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The Royal Oak

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££ - £££Seafood,
24 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ, England
+44 1793 977337
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“oysters” (6 reviews)
“paella” (3 reviews)
“great gin” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, Pub
££ - £££
24 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a couple of times recently to sample the interesting Gin range and the 2-4-1 cocktails (the latter being great value and well made). The atmosphere is good and barstaff friendly. However, we decided to attend for the Tuesday night Jazz. To...More

Thank SteveDDD
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

As The Royal Oak is slightly off the beaten track it had never come to my attention. However a jazz night (every Tuesday) that I attend moved there so I started going. It's a great place with friendly staff and a good atmosphere - and...More

Thank Adsinibiza
Reviewed 24 January 2018

This public house, after many years of different management and diiferent themes ,seems to have regained popularity. Not eaten there but alwatys a nice crowd with nice staff.A tall guy ,presumably the manager is very accomodating

Thank steve smith_123
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We love our gin - and whilst out stumbled across The Royal Oak. Wow is all I can say - the choice of gins were amazing - the staff knowledgeable- friendly atmosphere. Loved it here.

Thank Tracie H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Went here on Saturday evening after lots of friends had raved about the place. We took 4 friends from out of town. Cocktails 2-4-1 were great value and taste but it took a while to be made, and part of the theatre of cocktail hour...More

1  Thank Prmillerman
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Having tried many Paellas both here and in Spain this is one of the best we've had. My wife (who is Spanish) agrees. Each side dish has a unique flavour. The sauces that the chef has made are delicious and the squid in breadcrumbs is...More

Thank Worley-Garcia
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

There was only four of us and about 20 other people in the place but we still waited 30 mins for our drinks. Our starter never arrived despite waiting 30 mins when no one else was eating. When our mains turned up they were delicious...More

1  Thank Nina S
Reviewed 3 April 2017

I have visited once before and had a few lovely cocktails,but Saturday evening was a completely different story.The bar was packed and service had gone,they weren't serving cocktails even though all the menus were still out,after being told that we were ignored for 15 mins...More

3  Thank sarah397
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The Royal Oak has a very good selection of gins and the 2 for 1 cocktails were excellent value for money, as well as the bottomless prosecco for £15. We visited on Saturday and it soon got busy as the evening set in. A perfect...More

Thank LJ O
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

The cocktails are the best around, we didn't want to leave to go to our dinner reservations! We ended up coming back straight after dinner for some more

Thank mrso201688
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 977337
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The Royal Oak | Champagne | Gin | Oyster Bar Stocking over 110 different Gins and 30 different tonics we have a Gin for everyone.
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