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Royal Oak

Newbury Street
Wantage
OX12 8DF

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Opening Times

Monday5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Tuesday5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Wednesday5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Thursday5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
Friday5.30 pm - 11.00 pm
SaturdayMidday - 2.30 pm
7.00 pm - 11.00 pm
SundayMidday - 2.00 pm
7.00 pm - 10.30 pm

Owner

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About the Pub

Thriving corner pub near the civic hall car park, with two bars and a landlord who loves beer (and whiskies; the stock will satisfy any connoisseur). Above the bar in the lounge are over two hundred real ale pumpclips representing a selection of beers served over the years, hiding an intricate wrought iron structure of intertwined oak leaves and acorns. Framed photographs of various ships bearing the Royal Oak name adorn the walls, as do many CAMRA and other awards, including White Horse and Central Southern Region CAMRA Pub of the Year for 1998, 2008 and 2009, Branch Pub of the Year again in both 2006, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2015 and 2017 and National CAMRA Pub of the Year, Cider Pub Of The Year runners up in 2010 and Cider Pub of the Year in 2011 and 2012. The smaller public bar, more popular with the younger crowd, contains more Royal Oak memorabilia and other naval references, also table football. Both bars have dart boards. All beers are available via gravity. Two beers from West Berkshire Brewery carry the landlord's name. A variety of draught ciders and perrys are available. The Royal Oak has appeared in almost all of the Good Beer Guides since the present landlord took over in the 1980s.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 3 regular beers.

  • Wadworth 6X
  • West Berkshire Dr Hexter's Healer
  • West Berkshire Maggs' Mild

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 8 changing beers.

Source: National

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Royal Oak, Wantage

Features

  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available
  • LocAle LocAle Accredited
  • Quiet Quiet Pub

Facilities

  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Games Traditional Pub Games
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • SeparateBar Separate Bar
  • WiFi Wifi

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Royal Oak

Newbury Street
Wantage
OX12 8DF

Sat Nav Reference

51.586439, -1.426366

Transport

  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (250m)

Stagecoach: X30, 31; Stagecoach : 66; Thames Travel: X32, 32A

Directions

S of Market Square

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