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The Royal Oak Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Longnor, Buxton, England
+44 1298 83288
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“game pie” (4 reviews)
“banoffee pie” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Longnor, Buxton, England
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1 - 10 of 121 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, wonderful beers, lovely service. Highly recommended. Best pub food in the area. Went with friends, all thought the same and we all had different meals. Generous portions too!

Thank Jinglebells55
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always good food and a welcome atmosphere at the Royal Oak, the best beef and Stilton pie, just amazing! Many thanks.

Thank Rich970
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't have been more accommodating when we visited with a 5month old pup. After explaining we are training her to settle they reserved us a lovely seat in the corner of the bar area. Excellent choice of food on the menu, great value food with...More

3  Thank SYclist
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic place to sit and eat quality freshly prepared food. A friendly bunch and a warm welcome to new guests. The menu is very reasonably priced and the food hot fresh and cooked to order. A pleasant And charming dinning area and very clean....More

1  Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Took advice from previous trip advisor guests and was not disappointed. First thing that I liked was I able to drive in and park, no hassle. (Saves having to go into a town or city). We hadn't reserved, but got a table ok. The menu...More

1  Thank MarkNI78
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Visited with my parents for sunday lunch. Such a quaint, rural restaurant with polite, friendly staff and a great atmosphere! The menu is vast with a copious amount of choice. The food is delicious, home cooked cuisine, in ample portions!!! Literally couldn't fault it! SO...More

1  Thank Laura-Jean S
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This was the first time since November 2016 that we'd returned to the Royal Oak. Nothing in for dinner and couldn't face shopping/cooking so a Sunday lunch was much looked forward to. Unfortunately, there was no beef left but not to worry, pork and lamb...More

1  Thank Marg Y
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in just to have a drink but decided to stay for dinner they accommodated us at short notice. The menu choice was phenomenal there was so much to choose from! Portion sizes were huge (I had fish and chips and partner had a pie)...More

1  Thank charmatt28
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Great food, wonderful service and decently priced. We don't really need to say more - it's a great pub! We visited on a Thursday evening, it was busy but the barman found us a table and we were served in good time. The pub has...More

1  Thank hanspans83
Reviewed 9 May 2017

My boyfriend choose a pie and ate the stilton risotto with spinach and ready courgettes. Amazing explosion of taste and different flavour, good price and the portions. Clean and good service. Comfortable to park and be with family. I highly recommend these place werthty to...More

1  Thank Andrea C
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4 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Mal D | Reviewed this property |
Yes It is.
Andrew B
9 November 2015|
Response from JustAboutTheFood | Property representative |
Approximately 10 minutes drive. Straight out on the A515 to Ashbourne and take the right hand turn sign posted to Crowdecote and Longnor. We are then approx 800 metres from the A515 just the other side of the little bridge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Longnor, Buxton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83288
  • E-mail
Their telephone number is 01298 83288
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