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The Royal Oak

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Rushton Spencer $$ - $$$ , British,
Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
+44 1260 226000
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

This is my first ever trip advisor review. My wife and I were travelling from Macclesfield to Leek on Saturday evening and wanted somewhere to eat. There were places we would normally visit but feared the likelihood of a table, having not booked was slim....More

9  Thank justpassingthrou2017
nomad50, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Hi There, First of all for all future readers, I would like to state, as the Tennant of the pub, this appears to be a personal assault on myself and my business. When my wife checked back on the food she was told it was...More

Reviewed March 1, 2017 via mobile

So we were treated to a meal here on Valentine's Day , not what I would normally do as a rule,meals on valentines tend to be over priced, crap service and a total disappointment. ! SO SHOCK ! We turned up had a table ready,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed February 22, 2017

After a walk from Leek around Rudyard lake i decided to carry on along the track to Rushton. There is a path that cuts across the fields that comes out opposite the Royal oak after finding out they are dog friendly time for a bite...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Visited with my parents on Sunday. All 3 of us had the most delicious roast lamb dinner (farmed locally too)...served on piping hot plates with fresh vegetables, the creamiest mash potatoes and tasty homemade gravy. For dessert i ordered homemade chocolate fondant (10-15min wait as...More

Thank amy-good89
Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Been today for the first time and we will be returning next weekend for our Sunday lunch. Staff were warm, welcoming and couldn't do enough to help, something you don't find a lot nowadays unfortunately. Beef roast was yummy and the deserts even better. Highly...More

Thank Rebeccashuff
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Having heard that it had been purchased by the local community and had re-opened under experienced tenant management, I made a point of choosing this spot to meet with my sister, post-Christmas. The waiting-on staff were pleasant and helpful, but the young lady serving us...More

5  Thank Xraydiant
Reviewed December 29, 2016

We have dined here twice over the Christmas period with family and could not fault the quality of the food or the staff. Both times it was busy but the level of service was excellent. A warm welcoming pub where the custom is highly valued....More

Thank Angela L
Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

Great local pub with tasty food and wide selection of beers incl local craft beers. Nice x-mas beer rocking rudolph. Nice menu and lot to choose. Well prepared wagu steak and fresh vegetables. Like the friendly staff and atmosphere.

Thank Timo J
Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Booked here for our annual Xmas family meal. First time we've visited. Very friendly and cosy. Food was lovely and service on key. We had a few children with us and all made very welcome and the kids could play etc and no fuss was...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely visit quite by chance after walking round Rudyard Lake. Our car broke down on the car park and the staff and clients were really helpful until RAC man arrived to save the day ! Good veggie options . Friends had Veg...More

Thank Bellar00ney
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John E
January 26, 2015|
Response from nomad50 | Property representative |
Hi John We are open from 12 noon until 11 pm on all days, food is from 12 to 8.30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $28
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rushton Spencer
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 226000
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Traditional country pub offering great beer and a delicious menu of pub classics and specials, with great service. Families welcome, lovely beer garden and great atmosphere.
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