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Royal Oak

Certificate of Excellence
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Bar, British, Pub
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Market Palce | Preston, Garstang PR3 1ZA, England
+44 1995 603318
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29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must try for all! I visited the Royal Oak for lunch recently and was not let down by the quality of food received! The steak was amazing and the blue cheese sauce can only be described as 'something else'!

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Thank AdvisorLA1
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and it never lets you down. Whether it's a light snack for lunch or a full evening meal the food and the choices are excellent. Never fails to deliver. If you're in the area it's well worth a visit.

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Thank Steve D
Preston, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Unusually disappointing. Roast beef, yorks, carrots & cabbage very overcooked. Meal dreadfully presented - just thrown into a huge bowl like a dogs dinner. Masses of potatoes: roast good but soggy from standing in gravy, boiled ok & mash unnecessary & stuck to beef. Generous portions. Service was prompt and excellent as ever.

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Thank Pam C
Preston, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

Been to the oak for meals on a few occasions Staff very polite and professional Food very good Never stayed here so can't comment on the rooms

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Thank Andrew c C
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Been here on a number of occasions. Came here with the same family with whom I visited the Bellflower! The inside is comfortable and warm, the staff are very friendly and always welcoming. Although it took some time to receive our food after ordering we were told there would be a delay as the pub was very busy and the... More 

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Thank Heinrich M
Northumberland, UK
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213 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were advised by one of the shopkeepers in Garstang to try this place for lunch and we were very pleased with it. Hearty and wholesome food was served by willing staff, even when the whole place was heaving with customers. We would certainly eat here again, when visiting Garstang. We've only marked the food as 3star because we would... More 

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Thank firtreecott
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Had visitors from down south and took them a run out to Garstang. We had late lunch about 2 ish, I think they stop serving about 2-30 but even at that time it was very busy The young lady managed to find us a table which didn't have much room but within minutes she came back and said some people... More 

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Thank catherine f
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

6 of us visited the Royal Oak for dinner as a family. The waiting times were ridiculously long & they could have done with more staff. 1 of us has coeliac disease & ordered an easy grilled salmon. The chef said the chips were not gluten free so they'd serve it with potatoes instead which they guaranteed were gluten free.... More 

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Management response:

I am sorry you had a bad experience at the Royal Oak, unfortunately I was on a few days leave so did not hear about any of this sorry tale until I returned. Staff Training has been put in place about hygiene & also about how to deal with all allergy sufferers. Please accept my aplogies. More 

Byron Bay, Australia
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is amazing. Every time I go I have something different and it's always great, the restaurant is old worldy but such a lovely place. If your in Garstang and would like food this is the place to go - make sure your hungry as the portions are filling

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Thank Charlotte S
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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169 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Always had nice food here when we called in for lunch,usually have either the beef(rare)sandwiches or the prawn ones,served with salad and we have a portion of chips also.Good choice of drinks,served by pleasant staff,miserable man behind the bar spoils the place.He first point of contact never smiles or pleasant at all,needs a crash course in hospitality.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Palce | Preston, Garstang PR3 1ZA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Garstang
  • Phone Number: +44 1995 603318

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