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The Royal Oak at Keswick

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

We were recommended to this pub , so we booked ( 8 adults + 4 young boys) we were made very welcome , children's menu was great not a chicken nugget in sight ! Reasonably priced good wine , very good food . And patient staff when the boys needed to move around once they had eaten .

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you for the fantastic review. I'm really glad you had such a wonderful time and for us, it was a pleasure to look after you and the boys. Mark

Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 September 2015

We booked to dine at The Royal Oak for my birthday tea. The quality of the food was appalling. The battered fish and onion rings were inedible and I wouldn't serve the dinner they presented our 4 year old son with to my dog. So disappointing. Didn't stop for pudding!!!!

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

We're always willing to acknowledge genuine concerns from guests and turn unsatisfactory situations around to the benefit of all concerned.

Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

We visited here with a group of family and friends in July to round off our wedding celebrations! It's a great pub and the attention to detail in the decor is really obvious. Huge selection of drinks, from ales to ciders and wines, staff are really helpful and friendly. Our friends stayed over here and thought it was great too,...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you for the great comments in your review and I hope we see you again soon. Mark

Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

Lovely hotel albeit parking was a nightmare. The room was lovely with hairdryer and lovely hand knitted teapot cover ... a sheep. Coffee and tea facilities were ample. Only downside was the bar/restaurant area. Unless u were eating and had booked there was no seating for just a drink in comfort. The breakfast was great and would come back like...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you Jacqui, for the lovely review and I'm glad to hear that you will be coming back. I know what you mean about wanting to just have a drink. We do have tables free for drinks as the night progresses. See you again soon Mark

Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 August 2015

Stayed one night in twin room. Could hardly move around! Also walls were thin, could hear next door and bar downstairs . However, very comfortable beds and good breakfast (shame marmalade was in those horrible little sachets). Coffee good, but staff not very attentive.

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you Kathleen for the review. Sorry that you didn't find the breakfast service to be up to our usual standard of attentiveness. I'm glad to hear you found the beds comfortable. If you're back again and you do want to go for a walk just ask at the reception and we can recommend a number of scenic routes around...

Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Wonderful meal. Excellent service. We felt very welcome and looked after throughout. Our dog was fussed over and was fine to join us for our meal. Prices were not too expensive individually but it can add up if you have all courses. Very pleasant experience. Did need to go in and book in advance on the day.

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the excellent review. I'm very glad you had a pleasant time with us and hope to see you again soon. Mark

Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 August 2015

We stayed here for one night following a Lake District wedding. The hotel is located right in the centre of Keswick at the top of the main pedestrianised street. There is no parking at the hotel, but when I called to ask which car park I should use, I was told to park around Southey Street, where the parking is...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Simon Thank you so much very the lovely comments in your review, your words are very much appreciated by everyone here. Mark

Reviewed 15 August 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely hotel/restaurant but it is a great place to also have a social drink. Beer is well maintained & the bar staff are very friendly, professional with a nothing is a problem attitude. The front of house team on a busy night are not only professional but so friendly with a welcoming manner... all the staff are...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Smiler Thank you for the excellent feedback and thank you for the very kind comments about the team and Richard in particular. He was most pleased when he read your review. Mark

Workington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

Really lovely lunch on Friday 14 September. I had a fish finger sandwich but not what you would expect, it was beautiful fresh fish in light crispy battered 'fingers', it was obviously home made and absolutely delicious, it was served with a nice varied side salad and a basket of chips. My daughter had an open sandwich of smoked salmon...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Thank you Val Your words are very kind and very much appreciated. Hopefully, we will see you again soon. We love dogs, they are always a pleasant distraction for our hardworking team. Mark

Newcastle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 August 2015

I wanted to stay right in the main centre and looked around, came across The Royal Oak and checked it on Trip advisor I did see some negative comments which did make me dubious however I booked, so pleased I did on arrival was pleasantly surprised, the staff are very welcoming and we were able to get an upgrade to...

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TheRoyalOak_Manager, General Manager at The Royal Oak at Keswick, responded to this review

Hi Ali Thank you so much for the fantastic review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay and that the room upgrade made your visit all the more special. It's very encouraging for all of the team, including myself, to get feedback like this. Mark

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Oak at Keswick is a welcoming pub offering great home-cooked food and accommodation in the vibrant market town of Keswick, which is situated on the lakeside North of Derwentwater in Cumbria's Lake District. The Royal Oak at Keswick offers a pleasing blend of pub, restaurant and hotel rooms with a well stocked bar and a varied menu of freshly prepared produce and seasonal ingredients. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Oak at Keswick

Address: Main Street, Keswick CA12 5HZ, England (Formerly The Inn at Keswick)
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Keswick
Price Range: RM449 - RM737 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Oak at Keswick 4*
Number of rooms: 19
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The Inn At Keswick Hotel Keswick
The Royal Oak At Keswick Cumbria
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