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PRICE RANGE
US$7 - US$21
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent food and great service. If hungry, try the mixed grill. I have seen smaller portions of meat in Texas!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for supper with friends. We all really enjoyed it. Had a little bit of a wait, but other than that really nice meals.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited this Restaurant based on reviews & was not disappointed. The Restaurant is well laid out and the staff friendly and helpful. On the day we visited it was very busy which resulted in a little delay in our meals arriving, but they were worth...the wait. The food was well cooked and well presented with good sized portions. Can recommend this venue.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 20 September 2021

Ive been twice now, food is good, but takes too long to come, one hour, the male staff have attitude problems and are only smiles and thankyous when youre leaving,also my daughter had issues with the gluten free advice

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 19 September 2021

Came in here after looking at a promising menu. The first girl snappingly asked if we have booked a table no hello or welcome, then 5 minutes of waiting for them to find a table for 2 when there were 7 tables and around 30...seats. Ridiculously told that despite having 30 seats they did not have space for 2 for an hour. I’ll never be coming back, restaurant stank and was ugly anyway, spared me the pain of the stanky restaurant and bad attitude so thanksMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 1 September 2021

Managed to get a table, when most other restaurants were booked. Had to wait but was worth it. The food was excellent and the staff offered great service. Can highly recommend. We actually booked another night later in the week.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 14 August 2021

First visit to this place and we were not left disappointed. Good selection of beers and drinks ar the bar. Service was good. The food was very good, large portions and good quality. Mixed grill was great.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 14 August 2021

Went to Oilys for my 15 year olds belated birthday and nothing was to much trouble from the minute we sat down , their service was brilliant & all staff very friendly , the food didn’t take long at all was 10/10 and would recommend...to all .More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 11 August 2021

First of all my food took 50 minutes to be made and then when it came it was cold and the meat was dryer than a nuns downstairs area. Furthermore when I confronted the manager about this she told me to buy another and that...I could not get it refunded. I then ordered a pint of Fosters as they had no good options so I made do but when i saw it being brought over I saw the waitress taking gulps out of it and say “sorry it’s just been a long day”. It was 1:10 for Christ sake the absolute rat den had only been open for one hour. Anyway when I went to get up and leave one of the staff (who was the same one that was taking gulps out of my pint) pointed out I hadn’t left a tip…More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Claire, Owner at Oily's, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2021

This has been posted to the wrong place as we don't have a female manager

Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Service was very slow,and poorest took 3 quarters of am hour from ordering to coming to table with no explanation as to why from the staff. After the main course went even offered the opportunity to order a sweet. Felt not wanted because we had...a toddler with us Would NEVER go backMore

Date of visit: July 2021
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C9140QTheathert
6 July 2021|
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Response from claireoilys | Property representative |
Hi no they arnt sorry.we do have outside seating area though
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123445566
29 December 2017|
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Response from 636tony | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, even though I only live 2miles away from the said establishment. Maybe check them out on/line or give them a call. Should think Pubs n Restaurants would welcome all the trade they can get, especially this time of... More
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Response from WJHeron | Reviewed this property |
don't think so not seen any in there
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Oily's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5