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The Royal Oak

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35 Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9 2AN, England
+44 116 239 3166
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I went for a meal here with friends yesterday and was very disappointed with the steaks both my husband and I had. There was more fat than meat and both very tough (perhaps one of the worst steaks I've ever eaten) and we both had the more expensive steak. On the board it explains we're they get their meat from.... More 

Thank ghjyte
Crawley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I went with my friends on the 15th and we were pleasantly surprised at the prices and the portion sizes. A recommendation from our B&B host, the Royal Oak was both welcoming and charming. The menu was so varied, with a choice of both a bar snacks menu and a main dinner menu, my friends and I had difficulty choosing... More 

Thank squinty_lemon
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

live in ratby nice day so walked to this pub in Kirby muxloe beer good old original staff friendly had a beer and decided to eat my wife and I ordered the burger with Stilton and streaky bacon, good portions BUT burger arrived un cooked centre was dripping blood so returned that, then halfe way through the meal we removed... More 

Thank CoventryTriumph
Chesham, United Kingdom
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Here for a business lunch. The restaurant part was virtually empty so good for a meeting but not for their business?! However, service was very efficient and friendly with a good choice of food on the menu + specials. The food came within a good time and was very tasty and well cooked. Good value for money.

Thank Badgerisimus
Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually go for a drink but have eaten here. To be fair, the food is ok and the staff in the restaurant are friendly enough but the man behind the bar (the manager/owner) has to be the grumpiest person in the world. Having been in there at least a dozen times, I've never had a "hello" from him, let alone... More 

Thank Rupen S
Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Went here for Sunday lunch and will keep on returning as one of the best Sunday lunches we have had, my youngest son's plate was clean!! Very good value and great service, the staff are always pleasant and welcoming......keep up the good work

Thank deandewsbury
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

What does "hello" and a smile cost? Very unwelcoming and would expect different from a village pub. Not the sort of place I would return to.

2 Thank Anonymous9807
Leicester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Two of us had lunch here on Monday and it was excellent. Great food, good prices with first class service which was really helpful and friendly.

Thank Passion4painting
Leicester, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

After eating at the Royal Oak a couple of times for Sunday lunch we decided to have a night out with friends. The food was fresh and tasty, the portions very large, so large that we unfortunately couldn't fit in a pudding as well as starter, although I have had the sticky toffee pudding on previous occasions and it is... More 

Thank lilyg212
Forest Row, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Seven of us dined here on Friday night. We hadn't booked but were early enough and lucky enough to get seated AND to get to select from the early bird menu. Service was excellent and so was the food. One of our party is a vegan and the chef happily sorted out a vegan meal for her. Every one of... More 

Thank Keith B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35 Main Street, Kirby Muxloe, Leicester LE9 2AN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester  >  Kirby Muxloe
  • Phone Number: +44 116 239 3166

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?