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The Royal Oak Whatlington

) #5 of 33 Restaurants in Battle ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , British,
Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
+44 1424 870492
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“greek meze” (28 reviews)
“stifado” (7 reviews)
“baklava” (4 reviews)
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Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
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1 - 10 of 205 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Service was terrible wait for food longest ever and when food did come the chilli was tasteless and moulesmarinier was tasteless also and had very little sauce and no bred with it but as no sauce no need for bread , two hours wait for...More

Thank Jeffrey F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This very traditional English countryside pub has unexpected good Greek food having Greek owners. The Greek food is so good I haven't tried the traditional pub food!

Thank lesliecotton
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Hastings for some sea air and lunch only to be told to leave by 3.00pm or stay until 8.00pm as it was carnival day. We left and stopped at the first pub we came to which was the Royal Oak. We have...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chanced upon the Royal Oak, whilst out visiting nearby Bodiam. What a find! Lovely atmosphere, welcoming staff, fabulous food with very generous portions. Even the salads are huge! Would recommend trying to leave some room for a dessert, you won't be disappointed

Thank JGHKent
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. A must visit if you're in the area! Steak on a stone on a Friday night is superb and you must must must try the Greek yoghurt honey and pistachios!

Thank niki68gary66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub restaurant really does stand out from crowd. Lovely interior , very friendly helpful staff and delightful food which is incredible value. There are many authentic Greek dishes on the menu as well as English pub classics. Really delicious beautifully cooked food. We live...More

Thank david c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the Royal Oak on the off chance they would have a table. They did and were very accommodating for us and our dog. Making sure we were happy, and even had some of the 16 course Greek meze left. Which was amazing!...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly pub lovely people great food and nice setting. Couldn't wish for more. Had mac and cheese with chips, great food and two toasted sandwiches. Much thought is put into the food but proper pub food not flash just decent food and chips are fries...More

Thank jesse6324
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday evening as a party of five adults with two small children and a dog. They serve a good mix of traditional British pub food and Greek/Cypriot/Mediterranean cuisine. Very refreshing to come across a pub with such a varied menu --...More

Thank Ben-and-Yasmin
Reviewed 14 July 2017

took my son out for lunch today! after getting a flat beer I didn't bother ordering any thing for myself to eat, the girl made some excuse about the flat beer, my son enjoyed his beef burger, but it will be a long time before...More

Thank Jack B
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John W
13 September 2016|
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Yes the Royal Oak is dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 13
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 870492
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Charming and full of character 15th Century Inn, dating back to 1490. Situated at the heart of the village of Whatlington, on the A21, just a few minutes outside Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. With a wealth of original features including the large inglenook fireplace, the 80ft indoor well, quirky oldie-worldly interior and private large beer garden, The Royal Oak is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family. With a passion for good food, specialising in Greek cuisine and many popular international dishes, the Royal Oak offers a great venue for a quiet meal, family day out or a special event, in its stunning Function Room. Children are welcome and can be entertained at the indoor and outdoor play areas.
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