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Royal Oak

18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
+44 1904 628869
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, International, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

great for large party using the 'upper room'. Tables were laid out nicely and the Sunday roast was appreciated by all.

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Attended the place on my quick visit to York. Tasty food (chicken vings + a very desent fish & chips) and local ale at a fair price, as well as a friendly waitor serving. Deffo worth the visit, served my needs perfectly this evening.

Thank Ronny B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historic multi-roomed pub, great atmosphere, great beer (best kept that I have found in York over many years) and good food.

Thank dandyherbie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fish and chips and pie of the day were our choices, served piping hot and delicious. Good choice of beers and gin cocktails. A lovely, welcoming place for an evening meal.

Thank Anne B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on Sunday evening. Very good range of beers which are well kept. We all had the Sunday lunch menu - great roast beef and roast pork with lots of tasty vegetables. Tremendous (in every respect) Yorkshire pudding with proper gravy! We stayed...More

Thank 167Gman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lets face it, if you are in York you've got 100's of options to find somewhere to eat. However, we have regularly come out of an eatery disappointed with the quality of the food, the poor service or the ridiculous cost! The first visit today...More

Thank RBR01
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Good sea bass with potatoes. Good brew and cocktail with gin. Good service and welcoming. A nice place for dinner.

Thank Chineselad
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Part of a Group of 9. The staff were​ great at getting us seated together and very friendly. Most ordered from the lunch menu and the food was really nice. The steak sandwich and chips was a hearty portion and excellent value. We also had...More

Thank DeeDeeKuk
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Visited 2 nights on our stay in york first night we had the offer of 2 mains and a bottle of wine great value and great food. The second night was a seabass and a pie and again not disappointed

Thank Stephen h
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

York is expensive, very expensive! Saw the 2 course offer, and had chicken wings, followed by fish and chips... Very very good in all aspects. Had a pint too and total bill was around £15. Will definitely use again, thank you.

1  Thank Neil G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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.