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

18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
+44 1904 628869
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, International, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (585)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 570 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife is from Royal Oak, Michigan, and we seek out Royal Oak pubs as we travel around Britain. Most English cities have one or more pubs named after the historic tree in which the future King Charles II hid in the mid-seventeenth century. Sure...More

Thank StanduMan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here on a trip to York. Glad we did very friendly staff,good food and offers a beautiful setting for a pub lunch. Food portions were large, fine for my husband but I could have shared my plate with my cousin and been...More

Thank Tabaxi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in for a Sunday roast. The portions are good and the Yorkshire puddings are immense. The staff were all helpful and very friendly.

Thank 0-Norrie-0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Met with friends for drinks and lunch. Had a lovely afternoon. Lunch was very nice. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Would call again. Try the rib eye steak or the fish and chips. Excellent.

Thank marmee095
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We got a 25% off voucher given to us by our landlady so decided to give it a go. We had two courses each plus a drink and the bill was £30.84. The food was hot and tasty and service was good but not overbearing....More

Thank Hammers19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a really good meal in the Oak. Service was good, staff were very polite, prices were favourably. Would recommend a visit.

Thank _mcbeary
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again during our four day visit to York it was raining, but we took the opportunity to come into this pub for lunch. The food was freshly prepared for each table, and the drinks were very good. The only exception was the espresso coffee...More

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in the royal oak for dinner. The service was excellent and the food was typical pub food. We were hoping for Sunday roast and Yorkshire pudding but missed it. Make sure you get your roast dinners early as they run out by 5...More

Thank herbal_healer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in hopes for Sunday Roast which was sold out. Our group had fish and chips and burgers. Both that had fish and chips were disappointed with their meals as they were overly greasy. The burgers were good. The staff was very friendly.

Thank kbulney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here just for drinks and the staff where polite and friendly,drinks usual York prices,food looked good and will try it on next visit!

Thank chrisworthington48
Nearby Restaurants
Little Italy
2,021 reviews
.04 km away
Goji Vegetarian Cafe and Restaurant
682 reviews
.07 km away
140 reviews
.06 km away
The Lime House
689 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
York City Walls
6,962 reviews
.09 km away
Holy Trinity Church
614 reviews
.15 km away
Fudge Kitchen York
236 reviews
.20 km away
Treasurer's House
1,206 reviews
.13 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
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
  • Phone Number: +44 1904 628869
  • E-mail
The Royal Oak is a seventeenth century inn situated two minutes walk from York minster. The original building dates back to Tudor times and boasts a fine, Tudor beamed, free function room on the first floor.The building has recently undergone a massive refurbishment, sympathetic to its history.The menu is locally sourced, traditional British cuisine freshly cooked to a very high standard.As a Cask Marque accredited inn, the Oak has six perfectly kept cask ales, Timmy Taylor's Landlord, Old Perculier, Abbot Ale, Leeds Pale, Copper Dragon Best and Yorkshire Terrier.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing