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The Royal Oak Inn

) #1 of 1 Restaurants in Wetton $$ - $$$ , British,
Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
+44 1335 310287
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The three of us went to The Royal Oak on Tuesday night and were welcomed by Ian who immediately suggested that my wife and daughter try one of his selection of specialist gins: they were a hit, especially the substitution of soda for tonic together...More

1  Thank MCLEANSatATHOLL
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello, thank you so much for your lovely review and taking the time to write it. We are delighted that you had a great evening with us, it was our first night back from holiday so we were a bit shell shocked to be back...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great chicken & stuffing sandwich here yesterday...busy pub but great, friendly service & a tasty sandwich! It's a proper English pub...whiskey guides & toewrestling championship plaques adorn the walls! A great find...unpretentious & a breath of fresh air when it comes to pubs these days!More

Thank Claire W
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to comment and we're happy that you had a good time here! We really do care that our customers have a great customer experience here and it's lovely when people take the time...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dingy pub, scruffy garden area. Only wanted a jacket potato. Had to wait 45min and it was raw !! Not goodMore

1  Thank Ruarted
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Ruarted, thanks for taking the time to comment about our pub. We work hard to make this a great pub, so we were saddened to read your review. We personally thoroughly clean the pub every day so we'd really appreciate if you could let...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have very fond memories of this place, and it's still a great place to go for a drink, but our meal on 29 July was really disappointing. It didn't help that the waitress dropped my daughter's meal, but that can happen anywhere. My 16...More

Thank Raingiant
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Raingiant, thanks for taking the time to review our pub, we are sorry that you had a disappointing time here and we have taken your comments on board and we will address them. Our cod battered with home made real ale batter and served...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to give the Royal Oak a visit, on arrival we decided to sit in the beer garden with our two young children and dog, only to be met by foul language and racist comments coming from some very drunk campers who took great...More

2  Thank Peakparker
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peakparker, we have returned from holiday to read your review. Whilst we were away the pub was managed by our very capable team. All of the Royal Oak team absolutely agree that foul language and racist comments are unacceptable in any environment and we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely host and hostess, friendly atmosphere, excellent beer. Central position in Peak District Village. Good stopping place on long walks.More

1  Thank Ludwigthesecond
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your lovely comments, these echo the comments in our guest book and daily comments we hear over the bar, so we appreciate you taking the time to put them into writing on Trip Advisor! We hope to see you again soon! Thanks Ian...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed across the road from the pub in a cottage for a couple of nights. The pub was very welcoming with a good selection for the kids and standard good quality pub grub for the oldies. Free wifi and good ale also made it...More

Thank Broomhandledmouser
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review, we really appreciate it. Luckily we hear positive comments all the time over the bar, but when people take the time to get them 'in print' it really does make...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was gutted to come back to this place after many many visits in the past. The food was mediocre and the drinks were way more expensive compared to others locally. This is a real shame as the Oak used to be the hub of the...More

Thank Chris B
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Chris, we have reported your review to Trip Advisor as there is evidence to suggest that this is malicious. Please respond with full details of your experience if this is a genuine review so we can deal with any real issues you have experienced....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife spotted this place which was fairly close to our accommodation at Wetton Mill. A really traditional pub, good value and great service with food that was well prepared and presented. Very friendly owners and a really relaxed atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Thank 56stuart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This could be a good pub.The only pub in the village and its closed on monday and tuesday .The beer is good ,well kept and worthy of its camra rating ,.The pub lacks atmosphere ,and smells damp ,the outside beer garden could do with a...More

1  Thank john w
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear John, many thanks for taking the time to review our pub. We take all customer comments seriously as we are constantly striving to improve what we do. Our average review on Trip Advisor is 4.5* so we would like to address this 3* review....More

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sonjawalsh
April 20, 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
Hello Sonja, lovely to hear from you. We can definitely accommodate your group on the Sunday evening. 28 May. I can reserve a table for you for 7pm, no prob and dogs are very welcome here. Our website is rather out of... More
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Carol A
April 16, 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
Yes we do, free dog biscuits too. See you soon :) Cheers Ian&Lou
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JoMama_12
April 12, 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
The other guys are right, we are a traditional English pub serving lovely home cooked English food and award winning beers and wines. Cheers, Ian the Landlord.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$8 - $17
Meals
Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Wetton
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 310287
  • E-mail
Description
The Royal Oak at Wetton is a 300 year old traditional country pub that offers excellent pub food, a selection of ever changing Real Ales, an open fire and beer garden. We have recently won 2 CAMRA awards and we feature in the 2017 Good Beer Guide.

We host events throughout the year, from charity quizzes, Meet the Brewer, outdoor theatre, local art & craft exhibitions to vintage car rallies.

We are a family friendly pub and walkers, cyclists, muddy boots and dogs are all welcome!
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