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Camberley, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a family meal for a large party of 17 and we were very disappointed. The roast beef was particularly disappointing, very tough and in some cases inedible. When we pointed this out to the manager he wasn't sure how to deal with it? Instead of offering a replacement meal he took the plate back and then returned with... More 

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Thank tb1958
Hastings, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So to mark a major event I returned to the Royal Oak. My first visit was excellent and I hoped that after 6 years standards hadn't slipped. Pleased to say that they have maintained the previous high level and if possible the food was even better. So have decided to return in another 6 years. All the staff are courteous... More 

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Thank Nick L
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34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by at the Royal Oak for dinner after goodwood ladies day. I chose the seafood platter which was generous and delicious loved it. It's reasonably priced an we were glad to be seated without a booking considering it was very busy. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Roses_travelgram2016
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went for Sunday lunch today (4 adults and 2 children) and it was superb! We took some Spanish friends who were visiting us for the weekend as they had asked to go to a typical English pub and they were very impressed with what they saw. It was very busy when we arrived (we had booked in advance) but... More 

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Thank SammieA
London, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in this hotel for three nights to visit Chichester. It is very conveniently located not far from the main road north of Chichester and not far from Goodwood. A lot of the local attractions are within easy reach - into Chichester or the South Downs. east Lavant is nevertheless a quiet and charming village. There are good walks... More 

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Thank Matthew G
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had booked a cottage for a 3 night stay. Upon arriving in our accommodation, (Blackberry) we could notice a strong smell of damp in the downstairs living room. Given that two of our party suffer from asthma, we tried our best to acclimatise to the smell, but were worried about our chests. I popped over to the pub and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 night recently , and were really impressed with the facilities. The room was extremely cosy, with fresh milk for tea making that was replenished daily. We also enjoyed the atmosphere in the pub, and the food was superb. very friendly and attentive staff, we would stay here again.

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Thank Noel S
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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331 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 156 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is quite a personal review as my Grandparents ran this pub in the 1940's and it was the place that my Mother always held closest to her heart. It is now more restaurant that pub but back then it was a traditional local. One farmer even took his piglet in to drink beer. It was a runt and it... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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368 reviews
71 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful building in an idyllic location. Extensive menus and guest ales. Excellent service. Professional and friendly staff. Delicious food and exceptional accommodation. I simply cannot fault this establishment Highly recommended.

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Thank Taur033
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2016

The Royal Oak excelled - the welcome was warm, the room was comfortable and well appointed and the ambiance relaxed and comfortable. Cant think of any reason not to want to stay again. Although a traditional pub and building, the service and rooms were modern and fully equipped.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Royal Oak Inn is a thriving and stylish Gastropub with rooms. Money has been lavished on the beds with a contemporary feel and great attention to detail, big comfy beds, leather chairs, magazines and luxurious bathrooms, plasma screen TVs and ipod docks/CD/DVD players. All rooms have free Wi-fi. Two smart 2 bedroom cottages can accommodate longer lets and are suitable for families. Goodwood, Chichester and the seaside are all close by together with West Dean, Parham House, Petworth and Uppark. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Oak Inn

Address: The Royal Oak Pook Lane, East Lavant, Chichester PO18 0AX, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > West Sussex > Chichester > East Lavant
Price Range: $226 - $520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Oak Inn 5*
Number of rooms: 10
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“The various rooms are very different. We liked our outhouse (1 and 2) though the soundproofing between the rooms is not good.”
 of 5 bubbles MatthewG154, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best views of the countryside are to the back of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 683stuartm, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Delux rooms are much more spacious”
 of 5 bubbles Nimbus139, 22 May 2016 | Read review
“If you can afford it go for their best room - its great”
 of 5 bubbles The_Gordian, 19 May 2016 | Read review
“There are two cottages each with two bedrooms which are really lovely.”
 of 5 bubbles dianatY408HW, 29 Jan 2016 | Read review
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