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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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Popped in for food on a busy Friday night. Service was good and staff friendly. Good choice of food on the menu. Food arrived as described and well made. Portion size was huge however as a heads up to anyone thinking of visiting for food.

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North Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having eaten and spent the previous night at the wonderful L'enclume anything was going to be an anticlimax........however we were pleasantly surprised by the Royal Oak, it turned out to be a no frills, good value place to stay in this delightful village! At £65.00 A night what's not to like? Room was clean and reasonably spacious. No Wifi or...

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Thank Jonathan L
Ulverston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We got a lovely welcome from staff when we entered and were given a table beside the blazing fire. My daughter lives in Italy so ordered a glass of white Italian wine but, unfortunately, it was not good. She concluded that it was probably not The Royal Oak's fault as Italy tends to keep its best wines for itself and...

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Thank Deborah W
St Neots, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for meal tonight . Friendly staff great food my husband had true grit pue I had chichen burger both very tasty. Nice log fire to add to atmosphere good price you can get meal for about £15 a head Would go again

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Thank lloydy_11
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Went there as was listed as dog friendly, not quite as dog friendly as some others classed the same. We sat down and were asked to move to the rear of the bar as the new owner didn't want dogs sitting in that area. No water bowl and no doggy biscuits on offer, not really the dog friendly welcome I...

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Thank Steve H
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We stayed in the Royal Oak at new year 2016. A friendly warm welcome greeted us. Our room was clean and cosy. We spent New Year's Eve at the Kings Arms opposite the Royal Oak(both pubs are owned by same people) Yet another warm welcome from all the staff. The entertainment package was well worth it. The three course meal...

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Thank Julie R
Reviewed 7 January 2017

After visiting this pub for the first time other month......decided this was the place for my mother,s 90th Birthday .....Johnathan could,nt have been more helpfull.....ballon and table decoration,s plus glass of bubbly....my mother smiled all through the lunch....This place has everything ,,,,good food good atmosphere and the rare quality of care .....Through this my mother has had a day to...

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Thank Gabrielle O
Cambridge
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Have visited Cartmel on several occasions and often eat at the Royal Oak. When we decided to spend Christmas in the Lakes the first choice for our Turkey lunch had to be the delightful country pub. We were not disappointed. The food was tasty and full of flavour, the service was fantastic and it was really good value for money....

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Thank JochenR197
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2016

Very poor. Gravy covered meal, not served in jug. Not everyone likes over salted gravy! Also we were told door closed at one pm for Xmas diners only, yet throughout our meal people coming in. This meal cost us £200 !!! Not happy! We won't recommend.

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Newcastle under lyme
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

A great stay.....lovely clean rooms.So peaceful and relaxed here.The staff are so polite and very very friendly. The beers and ales exceptional and the food is excellent quality and so flavoursome. Its our second time in Cartmel and the Royal Oak was such a lovely place to stay. It is such a great place to unwind and enjoy watching the...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
18th Century Coaching Inn with accommodation in Double, Twin, or King Size bedrooms. All rooms recently refurbished to a high standard with en-suite shower rooms. Food served daily 12 noon - 10 pm, an infusion of British and Italian cuisines. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Oak Inn

Address: The Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cumbria > Lake District > Grange-over-Sands > Cartmel
Price Range: RM310 - RM421 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Royal Oak Inn 4*
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Royal Oak Hotel Cartmel
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