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The Royal Oak Inn

) #5 of 10 Restaurants in Cartmel $$ - $$$ , British,
The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
+44 15395 36259
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (24 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“gammon” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good selection on menu, helpful staff always welcoming. Offer a good range for the whole family at a reasonable price.

Thank 1110CHILL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the first place we came to on our first visit to Cartmel. The staff were really friendly and we were served quickly. We both went for pepperoni pizza which was really nice, although a little different and unorthodox. The bill was very affordable...More

Thank YorkRoastJo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a couple of meals here while on holiday. Staff pleasant and food excellent. Children's meals were great - chicken nuggets were homemade and super tasty.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to eat if you are hungry. The portions are large and the food delicious. Try the ham hock. Perfectly cooked and masses of it. And with a good local beer it could not be better.

Thank Iain C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh dear what a terrible place. Food when it came was good but the service delivery was terrible - had to wait over an hour for food and it wasn't even busy. As for Jonathan our "waiter". OMG have NEVER had anyone so rude serve...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You really need to book before you arrive. All staff very friendly and willing to please. The food was delicious and locally sourced. Would highly recommend.

Thank mandy4067
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all it must be said that Cartmel is well worth a visit..on a nice day! Not much to do if it's wet. It is very picturesque and is set in lovely countryside. If it wasn't for the traffic you could easily believe that...More

Thank KRochford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice food, great staff, great location, but when are the owners going to stop taking all the tourist monies and invest some of it back into the toilets & decor. Character pubs are great but they don't have to be scruffy. The loos are awful...More

Thank MRTraveller794
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to this pub. Staff were friendly, good, efficient service. Lovely garden area to sit in and relax. The food was lovely - I had sausage and mash - very yummy. Would visit again

Thank DJD2013
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, however a long wait for it which was a little disappointing, overall an good pub with some good beers.

Thank Saaris
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25 March 2016|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
This place is always busy, I would book, better 'safe than sorry' .
29 December 2015|
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Response from pamela a | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs are welcome day and night....if going for a meal always wise to inform them so they can choose a suitable table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Square | Grange over sands, Cartmel, Grange-over-Sands LA11 6QB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Grange-over-Sands  >  Cartmel
  • Phone Number: +44 15395 36259
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