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The Royal Oak

€€ - €€€, British,
Hurdlow | Buxton, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QJ, England
+44 1298 83288
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (52 reviews)
“burger” (32 reviews)
“game pie” (26 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Hurdlow | Buxton, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QJ, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

3rd time here, but this time with Yuki the dog. As ever great place, lovely food and attentive service. Appreciated the rawing fire on such a cold day.

Thank millymolly21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on the way home from Manchester and remembered this pub from a visit several years ago. We did not have a reservation but we were found a table on the condition we had it for the next hour and a half. Drinks were...More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband attended for an evening meal. Wide range of food on the menu. Food was lovely. It was cooked well. Service was good. Very homely inside. The open fire was a great touch..very warm and cosey. Good choice of wines too. We initially thought...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been recommended to visit here and did so recently on a Saturday afternoon. It was the lull between lunch and dinner so a good time to eat. The pub was still busy. Our table was at the front of the pub near to...More

Thank timperley-trotters
Reviewed 1 week ago

Popped in on the off-chance on our way to the cottage we were going to stay at. Seated us happily and our dog was welcome to stay at our table. Amazing menu - totally spoilt for choice. My husband had steak while I had the...More

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had decided to eat in Buxton but the restaurant of our choice was closed for the evening. Had a quick visit to trip advisor to see what was good but not too far away as we were driving home the following day. The Royal Oak...More

Thank Angela S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went late on a Sunday afternoon, the staff were very polite and helpful. Unfortunately they had run out of beef, however in fairness the website does explain this may happen on busy Sundays. Best pub we had visited all week, very cosy and a nice...More

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I always make a point of eating here when in Derbyshire. We always have our pooch with us. The staff are very welcoming and efficient. The food portions are huge so anyone with a big appetite would not be disappointed! The food...More

Thank barba m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We'd read reviews about this pub during a visit to the area so decided to visit for lunch and it didn't disappoint! The vegetarian options were creative and different which makes such a change - I had a delicious butternut squash, spinach and walnut lasagne...More

Thank Joely S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here after a day in Chatsworth. The pub was full, but the managed to just squeeze us in. Dinner was fantastic and the service extremely helpful and cheery. Will definitely go again next time we are at the peaks. + Pies + service +...More

Thank Zaki K
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Questions & Answers
Trevor P
12 May 2017|
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Response from Lindsey I | Reviewed this property |
Just a customer. If you want real ale, at Youlgreave they do a wonderful pint of Theakstons Old Peculiar.
Penelope C
19 February 2017|
Response from June M | Reviewed this property |
Sunday 8.30 am to 11 pm just checked their website
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hurdlow | Buxton, Hurdlow, Peak District National Park SK17 9QJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Peak District National Park  >  Hurdlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83288
Postcode: SK17 9QJ
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