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The Royal Oak

The Green | The Green, Car Colston NG13 8JE, England
+44 1949 20247
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Green | The Green, Car Colston NG13 8JE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today for a family meal, the service provided was superb. We had the steak and kidney pie and the grilled salmon. The food was cooked to perfection and served on very hot plates. The vegetables were crunchy and fresh, the meat and fish...More

5  Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family meal at the end of a walk and all of us had a first class home cooked meal in pleasant surroundings Staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly and the whole experience was very enjoyable A real gem of a pub and well...More

4  Thank Dr3w66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst staying in the area we popped into this place for both meals and drinks. All of the staff were very friendly as were the locals who we engaged in conversation. The food was very good and reasonable in price with a good selection of...More

4  Thank RogerD57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have visited the Royal Oak on numerous occasions and have always been extremely delighted with both the food and the ambience. But, after our visit last night, we left very disappointed. A family of four, we all opted for the gammon steak. At £10.95...More

1  Thank amanda s
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Always a very warm and friendly welcome. Tasty beers and wines. Very popular place to eat - always busy

3  Thank 33,085
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

Simply wonderful place to go . The staff are great & very easy going but efficient , the food & beer was faultless. Well worth a trip

4  Thank Simon M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

It’s many years since I last visited the Royal Oak but we’d visited a friend in nearby Flintham and decided to pop in with my wife and our daughter who is over from Australia. The Royal Oak is the epitome of a traditional village pub,...More

3  Thank David S
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Christmas family get together. Lovely atmosphere. Food fantastic... chicken in stilton sauce to die for! All food very hot. Chef very informative. Would recommend.

3  Thank Sue E
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Lovely pub, roaring fire, great hosting and fabulous food! I opted for sausage & mash & it definitely didn't disappoint! Will definitely be popping back 😀

2  Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Visited for meal one Saturday evening whilst staying for the weekend in the caravan field behind the pub. This was SO convenient….never had an eating place so near to where we have stayed, and we could take the dog in. The pub had a quality...More

4  Thank TeaPark
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Validated Parking
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green | The Green, Car Colston NG13 8JE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Nottinghamshire  >  Car Colston
  • Phone Number: +44 1949 20247
  • E-mail
The picturesque village of Car Colston has 29 acres of village greens and is believed to be the largest rural common in England.The building of The Royal Oak is about two hundred years old and is thought by some to have been a hosiery factory hence the rather unusual vaulted brick ceiling in the bar which certainly would have carried the weight of the appropriate textiles machinery above.Richard & Vicky are members of the British Institute of Innkeeping.With Vicky offering her delicious culinary delights from the kitchen & Richard behind the bar with his fantastic tasting Cask Marque approved traditional real ales you are sure of a warm welcome and enjoyable experience but look out for the reported ghost of a Roman Centurion roaming the building.
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