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Helen Browning's Royal Oak

Cues Lane | Bishopstone, Swindon SN6 8PP, England
+44 1793 790481
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“pork belly” (25 reviews)
“hake” (9 reviews)
“ragu” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cues Lane | Bishopstone, Swindon SN6 8PP, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely location just a few minutes drive from the M4. It provided an ideal stopover on the way home South. Great, friendly staff and wonderful service. Rooms brand new, spotless and great quality. We have rebooked already and wanted to book more but it's proving...More

Thank sue c
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing! The food was sublime. We shared breads and pork rillettes. Even the mini gherkins and pickled cabbage were to die for. The mains: mine, the organic fillet from their farm with picked today asparagus and tasty buttery potato gratin ... just...More

1  Thank Dry_white_wine_lover
Reviewed 1 week ago

If I found my self in a room and at a place like this I’d feel like I’d arrived in some sort of heaven. I did, it was! All in all a very good night in a very lovely place with great food, breakfast, service...More

Thank Sos58
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We live fairly local to this pub and often like to try different pubs or restaurants with some nice home cooked food. I'd been trying to get into the Helen Brownings chophouse restaurant - but it always seemed busy- so managed to book a table...More

Thank acinorev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In today's world of digital navigation, the UK is fairly well mapped, so if you KNOW you are going to Helen Browning's Royal Oak, your GPS will get you there. But, you are certainly not going to bump into Bishopstone accidentally unless you are intent...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Royal Oak as we wanted to sample the locally sourced organic food. Living fairly close we could have driven home after our evening meal but decided to treat ourselves to an overnight stay. We were not disappointed. On arrival we were met...More

Thank Richrun24
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Royal Oak has long been a favourite of ours to come and eat due to it being one of the only places in Wiltshire that serves high quality local, organic food. They have now gone one step further by adding a suite of beautiful...More

1  Thank Genevieve B
Reviewed April 18, 2017

My word! Superb. I haven't had a meal as good as this for at least 2 weeks. The pub is wonderfully decorated and the staff were most welcoming. Plenty of local ales on sale and an organic menu to boot. We intend to return and...More

Thank Meg_bytes
Reviewed April 16, 2017

From the moment we arrived to the moment we left our party was overcome with a feeling of warmth. Imaginative décor complimented by an organic menu served with local beers. We will return!

1  Thank RFinney
Reviewed April 16, 2017

So - having been overambitious with our timings on our walk east out of the village , then south to the Ridgeway - and miss map reading on my part we headed west and finally north via barbed wire and steep sheep tracks and were...More

Thank DavidGavins
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $31
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cues Lane | Bishopstone, Swindon SN6 8PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 790481
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Food from our own organic farm, seven days a week, lunch and supper. Sunday lunches till 6pm in winter, 7pm in summer