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The Royal Oak Inn

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$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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Royal Oak Church Street, Nunnington YO62 5US, England
+44 1439 748271
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Last week 28 of us went for our annual New Year walk and lunch. This year our walk was in the beautiful countryside around the lovely village of Nunnington and we followed our meal with lunch at The Royal Oak. We chose to have a 3 course Italian meal and we began with very generous sharing plates of antipasto (Italian... More 

Thank TrishPickering
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where you can find a slice of typically Yorkshire's life... Here you can feel and breath the real English "pub" with their friendly and warmth owners!

Thank Mattia W
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Very cosy and well decorated pub. Hospitality is spot on and the food is to die for. We knew that the owner is Italian so the best thing to choose was obviously the Italian dishes which were unbelievably delicious but they do serve other food which is equally as tempting to choose. Very good selection of wines. Whilst in York... More 

3 Thank Chamst
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your 'blooming marvellous' review! We are so happy when our food is appreciated (and wines). We do strive to give our customers wholesome home-cooked food which tastes good (most important). We hope you will be in North Yorkshire again and can be tempted with our 2017 menu! Grazie e buon natale! More 

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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Jill and Abby and their team have worked hard to make this lovely country pub an attraction in beautiful north Yorkshire, I look forward to returning!

1 Thank worldtraveller658
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review ... I do hope you will be returning to England and for a little longer in North Yorkshire. Merry Christmas and grazie mille! More 

York, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Went with family and friend . Two of us had the early bird menu whilst one opted for an Italian meal from the a la carte menu . We were welcomed by Mr Daly who was front of house and equally friendly staff who served us. Even though there was a large party of fishermen in we didn't have to... More 

Thank Englandsixpence
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and found the pub atmosphere 'Hygge'. I hope your Danish friend has passed on the good word and that we get more happy customers like yourselves. Thank you once again. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

We were a party of eight for lunch and it is hard to speak too highly of the experience at the Royal Oak. The food was truly excellent across the board, from starters to mains to delectable desserts. Even the coffee was outstanding! Wine was well chosen and reasonably priced and the beer is exceedingly well kept. The service was... More 

1 Thank Ben S
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your kind review. So pleased to be appreciated for what we are trying to give our customers. Please come again! More 

York, United Kingdom
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is another of those special places which serve great food, in a delightful environment and with brilliant customer service. You can tell they really care about their customers. The ambiance is homely and comfortable with very well chosen decorations.

Thank Dewforrie
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Happy to please ... and so glad you enjoyed our food and that you had a good dining experience. The staff will be happy to see your review and will feel appreciated. Do come again! Thank you for your review. More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

On holiday in the area we met friends at Nunnington Hall and then came here for lunch, as advised by a Nunnington Hall guide. Good beers and a wonderful menu of pub regulars and Italian. My Lasagne was as good as anything in Italy, the starters were a great selection and the friends both had the lamb cutlets an left... More 

Thank Oramsmeal
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. So glad you appreciated our menu and enjoyed your lunch. The lasagna is a typical Italian recipe from our time in Italy ... it does take a while to make and put together, but happily it lived up to it's reputation! Thanks and do come again. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I had my 60th birthday party last Saturday at the royal oak . The staff and the owners went above and beyond to make it so wonderful that I didn't even mind turning 60 . The food was out of this world a buffet that went on and on . Jill and abbi and their staff are the perfect hosts... More 

4 Thank frasermacritchie
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Well, it was a great party! And happy you and family and guests had a good time and enjoyed our food with the Italian theme! You were the perfect guests! Any excuse for a party .... Thanks and hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed with friends in Nunnington this we and were treated to a fantastic Italian dinner this evening, pristine service, this is a little geam of a place.

2 Thank Christophe C
Jill G, Owner at The Royal Oak Inn, responded to this review

Thank you and we are pleased you enjoyed the Italian supper! We all enjoy recreating things we loved whilst in Italy. Grazie mille! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$18
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Royal Oak Church Street, Nunnington YO62 5US, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Nunnington
  • Phone Number: +44 1439 748271
A traditional country pub in pretty village of Nunnington. The new owners have just returned from Italy and their aim is to blend Yorkshire fare, using locally sourced produce with products from known farmers in Tuscany. They hope to achieve 'where Yorkshire meets Tuscany' with appetising sharing plates and dishes of the day using seasonal produce. They wish to continue serving local beers to the regulars and have a well selected wine list.

Family Sunday lunch times (Two courses £14.95 And Three courses £17.95).

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