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Royal Oak

18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
+44 1904 628869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
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Reviewed today

I visited here with work colleagues at the start of a night out. Great selection of beers at reasonable prices, and the atmosphere of the pub is pretty good also. Well worth a visit.

Thank JakeYork
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had the Sunday special - 2 courses for 16 pounds. Unfailingly cheerful staff, good fish and chips, really nice beef and yorkshire pudding. This place is old, the tables a bit worn, but the ambience overall simply charming. The prices are significantly less than...More

Thank ctLow
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We ate here in Saturday night. Food was gorgeous. All 6 in our party really enjoyed the food and we are a fussy lot. Staff lovely too. Highly recommend

Thank Revolgj
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a family meal here for the first time and it was fantastic. We had 2 adult meals 1 fish and chips and 1 rump steak and 2 children’s meals all cooked beautifully and a free bottle of wine - red and it was good....More

Thank Overcrest72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been before for a drink but never eaten here. Staff very polite and friendly including and waiting on.Food was nothing to complain about and was what was expected in a pub.

Thank GYDR
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent, so flexible with great food especially the steaks. Worth every penny, no need to book althoiugh they would be happy to keep ypu a table. You can eat anywhere but the back bar is very comfortable and convivial.

Thank JER_on_Tour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Royal Oak for dinner. Lovely place, food delicious, reasonable price and staff were friendly. Would definitely recommend :)

Thank Lorne A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Can't comment on food only had drinks. Was only looking for light snacks but none on offer in this establishment. Other than that friendly barman good ambience. Nice quaint little place

Thank Liza E
Reviewed March 2, 2018

We had a lovely works christmas meal here and enjoyed it so much we decided to return to try their normal menu. We went on a Friday night and used the offer where you get a free bottle of wine with 2 main courses. We...More

Thank Jacks5
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I came here for a Saturday evening meal the surroundings are very old and quaint. We ate in a room up Stairs from the pub set out as a dinning room. The menu is very good and we ate off the set...More

Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 628869
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The Royal Oak is a seventeenth century inn situated two minutes walk from York minster. The original building dates back to Tudor times and boasts a fine, Tudor beamed, free function room on the first floor.The building has recently undergone a massive refurbishment, sympathetic to its history.The menu is locally sourced, traditional British cuisine freshly cooked to a very high standard.As a Cask Marque accredited inn, the Oak has six perfectly kept cask ales, Timmy Taylor's Landlord, Old Perculier, Abbot Ale, Leeds Pale, Copper Dragon Best and Yorkshire Terrier.
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