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The Royal Oak Restaurant

$$ - $$$, , Pizza
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
+44 1829 751208
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (42 reviews)
“liver” (6 reviews)
“fajitas” (6 reviews)
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12:00 - 23:00All hours
Grill, Bar, Pizza, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We hadn't been here for a while and we were quite surprised how quiet it was, so once we found someone we were quickly seated. Service was quite slow, no real issue, although we did wait ages to get someone so we could pay the...More

Thank ProudCestrian60
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a seriously good restaurant which to be honest came as a bit of a surprise given the location in the wilds of North Wales. The Chef has constructed a menu that offers a select range of inventive dishes. Our starters were mackerel three...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love eating at Hungry Horse pubs, the food is always good, promt service and friendly staff. They always have plenty of staff to help you with everything, from advise about your choice of meal to knowledge about things/places to visit in the vicinity.Wish we...More

Thank Kate M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Royal oak restaurant has an excellent choice of food and drink we never had a bad meal everything well cooked no waiting around the staff could not do any more. Even down to their strange wine coolers that keep the wine chilled beautifully. I...More

Thank Livingp2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had our evening meal at the Royal Oak on Saturday evening as a treat for my son passing his GCSEs. My son had the halloumi fajitas, my daughter had the steak burger and lured in by the fact that the pub had its own...More

Thank Roger M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our 3rd visit and was made an absolute delight by the waitress Amy. She has amazing customer service skills and took our order swiftly and efficiently whilst paying attention to our needs. The food was excellent as was the wine. We look forward...More

Thank gillian o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my brother and his family four lunch. My niece is seven and the children's menu was excellent value at £4.50, with a Sunday roast at £5.90 They have a proper pizza oven and the pizza looked so good. The adults opted for the roast...More

Thank Sacha10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Table setting and linen were excellent. Four of us went for an early evening dinner. The breads and dip to start were very good. Two friends had the belly pork and the lamb which they said was quite good, though the pork was rather fatty....More

Thank WendyNorthWales
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We visited for a Sunday roast. When we arrived and discovered the roast cost £13.95 we thought we must be in for a treat as it was a pricey roast. Unfortunately, the quality did not match the price. Fatty meat, soggy roast potatoes and luke...More

Thank Travel200070
Reviewed 5 August 2017

service was good and friendly but restaurant quite noisy. range of choice was limited especially if you have allergies.

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20 November 2016|
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Response from Tim768 | Reviewed this property |
He definitely is not impressed with dogs on the premises. A shame really, the place is very spacious so well behaved dogs wouldn't be an issue.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$49
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chester Road, Kelsall, Chester CW6 0RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cheshire  >  Chester  >  Kelsall
  • Phone Number: +44 1829 751208
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A Gastro Pub and Restaurant situated right in the heart of Cheshire just 10 minutes from Chester and close to some of Cheshire's best loved attractions such as Delamere Forest, Chester Zoo, The Blue Planet Aquarium and Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet. Our Head Chef prides himself on using the freshest local ingredients and the front of house staff provides quality and friendly service to create the perfect dining experience. We offer fantastic food, served with fine wines and real local ales. The Royal Oak Hotel and Restaurant is the perfect place for 'destination' dining, relaxed drinking and special occasions. Why not try a fresh Pizza made in an authentic wood burning Pizza oven? We also offer Free WiFi The Royal Oak was originally built in 1822 as an inn and public house. Since then the building has been a station for a railway that never happened, a bowling green and billiards room. There was an extensive redevelopment in 2011 and The Royal Oak was restored to its former glory and became a wonderful dining establishment once again. The team at The Royal Oak are committed to showcasing the produce of Cheshire and the kitchen use the highest quality fresh local produce to create a daily changing menu which consists of hearty British fare. Whether it be braised lamb shank or pan roast bream, you are sure to find something to whet your appetite. The dining room has a relaxed atmosphere, further enhanced by comfortable decor and charming staff who provide exceptional service. If you have one too many tipples to accompany your meal, there are 12 delightful bedrooms where you can rest your head.Experience The Royal Oak and enjoy fabulous food and impeccable hospitality.
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