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Royal Oak

) #5 of 15 Restaurants in Pateley Bridge ££ - £££ , British,
Bridgehouse Gate, Pateley Bridge HG3 5HG, England
+44 1423 711577
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ale pie” (5 reviews)
“nachos” (2 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Bridgehouse Gate, Pateley Bridge HG3 5HG, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends raved about this place and we were all bitterly disappointed with the food. The cheddar cheese in our sandwich was bland, rotten salad, undercooked chips and the worst crumble ever. Soggy and tasteless. Our concerns fell on deaf ears too. The kitchen is...More

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent steak and ale pie. Chicken nuggets on the kids menu also very good. Not expensive. Kids burger was nice. Chips were nice. Sauces were nice! All good.

Thank PaulofYork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is excellent and the portions big, but that doesn't detract from the excellent food. The service was friendly and efficient. The one drawback is they do not have a carpark

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were lovely, food was delicious had a chicken, Ham and mushroom pie! Big portions, would definitely come back again

Thank akhullar17
Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you like good traditional pub food this is the place. The staff are very friendly and helpful. If you like a good steak pie or a light sàlad you won't go wrong. Its a dog friendly pub too. There's an outside seating area. Good...More

Thank Sue A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went to this pub on a Sunday afternoon. The pub is very dog friendly and all the staff were very polite and helpful, there is a nice outside area overlooking Padeley Bridge high street.

Thank Catherine W
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

After visiting the Royal Oak in May whilst doing the coast to coast bike ride we went for dinner, it was that good we booked for the following month knowing we were returning for a short break. Dan & Chloe were very helpful 1st time...More

Thank CDay67
Dan F, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank You very much for your kind review, you were all a pleasure! hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Great place to sit outside on a warm sunny evening, enjoying a few drinks prior to going inside for a very tasty freshly cooked meal. Good choice of real ales, ciders and lagers. Excellent menu.

Thank KeithandPat
Reviewed 12 June 2017

17 of us ate there Saturday 10th June 2017 after walking from Otley. Very warm welcome and great food

Thank Olwen D
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We ended up at the Royal Oak at the end of an extremely long walk up and down Nidderdale, famished, footsore and exhausted. The menu is extensive and varied, with some attractive desserts that we were sadly too full to try after a couple of...More

Thank Deborah C
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Questions & Answers
Chris T
14 October 2016|
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Response from Dan F | Property representative |
We are open everyday from 11.30am and we serve food from 12 - 9pm everyday.
Robert P
1 August 2016|
Response from BlueMoon4911 | Reviewed this property |
Yes on the opposite side of the road, by where the cattle market is..
22 May 2016|
Response from Mary L | Reviewed this property |
They had a terrace and a gazebo in the front but not actually sure whether they had a garden.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bridgehouse Gate, Pateley Bridge HG3 5HG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Pateley Bridge
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 711577
The Royal Oak is a small country pub located in the dales town of Pateley Bridge. We are open and serve good homemade food 12 - 9 pm everyday. Catering for couples families and parties up to 20 people.
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