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Royal Oak Inn

43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
+44 1242 522344
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pudding” (19 reviews)
“sunday roast” (14 reviews)
“lamb” (17 reviews)
Closes in 4 min
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, British, Pub, International, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Went to Royal oak inn lat friday with some friends for some food and drinks at lunch time. despite the fact it was really busy teh barman which i think hes name was either Craig or Greg welcomed us and ask how could he help....More

1  Thank dylanmatthews372
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Evening dylanmatthews372, Many thanks for your review, It's great to hear that you enjoyed our service & will look forward to your return visit. I will be sure too let Greg know to check out TA so he can see for himself. Kindest regards...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very nice and really english. Cotsworld is great and this is lovel Nice garden to sit outsite Please visit this local pearl

1  Thank Mariejo444
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good evening Mariejo444, I'm really pleased too see such a nice comment about our traditional pub, celebrating the simplest things in life like a proper garden too enjoy the sun is always one of them! We hope too see you again soon. Kindest regards

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere with a good and friendly service. Traditional pub food with decent prices. Will visit again:)

1  Thank czarston
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Evening czarston, I'm glad you had a lovely experience here with us, we will look forward to your next visit-fingers crossed for the weather again! Kindest regards

Reviewed 1 week ago

A private room for our party very good service and the lady who served the drinks was excellent all went well and it was a perfect venue for this surprise venue.More

1  Thank Judy M
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Good Afternoon Judy M, For a surprise Birthday of any age we're always pleased that you have a great time here with us! I'm glad we could be apart of such a special day for yourself such as this one, I have printed your review...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Family meal prebooked, for 6, food ordered just after 8pm, two chose the toad in the hole, but were then told that this would take at least an hour to cook. As such this was changed, an hour and 15 minutes from ordering still no...More

1  Thank Margaret W
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Margaret W, I'm very sorry to read your review, If you would like to call me on 01242 522344 and talk to myself about your experience I will gladly listen as it's important that these things do not repeat themselves. I look forward to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this pub last night having booked a table for 7.30pm. Our order was eventually taken half an hour after sitting down and we had to wait a further hour and a quarter to receive our food, having chased several times! When we questioned this,...More

1  Thank Natalie B
Thomas W, General Manager at Royal Oak Inn, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Natalie B. I'm disappointed to read through your review, We strive for a far better experience than this. If you would like to call me on 01242 522344 and talk to myself about your time here, I will gladly set aside time to listen,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meeting up with a friend who was camping at Cheltenham Racecourse, the Royal George seemed an obvious place for an evening meal, particularly as I knew that it was highly recommended. The three of us chose Roast Lamb, which came with Yorkshire Pudding and most...More

2  Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used this Pub for my sisters after service following her death and having been to the crematorium at Cheltenham. It is 5 minutes from the crematorium. The service we received was just absolutely fantastic. We hired the room which had a private Bar, Garden,...More

Thank jenloubee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took parents for lunch. Checked menu online before visit and there appeared to be some vegan options at least for first course. In the event there was nothing vegan on menu so waitress talked to kitchen, only option offered was chickpea burger, it was thick,...More

Thank BLN0ra
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been visiting for a a while now, and things just keep getting better. The food and choice of ales is consistently good. Had to mention our recent visit for Sunday lunch, walked in through the side and loving the use of reclaimed pallets as flower...More

2  Thank All_things_wine
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Joanne C
22 November 2017|
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Response from michael o | Reviewed this property |
call the pub!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
2 October 2017|
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Response from david w | Reviewed this property |
The Royal Oak has now been taken over by a new landlord so i don,t know what their policy about dogs in the restaurant are David W
6 September 2017|
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Response from CotswoldTina | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure that if you get in touch with the manager of the Royal Oak they will be able to answer your question. In my experience the staff have always been very helpful. I do hope that all goes well. Best wishes, Tina
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43 The Burgage, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL52 3DL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Cheltenham  >  Prestbury
  • Phone Number: +44 1242 522344
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Country Inn located in the suburbs of historic Cheltenham, a stone's throw from the famous Cheltenham Racecourse. Recommended by the best independent Pub Guides - The Good Pub Guide and CAMRA 2001 to 2014. All food cooked in house and sourced locally. 5 Cask ales, real ciders, 2 log fires, large rear garden & a sizable function room with it's own facilities.
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