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The Royal Oak Restaurant

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kelsall $$ - $$$ , , Pizza
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
+44 1829 751208
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (40 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
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Grill, Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ordered two courses for two of us. Got barely there service nobodody checked our food was ok. Took ages to take plates away sunday food was just bland for £14 wasnt great wont be going back not even on the 2 4 1 voucher

Thank sezilou2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wife and I had a lovely meal here. Service was attentive and friendly. The food was marvelous.. One of the best pizzas I've ever had. Prawn linguine was also excellent. Very much recommend it.

Thank Tim768
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful food, plenty of choice, daily specials on offer, beautifully presented and plenty of it. Food is cooked in an open kitchen so you can watch the chef cooking.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Wife and I stayed 2 nights on a Travelzoo deal. Pub as I understand main part is a few hundred years old. Nice bright and fresh. Friendly and helpful staff. 1 st night food was excellent way to much to eat, had to leave quite...More

Thank Grizzly277
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I was recommended to go and try out the menu at the royal oak in kelsall,now I have driven past this establishment on countless occasions and have never even thought about calling in as I thought it was a more of a drinkers pub, well...More

2  Thank stephenstarwood
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary with the family on Sunday 21st, and to avoid disappointment my wife made a reservation. The pub is situated at the "Chester end" of the village on what is now a quiet road. There is ample car parking...More

Thank Aweighandappy
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on the 19th May as a party of 3 for dinner and having been several times before we were not let down. Fantastic service with attentive and helpful staff and great atmosphere. The food is fantastic and of the few times we've been...More

Thank totallystressless
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Ate here two nights. 1st night. my wife had the steak pie which was excellent, but let down by the very under-cooked veg. I had the liver & bacon. Two problems with mine, the liver was poorly cooked and the bacon was not there. On...More

Thank davegaijin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A good choice of menu, large portions, excellent tasty food. The steak and ale pie and the salmon dish were both first class. Lovely ambience and great staff.

Thank EastYorkshireTerry
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had just come from a very unsavoury experience at the Boot nearby and didn't know what to expect at the Royal Oak. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the place and the welcome we received together with an excellent choice of food...More

Thank Alan E
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20 November 2016|
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Response from Tim768 | Reviewed this property |
He definitely is not impressed with dogs on the premises. A shame really, the place is very spacious so well behaved dogs wouldn't be an issue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$47
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Kelsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 751208
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A Gastro Pub and Restaurant situated right in the heart of Cheshire just 10 minutes from Chester and close to some of Cheshire's best loved attractions such as Delamere Forest, Chester Zoo, The Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Our Head Chef prides himself on using the freshest local ingredients and the front of house staff provides quality and friendly service to create the perfect dining experience. We offer fantastic food, served with fine wines and real local ales. The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant is the perfect place for 'destination' dining, relaxed drinking and special occasions. Why not try a fresh Pizza made in an authentic wood burning Pizza oven? We also offer Free WiFi The Royal Oak was originally built in 1822 as an inn and public house. Since then the building has been a station for a railway that never happened, a bowling green and billiards room. There was an extensive redevelopment in 2011 and The Royal Oak was restored to its former glory and became a wonderful dining establishment once again. The team at The Royal Oak are committed to showcasing the produce of Cheshire and the kitchen use the highest quality fresh local produce to create a daily changing menu which consists of hearty British fare. Whether it be braised lamb shank or pan roast bream, you are sure to find something to whet your appetite. The dining room has a relaxed atmosphere, further enhanced by comfortable decor and charming staff who provide exceptional service. If you have one too many tipples to accompany your meal, there are 12 delightful bedrooms where you can rest your head.Experience The Royal Oak and enjoy fabulous food and impeccable hospitality.
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