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The Royal Oak Whatlington

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Woodman's Green Vinehall Str | Whatlington, Battle TN33 0NJ, England
+44 1424 870492
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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hastings east sussex
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here after a recommendation from my boss. we love Greek and Cypriot food and I was excited to try it. I wasn't disappointed!! I had the Veg Meze and the Trio of pastries starter which were wonderful especially the spanokopita style pastry. My husband has a lot of food intolerances so he has a chicken salad but said... More 

Thank sammylou87
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a sunday afternoon. On arrival was welcomed with a smile and showned to our table. Emma ( if im not mistaken ) was very friendly and seem genuinely enjoying her job. We both ordered roast and it was cooked to perfection.good range of desserts avaiable. Reasonable prices and superb food, will defo be visiting again soon.

Thank zanguinha
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

visited last sat for a surprise birthday party with 20 people for their meze evening . From the initial welcome to the friendly and professional service and the tasty variety of 14 dishes the evening was fantastic. This pub certainly ticks all the right boxes and couldn't have a better more traditional atmosphere with a lovely greek theme . Neil... More 

Thank lilyharveyandco
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

2nd visit for the Meze meal and this was amazing,the food was 10 out of 10 can't wait to visit again. The food was fresh and hot and the service was great

Thank Sarahjm1
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126 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Greeted as soon as we arrived and shown to our table, lovely menu with lots of Greek and Cypriot dishes, I chose souvlaki, which was amazing, I have a house in Cyprus and visit regularly and this was just like being back there, my husband chose pork schnitzel which was also very tasty, great friendly service, would highly recommend a... More 

Thank angelafarrance
1 review
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

What a treat! Lovely pub, great atmosphere and cosy fires. The Saturday night Greek meze was wonderful, every course delicious and just the right size. The staff were very friendly too. We'll definitely be back - maybe to try the Thursday night Mediterranean fish!

Thank Paperb1rd
Battle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017

From the outside it's a rural pub, tradition bar, plenty of covers and the usual menu........ however, they specialise in a lovely Mezze every Saturday, you need to book but it fills you up, served at the right rate between courses.

Thank GGsTuck
Hastings, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

While the staff were friendly & welcoming & a pleasant atmosphere with an open fire, the food never really lived up to expectations. We had the Greek Meze & while some of the courses were excellent others were not quite right. More of the lovely pitta bread, Greek salad & Kalamata olives & less of the slices of bread &... More 

Thank Tweet422
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in here for a meal after being recommended by the Leeford place hotel. Very warm welcome on a bitterly cold night. The warmest welcome was perhaps for our dog, who also enjoyed the ambience. Perfect pints of Guinness and good but unremarkable food. However it was reasonably priced and filled our hungry bellies. Parking was the only minus, but... More 

Thank Wendy B
east sussex england
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I visited The Royal Oak for the first time last night, 14.1.17 after many years of passing and saying we must try that. Well we definitely should have tried it sooner! Lovely place. The staff were extremely welcoming, helpful and polite. The food was fantastic home cooked quality food. We had the mini meze to share as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 13
Bar, British, Pub, International, Greek
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
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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
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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