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Royal Oak

St. Marys Street, Painswick GL6 6QG, England
+44 1452 813129
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible17%
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St. Marys Street, Painswick GL6 6QG, England
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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

On a weekend visit to Painswick we visited the Royal Oak several times. An excellent pub, friendly staff and lots of lovely dogs. Great pub garden out the back to enjoy the last of the summer sun. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank fiona m
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Painswick was our last stop on our week-long journey on the Cotswolds Way (we only did the northern half, about 50 miles), and the day of our walk into Painswick was the hottest of our entire trip--fortunately, it was almost entire under cover of trees...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank dunadan
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were staying overnight in the village and our host recommended the Royal Oak. It is a welcoming place really cosy inside. We only needed a dessert and had the most delicious crumble and custard. Food that was being served to other tables looked very...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank big-blue-eyes
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We called in for supper on 20 Sep 17 - having read good TA reviews. It was a total delight. Bar service very good. Fine table near open fire. Interesting menu. I chose courgette and feta risotto which was a triumph- really first class. My...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank penarthguy
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Reasonable 'pub grub' type fare, with some unusual dishes thrown in to the menu - I found the cottage pie with carrot mash better than expected. But when we returned to the bar to look at the dessert menu we were told the kitchen closed...More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was our second visit within 18 months and although the Royal Oak offers an abundance of character and is situated in a beautiful village,things seemed to have slipped slightly since our last visit.The welcome we received was not quite as friendly as previously and...More

Date of visit: August 2017
2  Thank shane s
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Had two meals at this pub and both were great. I had never had a Scotch egg (I'm from the USA) until I had a pub lunch here. The food was wonderful and I'm now addicted to Scotch eggs....

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank RitasTorrance
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Met up with some friends here who spoke highly of the place following its recent renovation. Enjoyed a chicken pie and the others hake and chips and gammon, we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and there was a lovely ambience in the pub until.... we...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank FionaH252
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I popped in here lunchtime Impressed immediately by the decor and the friendly welcome Had lovely sandwiches which with their accompanying chops and salad were delicious and a real bargain

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Barney1137
Reviewed 9 July 2017

The redesigned, more open interior of The Royal Oak remains most welcoming and the adjacent open courtyard area has been significantly upgraded. The menu is interesting and food produced under its new cheerful management is excellent. I have been with friends on three occasions in...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Amy A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 15
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St. Marys Street, Painswick GL6 6QG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Stroud District  >  Painswick
  • Phone Number: +44 1452 813129
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