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“Bowled over by the quality of the food in this pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Royal Oak

Royal Oak
Ranked #59 of 255 Restaurants in Loughborough
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $32
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub, International
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: A chic village gastropub with rooms, located 3.1 miles from East Midlands Airport, 4.6 miles off the M1 motorway and 5.3 miles from the Great Central Railway. The contemporary rooms have en suite shower rooms with luxury toiletries, as well as 32-inch flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, mini fridges and the superior room has extra space and a sofa area. A full English or continental breakfast is included, while an upscale modern British menu is served in the rustic-chic pub, which has exposed brick details, beamed ceilings and fireplaces.
Leeds, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Bowled over by the quality of the food in this pub”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2013

Wow, thought this would just be a standard country pub and to be fair the menu doesnt do much to change this as it is a typical pub laminated A3 sheet with standard pub fayre on it but they arereally selling it short the food it amazing and such good quality cooked to percfection. Thanks!

Visited July 2013
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English first
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
“Excellent Food!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2013

Visited here for the first time for my dads birthday. The food was absolutely gorgeous, well presented and ample portions. The restaurant is lovely, relaxed and the staff were both helpful and friendly. I'm a fan of real ale and the choices here satisfied my thirst! Its a great place and we'll definitely be returning.

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank darcoo
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Northants
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Superb Quality Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2013

On a busy Mothers Day we wanted somewhere to take our daughter to. She attends Loughborough Uni and we wanted somewhere reasonably close. Just a 10 minutes drive from the Uni we visited The Royal Oak and were not disappointed. A lovely village pub, great staff and service and superb food.

  • Visited March 2013
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4 Thank considercarefully
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Superb staff and tasty food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2013

The staff here are very attentive. You receive a warm welcome and the food is great. If you don't want to venture into the city and are looking for a quiet rural country pub, then this is the place to visit. Definitely the best in the area.

  • Visited October 2012
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Melbourne, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“a little gem”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

We use this village pub regularly throughout the year and love it. The food is always excellent and for the type of food it is good value and really "yummy". Great seating area outside for hot sunny days and have probably visited a couple of dozen times in the last 12 months. The young girls that wait on and take the orders are always polite and friendly. Only negative is the owner/barman, never acknowledges the fact that we have ever been before - yes he has a great business and maybe he can be complacent but a "hello" would make this establishment perfect!

Visited October 2012
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