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Oak Inn, Preston, ENG

Oak Inn

3.3
3.3
53 Reviews
£25 and under
Pub
Soak up our friendly service and homely charm when nestled in the heart of Hoghton, a small village on the outskirts of Preston. We're a welcome break for walkers and cyclists, and an ideal oasis for a local evening. Pop in, sit back and enjoy our delicious menu with your favourite drink in hand. We're proud to offer a menu packed with the most appetising dishes. Our passion for taking traditional pub classics and making them the best around by using the most decadent of ingredients, makes every meal served have you coming back time and time again!

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2 people

19:00


Booked 2 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Pub
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 12:00–22:00 Thu 12:00–23:00 Fri, Sat 10:00–23:00 Sun 10:00–22:00
  • Phone number
    01254 490892
  • Payment Options
    Contactless Payment, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Catering
    Classic pub menu with a few modern twists and flavours from around the world.
  • Area
    Preston
  • Parking Details
    Car park at rear of pub off Fox Lane
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 53 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

3.3
3.3 based on recent ratings
  • 3.4Food
  • 3.4Service
  • 3.5Ambience
  • 3.4Value

NoiseModerate

53 Reviews
  1. AndyA

    Yorkshire

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 24 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Very poor service despite venue being quiet. In the end we left after 25 minutes when no one had even taken a drinks order, never mind a food order. We found the staff to be poor and positively unwelcoming. We felt like we were a nuisance from the minute we entered the pub.

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  2. Emily

    Lancashire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Arrived at 4pm for the mother's day special 3 course meal consisting of a roast being the main course, to be told they had already run out of roast dinners. Was sat down and our drinks where taken around 15 minutes later. Continued to be sat there for 40 minutes still hadn't been brought our drinks. There was a huge delay on the food, a delay on collecting our empty plates, table behind us where complaining, the table next to us where complaining and two people went to the bar complaining about their bill all whilst we where there. The table behind us remained uncleaned for an hour plus after they left, all round really bad experience. Wouldn't recommend it to anyone.

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    South Wales

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Unfortunately the Oak Inn was having a bad day when we visited. Staff had not arrived in, which delayed meals to customers. Had booked the Mother's Day special but when we were ready to order all the roast dinners were unavailable and we had to choose from the normal Sunday menu meals other than roast dinners. The waitresses were most apologetic and we appreciated that it was not their fault and they were doing all they could in difficult circumstances. We will visit again on another day as the food we did receive was very good and value for money.

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  4. DonnaC

    Cumbria

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Very poor experience for Mothers day, waited over 90 minutes (pub was not even busy) for food that was then cooked from frozen, dry and tasteless. Very disappointing will not be returning.

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  5. Aidan

    Lancashire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Took 50 minutes for 3 starters to come, 2 of which were not what we ordered. Then took a further 55 minutes for 3 roast dinner mains to come. Food was almost inedible on the main course. Severe lack of staff, with a chef who couldn't seem to keep up, or even put food out at an efficient rate. Will be asking for money back as this was a PREPAID meal, in which we were so frustrated we left before even having dessert. Very poor, especially on mother's day where bookings were clearly taken so staff should've been prepared.

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  6. LiciaS

    Lancashire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our server was absolutely fantastic, full of energy and very attentive. The food was fantastic and came out very speedy.

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  7. BigPappi

    Lancashire

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Highly recommend! Never had a bad experience whenever we visit!

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  8. Faye

    Lancashire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 February 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Arrived at 4pm having booked a table. No one else in the whole pub was eating. Ordered 3 roast dinners a starter and a pizza. Took over an hour to be served. Food was awful. Requested sea salt and rosemary roast potatoes, was served frozen potatoes with a sprinkling of dried mixed herbs. Ridiculous. Pizza was cold. No management on site. I refused to pay and left. Will never visit again.

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  9. DeanW

    Lancashire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 13 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Nice venue with friendly staff. Food was mixed. Hunters chicken was excellent, nice and juicy and full of flavour. However, the fish was disappointing as it was obviously not cod or haddock, was vey thin, and grey in appearance. Poor value compared to other options. Mixed grill was large and looked good. Children’s deserts were good value for money.

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  10. SteveT

    Lancashire

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 December 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    One of the worse eating out experiences we have had .... We booked this table for 8 to take away the stress of organising and cooking a Christmas dinner as one of our party is terminally ill. On arrival we weren't greeted with our complimentary drink or even a smile, the girl behind the bar looked as if we were putting her out when we placed our order of drinks which included a latte. We had to remind the bar staff three times about the latte as they kept "forgetting" about it. We were taken to our table, 2 wooden antique tables hastily pushed together and told our food wouldn't be long. Our starters came first, 2 x ham hock terrines, which looked like cat food had been dropped on the plates accompanied by some sort of piccalilli concoction, 2 x Prawn Cocktail of which the sauce tasted off! and 4 soups, which 3 were luke warm and one was cold! The waitress on her return, asked if everything was ok so we told her our concerns but said we would just move onto the main. First came the 2 steaks actually cooked as we asked but accompanied by frozen cooked chips and veg that was virtually raw! you couldn't get a fork through some of the carrots. We then got our Roast Turkey dinners served in big bowls? why not plates like everyone else? Our veg was the same, solid, our parsnips were burnt or over cooked to the point you couldn't get a fork in them, the pigs in blankets were virtually raw and the roasties non edible! There was a small dollop of mash, size of a golf ball, on the plate and then a Yorkshire pudding and a decent amount of turkey. We asked for the manager and he came over, we presented him AGAIN with our comments and all he could do was apologise, I even handed him a parsnip and he was so embarrassed I felt sorry for him! So we got up and left, we didn't pay as the manager told us we didn't have too, to be honest I wasn't going too .... You ruined our last Christmas as a family together, the food and service was shocking to say the least.

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FAQs

Oak Inn offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 01254 490892.

Oak Inn is rated 3.3 stars by 53 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Oak Inn

143 Hoghton Lane, Hoghton, Preston, ENG PR5 0JE

Additional information

  • Area
    Preston
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Wed 12:00–22:00 Thu 12:00–23:00 Fri, Sat 10:00–23:00 Sun 10:00–22:00
  • Price
    £25 and under
  • Cuisines
    Pub
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking Details
    Car park at rear of pub off Fox Lane
  • Payment Options
    Contactless Payment, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cocktails, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Takeaway, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    01254 490892
  • Catering
    Classic pub menu with a few modern twists and flavours from around the world.
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