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The Oak Tree Inn

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Raskelf Road, Helperby YO61 2PH, England
+44 1423 789189
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here for dinner during the week. Very nice restaurant with very nice service. I had the burger which was good. Big and meaty, a little bit dry but plenty of cheese and bacon and a very good brioche roll. The chips were also very good. My wife had the 10oz steak which was cooked perfectly. She said it was... More 

Thank flashsam7267
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166 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a busy Saturday night; rugby was on the TV in the bar so it was very busy. However in the restaurant it was much quieter and we were given a nicely located table by the wood burner. Service was very friendly but the starters arrived a few minutes after ordering them...and the main courses immediately after we'd... More 

Thank winelover678
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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162 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet village location and lots of character. Good choice of food and ales with the benefit of an £8 main between 5 and 7. Friendly staff and prompt service. Would definitely use again.

Thank Westonsupermackem
York, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like the previous recent review we've eaten here several times before but won't be hurrying to go back. After 10 minutes waiting to get a drink watching 1 poor girl struggling behind the bar and another girl hiding in the wings blatantly doing all she could to avoid helping out we knew that we probably in for a long night.... More 

Thank Night_Owl_222
Boroughbridge, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and i have been numerous times to the oak tree and haven't been disappointed before , however on the last two occasions we have felt that it has come up short , we went out for a nice meal on new years day , however the music was so loud we could of been in a club ,... More 

Thank Foreverhungry1993
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took his parents for a pre-Christmas lunch on Christmas Eve. We've visited the Durham Ox (sister pub), in Crayke many times, but The Oak is a bit closer to us now, so we thought we'd give it a try. There are many similarities between the two, both have really homely, welcoming atmospheres, and the food is... More 

Thank theclarkysyorks
Pickering, United Kingdom
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633 reviews
327 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

We had previously visited the Crown & Cushion at Welburn which is part of the same group. The Oak Tree has a similar style of layout although I don't think it is quite as many tables. We visited lunch time, quite late and there wasn't anyone else eating so was a bit worried that it wasn't as popular and therefore... More 

Thank NaturesMoments
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I have eaten and stayed here often this last few years, they have 1/2 a dozen rooms ,all different, very high standard of service and fresh food makes for a great place to stay, my father in law lives in York 15 miles away and I visit him regular, but I wouldn't go any where else if it wasn't alway's... More 

Thank Nemesis300
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stayed 3/12/16 for only one night, our room was the hornbeam which was absolutely fabulous, the room,decor, bed, pillows bathroom,heated floors and location are all fabulous. The food for both our evening meal and breakfast this morning was top notch and the choice was great, The staff were all very pleasant and efficient and nothing was too much trouble. Booked... More 

Thank duncancash
Wetherby, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

The website and signage suggest that this is a steak restaurant, but it is so much more than this. The food was excellent with a wide choice. My starter and mains were both from the specials menu - chorizo & scallops to start with, followed by pheasant ragu, both of which were delicious. Managed to find room for some chocolate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Raskelf Road, Helperby YO61 2PH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Helperby
  • Phone Number: +44 1423 789189

The Oak Tree boasts 6 individually designed bedrooms and bathrooms, A new dining room, with magnificent oak and glass doors, is a splendid partner to the very cosy, crackling fires in the tap room of the original listed pub. The Private Dining Room with its own sitting room, cloakroom and private balcony is a must for all celebrations, meetings & family get togethers.

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