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Royal Oak

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| Park Hill, Lydney GL15 4QE, England
+44 1594 562356
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
Travellers talk about
“lovely views” (2 reviews)
“miles” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
| Park Hill, Lydney GL15 4QE, England
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 16 September 2017

just back from this hotel, unfortunately the manager was in hospital and nobody seems to be looking after things. the rooms were nicely prepared for our arrival but not serviced during our stay. we had to ask for clean towels and fresh milk etc. the...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Pub is dark and old-fashioned. Clientele rather earthy. Sort of pub which plays Ace of Spades on the jukebox in a continuous loop. A down-to-earth Forest of Dean miners' pub. Lovely views. As expected, our room did not get the view, but it was clean...More

Thank Hillarion
Reviewed 29 May 2017

This is an old-fashioned pub (a little tucked away) with reasonably priced food but they stop serving at 8.30pm. The staff were really welcoming and helpful but the visit was really made by meeting and talking with Mine Host, Charles Phipps, one time British Water...More

1  Thank whitfi57
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Reading order reviews, yes the bathroom could do with a white suite and shower but it's clean and well kept. The view from bedroom 2 is fabulous and breakfast was delicious. Lovely welcome and friendly owners. Would come again, but it's a proper old building...More

1  Thank Lorraine G
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Yes we are drawn back to The Oak for convenience to meet up with family living within the Forest its a great base. But we'd come back anyway as the staff and Chaz make the place special. Yes as previously said the rooms are a...More

1  Thank Ruth R
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Unprentious, proper friendly pub. Lovely views from beer garden. Campervans made welcome. Staff , locals and visitors fun and friendly. Kids and dogs welcome off lead in huge beer garden. Great choice of ciders and beers. Average pub grub., at average prices. Above average atmosphere...More

1  Thank jinnyCardiff
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Staff friendly, food ok. Room tired but clean. Shower was a rubber slip onto taps type!! Window had to be propped open with a clock!! Loud speaker over entrance door to pub, under bedroom window. consequently no sleep until 1am in the morning. Lovely view...More

Thank Susan K
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Stay for reasonable price. Bit outdated. What surprised me , is that there was no shower in our bathroom, bath only. That all would be ok to deal with for the price, however what made the stay VERY uncomfortable and finally very irritating was non-stop...More

Thank Kristina J
Reviewed 26 July 2016

All pubs are going through a hard time, and the Royal Oak battles on, it enhances the village to have more than one pub, when there was once four, the food is good and very reasonable, not fine dining but hearty and fair price, beautiful...More

2  Thank David K
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Felt like stepping back to the worst days of the 1970s. No en suite despite promise on booking NO exclusive use of bathroom as claimed on website. Booked in for dinner after a long drive, food so disgusting did not want to risk breakfast so...More

Thank Carolyn C
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Park Hill, Lydney GL15 4QE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Gloucestershire  >  Forest of Dean  >  Lydney  >  Whitecroft
  • Phone Number: +44 1594 562356
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Our oak beamed historic Inn is situated in the picturesque Forest of Dean with stunning rural views from our unique elevated patio garden.We are perfectly located for tourists and businesspersons who want to travel to Cheltenham, Gloucester, Bristol, Chepstow or Cardiff because of excellent road and rail links. Our welcoming Inn is popular with ramblers, dog owners, fishermen and equestrians al
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