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The Royal Oak

4 Biggleswade Road, Potton SG19 2LU, England
+44 1767 261888
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“lamb” (9 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
4 Biggleswade Road, Potton SG19 2LU, England
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited The Royal Oak for a Sunday lunch in early August. The staff were OK but seemed a bit lost/confused at times. We got the impression managing the pub was still a bit new. There wasn’t a wine menu which was odd, although the...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited this place a little while ago! And I have never met such an ignorant landlord in my life. I expected the food to at least be half decent but I was disgusting and actually made me quite unwell! Wouldn’t recommend this place to...More

Thank rrjoyce
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bland veg, tough beef. Very basic boring menu. The website needs updating pronto!!!! 2/3rds of the menu deep fried and unhealthy!!!! AVOID

Thank Gerrydonut
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

We usually go to the Wheatsheaf in Tempsford and are never disappointed but we fancied a change... We booked a table for 1.30pm, ordered basic Sunday lunches from the very limited Sunday menu which didn't arrive until 2.40pm. The staff are friendly but the service...More

Thank lisafP9161QH
Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

We came here for dinner and whilst the menu was slightly different to that I saw online there was a nice selection of mains (mainly steak as it was steak night) but only two starters - soup of the day or mackerel and poached egg...More

1  Thank Rossyjedu
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Royal Oak this evening for dinner with a friend and had the mussels with sweet potato fries as I really fancied it and I am so glad I went for them. The mussels in white wine sauce were mouth watering and the sweet...More

Thank kimberleyoakman
Reviewed June 20, 2018 via mobile

I visited this pub today with a friend and was really disappointed with the food we were served. I had fish and chips which should have been served with mushy peas but came with normal peas. The chunky chips were undercooked and the batter on...More

2  Thank Sueb642013
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Like previous reviewers I visited as we had previously been here but grew tired, so as it was under new ownership we thought we'd give it a go. Really disappointed! The food was shocking I was initially served a burger with a soaking wet bun...More

4  Thank Ogrub77
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Royal Oak often when Jo and Colin ran it and had eaten many delicious meals. As it was under new ownership we naturally were curious to see what changes had been made. Sadly no good ones judging from the sub standard food...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We last visited The Royal Oak in February, when we had an excellent meal; so on the occasion of our birthdays we booked a table, intending to have one of the steaks listed on the website menu. So we were very disappointed to be told...More

1  Thank threeshoes
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MargaretG1688
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Graham P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we only had lunch there so didn't see a tv - I'm sure a phone call would get you the answer.
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Mamie36
December 14, 2015|
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Response from Royal Oak P | Property representative |
Hi, we are open for drinks only on New Year's day, sorry for any incovenience. Wishing you a Merry Xmas and Happy new year from all the team
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heidicross46
May 15, 2015|
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Response from Royal Oak P | Property representative |
We currently have a vegetarian stroganoff and Indonesian Veg curry at the moment but our chef would be happy to cater for any paricular requirements.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Biggleswade Road, Potton SG19 2LU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bedfordshire  >  Potton
  • Phone Number: +44 1767 261888
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