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“Super location & good food & ale” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak
The Green | Car Colston, Car Colston, Nottingham NG13 8JE, England
0194920247
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Price range: $13 - $32
Cuisines: English
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Description: The picturesque village of Car Colston has 29 acres of village greens and is believed to be the largest rural common in England.The building of The Royal Oak is about two hundred years old and is thought by some to have been a hosiery factory hence the rather unusual vaulted brick ceiling in the bar which certainly would have carried the weight of the appropriate textiles machinery above.Richard & Vicky are members of the British Institute of Innkeeping.With Vicky offering her delicious culinary delights from the kitchen & Richard behind the bar with his fantastic tasting Cask Marque approved traditional real ales you are sure of a warm welcome and enjoyable experience but look out for the reported ghost of a Roman Centurion roaming the building.
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“Super location & good food & ale”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

We use the Royal Oak regularly. Super location on village green (where the Hunt occasionally meets and the cricket team plays). Welcoming and helpful landlord who keeps his ales very well. Dogs welcome in the bar where you can also eat the good food. This evening we had Fish & Chips & Lambs Liver. Generous portions very well cooked at sensible prices.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Rich608, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this review, August 23, 2012
Thank you so much for this lovely review. We are extremely pleased with both our butcher (Harker's, Clipston-on-the-Wolds) who constantly supply us with top quality own-reared meat and our fishmonger (M & J) for their fresh fish which is superbly filleted and boned!!
We hope that you enjoy many more meals here at The Royal Oak.
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