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British, Healthy
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are always looked after very well by Kath and her team. Nothing is too much trouble. Once again the food was spot on. We are so lucky to have such a good pub in the village. They have expanded the outside areas and the...garden is looking better than ever with plenty of space to shelter from the elements. Keep up the good work.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for Sunday lunch and had very tasty meals. All six of us enjoyed our meals and will definitely be returning. A great pub in a Lovely setting. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 June 2021

We sat in the garden and enjoyed exemplary English pub food in the sunshine. The people were friendly, the pub was well kept and clean and the beer frothed and sparkled like a good'un. All this within a stonesthrow of Northampton. This is a great...pub to visit - as we did - as part of a circular walk from Castle Ashby and out to The River Nene. Many thanksMore

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 11 June 2021 via mobile

It’s so great to be going out again after Covid. We moved house recently & this was our first visit. We really like their offering at the Royal Oak. It’s a great menu, the food is nicely presented, they look after their beers, the service...is impeccable. They’ve clearly thought about the sort of place they want to be & are carrying out their plan beautifully.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 June 2021

Recently had a meal at the Royal Oak. Everything was first class. Service, food and the drinks, all were great. Sticking to Covid rules to the letter and even though the restaurant was full, we all felt safe and very comfortable. Would return in a...heartbeat. There were 5 of us and had steaks, the pie, and the vegetarian tart. We'll done to the teamMore

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 29 May 2021 via mobile

Wow. Went here for our first visit to see a band called out of order which are very good. Pub was lovely staff was good. One man in particular was good Stuart as I like a few pints was on the ball. Would recommend here....Lovely evening in the garden. Well done.Royal Oak..Steve bull .More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 8 March 2021 via mobile

Glad to have you back. We have missed our pub takeaways. First week back and you have picked up from where you left off with great service and food. Nice changes on the takeaway menu. Keep it up

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 November 2020 via mobile

We’ve been having take away meals again in lockdown 2 and they have been faultless. The pies are second to none. Great food and portion sizes. Good local ales as well as their own. Friendly service. We’ve even tried a few things from the daily...deli and as expected the food was superb. We have lived in the village for 18 years and the pub and owners are the best we’ve had.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 October 2020

If you haven’t been already, you need too. The food is all homemade and delicious. We have visited several times and have never been disappointed. Wish I could put more 🌟 than 5!! Always made so welcome and staff are always very polite and friendly....Personally, I don’t think you will find better food and staff anywhere else in Northampton.. Thanks again Kath and Co xxx 👏👏👏 Barb and JimMore

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 3 October 2020 via mobile

Exceptional service, incredibly fresh tasty food, good value, clean and good location. The Royal Oak serves food that all pubs should serve. We will definitely be back.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Debbieneilmax
30 October 2019|
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Response from Royal_Oak_Cogenhoe | Property representative |
Good afternoon Im sorry we are closed on Christmas Day Kind regard Kath
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johnstrange1
4 September 2017|
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Response from Royal_Oak_Cogenhoe | Property representative |
Hi John, I'm sorry, we were experiencing problems with our website and emails, it is all working now. If you could email me your email address, I would be happy to send you our menu. Thank you Kath
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Marie Y
21 April 2017|
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Response from Rob S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, as I recall it is at the rear of the pub, in the garden.
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The Royal Oak is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5