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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here a few times now and find the food and drinks are always excellent. The menu I think changes every 3 months and it is so good to eat there and the very friendly service. The free pick up from your hotel and again back after eating is great. Looking forward to coming back in maybe April...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I had the Open face steak sandwich . Steak was melt in your mouth, caramelised onion was sensational, and the mustard sauce was perfect. Service was quick and pleasant. Atmosphere was very well done. Relaxed ... friend had the burger it was well dressed and served on a hamburger bun no Brioche! Which I think is fantastic

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Thank JodieSeanWatson
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my evening at 221. Service was efficient and friendly and I enjoyed my meal accompanied by a local red. I had oysters followed by salmon and both were very good. The restaurant has a very pleasant ambience too.

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Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with family for an evening meal. We are from the more limited pub menu but the food was really good. Very tasty, high quality ingredients cooked perfectly. The gluten free pizza base is a bit disappointing but then they always are. It was a shame to put such great ingredients on such a poor base. This doesn't detract...

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Thank IntoTheWorldUK
Wyong, Australia
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Lovey old country pub which looked newly renovated. We came in through the back via the carpark wondering why on Christmas Eve there were no people in the restaurant. The very friendly owner greeted us when we walked in. He told us a 1 1/2 hour blackout in the area had shut them down, they had only just had the...

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Thank aussietraveller59
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Spending a night in Cessnock, I was recommended to try the Royal Oak's restaurant 221. My wife and I had an entree of scallops and the Grimaud duck as main. A delight in presentation, in taste. Cooked to perfection. Couldn't leave without congratulating the chef.

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a beer drinker in the Hunter life is not easy. And then we discovered The Royal Oak Hotel on the main drag in Cessnock. We have seen many pubs that look great from the outside but then disappoint inside. Not The Royal Oak! The interior is friendly and inviting. There are comfy leather couches in between the...

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Penrith, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Came today for a catch up with family. Staff were friendly. Ordered pizza and found it to me good quality and reasonably priced. Female bathrooms were very pink in color. Restaurant seemed quite. Nice little place

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Thank Tina L
Haarlem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Went her for a lunch with our 3year old daughter. We did have lunch in the pub part, since we didn't want to go for a large lunch (there is also a restaurant part). The options on beers is very good also the wine was perfect (according my wife). Went for a burger and didn't regret my choice, good meat...

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Thank Lensen007
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Arriving into the front bar (which is just a normal everyday country pub bar) just defies what is behind. It's almost like the lion, witch and the wardrobe the contrast is so dramatic. A full 5* restaurant experience, fantastic fresh, regionally inspired food. Friendly and efficient service. Amazingly generous portions. $66 for 3 courses. My only small gripe was I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)

Additional Information about Royal Oak Hotel

Address: 221 Vincent St, Cessnock, New South Wales 2325, Australia
Region: Australia > New South Wales > Greater Newcastle > Cessnock
Also Known As:
Royal Oak Hotel Cessnock, Greater Newcastle, Australia
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“Great hotel to eat has won awards for its food”
 of 5 bubbles D5626ETjohnw, 28 Sep 2016 | Read review
“we did NOT stay in the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles realdutchman, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A must place to stop for a meal.”
 of 5 bubbles paulpY1238XP, 7 Jun 2016 | Read review
“221 Restaurant and Bar, don’t miss it!”
 of 5 bubbles spin462002, 29 Nov 2015 | Read review
“The hotel's rooms are near a set of traffic lights where the local "hoons" do tend to drag off. If loud noises worry you... bring ear plugs or have another couple of drinks in the bar before bed.”
 of 5 bubbles JillyB5598, 8 Mar 2015 | Read review
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