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Royal Oak Inn

££ - £££, British,
43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
+44 1242 522344
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (18 reviews)
“sunday roast” (12 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a pint on the way to Cleve Hill. Nice pint of Buttcombe bitter. I had a steak sandwich which was ok - a well done steak is always a disappointment, the horseradish was nice. Please offer a choice of doneness or...More

Thank mmmthatsnice
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The wife and I went to the Royal Oak on the 28th October for dinner to see if it had changed from the previous landlords Simon and Kate. Well no worry the food was excellent and the staff were excellent that is on a very...More

Thank david w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited whilst staying at Ellenborough Park. Pre-booked, but interesting that the Hotel Concierge massively recommend the Royal Oak. We had a lovely Dinner, in a lively restaurant with great atmosphere. Menu was varied and priced keenly. Service was excellent. Nothing to fault here at all...More

Thank Keith T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a really enjoyable Sunday lunch here with a group of friends. Most of us had the traditional roasts - all of which were delicious, with very generous portions of meat & vegetables. Only one small disappointment was that the Yorkshire Puds could have been...More

Thank CardiffCharlie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Cheltenham for a couple of nights, we went to the Royal Oak as a group of 4 and had a superb meal. One of the group reckoned it was the best dinner she had had for a long time. The steak was cooked to...More

Thank BaaKomi
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Spent just over an hour here this afternoon for a Wake: very impressed by friendly staff and general ambience. I would definitely return for a longer visit and a full meal. We mostly stayed in The Pavilion. My one concern: the Baby Changing facility in...More

Thank Tracey J
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A proper country pub on one side of the building and fine dining on the other side. Good range of beer, classics like Timothy Taylor rather than "craft beers" but all worked well. The dining menu was fantastic - generous portions, beautifully presented. Staff attentive...More

Thank Tomch66
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The fish was delicious too really friendly staff that made us feel relaxed we will definitely return + recommend thank you 😊

Thank Sabine C
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Called in on the off chance, whilst driving through and realised we'd discovered a little gem. Food freshly prepared, presented well and of a high standard. Staff friendly and informative. Will definitely return.

Thank pricey611
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Went for a Sunday roast and very rare to get asked how you'd like it cooked. Roast beef came out perfectly cooked to medium rare. Couldn't fault it in anyway.

Thank Ian C
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2 October 2017|
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Response from david w | Reviewed this property |
The Royal Oak has now been taken over by a new landlord so i don,t know what their policy about dogs in the restaurant are David W
6 September 2017|
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Response from CotswoldTina | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure that if you get in touch with the manager of the Royal Oak they will be able to answer your question. In my experience the staff have always been very helpful. I do hope that all goes well. Best wishes, Tina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham  >  Prestbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 522344
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Country Inn located in the suburbs of historic Cheltenham, a stone's throw from the famous Cheltenham Racecourse. Recommended by the best independent Pub Guides - The Good Pub Guide and CAMRA 2001 to 2014. Family owned for the past 15 years. All food cooked in house and sourced locally. 4 Cask ales, 4 real ciders, 2 log fires.
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