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The Royal Oak Inn

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Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
+44 1335 310287
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sausage” (13 reviews)
“steak” (8 reviews)
“sunday roast” (5 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We stayed in Wetton for a few days in early November and ate in the pub on the first day. Food was good, beer excellent too after the landlord Iain sorted out an issue with the pipes, and the place has a lovely village pub...More

Thank glyn b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a lovely place to spend some time in one of the loneliest villages in Staffordshire. We visited Thor‘s Cave too which was amazing! Beer delicious too!!More

Thank Spoeckie
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you, that's a lovely 5* review. We're glad you had a great time in our pub and enjoyed our fire, beer and lonely village - ha ha! Thor's cave really is worth a visit too, we're glad you enjoyed it! We work really hard...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We eat out a lot , and wow ! what a find food is outstanding well presented and taste amazzing > cosy little pub in the back of behond our friend recommeded it to us , they told us they had a new chef ....More

1  Thank Mc-1823
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello, thank you ever so much for your 'WoW!!! food is Amazzzing' 5* review, we were delighted to read it. We are really pleased with our new menu too and the feedback has been wonderful. Great to hear that word of mouth is spreading about...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very local pub to where we stayed. It was a lovely little place. Nice atmosphere and super friendly staff. The food was ok, but not the best we had eaten. They were out of Duck but it was still listed on the specials board. One...More

Thank DigitalOrange
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review. I'm glad you enjoyed our pub and hospitality. You came in later in the day and when we opened at midday, we did have wild duck available on the Specials Board, but it sold out quickly....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I honestly don't know where to begin this review! I'll start with the main points... Incredibly friendly and welconibg landlord and landlady, great selection of Camra award winning ales, fantastic food cooked by three amazing new chef and a wonderful, cosy building with a log...More

Thank Robert W
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow, thank you so much for this amazing review! We work really hard to get things right for our customers and when we get feedback like this, it really inspires us to keep working hard to give our customers the best time we possibly can...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while in the Peak District, Sunday lunch was delicious and well presented. The owners Lou and Ian were very welcoming and couldn’t do enough for us. Very country traditional pub and even had dog biscuits for our springer spaniel!More

1  Thank Lesley H
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello, it was lovely to meet you all and we are delighted that you enjoyed your sunday lunch! Sunday was an exciting day for us as it's was the first sunday with our new chef and we were very proud to serve the sunday menu...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pubs like this are a dying breed. Located in a small village in the Peak District, the hosts could not have been more welcoming; both for ourselves and the dog. The interior is comfortable and has not been ruined. There is a very hot log...More

Thank James_Powys
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! It was lovely to meet you and the rest of your group this weekend. We are really happy that you had a great time here on Friday and again on Saturday. We're glad you...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a proper traditional English country pub`which welcomes walkers and their dogs with good cask beers and tasty excellent pub food at sensible prices, unlike some of the other local self styled "gastro" pubs. My visit today 8-11-17 was enhanced by a new chef...More

Thank Paul R
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Paul, thanks so much for taking the time to review our pub, we really appreciate it. We work hard to keep the pub traditional but not tired, if that makes sense!! We are delighted with our new chef and the feedback so far has...More

Reviewed 2 November 2017

We called in after a day's walking, around 4pm on a Wednesday and it was quiet, although a local up owner on our route advised us to book, which he kindly did for us, as he said it was always busy. There is a large...More

2  Thank ceebeebee2017
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for your 5* review, it really means a lot when people take the time to review, especially when they've had a good experience here. We've got a really great team at the moment and we're glad ourselves and our staff were...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in this country pub for a lunchtime drink halfway round our walk, other family members were eating. We all enjoyed the feel of the pub including the warm welcome from the friendly landlordMore

Thank robpburns
ringsingding, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Hello, thanks so much for reviewing our pub! We're glad you had a fun pitstop on your walk! Do pop in next time you're walking in the area, we have a new chef starting next week and we're revamping the menu! Exciting times ahead! Thanks...More

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sonjawalsh
20 April 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
Hello Sonja, lovely to hear from you. We can definitely accommodate your group on the Sunday evening. 28 May. I can reserve a table for you for 7pm, no prob and dogs are very welcome here. Our website is rather out of... More
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Carol A
16 April 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
Yes we do, free dog biscuits too. See you soon :) Cheers Ian&Lou
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JoMama_12
13 April 2017|
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Response from ringsingding | Property representative |
The other guys are right, we are a traditional English pub serving lovely home cooked English food and award winning beers and wines. Cheers, Ian the Landlord.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 17
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wetton, Peak District National Park DE6 2AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Wetton
  • Phone Number: +44 1335 310287
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Description
The Royal Oak at Wetton is a 300 year old traditional country pub that offers excellent pub food, a selection of ever changing Real Ales, an open fire and beer garden. We have recently won 2 CAMRA awards and we feature in the 2017 Good Beer Guide. We host events throughout the year, from charity quizzes, Meet the Brewer, outdoor theatre, local art & craft exhibitions to vintage car rallies. We are a family friendly pub and walkers, cyclists, muddy boots and dogs are all welcome! We also have a small, basic and quiet campsite and from October until Easter offer free camping for any campers who dine in our pub. Please call for more information!
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