We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

British Oak

££ - £££, British,
Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
+44 1924 262519
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (17 reviews)
“pudding” (15 reviews)
Closed Now
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (486)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 486 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Refurb looks nice but very disappointed with menu choices for me and my partner. Too fancy for us, we wanted basic home cooked food like it used to do. What we did choose was lovely.

Thank Teresa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my girlfriend to the British oak for the first time .we got a warm welcome from all the staff. We ordered our drinks and they asked us to sit down and they would bring them over .we looked at the menu and took the...More

2  Thank luckyman545720
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the two lady's that were on duty couldn't have done any better to make you feel welcome and were so helpful. The food well i really don't know how to express how fantastic very thing was the chunky chips was out of this world. i...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just passing went in for lunch. Well decorated clean. Toilets clean. Not just a pub outside beer garden with children's play area. Staff friendly and attentive. Food was excellent this is the place to go for chunky chips.

Thank pwebb5
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Called in on our way back from a nice day out finished our day off perfect could not have asked for any better definitely be back

Thank darrenrichards22
Reviewed 4 February 2018

first visit to the british oak venue inside nice and cosy staff were very good nice welcome staff service starters sadly not worth the money overpriced we had salmon and prawn s lack of salmon and prawns poor quality however the main coures were very...More

Thank paulvern
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We called at the British Oak on Saturday evening, breaking up a journey from Scarborough to Manchester. Not being from Wakefield we found the British Oak on a dog friendly pub website. We were not disappointed! We were made very welcome, including our miniature schnauzer....More

1  Thank hcb2017
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This is first visit for a long time. The venue has been refurbished in the interim. The interior is beautiful and is more like a restaurant than a pub as prior to the Refurb. There was only one other table in use. The barman also...More

Thank heyguesswhat
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Staying away from my family for 3 weeks in the lead up to Christmas was never going to be great but, eating with the folks in the The British Oak was a pleasure, the welcome was always warm and having worked my way though the...More

Thank Recall24
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I took my future wife to this great pub.we were me with a warm welcome from all the staff .We ordered our drinks and they insisted on bringing them to our table .when we looked at the menu we asked the staf if they could...More

Thank luckyman545720
Nearby HotelsSee all 19 hotels in Wakefield
Cedar Court Hotel Wakefield
1,491 reviews
.76 miles away
Travelodge Wakefield Woolley Edge M1 Northbound
118 reviews
1.27 miles away
Premier Inn Wakefield South (M1, Jct39) Hotel
536 reviews
1.27 miles away
Travelodge Wakefield Woolley Edge M1 Southbound
110 reviews
1.33 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
The Navigation Inn
22 reviews
.61 miles away
331 reviews
.45 miles away
Station Pub
96 reviews
.51 miles away
Blacker Hall Farm
803 reviews
.30 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Vintage Garden Spa
10 reviews
2.88 miles away
The Secret Garden
6 reviews
1.65 miles away
Newmillerdam Country Park
719 reviews
1.94 miles away
Dinosaur Discovery
100 reviews
1.57 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Simon W
6 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from sarahpy90 | Reviewed this property |
I'd be very shocked if it was judging from the meals we received :( it's more of a chain pub now, very dissapointing
Rosie B
14 February 2017|
Response from R A | Reviewed this property |
yes its being refurbished it will take about 8 weeks i belive
30 November 2016|
Response from chasweb | Reviewed this property |
I think the food here is top quality.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Denby Dale Road | Blacker Hill, Wakefield, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 262519
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
Stay in the know!
Get the latest updates on restaurants and more in Maumee.
Join TripAdvisor