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The Royal Oak Swayfield

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27 High Street | Swayfield, Grantham NG33 4LL, England
+44 1476 550415
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the pub while visiting family in the area. We had a big table and they did brilliantly at getting all the food out tasting good and hot. The dessert were extremely good but the size differed greatly. It almost seemed like they were trying squeeze more desserts out of the stock they had. I would have preferred them... More 

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Thank Peter H
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

Peter H, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to The Royal Oak. I'm really pleased that your overall visit was a positive one. I'm a little disappointed that the dessert you received was not up to a similar standard or size to the others that were served on your table, I can only offer my utmost... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cosy and comfortable place to eat and drink, staff are great, beers are excellent food it fabulous and they have a cool happy hour

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Thank Robert F
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

Robert F, Thank you for your review. I'm pleased you enjoyed the happy hour, it is a very different promotion from anywhere else, which does make it a slightly different experience! Andrew. More 

Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst staying at Belton Woods and having a search for places to eat we came across The Royal Oak. This place really is a hidden gem. We chose to have fillet steak which came with all the trimmings. Absolutely delicious. Cooked to perfection. And you must add the side order of onion rings, they are huge and taste super. We... More 

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Thank Debra D
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

Debra D, Thank you so much for spending the time to share your experience of The Royal Oak. We're so pleased that you enjoyed your meals with us. I must agree, the onion rings are a sight to behold!! We hope to see you again if you are back in the area. Andrew. More 

Stamford, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Royal Oak for the first time today & was very impressed. We received a warm friendly welcome & the pub itself was lovely & traditional. Our table was ready at the time booked & our order was taken promptly. We had pate for starters with plenty of pate & toast served with a nice garnish of salad. Roast... More 

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Thank robb t
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

robb t, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your visit to The Royal Oak. I'm pleased that enjoyed your experience, and from your feedback I'm happy that the high standards I expect from all my staff are being maintained. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Andrew. More 

worcestershire
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We where on holiday and looking for a good pub for some good food and this was it!!! So much so that we booked up for the next night, we had the fillet steak, the chips are amazing all home cooked. Staff so friend loved it, looking at other peoples meals they also looked lovely and really big portions. The... More 

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Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

leigh d, Thank you very much for your review. The chef and I are both extremely pleased that you enjoyed your visit(s) to us. We very much look forward to seeing you again if you are in the area. Andrew. More 

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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Really nice local pub with great food and good staff. A reasonable choice of food and the service was good. The food came out really quickly. We were offered all the compliments and they came back to check a table regularly. The new owners are terrific fun and work really hard, sometimes grey late, to provide an excellent experience for... More 

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Thank Paul K
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

Paul K, Thank you very much for your review. I'm glad you had a good meal and evening out with us. We look forward to seeing you all again soon. Andrew Lea Landlord. More 

DUMFRIES
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We booked this hotel for a one night stay and due to circumstances added another two nights. This was an excellent find. Situated in a small village which is easiest to access from A151 and in quiet location, The rooms are adjacent to the hotel but this posed no problem at all. The food was first class and beautifully presented... More 

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Thank WOLFACHMAN
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

WOLFACHMAN, Thank you very much for your kind review. Luke and myself are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and that the hard work the staff put into making your stay as enjoyable as possible shines through. We do hope to see you again soon. Andrew. More 

derby
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

A friendly owner awaits. Second time we have been to this lovely country pub and wont be the last. Good selection of beers and wines and the food is fabulous. The bedrooms are clean cosy and warm. What more could you want.

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Thank susan m
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

susan m, Thank you for your positive review of The Royal Oak. I'm pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to welcoming you back again some time in the future. Andrew. More 

Crawley, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We saw the reviews for this pub and decided to check it out we were so glad we did. A very old quaint place but had lovely food and the owner was very friendly. When the bill arrived it was a lovely surprise as it was just under £120 for 4 of us, we all had a 3 course meal... More 

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Thank janet531
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

janet531, Thank you very much for your review of The Royal Oak. I glad you enjoyed the meal you had with us, and the impromptu live music session was a great surprise even for me!! If you're staying in the area again, please feel free to come back and see us! Andrew Lea Landlord. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Royal Oak. Very friendly and attentive staff, food cooked to perfection (dinner and breakfast) and comfortable accommodation. Based in a quiet village, its the perfect getaway to relax and enjoy good company. Thanks!

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Thank Jenny W
Andrew L, Owner at The Royal Oak Swayfield, responded to this review

Jenny W, Thank you so much for your kind review of The Royal Oak. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. If you're planning on being back in the area again, please feel free to contact myself directly so I can make sure I can do everything I can for you. Andrew. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$12 - $18
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 High Street | Swayfield, Grantham NG33 4LL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Grantham
  • Phone Number: +44 1476 550415

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?