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The Royal Oak at Burford

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What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 02/10/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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About
We are a family run pub, just off the high street in Burford. We offer home cooked pub food served by friendly staff and you will always receive a warm welcome.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
Reviews (727)
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All reviews pies mash steak and ale pie game pie pastry chicken ham sunday roast fish and chips bread pudding the pub friendly service free car park warm welcome home made fantastic food
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last week on the way to our b&b for a few nights. What a lovely cosy pub, it was a horrid wet windy day, but we were made very welcome and sat near a toasty fire! Can only reiterate the other comments...More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our family of 5 visited for the first time today. We all had a different meal and everything was really tasty and well cooked. Service was very friendly and the dog was allowed in too. Great pub and we'll visit again.

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 19 November 2020

Absolutely loved our meal here. I am gluten free and their gluten free pie was the best i have ever had! It tasted exactly like a normal pie and was such good quality. I was also very impressed by how many other gluten free options...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 November 2020

Without questions pie i have followed in love, place itself looks awesome 👌. Very friendly staff. Love it!!! Thank you

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 November 2020 via mobile

We were very lucky to get a last minute dinner reservation the night before. We were ravenous when we arrived after a days walking and devoured a game pie, beef brisket pie and burger. Their pies are unrivalled. The game pie was superb - the...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

Excellent food and service - Recommend the squid starters and the pie. Lovely staff, worth a visit..

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful dinner. The menu was interesting, the service superb, the atmosphere delightful. We both chose pies as our main course: beautifully cooked, served really hot with fresh vegetables: fantastic! Thank you, Royal Oak!

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 23 October 2020

Rang the Royal Oak to book a table for lunch and asked if s they accepted dogs. Of course we do was the very jovial answer. Then asked if they could deal with my Dad's quite frankly very restrictive dietary requirements. His response? If we've...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 21 October 2020 via mobile

We were looking for a traditional pub with good food and this was certainly it. Very friendly welcome and good attentive service. The food really was excellent, they serve pies as a specialty and they were exceptional. The brisket and pepper sauce pie had beautiful...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 20 October 2020

Just amazing food. All i say is make sure you are hungry, especially if you fancy one of their pies :)

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from Normando1314 | Reviewed this property |
Hi I was a first-time customer and did not find anything overpriced
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christopher_wells
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Response from 865millies | Reviewed this property |
They do Chris, if you go to food and drink at the top of their website it lists the menu options :) Hope this helps
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12 August 2017|
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Royal Oak at Burford
    Is The Royal Oak at Burford implementing safety measures as a result of COVID-19?
    Yes, The Royal Oak at Burford is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.
    How is The Royal Oak at Burford rated?
    The Royal Oak at Burford is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5