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The Royal Oak Restaurant

££ - £££, British,
140 Blean Common, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9JJ, England
+44 1227 760149
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“mustard mash” (7 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
“duck egg” (4 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
140 Blean Common, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9JJ, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really nice Sunday roast. A choice between pork, beef or vegetarian. Nicely cooked meat, great selection of vegetables (cauliflower, swede, carrots, greens and parsnips) which were all well cooked. Deserts were also really good with a special mention for the custard which was superb....More

Thank Charlie_Cosh
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

The staff here were so kind and friendly to me, my daughter and particularly my 18 month old granddaughter. Food and service were good. There’s lots of toys and a bouncy castle in the garden for the kids to play with. Brilliant for a family...More

Thank Sue V
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We called here for lunch on a walk through Blean woods, we had not booked and arrived around 12:45. We were told they were very busy as they had a large group in and there would be a wait for food. We were happy to...More

Thank Diprose
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Firstly let me start by saying that I am a high contributor on TA and rarely write a truly scathing review, and consider myself fair. However the best advice that I can give on this place is ....never EVER go to The Royal Oak in...More

5  Thank TravelledLondon
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Food at this pub is really tasty. I ordered the scampi and chips. Really fresh and delicious. The chips and the creme brûlée were definitely the highlight. Staff are very nice and courteous. Clean toilets as well which is fairly unusual I think nowadays!!

Thank londoner882014
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Good choice of food and beers. Family friendly. Food service a little on the slow side, but wait/bar staff attentive. Very happy with the experience.

Thank ConradVictor
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Stopped for lunch on way to dover for ferry. Nice country pub with a restaurant attached. Unfortunately had run out of fish and chips so had the lamb shank and mustard mash and the wife had hand carved ham egg and chips. Both meals were...More

Thank mbluenose62
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Although the restaurant was busy, it was Sunday lunch time, the service was good, they were particularly helpful with making sure the children had what they wanted,and were very patient with them. The food was good and very tasty although the choice of vegetables was...More

Reviewed 17 June 2018

One of those times when there really was nothing wrong ,but equally there was nothing to shout about. The old pub has been transformed into a comfortable restaurant, the menu was extensive ,prices were OK, all in all worth a try --see what you think...More

Thank eric h
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We visited here on a Sunday afternoon for dinner. We had booked a table as we was staying nearby and had timed it around our check-in. We was sat having drinks with my parents who had dropped us off and a staff member informed us...More

Thank Kelly T
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Questions & Answers
Brenda U
23 April 2017|
Response from carly5360 | Reviewed this property |
The Sunday Menu is on page 3 of the Evening Menu
8 July 2016|
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Response from KentFoody | Reviewed this property |
For example soup, garlic mushrooms, goats cheese starters, fish options, potobello mushroom main dish or beetroot risotto. Salads.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Blean Common, Blean, Canterbury CT2 9JJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Canterbury  >  Blean
  • Phone Number: +44 1227 760149
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