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Royal Oak

) #51 of 203 Restaurants in Loughborough ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
26 The Green | Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
+44 1509 843694
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fish pie” (4 reviews)
“country pub” (3 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly
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26 The Green | Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
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Reviews (86)
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I adore The Royal Oak in Long Whatton. Whenever I have a special occasion it is my very first choice of restaurant, and I recommend it on such a regular basis I should be on commission! The environment and atmosphere is very nice, and as...More

Thank Lo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the pub on the recommendation of local colleagues and we weren't disappointed. The staff were fantastic, really friendly, polite and helpful. The food was delicious, far nicer than I've had in more expensive restaurants. The Beef & Gorgonzola pie was out of this world....More

Thank Steiners
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Amazing variety and style of food, everything cooked fresh and seasoned beautifully. Quality and quantity shines. Even able to cater to a nut allergy! Cant' recommend highly enough.

Thank vlmuk
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I chose this from a distance for a family member's birthday lunch for 9 and am very happy with the decision, Lovely food and excellent service, they catered for all the variations in our party including a vegetarian and a vegan (own menu and not...More

Thank Rhiannon-Jane R
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We meet our friends once a month and recently we have tended to eat at The Falcon in the same village but fancied a change. This establishment did not let us down the food and service were first class. The food is beautifully presented and...More

1  Thank PhilB505
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Totally ruined by a waitress who would not make eye contact or smile. A nice touch was when she pointedly asked all the tables in the room if their meals were ok and ignored us. The other staff were lovely. But this waitress and her...More

Thank kerry r
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We were attending an open day at Loughborough so stayed at Falcon inn up the road. They recommended we went also as there restaurant was closed due to renovation What a lovely treat. We met up with friends We enjoyed the amazing sharing platter the...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Arrived on a Thursday lunchtime to find the place quite busy, but no matter a table was found for the three of us to each lunch in the bar. As a regular visitor, I am used the extensive and excellent menu but what amazed to...More

Thank dunnyandjaques
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had a really lovely meal here, There were four of us for dinner & we all enjoyed a delicious meal. I had the fish pie....,prawns scallops salmon haddock all in a a fab pie served with French beans in tempura batter ,Service was great &...More

Thank margyrose
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Definitely needs a reservation on a Saturday evening. The food is exceptional and attractively presented. Much enjoyed. Great variety of gins and tonics

Thank Mike P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 The Green | Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 843694
  • E-mail
A chic village gastropub with rooms, located 3.1 miles from East Midlands Airport, 4.6 miles off the M1 motorway and 5.3 miles from the Great Central Railway. The contemporary rooms have en suite shower rooms with luxury toiletries, as well as 32-inch flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, mini fridges and the superior room has extra space and a sofa area. A full English or continental breakfast is included, while an upscale modern British menu is served in the rustic-chic pub, which has exposed brick details, beamed ceilings and fireplaces.