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The Royal Oak Whatlington

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Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
+44 1424 870492
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in for an early dinner, what a great place! Lovely staff, great atmosphere, very festive. Great food, reasonably priced, with a Greek Theme. Very good pint for the real ale drinkers. 80ft deep well in one room, don't look down if you had a few too many drinks! Dog friendly, and a couple of pub cats, which is great... More 

Thank Ben2879
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had our daughters christening here with approx 40 people. Neil and Maria were very accommodating letting us set the room up and bringing our own cake. The staff were amazing and polite and the food is just brilliant everyone commented on how great and tasty it was. Just wanted to say thank you to the Royal Oak for making it... More 

Thank Ukdanielle
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was lovely Greek food fabulous kids well catered for too lovely quaint pub very friendly landlord and lady

Thank EnglandSummer
Ticehurst, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I regularly pass this pub going to an fro on the a21 and decided to book a table for me and the wife on a Saturday night. They had a Greek surf and turf to share as a special which was fabulous! Lamb chops, a pork chop, chips pita and some amazing prawns. We will definitely be going back to... More 

Thank rossyboy6
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff were welcoming and friendly. We came for Sunday lunch and head booked a table. Drinks were served fairly quickly and there was a good range available. We were a group of six and all ordered the Sunday roast, two lamb and four beef. All were served on cold plates. The lamb was quite good, the beef was tough. Vegetables... More 

Thank Waterproofbox
Sidcup, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely pub very olde world with a lovely wishing well inside it. We came here for a meal on a Saturday night it was our second visit as we came here once before when we stayed in the area. I felt that there was too many Greek options on the menu and I felt for an old... More 

Thank Kim B
England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Visited the Royal Oak twice during a weekend away. Extremely friendly and fantastic food, had a Greek meze night on Saturday and as we are vegetarians they did very well to accommodate us. Gorgeous looking pub full of character and charm. Seated by the log burner which was lovely especially as we were camping. Highly recommend very friendly and excellent... More 

Thank camping718
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The day before Valentine’s Day we were on our way to a weekend by the sea and came across this lovely pub in Whatlington. We were three adults and two toddlers of 1 and 4 years and, of course, the place was packed. However, when I mentioned that we had small children with us, the owner offered us the conference... More 

Thank 985JoanH
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I never eaten Greek food before , we had 16 dishes too much for me ,but every dish was wonderful and a different taste. The staff was very friendly and never rush you to bring out the next dish. They where always asking is everything was ok, trying to please you. The only down side I can think of was... More 

Thank Thomas F
Mayfield, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great pub .. Amazing Greek and British food .. Lovely hosts .. We were out for a drive and a Sunday beer ... Couldn't resist trying the menu .. All freshly cooked .. Great vegetarian too .. Great Vegetable soup .. A real gem not to be missed

Thank baileysnake

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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
Average prices
US$10 - US$13
Bar, British, Greek, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 870492
Charming and full of character 15th Century Inn, dating back to 1490. Situated at the heart of the village of Whatlington, on the A21, just a few minutes outside Battle and the seaside town of Hastings.

With a wealth of original features including the large inglenook fireplace, the 80ft indoor well, quirky oldie-worldly interior and private large beer garden, The Royal Oak is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family.

With a passion for good food, specialising in Greek cuisine and many popular international dishes, the Royal Oak offers a great venue for a quiet meal, family day out or a special event, in its stunning Function Room. Children are welcome and can be entertained at the indoor and outdoor play areas.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?