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Royal Oak

Dunsford, Dartmoor National Park EX6 7DA , England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

We were made to feel very welcome, very friendly bar staff and a reasonable selection of real ales - forced to try them all - they were excellent and well kept ... hic! 8-) Didn't eat here, but the fish and chip night on the Friday night seemed very popular and the pub was packed out with locals - always... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Thought tthe meal here was pretty average, but nothing special. The pub offered economy meals two for £10 reasonabl considering todays market. Thought the decor, upholstery and carpets needed an urgent face-lift, however We are aware of the struggle experienced running a country pub but a make-over would not go amiss here.Pub atmosphere is good and nice to hear Devon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled across this place as we had actually broken down on one if the nearby lanes. We have never been made to feel more welcome. The staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere in the pub was very cosy. They had lovely ales and the pub itself had a huge amount of character. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Driving in the beautiful Dartmoor countryside we happened to be in Dunsford around lunchtime.The Royal Oak public house had a large car park and an impressive frontage , so we walked in. The Barmaid was eating her own lunch at one of the tables and apart from one customer the place was empty. We ordered two ploughmans lunches and sat... More 

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Judy H, Owner at Royal Oak, responded to this review

This review is devastating and I suspect will have an real impact on our future trade. I am very saddened by such a negative view of our much-loved family business. As the 'bar-maid' in question, I must apologise for having my sandwich during the lunch session. As you observed, it was very quiet and I had been working since 6... More 

Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Visited here to sample the Well Recommended Fish and Chips! I was not disappointed:- Lovely piece of real cod,beautifully cooked to order,accompanied with chips,garden/mushy peas and tatar sauce. Wow just £7.95 and very large portion! Very welcoming Pub,great atmosphere,well behaved dogs welcome.Staff friendly but efficient. More than happy to return and to recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Two nights B&B double room with full English Breakfast £100. Rooms in converted outbuilding. Small rooms but everything you need. Plenty to eat for breakfast. Dinner on the Friday night, a decent plate of Fish & Chips for just £7.95. A warm welcome from the friendly owners. Have been before and will go again. Dunsford is on the north eastern... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Best Friday night dinner. We didn't know about the accommodations- but we had drinks every night during our stay in Dunsford. Friday night dinner was a recommendation from a local couple. Best recommendation ever! Busy place but efficient owner and staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We stayed in the village in one of the cottages nearby for a week, so cannot comment on the accommodation. The pub is deceptive from the outside but as soon as we walked in, the atmosphere was warm, yes a few dogs there but all well behaved and certainly not a nuisance. We arrived on fish & chip night and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

A wonderful, traditional country pub serving great, simple home-cooked food! Although we didn't stay overnight, we will next time! What a super place.... Animal galore and all so well kept. I wanted to take the miniature donkey home with me. We spent a delightful time in the garden - stunning views - and stayed far longer than we had intended!... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We chose this B+B for just one night because we wanted to take our dog with us. We arrived and were offered and had a very good generous meal even though it was after kitchen closing time. Our room was a little separate outbuilding that was very comfortable with all usual mod cons. The gardens are spectacular and there were... More 

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