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The Royal Oak, Manchester

729 Wilmslow Road
Didsbury
Postal town: Manchester
M20 6WF
Phone: 01614344788
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Pub Type

Local Pub (Marstons)

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Reviews of The Royal Oak (Average Rating: 7 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

Ian Mapp left this review about The Royal Oak

Traditional Marstons Pub, that I wasn't necessarily expecting in South Manchester.

Lovely old school feel inside, with rooms eminating from a central curved bar. Some outside seating on the main road.

Usual Marstons beers. Boondoggle OK.

On 30th May 2022 - rating: 6
[User has posted 963 recommendations about 955 pubs]


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ROB Camra left this review about The Royal Oak

This is a very neat Marstons pub. There's a separate room to the right and several other areas around the bar. There's a nice fireplace in one of the areas and a TV in every area along with a jukebox. A chatty barman and a middle aged clientele add to the attractions. It was fairly busy on my Friday, late afternoon visit. There are 8 handpumps and the beers are all from the extended Marstons stable, despite WhatPub claiming that they have guest beers. My pint was in good nick and I enjoyed my time here, it's a good pub.

On 10th May 2017 - rating: 7
[User has posted 2999 recommendations about 2916 pubs]


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Al Bundy left this review about Royal Oak Hotel

A really good traditional pub. A Marston's affair with Marston's beers to the fore. Multi roomed and each in good old pub style. There are, however, guest ales available. 6 handpumps and all working on this visit. After visiting a few cafe bar shite nearby this was a welcome relief. I liked it.

On 16th October 2015 - rating: 8
[User has posted 3447 recommendations about 3354 pubs]


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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Alan Hurdle
East Didsbury, 0.89 miles, 17 min walk (show)
Burnage, 1.02 miles, 19 min walk (show)
Mauldeth Road, 1.98 miles, 38 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Royal Oak, Didsbury
1st Jun 2022, 11:05
Picture submitted by Ian Mapp approved
 
1st Jun 2022, 11:05
Picture submitted by Ian Mapp approved

Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Car Park : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Darts : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Hot Food : Yes - Lunchtime only - last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Jukebox : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Karaoke : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live Music : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Live TV Sports : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Micropub : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pinball : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Pool Table : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Quiz Night : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • Real Cider : No last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
  • WiFi : Yes last updated 10 May 2017 by ROB Camra
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