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All 14 Cartmel Restaurants

The Royal Oak Inn

The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
015395 36259
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Ranked #7 of 14 Restaurants in Cartmel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $30
Cuisines: Vegetarian, British, Pub, Family Fare
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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English first
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

extremely varied menu - the plates of food were exceptionally presented and delicious. We ate here twice on a three day trip! Will definitely go again next time in Grange over Sands.

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Lymington, Hampshire,England
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202 reviews 202 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
222 helpful votes 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The decor is scruffy and on first inspection the waiters looked scruffy but they were welcoming, cheerful and efficient. Having had a few days of gourmet cooking we just needed a light supper. My wife had a burger and chips and I had a bowl of soup. We shared a sticky toffee pudding and ice-cream. A couple of glasses of... More 

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Guisborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Gorgeous interior, with a real sense of coziness to it. Fairly quiet when we got there, were immediately offered drinks and a table. Food ordering was very simple, the waiter offered us the specials - of which I opted for the cottage pie. Waited a small while for the food however when being freshly prepared this is expected, and it... More 

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Northumberland, UK
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130 reviews 130 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This pub does get busy, so it is worth getting in early. It is just a pub, so don't expect haute cuisine and the food is OK though perhaps more expensive than normal because of the location. I think we paid about £35 for two dishes and two drinks. The beer is excellent and the food arrived promptly and was... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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126 reviews 126 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A warm welcome with a roaring log fire are certainly the way to welcome guests on a cool autumn day. Couple that with excellent beer from Unsworths Yard Brewery which is almost next door and nothing can go wrong. We ate in the bar and enjoyed reasonably priced (for the area) food. I would recommend the Royal Oak to anyone... More 

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Ulverston
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157 reviews 157 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We had lunch here. On entering the pub we were immediately made welcome. We were shown to a table and invited to place our drinks order, which in my case was an excellent pint of Loweswater Gold. (Three other very good local beers were available.) We were given waiter service throughout, from a very bright and friendly member of staff.... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The menu had a decent choice, well priced for the area. Staff were very quick and efficient. Food was very tasty!

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

ennoyed a nice meal, was very htough as showing the rugby, food delicious, staff friendly. busy location in the centre of the square, car parking difficult, but within easy wlking distance in the village once we found a free space.family and dog friendly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

Stopped at the pig n whistle initially for dinner but ended up at the oak! Absolutely fantastic, grub is as described and cooked to your preference. The staff are absolutely amazing attentive and extremely accommodating!! Will highly recommend as food may not be as intricate as the pig but staff and atmosphere well and truly compensate.

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Wigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Staff were very friendly when we went in for a drink so reserved a table for my Birthday and was not disappointed..Service was excellent and the food was excellent.They aim to fill and certainly do..Would definitely recommend and will be back again even if we just have a day out..

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Additional Information about The Royal Oak Inn

Address: The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
Phone Number: 015395 36259
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
Cuisine: Vegetarian, British, Pub, Family Fare

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