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About The Royal Oak Paley Street

Welcome to The Royal Oak. Behind the smart black and white frontage lies a warm and stylish 17th century pub. Once inside the beamed ceilings, wooden floors and friendly welcome soon confirm you’re in the right place. The Royal Oak is a restaurant styled pub serving great British food cooked to perfection. Our extensive wine list boasts some impressive titles and offers something to suit all palates and purses – and rest assured; we haven’t forgotten how to pull a good pint!

Carpaccio of Hare, Pickled Swede, Leg Ragout, Confit Vegetables

We were delighted to welcome Mr. Lindskog for lunch at The Oak the other day, and as usual he had plenty to say. Here’s his tasting notes on Leon’s Carpaccio of Hare, Pickled Swede, Leg Ragout, Confit Vegetables starter…….. This … Continue reading

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A thoroughly cheesy afternoon….

We invited the talented Mr. Lindskop to sample some of the cheeses from our new cheese board and here’s what he had to say…….. Johanna brought my cheese and paired wine (today’s project) and began talking about them in an … Continue reading

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Time to reflect as The Royal Oak turns 17

Today marks 17 years since The Royal Oak opened its doors : Friday 13th 2001, unlucky for some. When Nick Parkinson and his Dad, Sir Michael first set eyes on The Royal Oak Paley Street the hospitality industry was a … Continue reading

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Jigsaw Charity Fashion Show

The Jigsaw Charity Fashion Show took place on Friday, 8th June.  The event raised just shy of £1000 for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service. The guest arrived at 12pm to enjoy a glass of fizz and canapes before settling down … Continue reading

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Great write up from The Staff Canteen

Thank you Staff Canteen for a lovely piece about Leon Smith returning to the Oak to take up the position of Head Chef; and for remembering some of the other chefs who have helped shape the Oak and made their … Continue reading

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Leon Smith Takes Up the Reins in the Kitchen at The Oak

We are delighted to welcome back Leon Smith as Head Chef. Leon, was Senior Sous Chef at The Royal Oak under James Bennett.  He left to head up the kitchen at the Artist Resident’s new opening; Mr Hanbury’s Mason Arms, … Continue reading

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The Royal Oak Welcomes HRH The Earl of Wessex for DofE Fundraising Event

HRH The Earl of Wessex visited Holyport Real Tennis Club followed by lunch at The Royal Oak Paley Street on Tuesday (27th February 2018) as part of a campaign to generate support for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) Charity. … Continue reading

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