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The Royal Oak Inn

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The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
+44 15395 36259
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely visit to the Royal Oak with family . Good service , very warming and welcoming . The food was good , fresh and wholesome . Cartmel is a very beautiful village and a nice place to visit with family xx

Thank minnieainley
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61 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Called in in January was very quiet but probably time of year. Didn't eat, if you want to watch sports this pub has the sports on TV in cartmel.

Thank DiscoveryLeeds
Chester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the 27th of December 2016 we visited The Royal Oak for a family meal. It had been suggested to us by a friend who said the food was great and the staff welcoming. When we left over two hours later we were incredibly disappointed by the food and the inexplicably awful levels of service. Initially it took us a... More 

2 Thank danthefakes
Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here in December for a family meal. We come here quite regularly because it is dog friendly. I am a vegetarian and I usually have a similar (if not the same) thing off the menu. The vegetarian menu is fairly limited to pasta and pizza and so I usually have the mushroom burger. On this visit, I noticed... More 

Thank natashal27
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just been here with the whole family for an end of holiday meal . The waiter was fab really funny efficient and friendly . The food arrived hot and freshly cooked the pizza were crisp and tasty with plenty of toppings . My garlic chicken hangover big skewer was lovey and the coleslaw was better than homemade . My husband... More 

Thank Dottyds3
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the perfect family Christmas lunch at the Royal Oak, Cartmel. Food was tasty and the staff were spot on. Fully recommend!!

Thank JochenR197
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2016

My wife and I recently ate here on the Sunday and both had a delicious roast I do not know what the chef does with his meat and the puree but it was to die for. We decided to eat here the following Wednesday and ordered the true grit sharer which appeared on our table and all I can say... More 

Thank KevinYaC
Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Just a nice sunny December drive to Cartmel. Decided on trying the Royal Oak in the square, it had an open fire and nice atmosphere. I ordered the Sunday roast beef and my partner the fish and chips. The male waiter, who was very pleasant and chatty, was efficient getting our drinks without have to go to the bar. The... More 

1 Thank Gordon T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

Spent far too long sat by the fire drinking copious amounts of red wine and eating from the very reasonable priced menu. A must visit place, the place is great and staff are so friendly too. We loved it here.

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Called for for lunch one cold, frosty, November day, warm and welcoming inside with real log fire, which we sat by. The staff were pleasant and very attentive. I ordered the wild mushroom and celeriac risotto with truffle oil and it was outstanding in both taste and presentation, my companion ordered the gammon and was not disappointed, cooked to perfection... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $30
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36259

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?