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Restaurant at The Royal Oak

) #13,111 of 18,190 Restaurants in London ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ British
73 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, England
+44 20 7729 2220
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good18%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
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27 Mar 2017
“An okay Sunday roast, but overpriced and service not great”
27 Feb 2017
“Sunday roast”
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73 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, England
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

This is a great pub for drinking but do not bother with food. It tasted ok but the service and attitude from the manager was horrible.

Thank ChristopherWill... E
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Good food, great service, nice atmosphere and nicer prices. This place is a real treat - I recommend everyone to try the pork

Thank Janie D
Naomi R, General Manager at Restaurant at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

thank you Janie, the pork is my favourite too, we hope to see you again

Reviewed 27 March 2017

I wouldn't be writing this review if it wasn't for one of the waitresses getting stroppy with me. We were a table of four: we ordered at the same time, but paid separately. One of the roasts arrived 20 minutes before the others, which I...More

Thank Jon W
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

The place is in a great location. The food was not the best sunday roast ever but was good, specially the pork, the service was great and the place had a nice atmosphere.

Thank César B
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Went for a Sunday roast to the Royal Oak with ten friends. We were asked to pre-order the week before, but when we arrived the veggie option (which five of us had ordered) had been changed from mushroom Wellington to roast butternut squash and beetroot;...More

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Naomi R, Owner at Restaurant at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2016

Hi I am so very sorry I came across as abrupt and you didn't get what you originally saw on the menu and pre ordered , Unfortunately the vegetarian dish was changed on the day. The new dish on the menu was shown to you...More

Reviewed 7 November 2016

The outside is not inviting but once you go through the threshold , you get a much cozier feel. Food is nice and if you go any day other than sunday (market day) you can easily find a table. In summer they also have a...More

Thank Jari R
Reviewed 30 April 2016

Visiting locally , I called in on Friday 29th to find a heaving happy bar, oozing charm and camaraderie! Although I was on my own and elderly I was treated with courtesy and humour! Having my favourite ale on tap - Cowcatcher- may have affected...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 6 March 2016

i used to drink in this place for years. it's such a shame to see a decline in a once great pub, that they no longer value their clientele. its a place where they will always get footfall, so losing a few customers is no...More

Thank tom o
Naomi R, Owner at Restaurant at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

The behavior of this customer was so rude, abusive and unacceptable they were asked to leave and anybody who acts like that I would ask the same.

Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my boyfriend and friends for his birthday. The service is awful, after sitting upstairs for five minutes I asked for a menu only to be told "I'll be with you in a minute, we have quite a lot of people were already...More

Thank CatVstyle
Naomi R, Owner at Restaurant at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

there is no excuse, it was a bad day for the waitress and we were having problems with the burger and have changed it since but still no excuse I am really sorry

Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

The woman who served me was the rudest person I've ever been served by. I asked her to hold my card to reach the ten pound minimum, itself a loathsome but acceptable evil, instead she added 50p to the bill and put it straight through....More

Thank Alex S
Naomi R, Owner at Restaurant at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2016

this was the most stressful insanely busiest day of the year, with everyone wanting to pay for one drink on a card but I am sorry that we didn't keep our cool

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Average prices
US$ 64
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7729 2220
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