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The Royal Oak Inn

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The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
015395 36259
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had the best pub Sunday Roast we've ever had! The staff were incredibly welcoming and friendly. They made an extra special effort with 18 month old who was about to have a tantrum! We will certainly be back and would recommend to everyone.

Thank Hansimmo
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not only was the beer (brewed 100 yards away) first rate, but the vegetarian platter was excellent quality and imaginative - the best tempura I've had outside Japan and better humus than I can make!

Thank Dave K
Blackpool, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A lovely welcome greeted us on a busy Sunday tea time. The gentlemen in the front of house were great, really attentive, welcoming and good fun. As a team they create a lovely atmosphere in the pub. My husbands food was delicious, however my sons and my roast beef dinner was disappointing. The beef was very fatty and so over... More 

Thank Charlotte B
Cartmel, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

IN my personal opinion this is a good pub with good pub food so Im not going to rave about the menu - its not cheap (well it is Cartmel) but not extortionate either! My gold star goes to the young lad who serves it seems every table with speed, efficiency, he knows exactly what is going on and is... More 

Thank Beccy1971
Redcar, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Called here for evening meal,the place was packed.The manager said there would be a wait,so we went the bar for a drink,but he came back and said he had set us a table as long as we didn't mind sitting on tall stools at a high table...no problem.The staff were very friendly and chatty.The food was delicious..i had gammon and... More 

Thank iangorner
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are highly impressed with the Royal Oak, the staff were so friendly and accommodating and made us feel very welcome, we could not fault them. This pub is suitable for everyone, it is a traditional looking pub and has a lovely sized beer garden. We ate here many times during our stay in cartmel and the food was great... More 

Thank Katie A
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The place was a bit chaotic, dark inside, but friendly staff. Our room was nice and clean with nice decor and reasonably priced. We had a meal there which was okay, nothing special but you get what you pay for.

Thank JunieB2013
Oxford, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely meal. We all chose the roast which was beautifully cooked and it was well worth it. Friendly and helpful staff, plenty of parking and in a lovely location.

Thank EagleEyeSamurai
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A superb Sunday roast, with delicious gravy, in a well run, friendly pub in the lovely village of Cartmel, well worth a visit. This is the fourth time we have visited this pub over the years we have been visiting the Lakes for out holiday and we have always had a great meal with great service.

Thank Dawn D
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much to say apart from horrible, horrible, horrible. Nachos burnt, then drenched in sour cream, kids garlic bread burnt, did someone forget to add garlic? Pizza, horrible, base was burnt, smothered in a horrible sauce, and way too much cheese. Run for your life tourists and locals alike, this food is just plain horrible. Overpriced and just awful. £50... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $30
Bar, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, 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, Families with children, Bar scene, 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: 015395 36259

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?