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The Oak Inn

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Station Road, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park TQ10 9BE, England
+44 1364 72133
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11:00 - 16:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon 16:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Stayed in B&B in South Brent and one night decided to try local Pub. Had to wait a bit longer for our dinner as it was Quiz night, but other than that had pleasant evening. Food was very nice and for good price, staff friendly.

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Thank MisaV
Ivybridge, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Had a brilliant meal here last night. Food was delicious, well presented and a good price. Excellent service by lovely friendly staff. Highly recommend this lovely local pub.

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Thank Karen M
Andrew D, Owner at The Oak Inn, responded to this review

Hi Karen - so glad you enjoyed your experience with us. We always try our hardest to ensure visitors to our pub have a positive visit - that's why I do the cooking rather than the chatting and customer service side (my wife feels my strength is away from the customers). Thank you for taking the time to leave us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Good food great staff and a warm welcome excellent beers always a very warm welcome from this pub run by the family. The selection of beers great.

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Thank westie1949
Andrew D, Owner at The Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I have just found out to reply! It is good to hear that we are getting it right. More 

Weston Super Mare
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 February 2016

We popped in here on a Friday night for a meal and the staff were very friendly from the get go. I had a burger from the "build your burger menu" and it was very nice and the meat was cooked perfectly. The price was very reasonable for the quality of the food and the Creme Brulee was one of... More 

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Totnes
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2015

Do NOT be put off by first appearances. The Oak just seems an ordinary pub - the kind that are closing down with depressing regularity. We turned up after a moors walk looking for a nice pub lunch. We got more than we bargained for... A warm welcome, a friendly explanation of the menu and when the food came, it... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

The food was not very good, my burger was soggy and flavourless and it took 10 minutes to get a drink because the bar woman was having a chat with the locals. The ale was very good, shame about the atmosphere.

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South Brent, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

I have had many great fun evenings in this great village pub, the food is excellent and the selection of real ales and local cider are kept perfectly. Well done to all the staff.

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Thank Bunsen_x
Andrew D, Owner at The Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words. We work hard to get it right...but we are only human!! We aim to please. More 

Truro, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

We ate at the Oak Inn yesterday 01st October 2015. We were staying at a local guest house for B & B and having walked 14 miles on Dartmoor went looking for a hearty meal in the evening, what we found was fantastic. The food was unbelievable, everything was perfectly presented and the taste was superb. My wife's steak was... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Had to wait over an hour for food, even though there was probably only about 15 people in the pub all evening! Food was small in quantity and below standards.

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UK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Pub meal with a work colleague. Menu was ok. Service was ok. Sausages and mash delighful. Had some issues trying to pay later that night when all the staff disappeared to have dinner.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$20
Cuisine
Fusion, Bar, British, Pub, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, South Brent, Dartmoor National Park TQ10 9BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Dartmoor National Park  >  South Brent
  • Phone Number: +44 1364 72133
Description
The Oak is a friendly, family run Inn at the heart of the Dartmoor village of South Brent. Recently transformed after a complete refurbishment the facilities now include a cozy bar, air conditioned restaurant, covered courtyard area, private function room and 5 luxury en-suite bedrooms. Andrew, proprietor and Head Chef, changes the menu on a daily basis offering a lunch menu (£6 each) from 11am - 4pm (Tuesday to Saturday) along side his main menu (available until 9pm every day except Sundays when we finish at 4pm - he has to have one evening off!). Our blackboards with build a burger and mix'n'match sausages and mash are also very popular

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