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The Royal Oak

) #1 of 11 Restaurants in Alton ££ - £££ , British,
Cheadle Road | ST10 4BH, Alton, England
+44 1538 702625
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (13 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Cheadle Road | ST10 4BH, Alton, England
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111 - 120 of 399 reviews

Reviewed 17 May 2016

8 of us went for dinner during the week. The menu was varied and i had chicken,leek and stilton pie (which has been reviewed previously as excellent) I wasnt disappointed apart from the fact there was such a huge portion i couldnt finish the hand...More

2  Thank Charlie500Cheshire
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Was staying in alton the night before a trip to alton towers and was recommended this restaurant by our B&B. I had a fantastic fillet steak with twice cooked chips and my wife had sea bass with risotto. Both were fantastic. For dessert we had...More

1  Thank Alan Q
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I had a fantastic Lunch,my fillet steak was cooked to perfection and the chips were some of the best I've ever had, although a little on the expensive side I don't mind if the food comes out how I like it.

1  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Big recommends for here either when visiting alton towers or just being in alton itself.. enjoyed it so much great atmosphere, lovely people, very friendly welcome would defitinetly recommend this place to anyone!.. will be coming back in the near future for both food and...More

2  Thank GHutch86
Reviewed 11 May 2016 via mobile

We stayed very recently at the Alton Towers resort for a night and passed up the opportunity of a theme park-standard dinner for something much nicer. We'd found The Royal Oak on TripAdvisor and it so deserves the 5* rating! The village is really quaint...More

2  Thank Vicky T
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

After a terrible meal at the Blacksmiths Arms down the road, we were so glad we chose to eat here and end our trip on a high. Have been to Alton several times and know the area quite well but this was the first time...More

3  Thank LittleTrouble14
Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

I had the pleasure in spending an evening here last weekend. The food was of excellent quality and plentiful, our diatry requirement were taken into consideration and the selection of dishes that were given to us were exactly what we had in mind when we...More

3  Thank Vickywilly76
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Visited without knowing anything about this gem of a pub and am so glad we found it. I was the only vegetarian in a large party having tapas and the lovely chef Darren made such a special effort to make sure I had a great...More

2  Thank Crystal_Tips_78
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Came for a meal on a hen party. Darren made fantastic tapas and there was definitely enough to go around. The staff were so attentive and nothing was too big an ask. After the meal, music was on and we all had an amazing time...More

3  Thank CeLaw89
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Came for a hen party and had tapas and sangria. Amazing! Food was beautiful and the service was like no other ! We all had such a great night. Darren and charlotte made so much effort to make sure we were all okay. Will be...More

4  Thank AliceML
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jeanetteedwards
Do you do meals on Sunday nights ?
9 February 2015|
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Response from Palacefan44 | Reviewed this property |
On Sundays they only do lunch from 12 - 3pm. and are closed for lunch on Tuesdays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
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
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, 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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