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The Royal Oak Inn

Bar, Pub, British
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Trefonen Road | Treflach, Oswestry SY109HE, England
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Stafford, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since we have found this place we have been twice in a week, first time for Sunday lunch, wow was lovely proper roast potatoes and yorkie puds and amazing value, second time we took friends and had steaks, omg they were amazing and beautiful chips, my only criticism is we did have to wait but my god it was worth... More 

Thank Joe W
cheshire england
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here as we where on way to stay at a B&B nearby. Lovely pub, staff very friendly and couldn't believe the 3 course menu for £12! Lots of choice and quality and the presentation was better than some 4 or 5 star hotels I've stayed in. Keep up the good work and we will definitely return when we are... More 

Thank marg67_11
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88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

This has been taken over recently and we booked a last minute Fathers Day Lunch; fantastic value £12 for 3 courses and at least 5 choices on starters, puddings and 3 meats for main. The food came quickly and was lovely and hot and tasty. A high chair was available for baby. It wasn't busy but I'm guessing if they've... More 

Thank starbar101
Oswestry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

On arriving we were told we would have to wait 20-30 minutes maximum for a table, after waiting an hour! We were informed that we they had no more roast dinners (bearing in mind it was a Sunday! And only half past two in the afternoon!) but too late for us to go anywhere else, we were then told we... More 

Thank luke M
Oswestry, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

We booked turned up had no FOOD left. We walked in and were seated and were told there were no steaks or ribs, (in a smoke house) but we could have hot dogs (like a cinema). So we ordered drinks , waitress didn't know what ale was then they didn't turn up after half an hour (must be a long... More 

Thank Daniel S
Llanfyllin, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

I really enjoyed my evening out with friends. the food was OK enough but not IMO truly authentic. Portions are certainly ample and all is tasty......but is missing something; not sure what. Cuisine is American BBQ. Maybe be some interesting sides would help.

Thank ohsoso
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Homemade Nacho's ...... Yummy! Great burgers, nice atmosphere and great service. Have heard the Sunday Roast is AWESOME.

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Oswestry, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

The Royal Oak is owned by the Smokehouse Grill in Oswestry and offers the same fayre but without the need to climb the stairs. The Royal Oak is also a bar serving some good cask ale. The menu offers good choice, the portions are generous and the food really good. On top of that the service is good too. We... More 

Thank Roger W
Welshpool, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

This Hotel has recently been taken over by new people. It has been re-decorated and changed and is extremely pleasant to eat and drink either in the bar or the restaurant. The staff seem much happier in their new environment. Excellent would recommend.

Thank Coopers492
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

The Royal Oak has been taken over by the Smokehouse Grill who run another successful restaurant in Oswestry. It was only the 2nd night for the new owners but everything was fine. We all enjoyed our meals and they were served in a particularly friendly manner.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Bar, Pub, British
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Trefonen Road | Treflach, Oswestry SY109HE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Oswestry
  • Phone Number: 01691652455
Traditional Pub on the outskirts of Oswestry

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