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The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
+44 15395 36259
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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Was a bit wary walking in as its a bit of a sports bar, but have to say the staff were fantastic, the food was very good quality and amazing portions , my fish was the size of a whale. The atmosphere was great, very friendly and bustling .

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After looking in a couple of pubs in Cartmel, we decided the Royal Oak had the best selection at a reasonable price. We weren't disappointed. The quality of the food was excellent. Selection of wines was a bit limited, however, the pinot and shiraz which we sampled were very drinkable! Meals were so good we went back a second night... More 

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Stewarton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice traditional country village pub but with very good quality food. Good service and well situated in the heart of the village. Park in the race course car park after 6.00 for free. Fish stick starter which were really nice. Rack of ribs for mains. BBQ sauce and plenty of eating. Accompanied by chips. + 2 drinks for under... More 

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Thank Ian C
Salford, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we were meeting friends and the royal oak was the first pub we came to we had a few local ales which seemed to go down really easy and the barmen came over we asked him some questions about the local;ty and he gave us chapter and verse on what to see and do which seeing as we hadnt been... More 

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Thank boothstownbob
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As me and the wife was passing bye thought we would pop in for dinner, I had the haddock and beer battered chips which was the best I have ever had and the wife had the gammon......food was so nice and fresh....highly recommend and thank you and hoping to be passing soon.

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Thank Andy-1305
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with family first week of school holidays. Took quite a while for someone to take our order then a wait of over an hour for the food (also had no pizza which daughter ordered). The guy serving was very apologetic and was working his socks off but believe there was only one chef working. As per previous review that's... More 

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Nantwich, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Cartmel was an unexpected delight. We were staying locally to go on the Walking with Wolves experience at Predator Experiences, and spent saturday afternoon and evening in Cartmel. The Royal Oak had a fabulous waterside beer garden and despite not booking squeezed us in for food which was really good. We will be visiting again defintely.

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Thank Huw L
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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We visited early evening and the pub was busy with a fantastic atmosphere. Ordered food and drinks opened tab and everything was professional and a good pace Gammon was excellent quality lasagne was ok Good selection of drinks I loved the location .

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Thank Nigel G
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Normally The Royal Oak is always a pleasure but the management seriously got it wrong today and they were massively understaffed. They only had one on the bar, one front of house and astoundingly only one chef. We arrived at 18.15, ordered at 18.30 and finally got our food at 20.00....some 1.5 hrs later for a kids pizza, a burger... More 

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Cambridge
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We've been to this venue many times over the past few years and this is the second night in a row the pub has been packed with punters (The Royal Oak) for drinking and evening dinning. The same two chaps have been running the front of house and have been doing an amazing job. One guy at the bar the... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36259

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