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The Royal Oak

4.3
65 reviews
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£25 and under
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British
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  • Casual
  • Lunch
  • Sunday Lunch
The Royal Oak is situated in Wrecclesham, a small village on the outskirts of Farnham Town in Surrey. A family pub that offers delicious home made food, wide range of refreshments, a large garden, with a handmade play area for the kids and table tennis for the more sporting of you, to enjoy in the summer and roaring log fire to warm up to in the winter.
The Royal Oak caters for all tastes and appetites big or small plus numerous vegetarian options. We pride ourselves on producing consistently delicious homemade food at a reasonable price. We provide a very relaxed atmosphere in a beautiful country pub that dates back to 1609. We can cater to all your needs so please feel free to contact us with any requests.
Families, Children, Dogs & Coach Parties are all welcome.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
British
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30, 18:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 21:00
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Phone number
01252 728319
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Business Casual
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Additional
Beer, Dogs permitted, Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Weekend Brunch
What 65 People Are Saying
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.3
service
4.0
ambience
4.2
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on 11 April 2018

We booked a table for 10 for the Farnham Ramblers. A few extra turned up but we managed to squeeze them all in.
The staff were very friendly and let us book individually.
We will certainly be booking here again.

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5.0Dined on 1 April 2018

Great steak, great roast dinner and very welcoming friendly staff.

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4.0Dined on 28 March 2018

Great restaurant in cosy surroundings, it was Wednesday steak night when
we went so very good value delicious steak though rather a small amount
of sauce. Only downside was the vegetables, which
were almost raw and very hard going. They apparently cook them "al dente"
but these were extreme! Worth a mention when ordering.

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5.0Dined on 27 March 2018

Lovely old pub with cosy atmosphere. Good pub grub and service.

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4.0Dined on 4 March 2018

Good traditional pub - sunday roast was tasty with and a good portion. Friendly and welcoming staff.

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5.0Dined on 18 February 2018

Perfect for relaxed family Sunday roast. Certainly not a bistro pub or at all smart but doesn’t pretend to be. Was very welcoming and pleasantly full with a good atmosphere. Delicious roast beef cooked to everyone’s preference, fabulous Yorkshire’s, crunchy veg and potatoes, super staff, very friendly and great value. We will visit again.

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4.0Dined on 12 February 2018

Waiting service were very helpful, friendly and polite, food was very good and served hot.
Not very happy about customer dogs being allowed where the eating tables were.

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4.0Dined on 5 February 2018

Met up with our friends again at this lovely bar/restaurant. The staff are incredibly friendly and accommodating. Menu is varied and the food is always good.

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4.0Dined on 28 January 2018

Be prepared to wait for your food.This allows time for conversation.It is a Pub,staff pleasant and attentive.Sunday Roast was good as was sweet.

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4.0Dined on 21 January 2018

Very good overall meal, nice place and staff were very helpful. Wait for food was longer than expected but it was Sunday lunchtime and restaurant was busy.

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5.0Dined on 13 January 2018

Really good food & drinks service in a good traditional local pub

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5.0Dined on 12 January 2018

As always, great food served with a smile in a warm homely atmosphere.

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5.0Dined on 21 December 2017

This is the second time we have been here and the food was just as good as the first time. Lots of choice, sat by a lovely open fire. Very friendly staff.

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5.0Dined on 17 December 2017

Great food, great service, great beer. The vegetarian selection is far better than some other pubs in the area.

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5.0Dined on 16 December 2017

We wanted a pub that wasn't a chain and was central for all those attending to meet up for a pre Xmas lunch. I chose The Royal Oak based on Trip advisor reviews. The pub has old beams, open fires and wooden floors, there were locals at the bar enjoying a tipple. We were placed at the end of the restaurant with a table of 8, including 3 children. All ordered from the main menu and were very impressed by the food. The chicken/tarragon pie could have benefited from a bit more sauce but that is really being very picky as it was so nice. The kids had the usual fair and ate all their meals. The cheesecake was superb. Overall not a bad price either considering the quality and what was served. Service was also very attentive and we were made to feel welcome. Would use again and recommend. There appeared to be enough parking at the front and there is a beer garden should the weather allow. Dogs are also welcome but they do keep them away from the dining area.

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3.0Dined on 10 December 2017

The meal would have been great if it had been hot. Only the meal and potatoes were adequately hot and no effort had been made to warm rhe plates, so eveb the meat cooled down quickly. It was such a pity as it coulld have been a lovely meal.

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5.0Dined on 3 December 2017

NOT THE FIRST TIME TO HAVE HAD LUNCH AT THE ROYAL OAK.
ALWAYS FRIENDLY WITH GOOD SERVICE AND EXCELLENT MENU
PROVIDING VERY ENJOYABLE AND WELL COOKED MEALS.

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4.0Dined on 19 November 2017

Good Sunday roast - was well cooked, vegetables and potatoes cooked to perfection. Really good veggie options and rest of the menu looked good. Liked how it was clearly homemade and brownie for pudding was delicious. There were a lot of large parties and families which meant it was very loud.

