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All reviews cottage pie steak and ale pie cumberland sausage yorkshire pudding sunday roast scampi chicken the pub breakfast was excellent stayed here dog friendly pub open fire night stay real ale full english evening meal staff were lovely
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Reviewed 27 October 2020 via mobile

Popped in for a spot of lunch & a couple of beers. We stayed here a couple of years ago and really enjoyed it. Really good portions, excellent food, friendly staff & quick service. 5 cask ales on today, I had 4, all good quality....More

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

Visited this pub for drinks on more than one occasion. Consistently good, no complaints. Didn’t eat here so can’t comment on food, but it looked nice! Traditional pub, well presented with good service.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 18 October 2020 via mobile

Booked for one night, had a lovely stay, staff are very friendly. They helped us park the car, the inn is clean and tidy and the pub grub is spot on. Would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 17 October 2020 via mobile

We stopped here for a couple of drinks before going for dinner one night. It has a real traditional Inn feel to it and we were made to feel really welcome by the friendly staff. We didn’t eat, so can’t comment on the food, but...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 3 October 2020

5 of us sat at one of the outside tables under the heaters. We all had great main courses with good portion sizes. One server was excellent, one female was a bit unfriendly to start but was then good. You have to pay on ordering...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 28 September 2020

Visited couple of times, was there in July and toilets had rope across so customers could put across to let others know toilets were in use, one in one out, visited again in September, no rope??- No way of knowing if someone was in there.,...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 20 September 2020 via mobile

Visited this pubs everyday of our stay. Good pub food, staff working tirelessly to ensure everyone was served and abiding by Covid rules. Reasonable prices

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 17 September 2020 via mobile

We came in yesterday after walking from Staveley to Bowness along the Dales Way, we waited to be seated so the waiter knew we were there but we were ignored! People arrived after us and were served! Didn't bother staying!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 September 2020

We went here several times on our break to Bowness, the staff are really friendly and work extremely well under the conditions. We nearly didn't return cos on our first visit there was 3 people sat a table nearby constantly swearing, i know he was...More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 9 September 2020 via mobile

We visited with family for an evening meal and the staff were very accommodating and helpful. Excellent choice of food and drink in pleasant surroundings. Lasagne, Curry, Scampi and the Steak and Ale pie were excellent and the portions are on the generous side. We...More

Date of visit: September 2020
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John S
27 December 2019|
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Response from Drake-601 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall seeing any TVs to be honest. There was a back room that I think had a pool table so, perhaps, there was a TV in there. Not sure if they show live footy though and doubt it - it's more of a real ale and food... More
12 May 2019|
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Response from JulieIHouston | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we paid about £6.50 for a large red wine and a half of strongbow cider. Our meals were approx £12 a head and were huge!!!! Well worth the money
Nikki H
12 October 2018|
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Response from mightymiller | Reviewed this property |
Two meals, lasagne and steak and ale pie, pint and a half £29. Great value and good prices throughout. Excellent portion sizes too
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    Royal Oak Inn is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4