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The Royal Oak Hotel

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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Welsh Street | The Cross, Welshpool SY21 7DG, Wales
+44 1938 552217
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Met up with some friends for our annual Christmas meal. Had a really lovely time in this very pleasant hotel. We all had the Christmas dinner, it was excellent. The service was also excellent but not overwhelming. Will be going back next year.

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UK
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have eaten here a few times and have always had a nice meal. The menu is good with a wide selection of food on offer. I would recommend both the salmon and the lasagna both are very nice. The hotel is very clean and seating is well laid out and comfortable. Toilets are very nice. Staff and pleasant and friendly... More 

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Dolgellau, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here for a couple of coffees and a cake with my four month old while the ladies did their shopping. I sat in the lounge on the right. The coffee was great and the seating comfortable and ample. The log fire was a lovely addition in a central location. Will be back for dinner. :)

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Thank Dunami5
North Wales
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76 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way to Cardiff, called in for a coffee & snack, although breakfast was finished the kindly lady staff member offered us bacon sandwiches. They were lovely. The barman made great coffee, the place was warm & welcoming, ( a mini hurricane was going on outside too) Thank you Royal Oak for your hospitality, we will return.

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Thank tupeloNorthWales
Ludlow, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very much enjoyed a good coffee and very good slice of cake here. It's traditional with a modern twist. Staff are pleasant and efficient. As soon as a table is vacated it's tidied and clean. It's busy but not a crush or hassled. Would recommend if you find yourself in Welshpool.

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Thank Steven R
Derby, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

Done a great job of refurbishing and redecorating this restaurant since our last visit. Service very good, little slow but it was very busy. Food excellent and good value. Would definitely visit again. Five of us in ages ranging from 70s to 8 and all enjoyed our meal. Beer also good which when visiting with our men is important!

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Thank Joanna4153
Bodmin, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

The outside looked fine and the inside was better! It was surprisingly busy for a Tuesday evening, it was clean and warm. The staff were great. The menu was quite diverse and just about everything was home made and fresh cooked.If I'm in the area again I will visit.

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Thank 57margaret1957
Welshpool Powys
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Attended a function for around 80 people in the room at back of hotel. Food and service excellent: meals for the tables of 8 delivered almost in unison. Bathroom facilities very good. Had a very nice evening and would happily recommend it.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

On a wet Monday we were searching for a decent lunch - we didn't want café food (and tripadvisor kept recommending cafes) then we spotted this pub / restaurant - looked at the menu & thought why not? What a delight! Walking in we could see a café / coffee shop to the left that looked warm & inviting and... More 

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Thank likestosleep
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22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

Stopped here on the way through Welshpool. It's a lovely building and the bar-staff (the first women I dealt with) was very amiable. The second, young guy, I dealt with made me feel that he was too busy to be bothered with me. The cake I had was slightly stale as though it had sat out for a tad too... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welsh Street | The Cross, Welshpool SY21 7DG, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Welshpool
  • Phone Number: +44 1938 552217
  • This restaurant is at The Royal Oak Hotel

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