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The Royal Oak Inn

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British, Vegetarian, Pub, Family Fare
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The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
015395 36259
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Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 17
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint and comfortable pub

We visited after a long hike in dreadful weather and enjoyed real ale with a very good quality bar meal in front of open fire

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Grimy
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England
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238 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
England
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

We visited after a long hike in dreadful weather and enjoyed real ale with a very good quality bar meal in front of open fire

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Arriving early sunday morning and finding the door open we fell in,(as you do) Even as non residents we were able to avail ourselves of the facilities and order coffees etc. whilst waiting for the rest of our group to meet us A waiter asked for an example of a 'double entndres', so i gave him one! we are from... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Came here recently for a meal with friends. We were welcomed in and they found a table for us without us having booked. Being from the North we were able to respond to the banter from the waiter and took it in good stride (double entendres etc). But others perhaps not from the North West or simply just wanting a... More 

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Called in for a drink. The man serving at the bar was very rude and intimidating. Cant believe they have people like this wouldn't have them anywhere near my business. Need some customer service training.

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newcastle upon tyne
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Lovely atmosphere and cosy fire We have eaten here in the past and they do serve good foodA lovely old pub full of character

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Visited here every year for last few years when in the lakes it's not the cheapest place but then again were is in the lakes ? But the food is well presented and good portions, a tip is try the garlic bread it's Italian style and lovely. Cartmel is such a great little village and this pub overall does not... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Fab family lunch today .we all had something different and we're all impressed .big portions and good prices .dogs welcome and locals get 10% off

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Blackpool
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51 reviews 51 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

after being out walking all day we went into Cartmel to have a meal.We were pleased to find the Royal Oak inn .The food was brilliant and lots and lots of it.the place is friendly and a treat to have a meal .The real fire added to this lovely place and I am sure that when in the area again... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Large portions & tasty food. Good atmosphere. Staff helpful & friendly. Great selection of foods & drinks. Recommended.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 via mobile

We ate at the Royal Oak on last Saturday night and we had a table of nine. We could not fault the food or the service in any way. Excellent traditional pub with great atmosphere. Staff were great!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: 015395 36259

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: British, Vegetarian, Pub, Family Fare

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?