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The Royal Oak at Burford

26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
+44 1993 823278
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

What a find! A beautiful old building with lots of character. The room was very clean and comfortable with everything you'd need and breakfast was very nice. As for the food - you can understand why it's rated the number one restaurant in Burford. Hard...More

Thank VoltageBallarat
Reviewed 4 days ago

Now that we have a dog we have to check that pubs are dog friendly first off. The Royal Oak at Burford is. So that was a good start. The staff were very friendly. We sat inside through the back and was pleasantly surprised to...More

Thank Blakes101
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Meeting a friend mid-way for dinner. Once location identified, decided to go with whoever were ranked #1 restaurant on Trip Advisor! Another Trip Advisor triumph!! Armosphere - relaxed and fun Service - great albeit a little slow (one chef on, busy night), were notifiied of...More

Thank Tang18
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having parked nearby to have lunch on our way to Chipping Campden,we chanced upon the Royal Oak as it announced itself as dog friendly and we had our small one with us.Having received a very warm welcome,which characterised the service throughout we chose to sit...More

Thank mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the dip in the weather I really fancied a good Sunday lunch. We'd settled on Burford for a bit of exploring, and as my last eating out on a Sunday experience left me traumatised, I did my research, settling on the Royal Oak due...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous homemade pies, good range with great ingredients, tasted delicious. Highly recommended, we will go back there if we travel through Burford again. Great find.

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely surroundings. Cozy. Very good food. Friendly and helpful staff. Good selection of beers. One to re-visit when next in the area.

Thank kbanks428
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Located just off the High street in Witney Street, Burford. We received a very friendly welcome. My wife had the slow-cooked pork and I had the chicken, ham and leek pie. Both dishes were beautifully cooked and well presented. The pie was worthy of Desperate...More

Thank Lynda E
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Came here last Saturday for a drink with my partner. Great atmosphere and scenery. Waiting staff were very polite and friendly. The only reason I didn't rate five stars was because our table was a little sticky. Nevertheless, I highly recommend this place if you're...More

Thank Amelia_22Z
Reviewed July 9, 2018

We visited Burford, and saw this restaurant (as recommended for Gluten free options). We tried the home made beef and ale pie and mash, which was packed with meat and tasty and highly recommended for normal diets. Gluten free Thai curry was also well cooked...More

Thank Al-Shumba
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January 19, 2018|
Response from Millie S | Reviewed this property |
They do Chris, if you go to food and drink at the top of their website it lists the menu options :) Hope this helps
Amy L
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Marki1997 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry unsure
Non J
July 11, 2017|
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Response from duncanrgeorge70 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, dogs are allowed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Witney Street, Burford OX18 4SN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Burford
  • Phone Number: +44 1993 823278
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We are a family run pub, just off the high street in Burford. We offer home cooked pub food served by friendly staff and you will always receive a warm welcome.
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