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The Oak Tree Inn

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Helperby ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Bar, British, Pub
Raskelf Road, Helperby YO61 2PH, England
+44 1423 789189
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (16 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“pie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Raskelf Road, Helperby YO61 2PH, England
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Reviews (202)
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1 - 10 of 202 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2017

Just had a faultless meal. So nice to have a proper menu on a Sunday night not a continued Sunday lunch. Service a little slow but they were busy and it didn't spoil our evening. Will definitely return.

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a lunch here recently on a Saturday. We had booked ahead and although not busy when arrived it was reasonably full when we left so if you happened across the Oak by chance then you'd go hungry. Our table was in the dining...More

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Don't really like writing anything negative about places, but The Oak Tree deserves a mention. Food was nice, nothing exceptional, but nothing to complain about either. Let down by poor waiter, who clearly feels he's more important than the customers. Rude and inattentive. Repeatedly ignored...More

2  Thank Denham849
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We have been here before for a lunch so decided to book an overnight stay The room was lovely lots of extras even fresh milk in a flask for a cuppa Unfortunately we were disappointed with the food we found it a bit uninteresting and...More

Thank 19beckside
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

More than just a local pub and more than just a restaurant, which is ideal if new to a village. Friends very happy with this being on their doorstep and understand why. Place was busy with locals drinking and people dining. Several offers such as...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Eight family members, three generations, came for lunch on Saturday to celebrate my Mum's birthday and had a super meal and were very well looked after by Ryan and his team. The food was excellent and beautifully presented. Good choice on the menu too. Thanks...More

Thank Helen K
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We have just returned from a Friday night stay at The Oak Tree Inn. The greeting on arrival was welcoming and professional. We were even shown to our room (the Hornbeam) by the manager, who then talked us through the key room features - fresh...More

1  Thank carolineandandy68
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here for dinner during the week. Very nice restaurant with very nice service. I had the burger which was good. Big and meaty, a little bit dry but plenty of cheese and bacon and a very good brioche roll. The chips were also very...More

Thank flashsam7267
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We visited on a busy Saturday night; rugby was on the TV in the bar so it was very busy. However in the restaurant it was much quieter and we were given a nicely located table by the wood burner. Service was very friendly but...More

Thank winelover678
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Quiet village location and lots of character. Good choice of food and ales with the benefit of an £8 main between 5 and 7. Friendly staff and prompt service. Would definitely use again.

Thank Westonsupermackem
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raskelf Road, Helperby YO61 2PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helperby
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 789189
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The Oak Tree boasts 6 individually designed bedrooms and bathrooms, A new dining room, with magnificent oak and glass doors, is a splendid partner to the very cosy, crackling fires in the tap room of the original listed pub. The Private Dining Room with its own sitting room, cloakroom and private balcony is a must for all celebrations, meetings & family get togethers.