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Cardington, Church Stretton SY6 7JZ, England
01694 771 266
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tue - Wed 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: British
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Description: Country Pub

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English first
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had booked a table for four and were the first diners to arrive on a Friday evening. Nice cheery open fire on entering with two or three individuals having a quiet drink. Young lady behind the bar took our drinks orders which were very slow in being prepared - one pint of Guinness in particular must have taken close... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

we had a girls weekend near here and booked because it was the closest to the holiday house. but the meal was awful and the landlady very rude when we complained. we coukdnt really go anywhere else so we left early but she did reduce our bill. thank god.

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Good place in town for the thirsty walker - friendly atmosphere and good choice of bitter and lager, there is a good walk to be had doing the circuit of pubs in the town.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

A lovely old country pub in the beautiful village of Cardington - you can feel the atmosphere as soon as you walk in through the door. We had a really good welcome from the landlord and the meals were very generous and nicely presented. We all had different meals - the fidget pie, game pie, burger and Thai curry and... More 

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Harwich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

It is a lovely old pub but the food was not as good as expected. It is the only pub in the village and was convenient for people staying or living nearby. We visited couple of times and decided to go somewhere else.

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Birmingham
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160 reviews 160 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We had a decent pint here, sat out in the garden, although I received a rather frosty welcome from the landlady, in common with other contributors. The toilets here are something to behold, with a boarded up window and filthy hand towel. I hope hygiene standards in the kitchen are better.

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Manchester
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Beautiful area, stunning village. BUT We have been to this pub twice and each time both the landlord and landlady have been unfriendly. Enjoyed our drink but would think twice about returning.

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Craven Arms, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We have visited this pub twice and on both occasions the landlord has been "off" with us. On the most recent occasion, he rolled his eyes when we asked for a sample of one of the beers on draft. He also clearly did not like it when we pointed out that we had booked a table in the bar and... More 

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New Providence Island
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We made a point of finding this pub for lunch as we had heard and read so much about the Royal Oak being the oldest in Shropshire. We got lost for at least an hour as we drove up and down the tiny little country lanes, but the scenery was glorious with all the wild flowers in bloom, it was... More 

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Buckinghamshire
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Off the beaton track you find a real gem of a pub. Classic decor- brick fireplace, oak furniture and open to all. Menu choice is excellent plus the specials giving great value for money. The owners have obviously worked hard to make this a success and should be complimented on the result.

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Additional Information about The Royal Oak

Address: Cardington, Church Stretton SY6 7JZ, England
Phone Number: 01694 771 266
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Church Stretton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm  7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisine: British

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