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Royal Oak

$$ - $$$British, ,
19 Langstone High Street, Havant PO9 1RY, England
+44 23 9248 3125
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“fish and chips” (38 reviews)
“lamb shank” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
19 Langstone High Street, Havant PO9 1RY, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

went for company team outing on Wednesday night food very fab and in this old pirate pub with out side garden if was perfect this sunny evening. Staff very friendly and attended to our need at every opporutnigy give. food arrived in the same time...More

Thank kim m
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very slow service steak and ale pie terrible very tough pastry hardly any meat, poor selection of veg, not worth the trouble of finding parking.More

Thank gandjphilip
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi , sorry you didn't enjoy the food, please call me to discus and perhaps you could let me know the time and date of your visit so I can look into it further... Thanks for taking the time to review us, and for the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just wanted to say we had a lovely meal here tonight with friends and the evening was made so much better due to the service we received from the waitress. She was friendly and gave a great service despite being in the garden. I think...More

Thank Haylingboy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having not quite decided where to eat, looked at the menu and were impressed with the dishes on offer. However, two of us ordered the beef and ale pie. This was a disappointment as there was barely any hint of ale and the pie crust...More

Thank Gail B
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Gail, Sorry you had a disappointing meal, I will look into it further as I had not received any complaints or comments at the time genuinely and didn't know of any issue... Other than fish and chips I would say the pie is a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sat outside on a lovely sunny Bank Holiday. Nice beer - could do with a better selection of cider, though. Didn't eat here but it looked like it was nice food and tables were reserved. I would definitely visit again as it's a proper pub...More

Thank annee2525
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for the review, it is appreciated, hopefully we will see you soon...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Serves really good, tasty food. They have an OK selection of beer (ales) on tap. The thing that really makes this pub though is the location, it is right on the waterfront just over the water from Hayling. Great place to stop for a pint...More

Thank Steven V
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, hope to see you soon...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We topped off at this pub which has an amazing setting by the water. When we arrived at 12 lunch time we were told there was a 45 minute wait already. That should have warned us off as it did not seem overly busy. The...More

Thank John N
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry you didn't enjoy your visit...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great location overlooking the water. First impression good at the bar. Restaurant service not great...slow slow...had to wait for a menu so long went and got ourselves. Then had to wait to so long to order that we were very tempted to walk...stayed as hungry...More

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have been here a few times and depending on how busy it is the food can range from average to good but the service is always excellent and welcoming. I would still highly recommend it as if you feel things are not to your...More

Thank julie c
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for your review Julie, it is appreciated... I think it is important to listen to our guests and good or bad we genuinely listen and strive to improve... We always try to ensure all our guests get as good an experience as we can...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

if you are interested in working up an appetite this pub is at the end of a pleasant walk on the Solent Way from the Farlington marshes. Its on the water front at the end of Langstone High Street, turn left along the path when...More

Thank Mike W
Royal O, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Sorry for tardy response... the sun is out and plenty of guests around like yourself who appreciate a nice atmosphere and seem to be taking your advice regards hanging out... Thank you for your review and my team and I look forward to seeing you...More

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27 May 2016|
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Response from frankhunwick | Reviewed this property |
I really cant answer that. All I know is that I had a really good experience
27 May 2016|
Response from Darren_N1967 | Reviewed this property |
Ask the manager.
Jim H
24 January 2016|
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Response from 143Rita | Reviewed this property |
sorry my answer is so late...i would say its best as it can get busy and there is not that much seating in the restaurant part. if you have aleady been, i hope that you found it as good as i did x
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Langstone High Street, Havant PO9 1RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Havant
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9248 3125
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