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The Royal Oak Inn

The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
015395 36259
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Ranked #8 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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82% Recommend
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English first
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

Title says it all. Not a great choice at lunch time and expensive. Staff where not very friendly and short tempered. When asked for sauces waitress was snappy. Shame really as it was a lovely day

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We stayed overnight for our visit to l'enclume and was very happy with the place. Friendly and profesional service, comfy well apointed room. A complimentary glass of wine and a cracking full breakfast in the morning. Mike who seems to handle everything is a credit to the place. 10/10

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We ate here during the day and the food was very tasty. I had pork belly, which was cooked to perfection. My husband accompanied his meal with a flight of beers which he really enjoyed.

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bath
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Came to the royal oak with my girlfriend and was welcomed at the door and shown to a comfy table next to the open fire and got our drinks quickly after sitting down. The staff were very attentive and helpful, we decided to have our lunch which I had the don burger which was stunning both to look at and... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
196 helpful votes 196 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

It had just started to rain; we went to the door to investigate, then the manager saw us, opened it and welcomed us in warmly, so we decided to stay. It's a lovely, cosy, traditional pub with a large beer garden by the river. The menu is extensive; some traditional dishes but mostly modern and fashionable with an Italian flavour.... More

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Culgaith, Penrith
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Staying at a caravan site at Bardsea we decided to venture forth and investigate local eateries in Cartmel. We settled on the Royal Oak and were glad we did so. We, and our two Jack Russells, received a warm welcome from the friendly and efficent staff. Our meals arrived quickly and beautifully cooked, I had the rack of ribs (... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
Top Contributor
113 reviews 113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Sat in the beer garden and had a few nibbles, whilst these were not going to light the world on fire the setting with wine in hand is a nice end to an afternoon, the staff were attentive and the wine was cold.. so who am i to complain!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Nice pub with attentive staff, menu is what you would expect for standard pub food, nothing amazing but a good meal. My wife had the vegetarian pizza which was butternut squash with goats cheese , they adapted this to suit my wife's dislike of goats cheese but the forgot the butternut squash. I had the beer battered cod which was... More

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Standish, Wigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Met at the door by a very friendly member of staff and told to sit wherever we liked. Drinks were served quickly and service was attentive without being overbearing. Food was delicious with good portion sizes and excellent value for money. Will definitely visit again.

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Leyland, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Great pub sat at one end of the main 'square'. The staff are friendly, good selection of beers and food. I recently had the lamb here and it was perhaps the tastiest I have ever had!!!

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