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The Royal Oak Inn

€€ - €€€, British,
Longnor, Buxton, England
+44 1298 83288
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pie” (11 reviews)
“chicken combo” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Longnor, Buxton, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A good modern country pub. Set in the countryside in the middle of nowhere. Good outside. Good inside. Some of the best pub food available anywhere. Polite staff.

Thank downings123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a Thursday around 5pm for a meal for 4 adults and a dog. We didn’t realise how popular this pub is and just got a table as they were all reserved. Upon appearance it is a little old and rustic and...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'd eaten at The Royal Oak last summer with a business friend who works locally. I remembered being impressed so I decided to drive out for an hour or so, with my partner, to have a Saturday pub lunch. It was busy & we hadn't...More

3  Thank Tidy1
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Went with my family en route to Chatsworth house - some very good pub grub with an extensive menu (often a bad sign but not here!). I personally had the venison burger - I found the marmalade a tad sweet and overpowering but my biggest...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We visit this pub in the rolling Derbyshire farmland. The staff are always welcoming and approachable. The menu is extensive and varied. We particularly like the specials or the pies or burgers but the Cajun seared salmon is lovely. Today the specials included the best...More

Thank mvwardell
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Two couples had a very enjoyable meal in the Royal Oak. This is a attractive pub in the country near Buxton . The menu is extensive with the usual pub choices but extends beyond those we can recomnend the Ploughmans Lunch - we think this...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, wonderful beers, lovely service. Highly recommended. Best pub food in the area. Went with friends, all thought the same and we all had different meals. Generous portions too!

1  Thank Jinglebells55
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Always good food and a welcome atmosphere at the Royal Oak, the best beef and Stilton pie, just amazing! Many thanks.

Thank Rich970
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Couldn't have been more accommodating when we visited with a 5month old pup. After explaining we are training her to settle they reserved us a lovely seat in the corner of the bar area. Excellent choice of food on the menu, great value food with...More

3  Thank SYclist
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

A fantastic place to sit and eat quality freshly prepared food. A friendly bunch and a warm welcome to new guests. The menu is very reasonably priced and the food hot fresh and cooked to order. A pleasant And charming dinning area and very clean....More

1  Thank Anthony B
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22 December 2017|
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Response from SYclist | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and very accommodating when we took our small pup in to train her in social situations.
4 October 2016|
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Response from Mal D | Reviewed this property |
Yes It is.
Andrew B
8 November 2015|
Response from JustAboutTheFood | Property representative |
Approximately 10 minutes drive. Straight out on the A515 to Ashbourne and take the right hand turn sign posted to Crowdecote and Longnor. We are then approx 800 metres from the A515 just the other side of the little bridge.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Longnor, Buxton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 83288
  • E-mail
Their telephone number is 01298 83288
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