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The Royal Oak

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2019 Winner
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Charming, traditional Cotswold pub and restaurant, newly refurbished. Serving freshly prepared food, Ales & Beers, Fine Wines, a selection of Gins and hand made Cocktails, Mocktails and Milkshakes. Family and dog friendly with an attractive newly furnished enclosed garden.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Grill, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Food was excellent, staff were friendly and attentive. Pretty country pub with a friendly atmosphere

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Shal357
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had 2 sharing platters between us .. yum yum yum. Great service and a lovely pub. Get a taxi... as walking back in the dark to the DeVere is not very easy or safe!

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank T4291WPpaulb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I stopped off here by chance and we all had fabulous meals. Everyone of us had something different but each meal was delicious. A little on the pricey side, but everywhere in the Cotswolds is quite pricey. I suppose it's the old...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank slickspivSheffield
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a 5 star review, we are so pleased everyone enjoyed their meals. We will pass on the compliments to the chef. Thank you from the Royal Oak Team

Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking for Pub for drink, saw this pub we droped in. Staff give a go Hello order drinks and food, went outside , started to rain back in then it stopped outside again. This was a good visit food look ok in the resturant. But...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank michael s
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review, hopefully when you are next in the area you can try our delicious food, we pride ourselves in using good quality locally sourced ingredients, freshly cooked. Thanks again from the Royal Oak Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a visit a couple of weeks ago when the weather was very warm. We were looking for somewhere to have a Sunday roast that wasn’t too far away. We had popped into this pub around 4 years ago, how much it had changed...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Perksy12345
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the fantastic 5 star review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and the sun came out so you could enjoy our lovely garden. We do welcome dogs and even offer doggie ice cream, which if your lovely pup...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great pub with great food, we rang to book a table with 15 mins to spare before closing and they couldn’t have been more accommodating, food was freshly cooked and great quality, staff were also very friendly. Would recommend the 5 min...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Diane T
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the lovely review, we are so pleased we could accommodate you on this occasion. We hope to welcome you back when you are next in the area, Thank you from the Royal Oak Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been in a lot lately, with family and friends. Consistently great food and service with a lovely atmosphere. The garden is fantastic to catch the sun, with a little play area for the children.More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank davesmith99
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review we are glad you have enjoyed your visits and we are really grateful for your repeat custom. We will pass on your review to the team, we love the garden and we are constantly looking to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called in for an evening meal while staying at the nearby De Vere hotel on business and am so glad I did. Ordered their vegetarian buddha 'bowl' (was actually on a board) and it was amazing. Nicely presented, fresh and really tasty - could eat...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lindsey7896
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit and the Buddha bowl is proving really popular in the summer months. We hope to welcome back when you are next in the area....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for lunch before going to DeVere hotel up the road. The staff were very friendly and the food was great. It was also very reasonable. I can certainly recommend this place.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Paul R
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to give us a review, we are pleased you enjoyed your lunch and hope to see you back when next in the area. Thank you from the Royal Oak Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited with some friends and our 2 kids (both under the age of 2) whilst on holiday. Came for Saturday lunch and what a lovely lunch we had. Food and drink was amazing especially the lamb rump......wow. The service was great and we couldn’t...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank EAReilly
Rachel G, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your 5 star review, we are so pleased your friends and family enjoyed your visit. We now have the new children's play area which is proving to be a great addition to the garden and keeps the little ones entertained....More

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Yes, many dogs including pub owners in the garden from what I see.
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