We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Royal Oak Whatlington

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Bar, British, Pub, International, Greek
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

Location and contact

About
Charming and full of character 15th Century Inn, dating back to 1490. Situated at the heart of the village of Whatlington, on the A21, just a few minutes outside Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. With a wealth of original features including the large inglenook fireplace, the 80ft indoor well, quirky oldie-worldly interior and private large beer garden, The Royal Oak is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family. With a passion for good food, specialising in Greek cuisine and many popular international dishes, the Royal Oak offers a great venue for a quiet meal, family day out or a special event, in its stunning Function Room. Children are welcome and can be entertained at the
PRICE RANGE
US$10 - US$13
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Greek
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (264)
Filter reviews
261 results
Traveller rating
167
57
16
9
12
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
167
57
16
9
12
Show reviews that mention
All reviews greek salad aubergine bake moussaka beef stew fish and chips ribs bread pudding burger baklava the pub steak on a stone saturday night lovely old pub low beams play area booked a table
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 261 reviews
Reviewed 29 December 2018

We arrived just after 6 and were shown to a nice table, our drinks were bought to us, we love the menu here as we have a property in Cyprus and this menu has a lot of Cyprus dishes, the food was delicious, home cooked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank angelafarrance
Reviewed 28 December 2018 via mobile

Perfect food Excellent and pleasant staff Great atmosphere Wonderful way to enjoy Christmas Day lunch Thanks Maria

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank J9996KPsteveg
Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

Went to the royal Oak today with my work colleagues for our Xmas Dinner and it was very very nice will definitely go there again. I would recommend it to anyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Sarah P
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

After checking out a few pubs for dinner, we chose the Royal Oak. A pub with a real homely, cozy welcoming feel. It wasn’t too busy as it was Tuesday evening. We arrived just after 6, the fire was on and ceiling beams were lit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lymington36
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

This is a long overdue review of this place. I ate there today with a group of fellow professionals... we eat there on a monthly basis. The food is always good and the service excellent. Today I had the burger with cheese and bacon... it...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank mattgod
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for the first time today as had heard the roast was fab. They only has 2 roasts left which was a shame but not a major deal. We had lamb shank instead. All food was great. The welcome was good as wa a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shazzamolly123
Reviewed 4 October 2018

We stopped for a drink here and fell in love with this old Pub - really pretty inside with the low beams. Friendly service. They are apparently well known for their Greek Meze.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Waltons2010
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We visited on the spur of the moment and had the meze meal which consisted of 16 dishes all were authentic and good quality cant wait to go again.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Y5398JCjam
Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our host was delightful, welcoming us as we arrived and showing us to a table. The medieval building is amazing, we sat next to the well! The food was delicious. Our waitress was chatty and friendly. We had a lovely visit and meal.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Took my grandchildren for a last lunch treat to a favourite place the day before they returned to school. Their lunches were spot on as usual, however, I ordered a Mac N Cheese. When it arrived I noticed a bit of grease on the surface...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Judeinglasses
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Leeford Place Hotel
551 reviews
.48 miles away
The Brickwall Hotel
315 reviews
1.35 miles away
George Hotel
234 reviews
2.25 miles away
The Abbey Hotel
174 reviews
2.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2 nearby restaurants
The Queen's Head
385 reviews
1.36 miles away
The Cross Inn
61 reviews
1.62 miles away
Brickwall Hotel
140 reviews
1.42 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all nearby attractions
Sedlescombe Organic Vineyard
348 reviews
1.11 miles away
Poppinghole Farm Spa
24 reviews
1.52 miles away
The Bull Inn
6 reviews
2.24 miles away
Carr Taylor Vineyard
481 reviews
3.20 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
John W
12 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Maria S | Property representative |
Yes the Royal Oak is dog friendly
0
Votes
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing