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The Royal Oak at Riley Green

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Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
+44 1254 201445
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ate in the beer garden as the weather was hot and sunny, so I cannot comment on the pub itself. We ordered fish pie and a burger, these were nothing special. Two of us had pies, cheese and chicken, these were very tasty. Portion...More

Thank simply-peregrinating
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I have met with my friend on an infrequent basis at this pub/restaurant, as it is halfway between our homes. Tonight the food was good, as always, but I will not be returning. I reserved a table and we arrived on time for our reservation,...More

Thank pam-chorley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disgusting asked if Home made told brought in string chicken, fatty bacon and more cabbage than anything then served on bed of cabbage, joke unless you were a rabbit Complained expecting something to be done, told still had to pay full price joke customer service...More

2  Thank Mark N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the off chance late afternoon on a Saturday when passing. Wide open s[aces inside but still with the traditional oak beams and quirky atmosphere. Welcomed at the bar with a good range of drinks and beers. Quite a few people in but still...More

Thank alisonh123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been in here several times now and last weekend was just as good as always. Beautiful traditional pub setting with a lovely little restaurant seating area. The food is always top notch and the staff are always really friendly. I had the pollock from...More

Thank Liam S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a family meal here for a birthday celebration. Impressed with the extensive menu, especially the specials which also had a great selection - something a little bit different than your average pub menu which was nice. Our waitress was lovely, she made recommendations and...More

Thank Rachel L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in total 6, middle distance between our homes really homely place plenty of room and a warm welcome. All enjoyed the food we have been back since. Plenty of room for parking.

Thank Eddie2foot
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate at the Royal Oak in April. We enjoyed the food but the temperature in the pub was quite chilly on a particularly cold day. One complaint (we mentioned to the staff at the time) concerned the wine. My wife wanted...More

Thank J2J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a lovely walk with friends round Houghton Bottoms, quick change of footwear in the car-park and then the best Sunday lunch we've had in a pub for a very long time. Roast sirloin and all trimmings and lamb rack and koftas. Really nice puds...More

Thank Bill T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful lunch, the atmosphere was good, the staff friendly and the food was excellent! Great venue to stop and eat after having had a walk by the canal or visiting Houghton Tower!

Thank Christabella_48
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Ian C
7 September 2017|
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Response from JillA976 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure. Probably best to give them a ring. I really enjoyed my last meal there!
Liz W
2 November 2016|
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Response from whenslunch | Reviewed this property |
I imagine they will be open on Christmas Eve, especially as it's a Saturday, but don't know about a special menu. Give them a call.
Gillian B
31 May 2016|
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Response from Neil B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, vegetarians are catered for and if you telephone beforehand I'm sure they will do their best to sort something out for you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 24
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Blackburn Old Road | Riley Green, Hoghton PR5 0SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Hoghton
  • Phone Number: +44 1254 201445
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