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The Royal Oak Inn

The Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
+44 15395 36259
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (26 reviews)
“rack of ribs” (6 reviews)
“sunday roast” (13 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Square, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited with friends had the seafood platter. Service was slow and the food average but plenty of it!

Thank Caroline S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just managed to get in before they stopped cooking and both had the burger and fries. Nice friendly service and very kind to our dog.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, well cooked, well presented with a good choice and reasonably priced. Staff were attentive without being over the top. Will definitely go again if in the area.

Thank JimC1712
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here for a meal and a drink but arrived at 2:30 pm we were starving, on arrival the back entrance was very small and down some steps, we walked in and the bar man was miserable, we asked for drinks, he asked if we...More

1  Thank lisa R
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This pub is super cozy and full of friendly and helpful staff. Not only just serving drinks and food, the bartenders went out of their way to inform us of their town and things to do, they made us feel very welcome. The food was...More

Thank brookeysimpson
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Visited the Royal Oak for late lunch. They managed to fit 10 of us in at very late notice on the proviso we left before 6 due to the table being booked. The service was excellent and the food served quickly. The cheeseburger was enormous...More

Thank Phillip G
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Went in for the Sunday roast, but they'd just sold out, so had the sirloin steaks instead, which were delicious.

Thank bazellis
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to sample the roast beef lunch on a glorious Sunday afternoon. Service was friendly and efficient, the decor is traditional and though the meal was quite expensive the food was lovely, all freshly cooked and incredibly tasty.

Thank Allan W
Reviewed 9 August 2018

great food and entertainment but get in quick or book a seat as gets full very quick but could do with more staff on race days

Thank warfran
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We visited with our family and had a round burgers. They were delicious homemade ones, really tasty. Think twice before ordering a double! They’re huge! Overall lovely atmosphere and very friendly staff. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Erika W
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10 May 2018|
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Response from Anne Y | Reviewed this property |
Well they were absolutely hopeless and less than helpful about gluten free! I would not hold your breath. Try the sister pub next door. We did and they were MUCH more helpful.
25 March 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
This place is always busy, I would book, better 'safe than sorry' .
29 December 2015|
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Response from pamela a | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs are welcome day and night....if going for a meal always wise to inform them so they can choose a suitable table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$30
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
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square, 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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