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The Royal Oak

Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
+44 1260 226000
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was taken for my birthday lunch today and although I have been here once before, I was delighted to visit again. You get such a lovely welcome and nothing is too much trouble. The food, was once again excellent and so much choice am afraid...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having never visited the area before, we booked a table for a late Saturday lunch. On arrival we were met with a very warm welcome. The service was excellent; nothing was too much trouble and the all the staff were friendly and efficient. The food...More

Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Had a wonderful afternoon with my husband and Mum celebrating Mother's day. We often eat here and the food has always been great. Yesterday was no exception. It was very busy but our food arrived promptly and piping hot. The staff were lovely and pleasant...More

Thank lyndagill
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had lunch here after a morning walk around Rudyard Lake, knowing nothing at all about the pub. We found the staff very friendly, the food and beer first class. The bar and eating area is augmented by a real fire, which adds much to...More

Thank Allan H
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

Visited for mum's birthday and from the minute we walked through the door we were made to feel very welcome. There was a wide choice of meals on the menu to suit every taste. The portion sizes were more than generous and the food very...More

Thank Andrea D
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great lamb shank with very nice mash-potato very yummy sauce ,my husband had the beef hot pot also amazing flavour 👌🏻👌🏻 nice cask beer for the hubby and for me a lovely glass Rioja wine to complement my nice meal 👌🏻 Thank you Julie for...More

Thank pinkypanther2001
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We ate here last night and had a really wonderful time. The pub and it's hosts are delightful, it doesn't try to be something it isn't, it's a good old fashioned pub serving great food. The place was buzzing giving it a great atmostphere. We...More

1  Thank Suzymartyn
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We called in here after the knot weren't serving food so we thought we would give this a try. Sunday roast was £10 each and my plate wasn't full. There was staff sitting talking behind where we sat you can hear them swearing and talking...More

5  Thank Peyia2015
Reviewed 10 September 2017

This is another review of my dining experience at The Royal Oak having now used the facility a number of times. The food was excellent with plenty to choose from- it happened to be Pie Night, never been faced with so many choices! The venue...More

1  Thank Allwheel
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Called in as saw they were doing a pie night on the 1st Sept! Plenty too choose from, i had the Steak & Ale & my partner had the Cheese & Onion. Both very very nice! Kelly who was serving was very helpful & very...More

1  Thank jackiekill
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23 December 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from martandvic | Reviewed this property |
Heaton house farm, about half a mile away. There are no others close by
John E
26 January 2015|
Response from nomad50 | Property representative |
Hi John We are open from 12 noon until 11 pm on all days, food is from 12 to 8.30 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Macclesfield Road | Rushton Spencer, Rushton Spencer SK11 0SE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Staffordshire  >  Rushton Spencer
  • Phone Number: +44 1260 226000
  • E-mail
Traditional country pub offering great beer and a delicious menu of pub classics and specials, with great service. Families welcome, lovely beer garden and great atmosphere.
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