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The Royal Oak Restaurant

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Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
+44 1829 751208
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Burnley, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a 2 night stay here and ate in the restaurant on the first night. Excellent food and fish/chips proportions huge! Attentive, courteous staff and tasteful furnishings. Would recommend and return. The wood fired pizza oven was also a hit!!

Thank mslancashire503927
Cheshire UK
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620 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 348 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with friends yesterday & had a very good lunch. Two of us had the fish & chips which were very good. Served with a pot of tartare sauce, mushy peas & chunky chips it was a very large portion. I will pick the same again when we return but from the light bites menu. The other half enjoyed his... More 

Thank lovetheunexpected
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely evening meal at the Royal Oak. There are a couple of fussy eaters in our party of 5 but we all agreed the food was delicious. I was really pleased to see liver and mash on the menu and it didn't disappoint and the gravy was sooo tasty. One teeny weeny criticism would be that it... More 

Thank moggymad2016
Usk, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

A lovely couple of visits to the restaurant. Good food, attentive staff a pleasant experience. It is a shame the stay in the hotel did not reach the same standards.

Thank keefidee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the time we walked in the atmosphere was lovely. John our waiter was great full of chat and very helpful. I had the chicken dish and presentation was superb my partner had the ale pie and he said it was the best ever and he is a fussy eater. Would recommend this hotel no problem. They also do specials... More 

Thank barbaranib
Chester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have had a few meals here and they have all been delicious. We turned up on spec. As a group of 3 we had a dipping bread sharing board which included tomato bread, seed bread, balsamic oil, pesto, roasted garlic bulbs and herb butter - a large portion that was more than enough for the 3 of us, nicely... More 

Thank sk8ek8e
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic welcome and such a comfortable and interesting pub decor inside. Very stylish. Don't be put off by the outside, which does not do the wonderful experience justice.

Thank Sue B
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent. The value is as well. BBQ ribs were cooked perfectly. We stayed here and the rooms are nice. The included breakfast is generous as well.

Thank Jonathan B
Northwich, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Had the best experience tonight with great food and amazing service by a waiter called John. We expected the bill to be a lot more than what it was as the food was at such a great standard, everything about this place including the rooms has been amazing! Would recommend to anyone!!!

1 Thank KMKearns
Chester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

My fiance and I went here for lunch today for the first time and we certainly weren't disappointed! We were greeted by Peter, and then Andrew, as soon as we arrived and given a choice of table. Menus were promptly brought over and drinks order taken. When our food arrived it was beautifully presented and tasted delicious. We finished off... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$16 - $47
Grill, British, Pub, Bar, Pizza, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Kelsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 751208
A Gastro Pub and Restaurant situated right in the heart of Cheshire just 10 minutes from Chester and close to some of Cheshire's best loved attractions such as Delamere Forest, Chester Zoo, The Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
Our Head Chef prides himself on using the freshest local ingredients and the front of house staff provides quality and friendly service to create the perfect dining experience.
We offer fantastic food, served with fine wines and real local ales.
The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant is the perfect place for 'destination' dining, relaxed drinking and special occasions. Why not try a fresh Pizza made in an authentic wood burning Pizza oven?
We also offer Free WiFi
The Royal Oak was originally built in 1822 as an inn and public house. Since then the building has been a station for a railway that never happened, a bowling green and billiards room. There was an extensive redevelopment in 2011 and The Royal Oak was restored to its former glory and became a wonderful dining establishment once again. The team at The Royal Oak are committed to showcasing the produce of Cheshire and the kitchen use the highest quality fresh local produce to create a daily changing menu which consists of hearty British fare. Whether it be braised lamb shank or pan roast bream, you are sure to find something to whet your appetite. The dining room has a relaxed atmosphere, further enhanced by comfortable decor and charming staff who provide exceptional service. If you have one too many tipples to accompany your meal, there are 12 delightful bedrooms where you can rest your head.Experience The Royal Oak and enjoy fabulous food and impeccable hospitality.

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