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The Royal Oak, Stafford

Newport Road
Gnosall
Postal town: Stafford
ST20 0BL
Phone: 01785822362
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Punch Taverns

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Reviews of The Royal Oak (Average Rating: 6 of 10) Add Review see review guidelines

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E TA left this review about The Royal Oak

A former 18th Century coaching inn, now a busy local which does food and caters for a large segment of the community. There is a large garden and a small car park. Inside, the bars have now been conjoined, the main demarcation being the dining room which is off to one side and is the only public area where dogs are not allowed. The staff were very friendly, and very welcoming of the dogs. The locals were also welcoming, happy to chat and convivial. Ales on were Wainwrights Gold, Adnams Ghost Ship, GK IPA and Abbott. The beer was in fair condition but not GBG standard which could explain why they've not had an entry for a while. I'd be happy to come in for food and drink anytime.

On 20th December 2017 - rating: 6
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Soup Dragon left this review about The Royal Oak

This is a detached white rendered cottage style fronted pub, with red paint work and hanging baskets. There is a patio,beer garden and a kid's play area at the back. It is in the GBG 2010.

The interior has two rooms, however i headed into the one room on the left when entering from the car-park, as it has some decent live acoustic music on. I wasn't sure, but it looked as if some refurbishment work was going on. Anyway, the lounge room was in red and white, with arty pictures and i assume this is where they also serve food. We didn't eat, so can't comment on that. There is a function room and skittle alley as well. The service was fine, the clientele mixed and the place was busy and understandably so, with the entertainment.

Beer; usual tap stuff with Greene King IPA and Aboot on handpull, which are not to my tatse really, so remained untried. There was also Black Sheep Brewery's Golden Sheep, which was well kept, just tasteless and what I went for, the Ansell's MILD, which was sadly a little lifeless.

All in all, i enjoyed my visit as the music was a great bonus. The MILD was a little diappointing, but i would happily go back.

On 7th September 2010 - no rating submitted
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Pub location see interactive map of local area
Map location corrected by Will Larter
Stafford, 6.42 miles, 2 hr 3 min walk (show)
Norton Bridge, 8.31 miles, 2 hr 40 min walk (show)
Penkridge, 8.52 miles, 2 hr 44 min walk (show)
Latest updates View all updates for The Royal Oak, Gnosall
14th May 2018, 21:35
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14th May 2018, 21:15
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Pub Details

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  • Accommodation : No last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Bar Billiards : No last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Beer Festivals : No last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Beer Garden : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • CAMRA Discount : No last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Car Park : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Child Friendly : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Dog Friendly : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Function Room : Yes - From review - last updated 07 September 2010 by Dave McNally
  • Hot Food : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Live Music : Yes last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Micropub : No last updated 22 November 2017 by E TA
  • Real Ale : Yes last updated 29 July 2013 by Dave McNally
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