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British Oak

$$ - $$$, British,
Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
+44 1924 262519
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good20%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible19%
Travelers talk about
“mixed grill” (16 reviews)
“pudding” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
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1 - 10 of 495 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s the first time we’ve been to British oak since it changed hands. We booked a table but when we walked in we realised we didn’t need to as we were the only ones in there which obviously started ringing alarm bells after it used...More

Thank BLOOMERSWakefield
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife & I used to go there regularly & it was wonderful with great food. Always busy. We went today with our daughter & husband & grand daughter & couldn’t believe the change in the place. When we walked in we were the only...More

1  Thank Runningvicar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the bar service was fabulous and there wasnt a big head on my beer i am very impressed with how good the bar is. also a lovely seating area outside, will be returning again. do recommend.

Thank HappySunshine445
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just drove past and called in for a quick bite to eat off the cuff and we were blown away, the staff were very helpful and welcoming and made our experience all the better, the food was exceptional we had two ultimate gourmet burgers and...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed May 10, 2018

This is an attractive roadside pub with a good car park, an outside seating area and a kid's playground. Inside is thoughtfully and tastefully decorated, clean and tidy, pity it is let down by the food. Four of us for lunch. Prawn salad was fine,...More

Thank Eric J
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

We were all looking forward to going here meeting up with family for a family birthday tea. Staff were on the ball.....food was mediocre......fish (cod)was over cooked & it was a frozen fish....poor if I’m honest. Pie was over cooked...pastry was hard to cut..... Gammon...More

Thank Apes66
Reviewed April 23, 2018 via mobile

Big portions of very poor quality food wasn’t an enjoyable experience we left and went to a different pub for dessert

1  Thank Simon T
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Started off with a couple of well kept, poured ect of Theakstons in a very hot pub that actually put us off a little bit. The bar and serving staff we're very efficiant and polite. We ordered gammon and a hunters chicken which was ok....More

Thank Mark D
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a number of fabulous home cooked meals at this pub so for mums 86th birthday we took her as a treat but what a massive disappointment and expensive. We chose 4oz steak salad, watching our waistline and all that, the salad consisted of bagged...More

1  Thank Tracey H
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

In its favour, it’s warm inside, decent beers, wines, Against, long long wait for food, and not the best once it did arrive, Go see for yourself, but I have warned you,

Thank markreally
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Simon W
May 6, 2017|
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Response from sarahpy90 | Reviewed this property |
I'd be very shocked if it was judging from the meals we received :( it's more of a chain pub now, very dissapointing
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Rosie B
February 14, 2017|
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Response from R A | Reviewed this property |
yes its being refurbished it will take about 8 weeks i belive
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R A
November 29, 2016|
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Response from chasweb | Reviewed this property |
I think the food here is top quality.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 262519
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