-84-36-94

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 32
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: International, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:30 am

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