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Claret Jug at Oulton Hall

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Rothwell Lane, Oulton LS26 8HN, England
+44 871 222 4690
08:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
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213 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Dropped in for a drink after a long day, bar staff very friendly and asked us if we wanted to eat, we thought they were closed on Sunday for food so were delighted. Good choice, good price and lovely service just what we needed

Thank ericlowe
Darlington, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Recently had lunch here. Vegetarian options limited but side order salad was huge. Expensive but to be expected at this kind of hotel. Nice views over golf course.

Thank Marypopps
West midlands
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Excellent food and service. Waiter even took the time to show me how to fold a napkin in a Christmas tree shape. Didn't feel rushed at all.

Thank 213Peza
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely food - lovely staff - nice wine. Large selection of drinks available. Food was quickly prepared fresh and included in our spa break. Wine was £5.65 (merlot) and £6 (rose) for 175ml glass.

Thank Nicola R
Surrey, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Ate at the Claret Jug whilst staying at the hotel. The food was good and service was attentive. Some of the dishes we ordered were better than others. I had the fish main, which was very good, as was the cheesecake. My friend had the chicken which was very dry. Very impressed that they had a vegan menu, which my... More 

Thank bunnyspy
Leeds, Alabama
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 December 2016

It was shocking. The management couldn't care less. So no bar open, when open absolutely rubbish there and I mean rubbish. Like no prosecco, no soft drinks other than tonic water. Waiting staff comical they were so bad. Finally I was given chicken in my vegetarian stew. manager failed to take it away hence letting countless others eat the veggie... More 

1 Thank juliacharlie22
Barnsley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We were there last Friday for a 'Winter Wonderland' themed night as our work's Christmas party. The only thing 'Winter Wonderland' was a little white tree in the middle of our table with fairy lights on. The bar was under staffed and under stocked. When we arrived the main bar wasn't even open so they sent us downstairs where we... More 

2 Thank Greennatalie
Selby, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Miserable unhelpful staff, overbooked, food cold and disgusting, management fobbed everybody off with room service which was then overbooked and therefore had to wait 50 minutes for that too.

Thank Pinkcat54
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I attended a birthday celebration with friends after a day in the spa. The restaurant is really nice in terms of decor and the staff friendly. Unfortunately the food was average and for some of my friends very poor. They raised this with the waiter who agreed their dish was not up to standard - why did he recommend it?... More 

Thank Dramatwinkle
Northeast England
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The light lunch we were served as part of the spa deal was obviously plated up well in advance which meant the lettuce was limp and the potato salad was stuck to the plate. Quite tasty but Little Chef could have produced this!

Thank Dovey95

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 26
British, Bar, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rothwell Lane, Oulton LS26 8HN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Oulton
  • Phone Number: +44 871 222 4690
The Claret Jug is our golf clubhouse restaurant. Overlooking the course, there are spectacular views and food to match. The Claret Jug is a marvellous informal restaurant. It's perfect for a cup of morning coffee or classic light meals cooked with contemporary flair. Golfers drop in for a drink and a meal after their round and guests are equally drawn from the hotel by the traditional dishes on offer and the spectacular views over the course. Thirsty? We've wines from around the world, fine Whiskies from Scotland and a selection of casked ales. Our food philosophy is simple: Legendary local ingredients, prepared to perfection.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?