We were camping nearby with friends and decided to go out for an early dinner on Saturday Found the Royal Oak which is set in the forest. Loved the menu and the wine list and had a good selection of ales - all good value...More
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Lovely country pub in a beautiful location. Been in the New Forest for a week and this was the best meal of our trip. The chef is clearly passionate about what he does and the front of house staff were friendly and welcoming.
The pretty garden at The Royal Oak provided the perfect setting for our Company Summer Party for 70 guests. On a warm summer evening, Paul and his staff provided an excellent outdoor buffet and the bar with direct access from the garden made for efficient...More
We have been a fee times recently, usually with friends, and we have all been impressed by the sheer quality and imagination with the cooking. The chef, Paul, is really professional and clearly takes pride in what he does. Good beer and wines, plus the...More
Hi Peter, Thank you for the lovely review. I am glad everything was up to standard for you. Look forward to seeing you soon. Paul, Will & the Royal Oak team.
My husband and I visited with our dog on a Saturday afternoon while exploring the surrounding area of the New Forest. We sat in the back garden and enjoyed a drink al fresco, surrounded by the most stunning countryside views. Horses, cows and plenty of...More
Thank you for the review. Hopefully next time when visiting you'll be able to have a bite to eat. Look forward to seeing you again. Paul, Will & the Royal Oak team.
Four good mains (crab salad, fish and chips, pie and chips) in a very pleasant environment. Staff were friendly, helpful and efficient. No it's not cheap but the quality was high. Nice to be off the main roads in the New Forest. We hope to...More
Thank you for your great review. I am very glad everything meant your standards and you enjoyed your time with us. I look forward to welcoming you again. Paul, Will & the Royal Oak team.
What a lovely old building with gorgeous thatch roof, quaint setting, all that you want in a country pub, think again, when you go inside, what do you see? The willow green paint that seems to go into all major chains these days, cream walls,...More
Thank you for your review. I am sorry that we didn't match your standards when visiting. I can tell you we are an Enterprise Inn's pub with a private leaseholder and Management in place. We do take all negative feedback onboard. I do hope we...More
We dropped into the royal oak at north gorley for lunch during the recent heatwave. I have known this pub for years but the standard of decor has never been as impressive. It's stunning. And very well done. We both ordered a ploughmans lunch and...More
Thank you for the review. I am glad everything was worth it and I look forward to seeing you again soon. Paul, Will & the Royal Oak team.
I came here for a romantic dinner after trying to decide where to go, I figured the New Forest would be good and the Royal Oak came highly recommended and did not disappoint. It was a beautiful Saturday and the setting is delightful, the welcome...More
Thank you for your lovely review. I am glad you enjoyed everything. I look forward to seeing you again soon. Paul, Will & the Royal Oak team.