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The Royal Oak Inn

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Royal Oak Church Street, Nunnington YO62 5US, England
+44 1439 748271
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North Lincolnshire, UK
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a balmy summer Tuscan evening and you're wandering through a quiet hill town deciding where to eat. As you turn a corner, you're assailed by the unmistakable scent of Yorkshire puddings cooking in beef dripping. OK. Now reverse that image. It's a parky winter evening and you're nithered. You're in search of some snap after a long day on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a nearby airbnb and the owner recommended this pub amongst others, particularly as we had a dog with us. The food was great, the atmosphere warm and inviting, and Andy the landlord looked after us brilliantly. Our son loved the bar billiards and retro space invaders game too. We loved it so much we came back... More 

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Pickering
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Last week 28 of us went for our annual New Year walk and lunch. This year our walk was in the beautiful countryside around the lovely village of Nunnington and we followed our meal with lunch at The Royal Oak. We chose to have a 3 course Italian meal and we began with very generous sharing plates of antipasto (Italian... More 

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Thank TrishPickering
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This is the place where you can find a slice of typically Yorkshire's life... Here you can feel and breath the real English "pub" with their friendly and warmth owners!

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Orpington
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very cosy and well decorated pub. Hospitality is spot on and the food is to die for. We knew that the owner is Italian so the best thing to choose was obviously the Italian dishes which were unbelievably delicious but they do serve other food which is equally as tempting to choose. Very good selection of wines. Whilst in York... More 

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your 'blooming marvellous' review! We are so happy when our food is appreciated (and wines). We do strive to give our customers wholesome home-cooked food which tastes good (most important). We hope you will be in North Yorkshire again and can be tempted with our 2017 menu! Grazie e buon natale! More 

vicchio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Jill and Abby and their team have worked hard to make this lovely country pub an attraction in beautiful north Yorkshire, I look forward to returning!

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review ... I do hope you will be returning to England and for a little longer in North Yorkshire. Merry Christmas and grazie mille! More 

York, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Went with family and friend . Two of us had the early bird menu whilst one opted for an Italian meal from the a la carte menu . We were welcomed by Mr Daly who was front of house and equally friendly staff who served us. Even though there was a large party of fishermen in we didn't have to... More 

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and found the pub atmosphere 'Hygge'. I hope your Danish friend has passed on the good word and that we get more happy customers like yourselves. Thank you once again. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were a party of eight for lunch and it is hard to speak too highly of the experience at the Royal Oak. The food was truly excellent across the board, from starters to mains to delectable desserts. Even the coffee was outstanding! Wine was well chosen and reasonably priced and the beer is exceedingly well kept. The service was... More 

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review. So pleased to be appreciated for what we are trying to give our customers. Please come again! More 

York, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is another of those special places which serve great food, in a delightful environment and with brilliant customer service. You can tell they really care about their customers. The ambiance is homely and comfortable with very well chosen decorations.

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Happy to please ... and so glad you enjoyed our food and that you had a good dining experience. The staff will be happy to see your review and will feel appreciated. Do come again! Thank you for your review. More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On holiday in the area we met friends at Nunnington Hall and then came here for lunch, as advised by a Nunnington Hall guide. Good beers and a wonderful menu of pub regulars and Italian. My Lasagne was as good as anything in Italy, the starters were a great selection and the friends both had the lamb cutlets an left... More 

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Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. So glad you appreciated our menu and enjoyed your lunch. The lasagna is a typical Italian recipe from our time in Italy ... it does take a while to make and put together, but happily it lived up to it's reputation! Thanks and do come again. 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
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 19
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Oak Church Street, Nunnington YO62 5US, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Nunnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 748271
Description
A traditional country pub in pretty village of Nunnington. The new owners have just returned from Italy and their aim is to blend Yorkshire fare, using locally sourced produce with products from known farmers in Tuscany. They hope to achieve 'where Yorkshire meets Tuscany' with appetising sharing plates and dishes of the day using seasonal produce. They wish to continue serving local beers to the regulars and have a well selected wine list.


Family Sunday lunch times (Two courses £14.95 And Three courses £17.95).

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