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“2nd visit disappointed !! ”
Review of The Royal Oak

The Royal Oak
Ranked #5 of 90 Restaurants in Ripon
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$24
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Description: All of our food is freshly prepared in house by our talented brigade of chefs. We are lucky to be located in an area rich with excellent local produce. This is reflected in our menu’s that change seasonally enabling us to use ingredients when they are at there best. We offer a wide selection of meat and vegetarian meals, with a mouth watering desserts menu alongside a carefully chosen wine list to compliment your meals.
Reviewed 3 October 2013 via mobile

Called on the way home from visiting Newcastle uni with our daughter as a treat . We have been before with friends and haven't stopped telling everyone how wonderful it was ! Unfortunately this visit was not the same . We were welcomed and sat efficiently by friendly staff . It was very cold due to the outside door being open after several requests it did get closed ( only to be later left open again !) we ordered steaks and Grace ordered a burger unfortunately my steak was too rare for me , so it was sent back which by the time it arrived my husband and daughter had finished their meal !! Their meals were lovely . Whilst I appreciate everything was re-cooked I would rather have eaten at the same time !! . We ordered desserts which did take a long time to arrive, they had clearly been out ready for sometime as my ice creams although lovely were melted to almost yoghurt ! I mentioned this to the waitress who was very friendly . It was removed from the bill , which initially had an extra steak & sauce on !! . We ate at 6pm. Not long after a large party of over loud people arrived think it must have been a race day ! ( one to avoid !! ) overall disappointed as we were thinking of returning over xmas and staying over .

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Reviewed 1 October 2013

Looking for somewhere to lunch in Ripon we came across the Royal Oak and had a lovely couple of hours there. The front of house staff were friendly and welcoming and the place has been fitted out to an excellent standard. The choice of dishes was perfect for a gastro pub - lots of nice comfort food classics. Would visit again if in the area.

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Reviewed 29 September 2013

Nothing to dislike, very accommodating as we were a party of 11 without a booking ,food excellent, service great, good price

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Visited family in Ripon all together 10 of us for Sunday lunch, choice of pork or beef with all the trimmings or off the menu. Fantastic roasts and seasonal veg, the gravy was amazing and the biggest Yorkshire puddings I've ever seen and eaten!! For pudding we had the sharing platter which was basically a portion of all the sweets on the menu with 4 different ice creams..... Easily share between 3 or 4 people and a bargain at £12.95. Will be back again :)

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Thank Josovika
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Reviewed 18 September 2013

Called in for a spot of liquid refreshment...a well run pub with a good selection of beers served in a friendly atmosphere. We then looked at the menu and decided to stay for dinner. Not complicated or pretentious food. Well presented, tasty and good vaue.

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