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The Royal Oak Inn

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for one night in November. Upgraded to the suite, massive bed, lovely free standing bath and large separate shower. Newly upgraded and nicely decorated. Excellent evening meal. Good local ales to start, tasty well cooked high quality meal. Good portion size. The fresh fruit salad with cereals, and cooked breakfast next day was the perfect end to our short...

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Thank Philippa G
Downham Market, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We last visited in the summer and didn't need much persuading to return in a different season of the year. We had Room 1/the suite again which is just fantastic with the biggest bed ever. We stayed 2 nights enjoying evening meal on both evenings. The ambience of the pub was lovely this time of year with open fire, Christmas...

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Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Friends took us to the Royal Oak as a big thank you for services rendered. Opened the door and the warmth and friendly ambience embraced us with superb rural hospitality. The Christmas decorations were so skilful and tasteful,none of this overdone gaudiness so evident elsewhere. The service was most attentive without any flamboyance or obsequiousness. The food was excellent, above...

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Thank Russell D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Welcoming, fire place going, good food and lovely room. I stayed there last weekend and the price of the (very nice comfy) room at £70 a night is still fair for a solo traveller. The food was lovely and on the large portion side which explains why I couldn't go for a dessert the 2nd night! Shame as I had...

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Thank Elise G
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed at the Royal Oak on several occasions over the past 15 years up until a few years ago, we were keen to experience the Inn since the change of ownership and the alterations. We stayed for 2 nights half board. On arrival we were met with a warm welcome from Douglas the owner and showed to our room...

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Thank 619SteveP619
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We eat here on a regular basis ( Sunday lunch every two weeks and occasional suppers in between ) because the food is excellent, the ales are splendid and the place itself is very cosy, welcoming and unpretentious. We are always greeted warmly and, having visited very many other local Exmoor pubs, we consider The Royal Oak one of the...

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Thank Hilary V
Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We ate on Saturday night and we're greeted by the friendly owner on our arrival. Good choice of local ales and wine. The food was excellent, pea and mint soup to start, pies ,fish and liver for mains all top notch. Service was good, dogs allowed in bar area, but not in restaurant area which is good (we are dog...

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Thank J J
UK
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were recommend to have dinner here, which we did a while ago. This little venue had a good name many years ago, it then changed hands a few times and now it has a new owner. As pleasant and helpful as everyone was, I was left somewhat disappointed and felt that the 'heart' had gone out of this place....

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Crete, Greece
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We drove from Dorset to luxborough and decided to take a walk to the local pub in the hope of a drink and some food, along with our dog jasper. We arrived at 3 ish and lunch was finished but decided to go in anyway for a drink and to book for food later in the day. The gentlemen behind...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from the Colridge Horse ride after nearly 50 miles . 10 of us stayed here on the Saturday night . Firstly , the evening meal was excellent and the breakfast certainly was one of the best we have ever had ! Douglas the owner , runs a great Pub and Hotel - well done !

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the lovely village of luxborough. The Royal Oak is surrounded by some of the most Beautiful countryside in the British Isles.With recently refurbished accommodation this Inn has sat in this picturesque landscape since the 14th century. Inside, this building boosts original flagstone and cobble stone flooring coupled with stone walls and open beams which give the building an unrivalled character. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Oak Inn

Address: nr. Dunster, Luxborough, Exmoor National Park TA23OSH, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Exmoor National Park > Luxborough
Price Range: $67 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
The Royal Oak Hotel Luxborough
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“Only saw the suite, would expect high level of finish to be same in any of the other upgraded rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 610philippag, 10 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It's a village Inn down country lanes. Drive carefully and no problems. For non rural drivers use your satnav”
 of 5 bubbles RussellD965, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 7 is very peaceful above the stream, the only one I stayed in!”
 of 5 bubbles 966eliseg, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Only ate here did not use the hotel facilities.”
 of 5 bubbles Littleworth, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I have stayed here a couple of times and both rooms were excellent”
 of 5 bubbles D7087WGmichaelb, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
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