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The Royal Oak Inn

$$ - $$$, British,
Longnor, Buxton, England
+44 1298 83288
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (15 reviews)
“chicken combo” (3 reviews)
“roast turkey” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Longnor, Buxton, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Not been here for a bit, amazing menu,staff nice and friendly, food well cooked good presentation, and good sized portions. A little cramped in the area we were in, and a dog was with another party in fairness it was very well behaved but don't...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John A
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This was recommended to us by some friends in Matlock and it was all they said it would be. The greeting was warm & friendly and the warmth on a wet cold day was welcome. We ordered our food which came in good time and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Greg W
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Whenever I have friends visiting us in Buxton I take them to the Royal Oak. Their food is excellent , home cooked using locally sourced ingredients. To compliment the food a great selection of real ales and to complete the scene great customer service from...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Russ T
Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

Not an easy place to find with limited phone signal, but well worth finding. We enjoyed mulled wine and cider, a sumptuous roast turkey/pork lunch, no space for desert from a wide range. The staff are great attentive and efficient. Well done team Royal Oak.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank O9066NWjohnw
Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

Excellent welcome, service and food. Beer very good too. Lovely attentive service. What more can you want?

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank worksopblade1
Reviewed 15 November 2018

We went for an evening meal on a cold wet night, so were pleased that the pub was warm and welcoming. We were shown to a table and given a menu and service was very speedy. We had whitebait to share as a starter, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Dianne J
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

We met friends here for lunch after a walk. What a great spot. Very dog friendly. Large menu, really we were spoilt for choice. The Ploughman’s is huge and full of all sorts of delicious things. I had the prawn baguette which was simply superb....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AnnaMcLeod1981
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

A little out of the way but worth it. So good we booked for the following evening. A large selection of pub food and ales and good sized portions. Very busy and most tables full even for a Monday evening. We had a Mixed Grill...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank stephenhF7120VS
Reviewed 12 October 2018

We were cycling the Tissington Trail from Ashbourne to Parsley Hay, on a recommendation from the bike hire shop in Ashbourne, we added 2 miles to our pre-lunch distance and continued to The Royal Oak. We were not disappointed. The weather was sunny with a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Rosie008
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Thankyou so much for such a lovely relaxed experience. We took our 8 month old puppy, it was the first time we had taken her out while we ate and she was a little uncomfortable, all the staff made us feel relaxed & helped in...More

Date of visit: September 2018
2  Thank Danielle B
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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 mald654 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, 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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