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5.0Dined on 12 November 2017

Very friendly, excellent service, staff very polite and friendly. We have visited on numerous occasions and the friendliness of the staff never changes. Sunday lunch very good value.

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5.0Dined on 12 November 2017

We recently had a family Sunday lunch (four adults, three children under 8 and a dog!) at The Royal Oak.
The moment we arrived we were warmly greeted by the members of staff and this friendly attitude continued through the very good service. The food was tasty and of good value.
The pub is ideally located if you want somewhere to eat before going for a walk nearby.
I would recommend!

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3.0Dined on 4 November 2017

The food was ok but no more than that. The rate price- quality was ok. However the environment was not very sosy.

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3.0Dined on 21 October 2017

We were meeting with friends here as it was a central location which I picked randomly online. The food was lovely but the portions far too small for the price. None of us are big eaters so it was a little disappointing although we did enjoy what there was. I don't think I will go again but I wouldn't discourage anyone from going.

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5.0Dined on 1 October 2017

We stayed in Farnham for a couple of nights for a family wedding, we had a lazy day Sunday so went out late, the Royal Oak severed Dinners till late so we had a drive up and it was worth it, The staff were so friendly and helpful and we felt comfortable straight away . The Sunday Dinners were fantastic all fresh vegetables and all freshly cooked . The sticky toffee pudding was to die for and the price was really reasonable. We stayed for the quiz which was really good fun . A big thank you to the two girls on the bar and the lady in the Kitchen on Sunday Night . It was a great way to end our weekend. If you are ever in Farnham this little gem is a must.

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2.0Dined on 30 September 2017

Food was enjoyable, however pub was very cold and not much atmosphere. Athough we booked a table for 2pm for 6 people, after our plates were taken following our mains, we were told we would be unable to order pudding as the chef had gone home!! This could have been mentioned before we ordered! Second round of drinks, we had one missing too!

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4.0Dined on 4 September 2017

We have been here three times now and have enjoyed our meal each time. Something went wrong with the booking this time because I thought I had booked Sunday 3rd September and when I got home I looked at the confirmation and it was for the Monday 4th. This may have been my mistake. If so, I apologise. Overall this pub has nice food, friendly and efficient service and reasonable value for money and the ambiance is nice and relaxed.

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3.0Dined on 30 August 2017

I had booked a table for 20:00hrs to meet an old friend.
When I got there I explained I was not as hungry as I would like to be and just ordered pub snack food.
I noticed though that the customers who were ordering normal meals were fussed on alot more.
I was never asked, how was the food and is there anything else I can get you?

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5.0Dined on 29 August 2017

Spur of the moment booking at a location not previously tried. Really pleased we did! With a comfortable and traditional pub ambience (and nice beer garden!) and very attentive and happy staff, this was well worth the effort.

Menu was focused (decent amount of choice but not too much!) and the meals were perfectly cooked.

All round highly recommended if you want good pub food served in a nice and quiet location.

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5.0Dined on 20 August 2017

Have visited on many occasions. Always relaxed and comfortable ambience with good service and oh so tasty food.

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5.0Dined on 16 July 2017

excellent service and delicious food, especially Sunday lunch

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4.0Dined on 6 July 2017

I have eaten here before and portion sizes were good but I did feel disappointed that the special smoked haddock was such a small portion. However, it was absolutely delicious.

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4.0Dined on 10 June 2017

Been here a few times. Always had a great meal. This time was no exception. Very tasty food. Only negative was there was a particularly rowdy crowd at the bar which made it difficult to hear each other speak at times and slightly spoilt the ambience

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5.0Dined on 10 June 2017

Delicious. Great food and a lovely relaxed environment.

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4.0Dined on 3 June 2017

The Royal Oak was functional with good food, especially for vegetarians in our party, which makes a pleasant change. The bar staff were friendly and attentive. A little "tired" in appearance, but will use again in the future.

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4.0Dined on 14 May 2017

Very pleasant, staff were friendly and helpful , good quick service considering we arrived early.

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4.0Dined on 30 April 2017

Very nice Sunday roast, the beef in particular. The pub / restaurant itself looks beautiful.

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3.0Dined on 9 April 2017

Enjoyable food but service was just painfully slow. It wasn't the wait for food to be brought out that was the issue, more the time between finishing starters and having plates taken away, not being able to get another round of drinks at the table and placing a dessert order was slow and drawn out too.

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5.0Dined on 25 March 2017

Been to the Royal Oak several times now. Staff very friendly and food always hot . Nothing is to much bother .

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5.0Dined on 25 March 2017

great service - very friendly and relaxed and food was good too

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3.0Dined on 18 March 2017

Good Pub Grub in a Good Pub. Good value for money but would not put it on my reserve list. Sevice was slow and had to remind waitress twice for a glass of tonic

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5.0Dined on 10 March 2017

Had a lovely meal here with a friend. Booked last minute and think we were lucky to get a table on a Friday evening. Really friendly staff and great service. Good choice of meals at very reasonable value.

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