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The Royal Oak Restaurant

) #1 of 4 Restaurants in Kelsall ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Pizza
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
+44 1829 751208
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (38 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
“steak pie” (5 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Grill, Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
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Reviews (349)
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1 - 10 of 349 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was recommended to go and try out the menu at the royal oak in kelsall,now I have driven past this establishment on countless occasions and have never even thought about calling in as I thought it was a more of a drinkers pub, well...More

1  Thank stephenstarwood
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to celebrate our wedding anniversary with the family on Sunday 21st, and to avoid disappointment my wife made a reservation. The pub is situated at the "Chester end" of the village on what is now a quiet road. There is ample car parking...More

Thank Aweighandappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited on the 19th May as a party of 3 for dinner and having been several times before we were not let down. Fantastic service with attentive and helpful staff and great atmosphere. The food is fantastic and of the few times we've been...More

Thank totallystressless
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Ate here two nights. 1st night. my wife had the steak pie which was excellent, but let down by the very under-cooked veg. I had the liver & bacon. Two problems with mine, the liver was poorly cooked and the bacon was not there. On...More

Thank davegaijin
Reviewed 13 May 2017

A good choice of menu, large portions, excellent tasty food. The steak and ale pie and the salmon dish were both first class. Lovely ambience and great staff.

Thank EastYorkshireTerry
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had just come from a very unsavoury experience at the Boot nearby and didn't know what to expect at the Royal Oak. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the place and the welcome we received together with an excellent choice of food...More

Thank Alan E
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely decor and spotlessly clean. Service was good. Wine excellent . Choice on menu exceptional. Liver beautifully cooked. Steak pie excellent as was gammon and eggs. Desserts superb. A lovely venue will come again thank you

Thank gillian o
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Being retired my wife & I eat out twice per week within the Chester & district area. This was one of the most disappointing experiences. Steak & chips. Steak was tastless & the chips virtually inedible, they appear to have been precooked & reheated.

Thank crhargreaves1
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Had a 2 night stay here and ate in the restaurant on the first night. Excellent food and fish/chips proportions huge! Attentive, courteous staff and tasteful furnishings. Would recommend and return. The wood fired pizza oven was also a hit!!

Thank mslancashire503927
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went with friends yesterday & had a very good lunch. Two of us had the fish & chips which were very good. Served with a pot of tartare sauce, mushy peas & chunky chips it was a very large portion. I will pick the same...More

Thank lovetheunexpected
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 46
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Kelsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 751208
  • E-mail
A Gastro Pub and Restaurant situated right in the heart of Cheshire just 10 minutes from Chester and close to some of Cheshire's best loved attractions such as Delamere Forest, Chester Zoo, The Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.
Our Head Chef prides himself on using the freshest local ingredients and the front of house staff provides quality and friendly service to create the perfect dining experience.
We offer fantastic food, served with fine wines and real local ales.
The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant is the perfect place for 'destination' dining, relaxed drinking and special occasions. Why not try a fresh Pizza made in an authentic wood burning Pizza oven?
We also offer Free WiFi
The Royal Oak was originally built in 1822 as an inn and public house. Since then the building has been a station for a railway that never happened, a bowling green and billiards room. There was an extensive redevelopment in 2011 and The Royal Oak was restored to its former glory and became a wonderful dining establishment once again. The team at The Royal Oak are committed to showcasing the produce of Cheshire and the kitchen use the highest quality fresh local produce to create a daily changing menu which consists of hearty British fare. Whether it be braised lamb shank or pan roast bream, you are sure to find something to whet your appetite. The dining room has a relaxed atmosphere, further enhanced by comfortable decor and charming staff who provide exceptional service. If you have one too many tipples to accompany your meal, there are 12 delightful bedrooms where you can rest your head.Experience The Royal Oak and enjoy fabulous food and impeccable hospitality.
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