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Royal Oak Hotel

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pint in a warm bar, with a warm welcome after our walk brought us back for an evening meal. The food was hot, well cooked with plenty of it. Prices are reasonable, service was prompt and polite. Good place to eat in a cosy atmosphere.

Thank Nick F
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was camping at the Scotgate Holiday Park, just down the road, and came in for a drink on two consecutive evenings. It is a Jennings pub, and I thought that the beer was well kept. I tried a few different ones, eventually settling on the Cocker Hoop. I had a meal on the first evening - Cumberland sausage with...

Thank Matt W
Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I stayed nearby at The Mews Cottages for 2 weeks so I visited here a bit as it was in walking distance for either just for a drink (or two) or for meals when I didn't feel like organising something for myself. Friendly staff to travellers, great meals (quantity and price) and the customers who visited at the same time...

Thank Ripper_Family
Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Traditional pub with rooms. Stayed 3 nights from 24 October 2016.Our room was spacious, well maintained and nice decor. We enjoyed the meals. Varied menu with option of small (still good size) or normal portion ( big). no complaints about quality. Staff were attentive but not intrusive.

Thank 136sarge
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

There is nothing more welcome than a good cup of tea and a bowl of hot chips after a night in the mountains, which is exactly what we were served here. The staff were friendly and welcoming, the pub was warm with lots of wonderful pictures, photos and other interesting things to capture your interest on the walls. As we...

Thank ar2000d
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

After reading fabulous reviews about the food at the Royal Oak we were disappointed with our food. My rump steak was very tough and my husband,who I've never known to complain about his food said his steak and ale casserole in a Yorkshire pudding was bland and tasteless. The Yorkshire pudding was like cardboard. The place was packed and portions...

Thank Raneved
Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Here for a week and been into the Royal Oak on 4 nights. Every meal excellent and we've not heard a word said against it. The Jennings beers are terrific too. Hint though, the "larger" meals are large!

Thank Lee B
Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The portion sizes are generous, many dishes offered in standard or large. Awesome quality of ingredients; locally sourced meat and fresh vegetables. Always very busy when we go and you can see why. Compared to most other pubs in the Lake District who don't seem to put much effort into their food as they have a captive audience, the Royal...

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Initially we walked here from the nearby Campsite looking for refreshments. A peek at the comprehensive menu suggested that, despite not being desperately hungry, we could manage a starter ... & in my case a pudding, while I had a couple of glasses of Merlot & my other half a pint or 3 of Jennings Sneck Lifter! The surroundings are...

Thank Sheila M
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Have just got back from another long weekend in The Lakes. Have stayed at this particular Inn, on numerous occasions. Always had an excellent time and stay. Prices are very good for the Lakes. Rooms are clean, food is good quality and served efficiently. Beer is well looked after, and the staff are always welcoming. Wouls always recommend this palce.

Thank Alan P

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Additional Information about Royal Oak Hotel

Address: Braithwaite, Keswick CA12 5SY, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick > Braithwaite
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Oak Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Meals start at 6pm”
 of 5 bubbles Ripper_Family, 2 Nov 2016 | Read review
“didn't stay the night so I can't advise”
 of 5 bubbles iamthetick, 8 May 2016 | Read review
“We stayed on the second floor away from any noise from the bar, we didn't hear any noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lesm995, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Room 9 is above the annex and furthest away from the bar area if you wanted no noise at all during the pub opening times.”
 of 5 bubbles 542kirstiel, 17 Aug 2013 | Read review
“Pillows are a bit hard”
 of 5 bubbles Barbara2104, 8 Feb 2013 | Read review
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