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The Royal Oak


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner


British, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not a lot to say. Warm friendly welcome and drinks quickly in hand. Efficient and affective service. The best pub Sunday lunch ever! Fresh food, obviously cared for at every stage and nicely presented. Veg and potatoes beautifully fresh and clearly cooked for the order!...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank David L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We first ate here 2 years ago while visiting nearby Sywell airfield. We had a great meal that time so resolved to visit again this year. Food was as good as we remembered, the staff could not have been nicer and there is a really...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Bob B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were given poor service by a very brusque gentleman behind the bar and a young lady not sure of what she was doing. We went in for a meal having been recommended by a friend, as we walked into the bar there were four...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Johnthewhit
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friendly family run pub- current land lady has run it for over 5 years. Excellent restaurant (it pays to reserve a table as can get booked out!). Nice outdoor drinking area with play area in the garden for kids. In winter there is always a...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel was suggested to us to have a typical English pub meal and it was spot on. It is located in a small village just outside Northampton and has plenty of atmosphere. For our first English meal we all chose the battered haddock and...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 399lindsayj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food, nice selection of dishes on the Sunday lunch menu, though a little too many served with chips in my opinion. However, the roasties were excellent (no Aunt Bessie's here!). The roast pork lunch I had was good but not the best I have...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Six of us went here on Saturday evening 3rd August there was a bit of a mix up with our booking but the staff found us a table and looked after us with a round of drinks which was a nice touch. The choice of...More

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank daftdevondave
Reviewed July 27, 2019

Visited the Royal Oak with friends for the first time. Very impressed with the menu choice. The meals arrived in the time stated , they were hot and very tasty. The staff were friendly and we were impressed by the value for money. The restaurant...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 198polly
Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

Walked here from Billing Aquadome and it was well worth it. Staff and locals were all very friendly. Beautiful garden too. Food was excellent. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank 739Dave
Reviewed July 20, 2019

Friendly staff, very good menu with plenty of gluten free options and fantastic gluten free beer available all set in a lovely rural location. We will certainly be returning for another visit soon.

Date of visit: July 2019
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September 4, 2017|
Response from Royal_Oak_Cogenhoe | Property representative |
Hi John, I'm sorry, we were experiencing problems with our website and emails, it is all working now. If you could email me your email address, I would be happy to send you our menu. Thank you Kath
Marie Y
April 21, 2017|
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Response from Rob S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as I recall it is at the rear of the pub, in the garden.
June 19, 2016|
Response from Foodie_dangar |
Hi, thank you for your question. We welcome dogs in the garden, on short leads, with responsible owners who clear up after them. We request that all dogs are kept away from the children's play area. Hope this helps. Thank... More
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