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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The Royal Oak warm welcome was great. From first night arrival to leaving the staff can't do enough for you. Nothing was too much hassle and they really go out of their way to ensure your stay is perfect. I was there with works and stayed a number of times over the course of a few months. The rooms are...

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Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Three course set meal needs the three courses as although nice food the portion was so small ie two small roast potatoes and small portions of meat and veg. They did not charge for dessert as we said we were still hungry. The dining room is lovely but as you want to be filled by a roast unlikely would go...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

What a Lovley roast, no hassle of a carvary, great food and great pub, all served with an appreciative smile, feel like guests not customers it's obvious that the people here enjoy having guests , only problem is how to get out, it's going to be a long sunday

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Worthing, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016

65 Years ago I remember the Royal Oak as the watering hole I used before going to the local dance at the Victoria Hall. It is also where I first set eyes on my wonderful wife. This trip was to celebrate our 60th wedding anniversary. Our party included the wife and I, Daughter and son in law, grandson and partner....

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Stayed at The Royal Oak when combining a trip to Sissinghurst and Great Dixter gardens. Checked in around 5pm and with no bother. We were shown to Room 6, a twin on the first floor which we later discovered to be above the bar. Room was clean but fittings sparse (no headboards to beds, only one side light and plastic...

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Thank rbailey857
Ipswich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 September 2016

We did not stay here but were in the area and ate here three nights in a row, good variety of food, well cooked and presented and very helpful pleasant staff.Not too expensive and a nice feel to the restaurant.Steak night was excellent value too.Suggest you book for the steak night as it was very popular indeed.

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Thank Di B
Worcester
Reviewed 11 August 2016

A review of two parts one good, one not so good. Arrived at The Royal Oak late afternoon and checked in without problem. The, assumed east European, member of staff gave me the room key and directed me upstairs to room 14. Please note that this room is not suitable for anyone over the height of 5 feet, unfortunately I...

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Nikki_Podak, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. Unfortunately we cannot change the ceiling height, if you'd ask a member of staff I'm sure we could of changed your room without any problems. We are glad you enjoyed your meal with us.

Reviewed 23 June 2016

There was a genuine welcome, and nothing was too much trouble for this excellent team. The food was amazing and quickly served, and the restaurant and bar were well furnished with beams and comfy seats. The room was a little tired but cleanliness was excellent - I think some refurbishment is in the offing.My stay was really enjoyable.

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Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is a review on the food. I went for a birthday meal with my family. Two of my family had chicken skewers. When they arrived there was only one skewer with 4 tiny cubes of chicken. This was priced at £15. We said to the manager and she was less than accommodating. We asked for a reduction in price...

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Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

The food was truly amazing! I had the linguine pescatore which was beautifully creamy with loads of fish, prawns and Scallops. My husband had a steak which was cooked to perfection! Wonderful range of beers and ales. Really fantastic and attentive staff always on hand to explain a dish or recommend a beer. Can't prais this place enough! Thanks Nikki...

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Nikki_Podak, General Manager at The Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your glowing review Elle. Always nice to know the locals choose our pub.

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about The Royal Oak

Address: Rye Road, Hawkhurst TN18 4EP, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Kent > Hawkhurst
Price Range: $133 - $161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Not room 6 which is above the bar and adjacent the road junction.”
 of 5 bubbles rbailey857, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Not room 14 unless you are under 5 feet tall”
 of 5 bubbles tridymite, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Room 4 is at the front of the building and faces the name road, room was very warm so quite noisy with local traffic but not ibtrusive”
 of 5 bubbles JanetG846, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Ask for room at the back as there is traffic noise and there was a drunk singing outside in the middle of the night.”
  • A surprise room LOL
 of 5 bubbles momofalot1, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Pitch a tent”
 of 5 bubbles 867lizl, 11 Jul 2015 | Read review
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