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19 Langstone High Street, Havant PO9 1RY, England
+44 23 9248 3125
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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Despite having booked 2 weeks in advance , the service at this pub was diabolicle . The order for food was taken 30 minutes after our arrival and the starters were served 90 minutes later. The booking was made for 6.pm so hardly a busy time youwiuld think . Others in the restauraunt at the same time showed their frustration... More 

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Thank ernestwest
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I do apologise you did not have the experience you deserved and especially on mothers day. I have taken this comment and passed it on to the relevant management to improve on for future use. I do hope this does not stop further visits to us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

2 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited for a quick breakfast on Sunday morning with a few friends. Heard good things about the pub since the recent management takeover! However.. was completely shocked to have been served by the rudest member of staff I've ever experienced. We ordered our drinks and asked if food was being served (after reading they served breakfast from 10) and was... More 

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Thank Charlotte H
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I do apologise you did not have the experience you deserved. I have taken this comment and passed it on to the relevant management to improve on. I do hope this does not stop further visits to us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

Franklin, Tennessee
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339 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I walked from the main bus line in Emsworth along the tidal waterfront to this Pub - a bit over 3 miles each way. We enjoyed a nice pub lunch with drinks. Everything was fine and the pub was still quite busy near 14:00 when we arrived, but an hour later most "regulars" were gone - a... More 

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Thank jimmclendon
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased you had a good experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon More 

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Royal Oak is situated on the water front and the views are lovely. The food was good, well presented and the service excellent. It is reasonably priced.... I look forward to returning with my family.

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Thank Ken W
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased you had a good experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon More 

Havant, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Under new management so give the place a chance have been 3 times in a month now and yes you can wait for food but it's worth it the breakfast was lovely and the staff so helpful and the lamb shank is the best I've ever tasted and it's also dog friendly Mia and Thor can't wait to go back... More 

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Thank Will L
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased you had a good experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon More 

Havant, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very hospitable and welcoming food hot and served in good time. Always friendly and helpful no rushing you through your meal.

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Thank Gillian J
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. I am pleased you had a wonderful time with us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon More 

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58 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oh dear how disappointing! We took two French friends for an evening meal as they had fond memories of visiting the pub on previous visits. To begin with a large number of dishes were not available. Apparently due to being very busy at lunch time and a failure of delivery. So with limited choice the evening did not start well.... More 

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1 Thank Vivien W
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I do apologise you did have not have the standards expected. I have passed this information to the kitchen for training purposes. I do hope this not stop any further visits to us. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two weeks in and already a great improvement in service, staff enthusiasm and all-round atmosphere. All of this achieved during one of the busiest periods of the year with Half Term, Easter and perfect weather bringing in the hordes. With one of the smallest kitchens in Christendom Jo and her team performed miracles on the food side and all hands... More 

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3 Thank Ernie W
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive feedback. We are pleased you have such a pleasant experience when you visit us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently visited this pub and had a great surprise to find it has a new management team taken over but better still it is a couple we have known for many years from their days running the Red lion Charlton. I have read recent reviews on tripadvisor and it appears this pubs reputation has dipped somewhat it has always been... More 

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Thank kevrelf52
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased you had the service we set out to achieve. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

New management absolutely amazing the pub will come on leaps and bounds without a doubt, nice to see to happy, professional people doing there job, as a family we will be returning regularly!

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Thank mandcmummy
Royal O, Manager at Royal Oak, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind feedback. We are pleased you had a wonderful time and have met the new management. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Langstone High Street, Havant PO9 1RY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Havant
  • Phone Number: +44 23 9248 3125

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Havant, United Kingdom
Havant, United Kingdom
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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?