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Royal Oak

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18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
+44 1904 628869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“sunday roast” (28 reviews)
“pork” (24 reviews)
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
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Reviewed today

Food and service fantastic. A great menu for both lunchtime and evening, Really quaint and quirky, thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

Thank shirley c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vety old and traditional english pub, we really enjouyed just to sit here with a pint of beer or cider.

Thank lenka2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out for a walk from our hotel and chose the Royal Oak. Nice friendly welcome and a choice of four beers. Had a local West Yorkshire offering which was lovely - wife had dry martini and lemonade. Living near Wolverhampton was surprised to see '...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a late Sunday dinner and I must say this has to be one of the best we have had anywhere, not just in York.succulent roast beef and plants of it, Home made Yorkshire puddings like Diddy men, roast and mashed potatoes, side...More

Thank susicNorthumberland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of lovely pubs in York, and this is one of them. Stopped for a drink and enjoyed the lovely interior of the place.

Thank Fritse Z
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We had the Sunday special - 2 courses for 16 pounds. Unfailingly cheerful staff, good fish and chips, really nice beef and yorkshire pudding. This place is old, the tables a bit worn, but the ambience overall simply charming. The prices are significantly less than...More

Thank ctLow
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here in Saturday night. Food was gorgeous. All 6 in our party really enjoyed the food and we are a fussy lot. Staff lovely too. Highly recommend

Thank Revolgj
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Had a family meal here for the first time and it was fantastic. We had 2 adult meals 1 fish and chips and 1 rump steak and 2 children’s meals all cooked beautifully and a free bottle of wine - red and it was good....More

Thank Overcrest72
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Been before for a drink but never eaten here. Staff very polite and friendly including and waiting on.Food was nothing to complain about and was what was expected in a pub.

Thank GYDR
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Excellent, so flexible with great food especially the steaks. Worth every penny, no need to book althoiugh they would be happy to keep ypu a table. You can eat anywhere but the back bar is very comfortable and convivial.

Thank JER_on_Tour
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 628869
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The Royal Oak is a seventeenth century inn situated two minutes walk from York minster. The original building dates back to Tudor times and boasts a fine, Tudor beamed, free function room on the first floor.The building has recently undergone a massive refurbishment, sympathetic to its history.The menu is locally sourced, traditional British cuisine freshly cooked to a very high standard.As a Cask Marque accredited inn, the Oak has six perfectly kept cask ales, Timmy Taylor's Landlord, Old Perculier, Abbot Ale, Leeds Pale, Copper Dragon Best and Yorkshire Terrier.
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