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Royal Oak

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6 Lime Avenue, Eydon NN11 3PG, England
+44 1327 263167
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at the Royal Oak, Eydon, but worth discovering as it's off the beaten track. It's along time since I have visited a pub so friendly. Matt, Holly and their staff could not have been more helpful. Tuesday night is burger and gin night! Burgers were the best I personally have ever tasted. The gin was a clever and... More 

2 Thank ashbyeagle
RoyalOakEydon, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your wonderful review, It was an absolute pleasure looking after you and your party. We look forward to seeing you in a few weeks when you come and try our Sunday lunch. More 

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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Having visited the Royal Oak about 6 times in the last few years I can truly say that the food has been fantastic every time, I would thoroughly recommend a visit.

Thank paul s
RoyalOakEydon, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you Paul for your very complimentary review, we are so happy you feel we are keeping up to a high standard. We look forward to seeing you again at the Royal Oak. More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had heard of a new chef at the Royal Oak so thought we would give it a try and we were certainly pleased we did. Not only was the food excellent we were looked after extremely well by a gentleman called Henry. Nothing was too much trouble for Henry, if only all pub staff were like him! The food... More 

Thank Laird-Keeper
RoyalOakEydon, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your very complimentary review, which I have passed over to Henry. We are extremely happy with our new head chef Matt and all the recent feedback we have had from the new dishes on the new menu. We look forward to seeing you again at The Royal Oak. More 

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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Yes, you won't drive past it by accident. Yes, you could say it's small and has not a lot of outside space ... but there are not many pubs like it. Worth a detour as Matty and Holly are absolutely fantastic hosts. Nothing is too much trouble and they do smaller food portions for children. Beers are consistently excellent. If... More 

Thank lausmith1977
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

A lovely quent small village pub in the middle of the countryside. Lovely log fire and food is of a high quality. Can be busy on a Friday night but this only adds to the atmosphere. After a long walk in the winter countryside this pub with an open log fire is a welcome retreat.

Thank SilverSurferBali
London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

There is a new management team and chef in place so we gave it a try, the menu is less fine dining than it was previously but has a great selection from soups, fish, steaks and veggie options. We decided on rib eye, linguini and steak & Guinness pie which was a proper pie baked in situ all absolutely delicious... More 

Thank Dougie B
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69 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Dropped in for lunch for the second time in four months - we live too far away to be really regular visitors here - and again enjoyed some excellent food and drink in a welcoming atmosphere. Delicious cod and hake and a very pleasant rice pudding (which we shared). Also very pleased to see that (well-behaved) dogs are welcome in... More 

Thank mtse
Daventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my mum came today for lunch it was excellent lovely food the best sandwich ever!! Hollie and Matthew great hosts lovely pub with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere can't wait to go back for dinner !!

Thank jackhols
RoyalOakEydon, General Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Dear Nicola & Linda, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are both so glad that you enjoyed your lunch with us and we look forward to seeing you both next week. Holly and Matty More 

Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely walk from my village and never is dissatisfied this time with the roast Meat was beautiful and a great selection of veg. The staff very attentive and helpful All ways will bring family and friends here when they visit.

Thank Robert K
Kempston, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Whilst staying in the area for a few days we booked dinner at the Royal Oak and couldn't have enjoyed it more. Pleasant, friendly atmosphere and a good mix with people dining and others popping in for a pint - hasn't been over-gentrified thus retaining a genuine village pub feel. The food was fabulous - prawn cocktail and tomato soup... More 

Thank KempstonJan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Lime Avenue, Eydon NN11 3PG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Eydon
  • Phone Number: +44 1327 263167

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?