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The Royal Oak Inn

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited again.For good reason. Food excellent lovely sirloin and cod. Yes somethings may look a bit tired but bear in mind the age of the inn. We love it here. We also enjoy the company of locals and visitors. All of whom are willing to chat.

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Somerset
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48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here for a single night(with dog) when trekking Exmoor. The accommodation is excellent for the price, my room (6) was clean with nice decor, a lovely comfy bed with good facilities. The only downside was a leaking shower hose which made the shower useless, mentioned it on checkout so hopefully this is sorted by now. Room 6 has... More 

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Bucks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for one night and found it to be a very good B&B. We had a good-sized, comfortable bedroom at the front of the pub, with a nice en suite bathroom. Decor and furnishings are traditional in style but not dated. There is free wifi, but the pub is large and so you may need to ask for... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We stayed here while walking The Two Moors Way. Our bedroom was stylish BUT there was lots of black mould around the windows, which were also running with condensation, and more black mould in the bathroom that was made worse by the fact that it was reflected ad infinitum in the mirrored walls. In addition, the lights only worked at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

This is one of the few places I have drunk/eaten where I have felt distinctly uncomfortable. The bar area is full of hunting trophies, hunting magazines and locals complaining about farmers not allowing the hunt on to their land. The bar man was straight out of central casting for the typical horror movie based in a moors pub, " I... More 

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Stonegate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We had a lovely evening meal in the bar, and, with our dog, stayed in Room 9 on the top floor. Nice and quiet and large enough for the two of us plus pet! Very comfortable room and a superb home cooked breakfast. We also had two lovely walks from the hotel.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

After riding with the hunt all day I knew I would be hungry enough to do the menu here justice and as a result I was able to fit in three courses. I started with the antipasti which was a superb selection of continental meat, salad, bread and olives which was just filling enough to satisfy my by now grumbling... More 

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Brighton England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Small cosy Exmoor 'hunting' pub with a great log fire, good beer and excellent food. However the evening was rather spoiled by the very unfriendly landlord who did his best to make us feel unwelcome. It felt like there should be a sign over the door saying 'locals only'.

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Thank Bramejat
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Just had to return again to The Royal Oak.....twice in two weeks!!! The food is immaculate and delicious and so reasonable. The staff are just a treat and add humour,smiles and tales galore! The rooms are just gorgeous,cosy and beautiful.We had a full spring lamb bleeting choir to wake up to each morning from across the road!! The owners have... More 

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South Devon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

A return visit to this lovely Inn on Monday evening for dinner, and we where not disappointed, the food was first rate , as was the service, the steaks cooked to perfection and very tender . we really enjoyed are visit and are food .

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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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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

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: $98 - $132 (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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