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The Royal Oak Inn

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Withypool, Withypool, Exmoor National Park TA24 7QP, England
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

Have had many meals at the Royal Oak but my latest visit was disappointing. I ordered Lasagne with Cheesey Garlic Bread.......this was one of the cheapest options on a lunch time bar menu at £11.......prices I thought were a little steep. The meal came on a not too warm plate. A large chunk of Lasagne seated on a bed of... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Happy to find this recommended pub open out of season. Table for 2 , roaring log fire and interesting pub menu. Enjoyed the steak and house burger, good selection of ales and wines, made to feel very welcome.

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Thank happygolucky2004
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

Stayed here for 3 nights in October 2015. The owner was friendly and more than accommodating as for personal reasons we had to vary the dates of our trip and phoned up several times and he was polite and understanding. The rooms are old and quirky whilst still comfortable and of high standard. The pub itself is cosy and welcoming... More 

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Thank Matthew C
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Excellent break in this idyllic country pub. The room was very spacious and a little quirky! Breakfast was excellent (smoked haddock and poached eggs, locally smoked kippers, the best porridge ever). Staff were friendly and helpful but not overbearing. Excellent location for walking and cycling on Exmoor. Would definitely recommend and look forward to a re-visit!

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Thank Janesreading
London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Stopped here half way through a day's walking with two friends and two dogs, the latter being welcomed into the bar area and a water bowl outside. Food on the menu was more than adequate choice wise and I opted for a Somerset Brie ploughman's and extra of chips, which was very good. My 'co-diners' had a cheddar ploughman's and... More 

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Honiton, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

In season you need to book both for Lunch and Diner as very popular with visitors and locals. As usual the food was very good varied menu and reasonably priced. Check out of season on opening hours beginning of October we found closed Mondays and Tuesdays

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Thank Ann B
Knowle, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

We are holiday regulars at this great pub in Withypool and have eaten here on many occasions and I can highly recommend the food. The menu is gastro style using lovely local seasonal produce, at our most recent visit this summer the hogget was to die for. Portion size is large and they are always happy to offer 1/2 portions... More 

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Kintbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We had a lovely stay at The Royal Oak. Our room (room 3) was very good, lovely comfy bed, well equipped and nicely decorated. The bathroom was a good size with a bath and an electric overhead shower which gave lots of lovely hot water. I couldn't fault the food at The Royal Oak. It was so good we didn't... More 

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Thank Debbie S
Wales, UK
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

Stayed at the Royal Oak for one night - booked a double through Late Rooms yet got the last room - a twin, which was disappointing. The quality of the beds, a great night's sleep and excellent breakfast with a discount for the mix-up more than made up for the error. Lovely stay.

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Basingstoke, England, United Kingdom
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150 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Nice Inn this. My son was getting married in the area on a Farm and most of the guests were camping in a field on the farm. I do not do camping anymore so booked in the Royal Oak Inn. 200 quid for 2 nights and we were put in room 10 which is right at the top of the... More 

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