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The Queen's Oak

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Bar, British, Pub
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Church Lane, Wokingham RG40 4LS, England
+44 118 973 4855
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Today
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick pint after taking a walk. Pleasant enough local pub for an evening drink. Could do with taking down paper signs saying no children at the bar. Pint was fresh, place was clean. Fair amount of parking but could imagine gets busy as not that big inside

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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Having followed the upgrade on Facebook boasting a new children's play area we popped along for a Father's Day drink in the garden. Cue one very disappointed child when the play area was cordoned off for no apparent reason - nothing mentioned on Facebook to warn us in advance either. The garden is unkempt and has a heap of marquee/... More 

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377 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Went here for a business meeting. Pub is very "olde worlde" with low beams which is not really my style. We arrived at 10.30 and they were serving coffee. Had to send one cup back as didn't taste right. We then ordered lunch. Good choice of dishes and I enjoyed the miso broth with chicken and prawns although expensive at... More 

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Thank David J
Mark K, Owner at The Queen's Oak, responded to this review

Hi David, I think you have reviewed the wrong pub. We don't offer the food you had on our menu, nor has it been on our specials menu, we also wouldn't be open before 11 serving at all. Would you possibly, without prejudice be able to remove your review? As it lowers our trip advisor score, we do however hope... More 

Finchampstead, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

One time I would have give this 5 stars. The food was good but inexpensive, they did the best ham, egg and chips I have had in a long time, fantasic value for money and it was a regular for us, bar staff were also very helpful. Then they changed the menu and twice on a Friday children were running... More 

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reading
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

Looking at the recent reviews I have to agree. I don't like my meal swimming in gravy. I would prefer some but if I have to choose between the 2 it is no. I was told that the "Roast beef" was cooked in gravy. That set the mind thinking that's unusual for a roast. Sure enough the slices of meat... More 

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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

If , like me, you research just about everywhere on Trip Advisor, then you will see some glowing comments on this pub. Maybe it's just me Living in Wokingham, which doesn't have the best selection of town centre pubs, we decided to drive out of town to the Queens Oak. Very quiet, a few locals at the bar who didn't... More 

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Really nice place with delicious food and friendly staff! Would recommend to friends and family! Will be back very soon!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

Lunch with my parents. Food was good. Chips were absolutely delicious. Service fine. Place could do with a refurbishment including toilets.

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Yateley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

All the hot food we were served had come straight from the freezer. The batter on both the squid and the cod was far too thick. Beware, the fish also had plenty of bones! A pity as the pub and garden could be lovely, but it is neglected.

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Thank Barbara A
Mark K, Owner at The Queen's Oak, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, thank you for taking time to review us, apologies we were not your cup of tea. I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your food, however I assure you that any battered items such as fish is battered onsite, our fish is delivered daily and is most definitely not cooked from the freezer at all; my 2 chefs work hard... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016

The Queen's Oak beats other pubs in the area hands down by location alone. It really is spectacularly pretty. There is a good sized, fenced garden. I understand that it has new ownership, and there have been some decor changes since my last visit to the area, which I have to say I don't really care for. Rather dated and... More 

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Thank Norfolkite
Mark K, Manager at The Queen's Oak, responded to this review

Hello thank you for your review, I remember you coming in!! You were the lovely people sat on table 12 and I did indeed bring you some more salad dressing to replace the balsamic :) You'll be pleased to know I was only chef for that particular day, I am in fact the landlord. I am delighted you had a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Lane, Wokingham RG40 4LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Berkshire  >  Wokingham
  • Phone Number: +44 118 973 4855
Description
The only pub in the country named The Queen's Oak.400 years old & built on a Roman Ruin.A proper English pub serving wholesome homemade British Quisine and a superb range of beverages including cask conditioned real ales.There are plenty of picturesque walks nearby and just opposite is St Micheals Church. We welcome dogs, horses and well behaved children and have a large, safe garden and play area.An excellent venue for a country style wedding, christening or any celebration. We also have a BBQ & Hog Roast.You may get to see Morris Dancers who frequent the pub in the summer months or come and play an old game of Aunt Sally.

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