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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dropped in here whilst walking Exmoor and just didn't want to leave. The bar is old , adorned with usual Exmoor antlers , dark but friendly . Great roast lunch , very good beer and a super stop . We didn't look at the rooms but the newer part of the hotel looked worth investigating

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

After a gorgeous morning walking, we booked for lunch at the Royal Oak. Place was very busy only the bar area open. Food was awesome and such large portions, couldn't fault. Only thing is it was a little cold.

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North Devon
Reviewed December 11, 2016

We booked for Sunday lunch and left a message saying husband veggie but loves roast without the meat. We eat Sunday lunch out every week at many pubs or restaurants in North Devon/Cornwall and all do Veggie roast, ie Yorkshire puddings, roast potatoes, vegetables and either VEGGIE GRAVY or RED WINE sauce. The Royal Oak could provide neither veggie gravy...

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somerset
Reviewed November 17, 2016

After a 4 mile walk with our 2 dogs following the river from Tarr Steps to Withypool we had lunch at the Royal Oak. We sat next to the open log fire and really enjoyed lunch. Superb food with plenty of choices on the menu and several real ales to choose from. A very busy Saturday lunchtime in a traditional...

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Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed November 13, 2016

We live fairly close and choose to drive to this inn. The food was delicious but the bar area we sat in was really cold. They had a lovely log burning fire but unless you were sat right on top of it you would have been cold . The staff look like they need cheering up particularly the barman not...

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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Took myself off to Exmoor for a hike in Oct 16 and wanted somewhere to stay o/night. Found The Royal Oak Inn in Withypool on the net and booked. And, what a find. Everything I was hoping for. Quiet, fairly remote, old, log fire, great food, real ale, fantastic room, friendly people. I prefer to visit places like this in...

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Oxford
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very good dinner in pleasant ambiance, served by charming and friendly staff. We had a very enjoyable evening, and we shall certainly be returning soon as we can. The welcome was good, we were made to feel at home.

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Barnstaple
Reviewed September 23, 2016

Have been here twice this week, once for evening meal and once for lunch. This pub is a long-time favourite of ours. It hasn't been horribly modernised or mucked about with so it retains it's charm and is always cosy. Meals are always good, cooked from fresh ingredients. Today we had steak pies, individually baked with proper pastry and good...

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Lovely inn in a beautiful part of England. The food is delicious and you need to reserve a table as it gets very busy in the evening. Friendly staff and one of the most comfortable beds I have ever slept in. Bathroom a bit quirky, though, with mirrors all round the walls. But it was adequate and functional.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We are staying just up the road from the place which is jolly handy(😜). We've stayed in the pub & eaten lots of times, it only ever seems to get better. The food is fantastic with a very good choice & the beer is kept so well it's our favourite! We will be back again this holiday & to stay...

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about The Royal Oak Inn

Address: Withypool, Withypool, Exmoor National Park TA24 7QP, England
Location: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Withypool
Price Range: $100 - $137 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Oak Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Room 9 is good for pets, but without a view.”
 of 5 bubbles U7325MVbillw, May 16, 2016 | Read review
“The front rooms have a wonderful picturesque view...”
 of 5 bubbles nmcm15, Mar 29, 2016 | Read review
“Didn't see the other rooms, we were in room 3 which was really charming with a nice countryside view over the village roof tops.”
 of 5 bubbles 480debbies, Sep 25, 2015 | Read review
“Good view from the top room”
 of 5 bubbles SpudC_12, Aug 31, 2015 | Read review
“All good, the one's we saw anyway”
 of 5 bubbles TFH04, Jul 27, 2015 | Read review
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