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The Royal Oak at Riley Green

££ - £££, British,
Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
+44 1254 201445
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ox cheek” (9 reviews)
“pastry” (11 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in here after a snowy walk in the Forest of Bowland. Really good range of nice dishes. Interesting stuff on the menu board. The beer is well kept and there's an interesting range. Friendly, with real fires, good service and a warm atmosphere. Recommended.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I come here regularly for food with friends. Combines cosy, traditional stone pub surroundings including real fires with EXCELLENT quality food. Lots of tempting choices on the menu and specials at reasonable prices, all well thought through and cooked/presented beautifully-Friday’s ‘turkey dinner’ was best I’ve...More

Thank hvs_10
Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had planned to have lunch at a different pub but it was not serving food that lunchtime because of "kitchen problems" hence we ended up at the Royal Oak. It is an old pub with lowish ceilings in places and the...More

1  Thank Hezekiah312
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came for Sunday lunch the other week! Food was lovely and a warm welcome awaited us! Rang up and booked ahead, when we arrived we were seated in the bar area because we were bringing the dog....however they made an effort to give us a...More

Thank Harriet M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went there with very short notice and they were brilliant, fit us in and the staff were very attentive. This is our new fave place for date night as food was delicious and presented lovely, very reasonably priced and a great selection of drinks....More

Thank Loopylouella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Firstly l must say the service was excellent and a very pleasant young waitress waited on our table. There were four of us eating and 3 meals were excellent. The problem was the steak pie. I remember having it on a previous visit and it...More

1  Thank Nigel T
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived on a busy Saturday night without a reservation but didn't get turned away. Instead the staff made us feel welcome and made us up a table in the bar area. The service and food were both excellent. All the food is freshly prepared,...More

Thank Murphyfamily6
Reviewed 6 November 2017

For a quality meal using locally sourced ingredients you wont get much better. In the shadow of Hoghton Tower this pub/restaurant offers some of the best food in the area. Maybe not the cheapest for family eats but certainly worth paying the extra. I personally...More

Thank Mark I
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The Royal Oak isn't too far away from me but far enough for me not to go that often but when I do it's a lovely treat. It's a lovely pub with amazing food that is presented well. Lots of staff the majority of which...More

Thank MelanieB11H
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Got seated straight away .. wasnt that busy for a Tuesday lunch time. Well ive been here in the past and wanted to go back. Anyway , not one waiter or waitress came over to ask if we wanted drinks, we had to call for...More

Thank nicolette k
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Questions & Answers
Ian C
7 September 2017|
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Response from JillA976 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure. Probably best to give them a ring. I really enjoyed my last meal there!
Liz W
1 November 2016|
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Response from whenslunch | Reviewed this property |
I imagine they will be open on Christmas Eve, especially as it's a Saturday, but don't know about a special menu. Give them a call.
Gillian B
31 May 2016|
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, vegetarians are catered for and if you telephone beforehand I'm sure they will do their best to sort something out for you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Hoghton
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 201445
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