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The Royal Oak

) #1 of 2 Restaurants in Rushton Spencer $$ - $$$ , British,
Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
+44 1260 226000
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“kebab” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
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1 - 10 of 112 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were four in our party and we called for lunch. We each had a main course all different and we all thought the food was very good, well cooked and well presented. The desert choice was good and as the menu said home made...More

Thank nearLeekMolax
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Four of us visited mid week recently and had 4 good meals. My wife particularly thought the chicken curry was excellent. The menu was slightly limited, as the chef was away but they cooked us a couple of meals which were on the normal menu,...More

Thank martandvic
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Called in here after a visit to Macclesfield and a walk around nearby Rudyard lake.Very quiet when we visited mid afternoon with only a couple of gents at the bar and a young lady serving.Very friendly and welcoming place and also dog friendly in the...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Fabulous meal, food was gorgeous, had the hanging kebab and garlic chicken. Lovely landlord and landlady, were made to feel very welcome m, will definitely return.

Thank wirewarrington
Reviewed 13 April 2017

I was taken here for dinner and whilst it is a nice atmosphere and the ales are good the food lacked, I had fish and chips and it was a very small piece of fish with a very thick batter which was practically inedible, due...More

6  Thank prs54fmpu
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband came here last week on Friday. We were welcomed by a girl on the bar. Who took our drinks order and showed us to the table. She informed us of the vast menu and choices including the specials. My husband chose...More

Thank Joanne1346829
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This is my first ever trip advisor review. My wife and I were travelling from Macclesfield to Leek on Saturday evening and wanted somewhere to eat. There were places we would normally visit but feared the likelihood of a table, having not booked was slim....More

7  Thank justpassingthrou2017
nomad50, Owner at The Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Hi There, First of all for all future readers, I would like to state, as the Tennant of the pub, this appears to be a personal assault on myself and my business. When my wife checked back on the food she was told it was...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

So we were treated to a meal here on Valentine's Day , not what I would normally do as a rule,meals on valentines tend to be over priced, crap service and a total disappointment. ! SO SHOCK ! We turned up had a table ready,...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 23 February 2017

After a walk from Leek around Rudyard lake i decided to carry on along the track to Rushton. There is a path that cuts across the fields that comes out opposite the Royal oak after finding out they are dog friendly time for a bite...More

Thank Matthew S
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with my parents on Sunday. All 3 of us had the most delicious roast lamb dinner (farmed locally too)...served on piping hot plates with fresh vegetables, the creamiest mash potatoes and tasty homemade gravy. For dessert i ordered homemade chocolate fondant (10-15min wait as...More

Thank amy-good89
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John E
What are the opening hours on Saturdays in July 2015?
26 January 2015|
Response from nomad50 | Property representative |
Hi John We are open from 12 noon until 11 pm on all days, food is from 12 to 8.30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$26
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rushton Spencer
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 226000
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Traditional country pub offering great beer and a delicious menu of pub classics and specials, with great service. Families welcome, lovely beer garden and great atmosphere.
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