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The Royal Oak Hotel Restaurant

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Hanging Bridge Mayfield Road | The Royal Oak Hotel, Ashbourne DE6 2BN, England
+44 1335 300090
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staffordshire england
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very poor menu and found it to be very expensive, no music in there all the locals very clicky and just stared and no body spoke very uncomfortable would not recommend. Don't no why people say very friendly must all be locals

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Thank gazleese
Leek, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had really forgotten this place existed, until a couple of months ago when we visited and we were really impressed. Went again yesterday for Sunday lunch, and it was just as good. They serve a set menu on Sundays, and we were very surprised to find such a lot of choice on there. The food is superb, very well... More 

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Thank Shifu69
Midlands
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food was excellent and reasonably priced. The service friendly and efficient. We will certainly come again.

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Thank shepherdess_11
Rugby, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have passed this pub many times but, from the outside, it doesn't look inviting. We dropped in as it was near closing time and were pleasantly surprised by the interior. It was clean, welcoming for us and the dog and the food was excellent both price and quality.

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Thank Ken M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We absolutely loved everything on the menu that we ordered. The lamb steak is absolutely fantastic. The hoisin duck starter was absolutely amazing!

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Thank Hannah S
Shepshed, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Bank Holiday Monday. Sunshine! Dovedale called .. and was glorious in the sunshine. Off to Tissington for lunch - crowded out! Remembered we'd stayed at The Royal Oak in 2015 for my wife's birthday and food had been terrific ... so off we set! Just fabulous! Very welcoming; unfussy, attentive professional service. First class food. Generous helping of mouth-watering chicken... More 

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Thank Aquila210990
Leek, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

we have just had a meal at the royal oak which from the outside looks like a typical pub. May I say the food was excellent there was a first class choice and the flavours on all the meals were fantastic. excellent friendly service well presented and first class food. Definite compliments to the chef.

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Thank portersleek620
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This was our first visit and it did not disappoint. Excellent Sunday lunch -really good portions and very reasonably priced. Service was quick and efficient, staff very good. Good choice of starters and puddings. Would highly recommend and will definitely visit again

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Thank W2495LHSandrah
Rugby, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This place was recommended to us by the place we were staying and it didn't disappoint. Even the drive here across one of the country estates was lovely. We had booked, and in fact following a fab meal we re-booked for the next night. Both evenings we received a friendly welcome. The food is above average for pub grub which... More 

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Thank MouseB_21
Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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148 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

From the outside this looks like a typical pub but inside the food is superb, with a great range of dishes which are superbly presented and good value We had duck and fish and the symphony of desserts Bass beer was also well kept Not sure if families are advised given the fruitful language of some of the locals at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hanging Bridge Mayfield Road | The Royal Oak Hotel, Ashbourne DE6 2BN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Ashbourne
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 300090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?