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The Royal Oak

Closed Now: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Open today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Great Local Pub

We were overnighting nearCrockham Hill and went to the local pub for a pint and dinner. Recently... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Bywong, Australia
via mobile
Boxing Day visit

Having been here a year ago (Christmas Day 2017) this was our annual visit to Kent, and our son... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2018
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Hours Today: 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Main Road, Crockham Hill TN8 6RD, England
+44 1732 866335
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Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

Staying at a nearby B&B, we were given information on local eateries. Advised that this one was within walking distance but several other guests had previously found that the evening meal had not been available when they arrived and that this may well happen again....More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank lgriffiths2017
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Just been for a meal and drink with friends at the refurbished and under new management Royal Oak. We won’t be returning ! It was freezing cold and when we mentioned it we were told the radiators needed bleeding and that lots of things had...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sally F
Reviewed December 30, 2018

Having been here a year ago (Christmas Day 2017) this was our annual visit to Kent, and our son said lets go to The Royal Oak, so walked through the woods and was met by the "very new" landlords who did a fantastic job in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank CornwallDave62
PaulNCKent, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2019

Thank you for this endorsement of Gary & Keith

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We were overnighting nearCrockham Hill and went to the local pub for a pint and dinner. Recently refurbished it is looking good. The landlord is a lovely lady who is doing a great job. The locals in the pub were a lovely group, very friendly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colint990
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Under new management and greatly changed. Wonderful decor, terrific food. Friendly village public house.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

This pub appeared to be something special but the food and service definitely was not! Waited almost an hour for our food, which was like warm at best. Roast been was chewy and peas arrived when we were half way through our meal. Definitely would...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jacs0112
Reviewed November 11, 2017 via mobile

What a find this is. Real food, great local Westerham Brewery Beer and super friendly people. We lived our adventure out to lunch thank you and we think you will too. A real local community pub kept as they should be. For the local community....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed April 2, 2017

I cant credit the helpfulness of their staff enough, with both manners an attitude that make them excellent ambassadors for The Royal Oak

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Thee_Don
Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

We visited this pub with family for a nice lunch on Boxing Day. The service was great; the staff were very attentive. We enjoyed lovely food and the calm atmosphere. We tipped the waiters as they were very good. However, what ruined it all was...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank daniellemiller1
PaulNCKent, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2016

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit except for the incident you write about. However, I am very concerned by your comments as we have not employed male bar staff for over a year. Please contact me at royaloak@westerhambrewery.co.uk so that together we can...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016

We arranged to meet our friends somewhere in west Kent, and my friend suggested this place, otherwise we would never have heard of it. How glad I was that we chose the Royal Oak. The welcome was very friendly, and our orders were quickly taken,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Response from daniellemiller1 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I don't know if he was a bar man or a waiter or whatever but either way, he was behind the bar, in uniform and was a man.