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The Royal Oak Whatlington

$$ - $$$, British,
Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
+44 1424 870492
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“greek meze” (32 reviews)
“baklava” (5 reviews)
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Bar, British, Pub, International, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for a quick bite to eat but changed our mind as Greek Meze was on the menu from 6pm, decided to have that. Very Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, great food and fantastic flavours. Would highly recommend this pub. A+++

1  Thank Honeyroo
Maria S, Manager at The Royal Oak Whatlington, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review, we are happy you enjoyed it. Hope to see you again soon. Neil & Maria

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at a local hotel Leeford place Friday and Saturday night and was told that this pub was lovely by the staff and it’s really is the owners (Neil), his wife and staff made me feel so welcome as did the locals I had...More

1  Thank emma m
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We spotted this traditional gem of a pub while returning home from Hastings. An establishment full of character, centrepieces and charm. The landlord and staff could not have been anymore accommodating towards our little boy's dietary requirements. We enjoyed a range of food with a...More

1  Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Visited for a meal this evening with friends. Tried the ribs which were gorgeous! Very tender and extremely tasty, especially when accompanied by the homemade coleslaw. An all round lovely meal. Great service with s very friendly welcome.

1  Thank Nik-nik55
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Very,Very Nice. Not somewhere you expect to go for a Greek Meze Made a really nice change from the normal Pub food.

1  Thank BridgetN61
Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Royal Oak is a very welcoming and friendly pub. Lots of character and delicious food. Offers the normal pub food but additionally there are many interesting Greek dishes. Recently tried their Sunday Lunch and that was up to their usual high standard. Excellent value....More

1  Thank david c
Reviewed 4 January 2018

My husband had visited this pub with a friend but it was my first visit with our 2 grandsons. One is a vegetarian and loved the grilled halloumi. I liked the moussaka, maybe a little oily. The other grandson liked his ham egg and chips...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Nice cosy pub, but I would call Christmas dinner a disaster, £400 for 6 us squashed in a corner, one family member couldn’t move otherwise the man behind would be wearing his dinner! Bread rolls were served in a colander and we were told we...More

Thank Laura P
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Warm, pleasant pub yet Christmas lunch was very poor: not at all at a standard that warranted the amount we had to pay for it - tired vegetables with no flavour, stodgy stuffing, all smothered with a thick strong gravy. Biscuits of Christmas pudding served...More

Thank Taylor4T
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Great evening of singalong music from Jukebox and Soda pops, Food good , service very good , beer great. Thanks for a lovely evening we shall be back.

Thank tony b
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John W
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Yes the Royal Oak is dog friendly
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 14
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Battle
  • Phone Number: +44 1424 870492
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Charming and full of character 15th Century Inn, dating back to 1490. Situated at the heart of the village of Whatlington, on the A21, just a few minutes outside Battle and the seaside town of Hastings. With a wealth of original features including the large inglenook fireplace, the 80ft indoor well, quirky oldie-worldly interior and private large beer garden, The Royal Oak is the perfect place to meet up with friends and family. With a passion for good food, specialising in Greek cuisine and many popular international dishes, the Royal Oak offers a great venue for a quiet meal, family day out or a special event, in its stunning Function Room. Children are welcome and can be entertained at the indoor and outdoor play areas.
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