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The Royal Oak

££ - £££, British,
Langford Rd | Langford Road Great Wishford, Salisbury SP2 0PD, England
+44 1722 790613
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (6 reviews)
“liver” (2 reviews)
“sea bream” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Contemporary, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Langford Rd | Langford Road Great Wishford, Salisbury SP2 0PD, England
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner at this great pub. Plenty of food and drink on offer and the staff were very friendly and welcoming. Much recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank gavkar111a
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thank you for your review much appreciated.

Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent carvery lunch we visited with family and were pleased with the choice of meats on offer and several different vegetables available. Something for everyone. Only the men managed dessert. Great atmosphere and very friendly staff. We will return next time we are in the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank 186284Tony
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Your review is wonderful, thank you so much for taking the time to support us

Reviewed 26 October 2018

Four of us dropped in at 6pm on Friday. We had a nice chat with the landlord, and a very good meal. The place is just a very short distance from the A36, and much quieter than the places directly on the road. Recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Barton_Seagoon
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for your thoughtful review much appreciated along with your recommendation

Reviewed 15 October 2018

The Royal Oak is a lovely looking Country pub, walked in to see an open fire and welcoming friendly staff who explained how the carvery system works and showed our party of four to the table. The food was great and just what we needed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ian H
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for this great review. Appreciated the comments and sorry that we pushed our events and deserts. We are a family pub and do our best to support our events in a small village pub - create as much interest to build a business in...More

Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We recently visited the Royal Oak with friends for Sunday lunch. Food, service and surroundings excellent. Very clean and friendly service. My 7 year old daughter described it as ‘the best pork ever!!’

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paul T
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for your review and fantastic description of our pork roast.

Reviewed 7 October 2018

If you look at my profile you will see that I only ever give good reviews unless my review has been influenced by an utterly terrible or dangerous experience. Before you disregard this review as just another good review please bear in mind that I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Aardvark66
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Your review is fantastic and makes our efforts so rewarding. We shall always take heart in the support this review gives us knowing that we are on the right track to giving as good customer service as possible. Thanks to Kev for introducing you and...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

This is really one of the last typical English Pubs and the owner is quite a good chap - always around, it seems and chatting and entertaining his guests.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Aleksander22
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for your great review much appreciated by both me personally and our family staff, we thank you for being so kind and supportive

Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the Royal Oak on our way home for dinner and had the most pleasant surprise. I had the chicken yassa and my husband had the African curry and both were delicious. My husband said it’s the best curry he has had in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cintya M
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Your review is lovely, both Inez and I appreciate your comments and thanks. We hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Called in at lunchtime to break up a long cycle ride. Planned to have a snack and a pint. Amazing real selection of 8 on offer. All what you'd call unusual ones, none of your bog standard fayre. Tried 3 to quench the thirst and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Grints
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

What a great review. Come back soon it’s a great cycle ride and plenty of new beers to try.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

I wish this was my local! It is friendly from the moment you walk in and you are made to feel welcome. The food is really great and imaginative too. No matter whether you are a carnivore or, like us, vegetarians, there is a good,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank catowner2015
Stephen W, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Thanks for such a well constructed review. Very thoughtful and equally so supportive of this lovely pub. Come back soon

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Charlotte N
2 May 2017|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Yes we are available for Functions and have a very good track record on functions since we took over the Pub a year ago with great Buffets or sit down menu etc - what did you have in mind for function - please contact us... More
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chunksd3
12 July 2015|
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Response from Stephen W | Property representative |
Open from 12noon to 21.00hrs for food service and pub remains open till midnight most nights
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langford Rd | Langford Road Great Wishford, Salisbury SP2 0PD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1722 790613
  • E-mail
Description
Traditional Pub set in an Idylic Wiltshire Village with walks and cycle routes - good traditional pub food menu and carvery on Sundays - good portions freshly home cooked to order - specials menu daily - good selection of Cask Ales - Wines and spirits - traditional open fires and great setting and clean decor - friendly and atmospheric pub that you will want to spend more time in with friendly local support. Child and dog friendly plenty of parking with time to explore Grovelly wood and surroundings. Warm welcome
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