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The Royal Oak Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Longnor, Buxton, England
+44 1298 83288
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken combo” (2 reviews)
“pie” (9 reviews)
“lamb roast” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Longnor, Buxton, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Arrived for dinner at 4.45pm without a reservation and although it was very busy, we were seated quickly. The food was very good and the staff were friendly.

Thank Murray G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We booked in advance and I’m glad we did it was very busy! We were served really quickly and the staff were nice. The food was delicious, I’d recommend the Belly Pork! It was simply excellent. I’d definitely visit this place again if we were...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Last night of our holiday so we thought we would treat ourselves. Went in at 5pm on a Wednesday and although the pub was half full and no-one was sitting outside due to a sharp shower, a lady informed us she couldn't possibly serve us...More

2  Thank mjane666
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning country pub, friendly and professional staff, extra friendly to the dogs giving them their own piece of meat and water bowls. Excellent range of food to suit all, table service from friendly staff, food arrived promptly and was fresh, plentiful and absolutely delicious....More

Thank Michelle_6868
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit around 10 minutes out of Buxton but a lovely run out. Visited on a Saturday afternoon very busy inside and outside excellent menu and food was excellent to can recommend the Lamb burger! Service pleasant and good choice of ales all in all...More

Thank abroadalot
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last night with our two dogs and had a really good experience. We had the mix grill and the seafood platter both arrived very quickly and were delicious. Water bowls were provided for the dogs Highly recommended the food and the vocation was beautiful

Thank Natasha B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my parents for my dad's birthday. We arrived and were welcomed. The Oak is in a beautiful setting, the pub interior is beautiful and quaint with beams and character. Staff were all extremely friendly and helpful. The food was perfect and timely and...More

Thank Marie1174
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful quality food, expertly cooked and presented with generous servings. There was a great range on the menu to please many tastes and wonderful hospitality and friendly staff along with a relaxed and cosy atmosphere made for a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Such high standard and...More

Thank Mrs P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good british pub with plenty of good outdoor seating and food and staff. Good beer and drinks and snacks too.

Thank ryandownings
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure you book ahead, the place was bustling, (though, there was another room that was unused - but still, I recommend you book ahead). We were greeted warmly, and, as one of our party was a wheelchair user, we were placed in a prominent,...More

Thank dick h
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Questions & Answers
22 December 2017|
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Response from SYclist | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and very accommodating when we took our small pup in to train her in social situations.
4 October 2016|
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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
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Longnor, Buxton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83288
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Their telephone number is 01298 83288
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