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#3 of 12 Bar in Oakham
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US$6 - US$14
Bar, British, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

The last time I ate out was 22: February. Since then things have slightly poured cold water on things. Finally kids got fed up and dragged me out to eat. We ended up here because , being 6, 4adults a six year old and a...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 16 September 2020

it had the right balance of casual atmosphere and good food. staff were very friendly. good choice of local beers and cider.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020

We booked table here for evening meal . Lovely menu both enjoyed our meals good choice for vegetarians and dog friendly . Not too big a meal but tasty and the right price . Would return if in the area. Also had a beer in...More

Date of visit: September 2020
eyedontbelieveit, Owner at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2020

Thank you for taking the time and reviewing the Wheatsheaf. Glad you enjoyed yourselves. Hopefully see you again soon.

Reviewed 3 September 2020 via mobile

Went out for some birthday drinks the other day, even with the COVID situation the staff are all very attentive and caring for the customers needs. One such chap (Big Dan) helped keep the drinks flowing. Even finding me a new favourite Vodka. Big up...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 24 January 2020

We have just came back from staying 4 days in Oakham and called in there every day for a couple of drinks ..really friendly pub .The staff and the locals made us feel most welcome, we definitely will pop in again next time we are...More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 21 January 2020

The Wheatsheaf is a great local pub, serving delicious pub food with plenty of choice. Can't fault the service and they do serve a good G and T. Would highly recommend this cosy pub.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

Popped in for a Sunday roast lunch. Had the roast lamb and the usual veg (and also came with a Yorkshire pud). It was a good meal.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 29 December 2019 via mobile

We had Sunday roast in the Wheatsheaf in Oakham. It has a cosy and warm interior. Staff were friendly and efficient. There is free wifi that is password protected. The roast pork was tough but tasty. The crackling was perfectly done with a nice crunch....More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 27 December 2019

I’m am unhappy to say that my burger came with no cheese or bacon and she took it back and just gave me a slice of Red Leicester on a dry burger.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 15 December 2019 via mobile

From our first communication to our actual meal, the service that was offered by this restaurant was excellent; extremely accommodating, flexible and professional. We had a large group including two young children; as a result we pre ordered our food and requested that the childrens’...More

Date of visit: December 2019
Dan L, Owner at The Wheatsheaf, responded to this reviewResponded 17 December 2019

Thank you for taking the time and reviewing our pub, I'm please you enjoyed yourselves. Come back soon.

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Jackie H
9 June 2018|
Response from eyedontbelieveit | Property representative |
Yes. Its recommended to book as its a small pub there is not that many areas to seat 14. Please be aware that although we welcome children we don't have baby ching facilities or high chairs and we don't have childrens... More
23 April 2018|
Response from Helen B | Reviewed this property |
Hi - I can't be absolutely sure but I think I remember there being a ramp as opposed to a step when we went through the door. But we were in a hurry to get out of the rain so would be good idea to give them a ring in... More
Jennifer F
16 September 2016|
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Response from 469kayp | Reviewed this property |
There isn’t a pub car park, however there is a pay and display car park directly opposite from the pub. There are usually spaces and it’s free from 6pm until 8am and all day sundays and bank holidays.
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    How is The Wheatsheaf rated?
    The Wheatsheaf is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5