Royal Oak - 18 Goodramgate

4.2
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24 reviews
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£25 and under
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Welcome to The Royal Oak
Here at The Royal Oak we are committed to bringing you the amazing pub experience that Yorkshire is known for. Situated right the heart of the city this 17th Century pub is just down the road from the Minster There is nowhere better to come for a pint or a lovely meal with your family and friends. Our chefs are hardworking and ready to prepare those comforting favourites for you after a long day of exploring or just for a nice meal out with your loved ones.

Our bar staff and servers are caring and friendly, and we are always trying to bring you the best and most personal service we can. To us, there is nothing nicer than making our customers’ days special and better than when they came in! On offer here at The Royal Oak, we have an amazing selection of cask ales and fine lagers for you to choose from. We also have an extensive premium gin selection, with Fever Tree tonic offered to accompany your gin of choice.
What 24 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
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4.2
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience5

We were on a Family Weekend Break the Staff were very friendly especially the Bar Staff

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Soozh
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I booked in here for Sunday dinner. The roast beef was amazing, the Yorkshire pudding was huge but light with roast potatoes and a good variety of vegetables, I would thoroughly recommend the Royal Oak, but it can get busy on a Sunday (no wonder with food this good) so it’s worth booking.

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GeraldineR
Newcastle
6 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service - delicious food and even went out of their way to make a strawberry milk for our little girl when it wasn’t on the menu!

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Janl
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience2

Waited 45 mins for starters and in that period saw two other tables come in after us and got their food and finished it! A very short apology for the wait when it did eventually arrive. A gesture of a free drink (we were all on soft drinks) would have gone a long way to compensate.

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BiancaE
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing staff and venue. We give it 5 stars on everything!
Thank you for such a lovely time.
And thank you also for being so dog friendly :)

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BiancaD
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and atmosphere. Great little spot to eat. Wise to book ahead as it is tiny like most pubs.

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Sandalwoman
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Good standard "pub grub" at a good price. Lovely small room upstairs in atmospheric pub.

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NormaL
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Lovely pub/restaurant nice and cosy . Friendly staff but very busy the good was delicious well cooked and well presented The pork fillet was excellent and there was quite a large serving . It was New years eve so we expected a delay but we waited a hour for our food so the drinks were flowing

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Kevin
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2019
Overall3food2service1ambience4

It was nice pub with a good atmosphere but the experience was spoilt by the service. The serving girl gave the wrong information about the menu which resulted in the wrong meals being served for a few of us in our group.

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Jens
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall2food1service2ambience2

After reading about this pub on the internet and liking the menu, I booked a table for Friday night as we were going to York for the weekend. My husband and I were very disappointed with the food. I had hunters chicken which is one of my favourite dishes and it was not nice at all, it had a very strange taste which I think was the sauce which did not taste like a proper BBQ sauce, it was horrible. My husband went for bacon chops, also one of his favourites, these were just thick slices of bacon. I was very disappointed and would not go again.

JM
vipJMilli
London
118 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had such a lovely time - a friendly place with great food, and perfect for catching up with friends

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MichaelG
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

An excellent small pub, good pub grub from a decent menu, and the service was excellent. Our party of eight was looked after extremely well. We would certainly eat there again.

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SarahJ
London
1 review
Dined on 24 November 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Lovely staff, couldn't do enough for us. Good food and lovely cosy atmosphere. Would recommend for a Sunday lunch. Thank you!

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DebbieP
Birmingham
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We have visited here numerous times when visiting York. It has to be one of our favourite restaurants. Always lovely food, excellent service and love the ambience of the place. Be back next year!

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Like2eat
Hertfordshire
12 reviews
Dined on 19 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Initially disappointed as I had wanted the tagline, which was not available. However, the girl who served us offered to speak to the chef as I did not want meat. I was served red snapper with a very tasty vegetable mash and really enjoyed my meal. My husband also enjoyed his meal. Service was excellent and would really recommend you try this place.

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AndreaC
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was lovely and good choice of meals. Service was a little slow and waitress didn’t seem to know much about food or drink choices. Also, we just had the main menu whereas the table next to us were given a lunchtime menu.

Glad we booked a table, very busy but, it was the first weekend of Christmas Markets.

Would recommend and we would go back.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Yorkshire
3 reviews
Dined on 10 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food, attentive staff and lovely ambience.

JK
JohnK
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 31 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely lovely place! Food and service was excellent will definitely return in the near future.

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Clohd
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 27 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We dined upstairs in a very tastefully decorated room which was comfortable and cosy. Friendly staff served Us Sunday roast dinners all of which were lovely
Nice menu and reasonably priced
Willl definitely return and recommend to others ⭐️

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DonnaRyding
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always excellent. Good food good beer & great staff. What more do you need !

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RuthW
Edinburgh
2 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2019
Overall3food2service2ambience3

The meal took about 45 minutes to arrive and when it did, it wasn't particularly hot. For the price, I would have expected bigger portions. In all, a mediocre roast dinner, not good value for money.

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DavidA
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was very tasty, clearly homemade, and was served piping hot. We had lasagne, and burger and chips. The profiteroles for desert were delicious. We ate in 'the parlour', a very quiet cosy room upstairs. Will certainly go again when next in York.

KJ
KathJ
Yorkshire
1 review
Dined on 6 October 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sunday lunch was great . Set menus , reasonable price and lovely food . Thankyou

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StagYork89
London
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good for a pint, wouldn’t recommend the food. Went for Sunday lunch and the calamari was cremated, the beef and the Yorkshire puddings were over cooked

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Royal Oak - 18 Goodramgate is rated 4.2 stars by 24 OpenTable diners.

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