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The Royal Oak Gastro Pub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, British,
26 The Green, Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
+44 1509 843694
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Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
26 The Green, Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
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1 - 10 of 118 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Menu change recently took away the most popular dish - fish pie. It was amazing. Used to do baked Alaska jam roll poly, for desert. That said, still the best pub in the world. #bring back fish pie

Thank Korev_please
Reviewed 1 week ago

Have visited the Royal Oak several times over the last six months either as a couple or with friends but have never got around to writing a review. This one focuses on the latest visit but is generally applicable to them all. It’s in a...More

Thank WillowBee77
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Service very poor, food bland & cold & when told took food away & bought same food back “tweezed” not good. They don’t ever get the coffee right - it’s awful & they really do not know how to deal with complaints, they just patronise...More

2  Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We had dinner in the hotel restaurant on our overnight stay. This is a really popular place and it was very full but we were shown to our table exactly on time. The menu was varied and there was lots to decide from. All the...More

1  Thank Somersetreview
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely spacious immaculately clean accommodation. Nice bath AND shower. Comfy bed. Good pub and restaurant attached. Good value for money

Thank sheffwithkids
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Used this pub a few times for lunch. Nice location , lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. Have a reasonable selection of beers and a wide range of food from sandwiches through to 3 course. The food has always been really tasty and very well...More

Thank Jpbutton13
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Looked in a certain red guide for a decent pub lunch off the M1 in the Leicester area and this sounded just the job. However the actuality was quite disappointing as this is a small village pub that has been turned into a motel of...More

2  Thank oliver5125
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

We stayed in this delightful pub for one night.the bedroom was decorated to a high standard, being spotlesly clean.we dined in the restaurant. The menu choice was excellent along with the choice of wines.thankyou Royal Oak for making our stay a pleasant one. We will...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and two friends visited the restaurant on a Tuesday night and the restaurant was packed which was a good sign. The waiters were all lovely and very attentive. I drank thatchers gold, unfortunately both pints were a tad flat which was a shame....More

Thank ChrisSmith93
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We were looking for somewhere different for Sunday lunch and found the Royal Oak in our Great Food Book. Wow - this gastro pub excels on a number of levels. The building has very obviously been invested in with thought and respect for its history....More

1  Thank Stuggy123
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 The Green, Long Whatton, Loughborough LE12 5DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Loughborough  >  Long Whatton
  • Phone Number: +44 1509 843694
  • E-mail
Description
A chic village gastropub with rooms, located 3.1 miles from East Midlands Airport, 4.6 miles off the M1 motorway and 5.3 miles from the Great Central Railway. The contemporary rooms have en suite shower rooms with luxury toiletries, as well as 32-inch flat-screen TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, mini fridges and the superior room has extra space and a sofa area. A full English or continental breakfast is included, while an upscale modern British menu is served in the rustic-chic pub, which has exposed brick details, beamed ceilings and fireplaces.
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