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All 58 Ringwood Restaurants

The Royal Oak

Ringwood Road, New Forest National Park, Ringwood SP6 2PB, England
01425 652244
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Ranked #33 of 58 Restaurants in Ringwood
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Country Pub turned into a restaurant
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English first
Sutton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We were taken to have an evening meal by our friend ,as we were visiting from Sutton in Surrey. The new thatch was very interesting (I am a townie) , the staff are very welcoming and the whole meal was amazing ! A big well done and thank you to the chief , our young waitress (first day) ,the manager... More

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Wimborne
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have used the Royal Oak for a number of years, especially when we want somewhere to eat with our grandchildren, not any more, the new owners have done away with the children's play area and high chairs, stating "a pub sin' a place for kids". That's OK there's plenty of other places that welcome kids and to be honest... More

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

New landlady and team have made great improvements to the food and service. Although very busy the service was good and the duck was excellent.

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visited here on a mid- week lunchtime just for a drink, never again the price for a bottle of pino Grigio was £23 .50 so watch the prices

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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Great burgers and reasonably priced. Water for the dog available and great real ale . A favourite pub of ours :)

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We always used this pub & the service, food & the hospitality was second to none. Second time since the change, it was a long time since the first as that was below par then, hence have not been back since. Found that the children's play area now gone the garden cut in half & we were going to eat... More

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Fordingbridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This pub has recently been opened under a new manager and we were ken to visit as we had had several bad or average meals here before. We arrived on a hot Sunday for lunch. We had reserved seats in the restaurant but asked if we could sit outside instead. This was no problem. We had very friendly service and... More

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Cairo, Egypt
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136 reviews 136 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

After a 4 mile walk we were lucky enough to get a table at this very small pub, it is one of the oldest in the New Forest and is located at the end of a busy cul de sac. We had a delicious ploughmans I had the Stilton and hubby the pate, large portions with two soft drinks cost... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Had a scrummy meal at the royal oak. Service excellent and surroundings clean and relaxing. Sat inside, as smokers tend to sit in the outside areas which as a non smoker is not very comfortable when eating.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Decided to have a run out to the new forest, and have a sunday lunch, Alas we happened along the Royal Oak, Looks lovely from outside, and it does look nice inside, Thought the roast beef was a tad pricey at £12.95, but thought we would give it a go. When it arrived on cold plates, it looked just like... More

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