We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Royal Oak

36 Lower Road, River, Dover CT17 0QU, England
+44 1304 829433
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
Mrs c

New owners new chef had an excellent Sunday roast well recommended. Well cooked beef homemade... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Irene J
via mobile
NICE OLD VILLAGE PUB - DOWNGRADED

This used to be my regular local when it was a nice village pub. Now the business plan seems to be... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2014
MOSCOW_PETE
,
DOVER
Read all 2 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
The Royal Oak is a charming 19th century pub in the village of River near Dover in Kent. Good beers and a friendly warm welcome for all with fresh, seasonal British food.
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor50%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Mrs c ”
30 Mar 2014
“NICE OLD VILLAGE PUB - DOWNGRADED”
Open Now
Hours
Hours Today: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
LOCATION
36 Lower Road, River, Dover CT17 0QU, England
CONTACT
Website
+44 1304 829433
Write a ReviewReviews (2)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Filter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

New owners new chef had an excellent Sunday roast well recommended. Well cooked beef homemade Yorkshire pudd

Thank Irene J
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 March 2014

This used to be my regular local when it was a nice village pub. Now the business plan seems to be a down-market "Wetherspoons," so I only go back occasionally just to check it out. The Landlord seems to take little personal interest and has...More

1  Thank MOSCOW_PETE
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all River Hotels
Beulah House
59 reviews
.86 km away
Ramada Dover
979 reviews
1.39 km away
Travelodge Dover
94 reviews
3.36 km away
Premier Inn Dover East Hotel
562 reviews
3.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Royal Oak
43 reviews
.01 km away
​The Archer Public House
198 reviews
1.42 km away
The Railway Bell
154 reviews
.61 km away
Rajmahal Tandoori Indian Restaurant
111 reviews
1.43 km away
Nearby Attractions
Kearsney Abbey Gardens
183 reviews
.73 km away
Dover Transport Museum
177 reviews
1.07 km away
Russell Gardens
29 reviews
1.07 km away
Crabble Corn Mill
20 reviews
.26 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Royal Oak staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit