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The Royal Oak

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Cheadle Road | ST10 4BH, Alton, England
+44 1538 702625
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were staying at Alton Towers but needed to get out! After reading the reviews we were not disappointed! Without doubt one of the best meals we have had as a family! Good children's menu which was all freshly made. The service was excellent and very attentive. Shame we don't live closer as we would be regulars!

1 Thank Northernleasing
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were advised to try here from the owner of The Warren where we were staying for the night and we were not disappointed! Excellent service and staff were great with our young daughter. The food was absolutely delicious and reasonably priced. Would definitely return when we're next in the area.

1 Thank Tom G
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was absolutely outstanding, variety of choices. 4 of us ordered different dishes which were a good size and great taste. The Service was friendly and efficient and they managed to squeeze us in to a busy evening! Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank zoe191
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband, two daughters and I dined the The Royal Oak during our visit to CBeebies Land/Alton Towers on the 13th April. I was impressed with the reviews on TripAdvisor and so booked on the morning of our visit. The staff are very pleasant, it has a warm and welcoming feel, the facilities are clean and the food delicious. I... More 

1 Thank Diva27
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for a weekend. The food is decent pub grub. Portions are unpredictable! The staff are friendly and good fun. The rooms are basic and the kitchen is shared with all the bunk rooms. At £17 a night good value and would stay again.

Thank Rosamund P
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nan grandad and the 3 young uns down at Alton towers good Friday until the Saturday for a little break. We didn't fancy the eating houses on the park so phoned up the Royal Oak on Tuesday to book. Yeah no probs. phoned up Friday to see if we could come in earlier as we wanted to get the girls... More 

2 Thank corro324
Colchester, United Kingdom
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440 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went here twice without booking and were accommodated. Food was pretty good on both occasions except the fish and chips which wasn't the best (not very crisp, batter or chips) but otherwise very good. The staff were excellent. Lovely place.

1 Thank Hemmo1968
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on a Monday night based on the reviews and had not booked but it was still quite busy (always a good sign). The staff were great and the food was delicious. My daughter had fish and chips which was excellent - lovely crisp batter and I had belly pork which melted in the mouth.

1 Thank NickyMM
Singapore, Singapore
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96 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. Simple dishes that were well-presented. We can't eat anymore bad food from Alton Towers so we googled and this place came up as no. 1 British restaurant on TripAdvisor. Gotta try it and we were not disappointed.

1 Thank pigleto2005
Reading, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a table as staying at Alton Towers and this pub is 5 minutes drive. Food and service both of a very high standard - The Lamb pie was outstanding, only thing wrong was that I didn't order it and only managed to 'steal' a few forkfuls when others weren't looking !! Wide selection for the whole family to choose... More 

1 Thank Nigel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cheadle Road | ST10 4BH, Alton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Alton
  • Phone Number: +44 1538 702625

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?