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The Royal Oak

££ - £££, British,
Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AX, England
+44 1702 258259
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely food, reasonably priced but the staff made us feel as though we were an inconvenience. A bit awkward.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CAthElizpar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For the first time we arranged our Christmas Dinner at the Royal Oak. The service and food were seriously good and I would highly recommend everyone to go there. Trusting anyone with the most important meal of the year is usually something to worry about...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank iloveah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot rave about this place enough! Made the special journey out here and was welcomed by the friendliest staff and had the best tasting breakfast ever!! I highly advise you make time to come out here..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Oztralian_x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely Christmas meal at the Royal Oak yesterday. Lovely atmosphere and great character. Excellent food and drinks and lovely staff, will definitely be back for another visit.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank john-deere-driver
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and son-in-law treated me to a well deserved birthday meal here. My wife and I had been to the main restaurant many years ago for our neighbours 60th wedding anniversary and the meal was great. We were seated and greeted by a friendly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MikeMason
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having phoned to confirm opening times, I was asked if I would like to book a table for 9am for 8 guests. On arriving at the establishment we were met with locked doors and no sign of life other than the handyman who was also...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jeanievgrant
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Spur of the moment we dropped in to the Royal Oak today. The restaurant was packed but the bar was okay. We checked with the bar staff if they could manage and were told it was okay. They were right. We had a great meal...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank John T
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

This was our first visit to The Royal Oak. We were really impressed the atmosphere was very cosy and comfortable. The food was really good. I can recommend the liver and bacon and my husband enjoyed his ribs. It was the service which stood out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ShirleyP562
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Just had lunch at the royal Oak Stambridge . Very nice meal chicken breast stuffed with sausage meat, with dauphine potatoes, plus fresh veg all so very nice. My partner had the 8oz beef burger with chorizo and pulled pork, and chips all was fab.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Carol Ann D
Reviewed 12 November 2018

My partner and I had an excellent meal at our local pub, The Royal Oak. We preferred to eat in the pub rather than the dining room as it still has a cosy traditional pub atmosphere. We had very tasty lamb cutlets with fresh vegetables,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Maureen W
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29 July 2018|
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Response from jeanievgrant | Reviewed this property |
My mistake. I think I was meant to put Never fails to deliver! Not sure I can change it but will try. Teach me to read things before pressing the post button.
26 May 2018|
Response from TheRoyalOak03 | Property representative |
Hi, Our menu is available on our website at theroyaloakstambridge many thanks for your enquiry
31 July 2016|
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Response from Simekay | Reviewed this property |
The Royal Oak does serve roast dinner and a great choice of fish,steak and kidney pudding. Well worth a visit.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:30
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stambridge Road, Rochford, Southend-on-Sea SS4 2AX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Rochford
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 258259
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