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The Royal Oak

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36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
+44 1765 602284
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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New York City, New York
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102 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very good pub doing value lunches. Beers on the expensive side however. The food was nicely done with fish and chips getting the thumbs up. The Morrocan chicken wasn't the greatest however. Would certainly return if in the area again.

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Thank giantcauseway
Seville, Spain
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A very tasty evening meal, set in a comfy independent pub atmosphere, excellent food, served by helpful, unobtrusive staff

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Thank Alison F
Ripon, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As some of my family were visiting us for a birthday weekend we treated them to a meal in the Royal Oak, one of our favourite local pubs. The meals as usual were all great, my family were particularly impressed with the standard of the food and service. The Timmy's was up to its usual standards s, so my sister... More 

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Thank the_wagsta
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and really friendly service here. Every time we go the menu changes a little offering something new and exciting. Never had a bad, or even mediocre, meal here. Always excellent as well as reasonably priced!

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Thank mackleberry25
RoyalOakRipon, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave us a review. We do like to change our menu slightly and often, to keep up with seasonal changes, and it's great to hear you enjoy yourself every time you visit us! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by here for a drink on our way home but decided to have something to eat too, opting for the Sunday roast (roast chicken breast) which proved to be a very wise decision! One of the nicest Sunday dinners i've ever had and a very good sized plateful. We will definitely be back again! Really nice and friendly... More 

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Thank Internationalist2014
RoyalOakRipon, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Hi Internationalist2014. Thank you for the review. We are glad you chose to eat with us and have one of our roast dinners, we do get great feedback about them. We hope to see you for a Sunday roast again soon. More 

Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere, very cosy. Food was good along with great service. Ate there a couple of times during our stay in the area,.

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Thank suebrisbane2015
RoyalOakRipon, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope next time your in the area you chose to come dine with us again! More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just been in for early bird meal. Great food - pork belly and Timmy Taylors Landlord beer. My wife enjoyed too! She rates best place in Ripon so far.

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Thank boblad1946
Brighton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere in pub ,great service attentive staff ,roast dinner best we have ever had ,excellent value highly recommended place to visit

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Thank Lisapreston46
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed in room 8, a spacious and quirky double, at the Royal Oak on their dinner bed & breakfast deal which is good value at £135 on a raceday Saturday. Although there is very limited parking at the hotel I would recommend just parking in the large St Marygate carpark which is only a couple of minutes walk away &... More 

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Thank offquay
RoyalOakRipon, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to leave us a review from your recent visit. It's always great to hear feedback from our guests, and it's great to hear you enjoyed your time spent at The Royal Oak. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

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130 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely pub with fires. Also serves food but didn't indulge. Our dog was more than welcome and the massive supply of doggie treats went down very well

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Thank Michelle B
RoyalOakRipon, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We hope you and your dogs return to us soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$23
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Kirkgate, Ripon HG4 1PB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Ripon
  • Phone Number: +44 1765 602284
  • This restaurant is at The Royal Oak Hotel
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.

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Sheffield
Ripon, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?