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The Oak Hockley Heath

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
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8640 Stratford Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull B94 5NW, England (Formerly The Warwick Hockley Heath)
+44 1564 785252
11:00 - 23:00
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want a great little place to stay that's convenient for access to the motorway but puts you somewhere semi-rural (and not your regular Premier Inn's) then this fits the bill. You get a warm welcome on arrival, simple but comfy rooms, a great bar & restaurant courtesy of the lovely Rachel (bar & restaurant manager) and a hearty... More 

Thank John G
TheOakHotel, General Manager at The Oak Hockley Heath, responded to this review

Dear John G, Thank you for your review. I am happy that you have had a great experience and it is comments like this that we do the job for. We have recently taken over the oak and we are striving to improve every aspect of the business and we are glad that you will now be with us along... More 

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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Party of 23 of us for my 40th birthday and without going on it was basically faultless,great food off the carvery choice of 4 meats, hot and fresh.. fantastic service really friendly, my family are quite a bunch ha ha and we got our own private area which was probably for the best for us and other diners... the staff... More 

Thank kateyMidlands
TheOakHotel, General Manager at The Oak Hockley Heath, responded to this review

Dear kateyMidlands, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are so pleased that you had a great time, you made a great atmosphere and it was a pleasure to be able to host your party. I am so pleased to read that our staff gave you the service we expect and I will make sure... More 

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14 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad little hotel, room was very clean, bed was very comfortable, the bar had a good selection of beers and spirits, only a tv for entertainment though, restaurant was reasonably priced serving a nice selection of meals fairly priced, would stay again

Thank Dave B
TheOakHotel, Manager at The Oak Hockley Heath, responded to this review

Dear Dave Thank you for your review. I am pleased to read your positive comments regarding the hotel, bar and restaurant. We are striving to improve here at The Oak and we really appreciate the feedback. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Regards Darryl Saunders General Manager More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently stayed at the oak hotel for a short period due to travel and work. Room was ok, reception staff fantastic upon arrival. Duration of stay was over all ok... it's the customer service i have received after my stay. Unfortunately when I checked out early hours I had forgotten something in the room I was staying in and... More 

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TheOakHotel, General Manager at The Oak Hockley Heath, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your email. I am very sorry to read that your trip and experience was tarnished with this unfortunate incident. The oak has now come under new management, with new procedures and instruction regarding all lost property situations. Please feel free to contact me direct at the hotel, where you will now get a reply, to discuss... More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

the food is varied and very well presented, there was a good choice . however if you are vegetarian the menu is limited.

Thank ron c
TheOakHotel, Manager at The Oak Hockley Heath, responded to this review

Dear Ron Thank you for review. We appreciate the positive comments on the food that you had at The Oak. We are currently updating our menu and will be releasing a new menu within the coming weeks so watch this space. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Regards Darryl Saunders General Manager More 

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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for one night on a business trip, I wanted to get the Hoover out and Hoover everywhere. The carpets were dirty in the reception, in the dining hal, and in general around the walk ways. The shower in our room seemed to have some orange fungus amongst the tiles and needed a good dousing of bleach or something... More 

Thank Lorraine W
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

We had pre booked a table for a party of 12 people, it took ages for someone to come and take our order and we eventually got our meal after a wait of 1hr and 20mins. I meal of gammon was inedible, there were no staff available for us to complain to, when we eventually found someone he offered to... More 

Thank Margaret F
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Went to the oak with several friends for NYE had a fab time the room was all glitzy, disco was good all sorts of music . The food was excellent . The staff were polite and the service was excellent. We were all at a Xmas do at nut hurst grange 2 weeks earlier and it was not a patch... More 

Thank Lynette L
Leyland, Lancashire
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168 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Went here with friends on a national holiday Christmas market trip. We have been on a few and I have to say this is the nicest hotel we have stayed in. Yes it's a bit jaded in some areas and could do with a bit of TLC. but it was a one night stay with dinner and breakfast included. The... More 

Thank Centralg
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

I attended with my friends and family for the Micheal Buble and Robbie Williams Tribute night on the 15th December 2016. The tribute night was great the food and service was great. The only downside was the managers attitude towards us when we asked for an alternative desert to Christmas pudding as two of the party didn't like it. Her... More 

Thank Dan W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$54
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Validated Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8640 Stratford Road, Hockley Heath, Solihull B94 5NW, England (Formerly The Warwick Hockley Heath)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Solihull  >  Hockley Heath
  • Phone Number: +44 1564 785252
The premises both internally and externally including the bar, restaurant and function room have been completely refurbished in a contemporary, bright and luxurious style. We have built 63 brand new, comfortable and cosy guest rooms, all with en-suite facilities ranging from our Standard double or twin rooms through to our Royal Suite. The Oak Hotel is located within the beautiful Warwickshire countryside and is within easy reach of Birmingham, Solihull, Stratford Upon Avon and Warwick making it an ideal base to explore these and the surrounding areas or when visiting any of the wide range of attractions on offer including the LG Arena, Birmingham NEC, Warwick Castle, Shakespeare County and Cadbury world to name but a few. You can find out more here. Situated less than a mile from Junction 16 of the M40 with ease of access to the main road networks including the M42, M6, M5 and M1 and only 12 miles from the Birmingham Airport our central England location makes us a great venue for business or leisure. Wendy and her team offer a very warm and friendly welcome with first class hospitality whether you are here to enjoy a coffee or drink as you pass by, a meal in the restaurant or an overnight stay with us. Here at The Oak Hotel we also host business conferences, meetings and other special events including weddings, anniversaries and parties and we are always happy to work with you to provide exactly what you need. Here at The Oak Hotel we are now fully licensed for marriages and civil ceremony's please visit the Warwickshire County Council website for more information https://apps.warwickshire.gov.uk/ApprovedVenue/venues/158 We hope to see you in the very near future!

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