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The Royal Oak Whatlington

$$ - $$$, British,
Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
+44 1424 870492
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“greek meze” (35 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
Bar, British, Pub, International, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First visit to this beautiful pub the food was absolutely delicious,friendly staff and menu choice was perfect for us,it includes lots of vegetarian meals and my love for Greek food was superbly covered Thank you all staff at the Royal Oak We will definitely return

1  Thank baywhey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were not planning on visiting but were staying about 2 miles away and I spotted The Royal Oak on trip advisor. It meant a drive so I couldn't drink but the meze sounded nice and the previous reviews were great. I'm glad to say...More

1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We popped in last night for an early dinner. The food was delicious and plentiful. The service was friendly and impeccable. Highly recommend it.

Thank Judeinglasses
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Me, my brother and my boyfriend spent the day in Hastings and we were on our way home when we decided to stop for a beer/cider. From the moment we stepped in I felt welcomed and the atmosphere was amazing - a real English Pub....More

Thank Ioana R
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We have driven past this place hundreds of times and always said “we should stop in”. Well we will be at every opportunity. Proper traditional country pub, great service. The food was awesome and we really like Greek food! Give it a go you won’t...More

Thank The_Dunnster
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Nice building, terrible parking. Staff welcoming, food unusual. Greek Mezze, OK, mixed quality in different elements. Have been for lunch and dinner with some time between. Not likely to go again as better places nearby.

Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

What can I say, but what a lovely meal the food was fantastic,staff very helpful we highly recommend this restaurant,the Greek Meze night is top We holiday in Crete and the authenticity it perfect we will definitely be back thank you for a lovely evening

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We were out and about and came across this very olde world looking pub - brilliant just what we wanted a pub with history, a unique feel of tradition. But, it got even better when you went inside. We were greeted by a lovely lady...More

Thank hotblob
Maria S, Manager at The Royal Oak Whatlington, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Dear Customer, thank you so much for your review and comments. We are so glad you enjoyed our food, service and venue. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Went for a quick bite to eat but changed our mind as Greek Meze was on the menu from 6pm, decided to have that. Very Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, great food and fantastic flavours. Would highly recommend this pub. A+++

Thank Honeyroo
Maria S, Manager at The Royal Oak Whatlington, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. Neil & Maria

Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

I stayed at a local hotel Leeford place Friday and Saturday night and was told that this pub was lovely by the staff and it’s really is the owners (Neil), his wife and staff made me feel so welcome as did the locals I had...More

Thank emma m
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Yes the Royal Oak is dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 870492
  • E-mail
Charming and full of character 15th Century Inn, dating back to 1490. Situated at the heart of the village of Whatlington, on the A21, just a few minutes outside Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. With a wealth of original features including the large inglenook fireplace, the 80ft indoor well, quirky oldie-worldly interior and private large beer garden, The Royal Oak is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family. With a passion for good food, specialising in Greek cuisine and many popular international dishes, the Royal Oak offers a great venue for a quiet meal, family day out or a special event, in its stunning Function Room. Children are welcome and can be entertained at the indoor and outdoor play areas.
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