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The Royal Oak Inn - Pub in Wiltshire

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Swallowcliffe, Salisbury, SP3 5PA, Wiltshire
England, United Kingdom

Carl Hanway-Magee
+44 (0)1747 870211(landline)

Chummy, artisan pub in the pretty Nadder Valley. Strong local provenance, from the ingredients to the bespoke furniture. Garden and games

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Philanthropic gestures don’t come much better than a group of locals financing the renovation of this once-disused village pub. That’s what happened to the Royal Oak, now happily restored to the heart of the community. On a quiet village lane stands this whitewashed building with thatched roof and porch. Inside, neutral walls and a pastel palette are complemented by light oak furniture from a local carpenter and a cornucopia of beams in the dining room. All is airy and bright with floor to ceiling windows on two walls -  a great spot for breakfasts of fresh fruit, muesli, or a full English with local sourdough bread. Bedrooms calm and soothe, each designed individually, with heavenly beds, Egyptian cotton linen, carefully toned fabrics and throws, and sparkling bathrooms. Open all day, this is somewhere to whittle away the hours reading the papers, playing board games, supping the local ales, brandy and cider, and tucking into great food with a local provenance. Head out to walk the surrounding countryside, visit stately homes, or explore Stonehenge, Shaftesbury and Hardy’s Wessex.

Wheelchair access
Wheelchair access to some public rooms and to wc's.
Children welcome
Children of all ages welcome in some public rooms (highchairs not necessarily available).
Wireless internet access available in the bar.
Public transport
Within 2 miles of a bus/train station.
Vegetarian meals
Good vegetarian options on the menu.
Licensed premises
Alcohol may be served.
Dogs welcome
Dogs welcome in some public rooms.
Wine list
Pub serves eight or more wines by the glass.
Food all day
Food is served all day long.

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"This establishment was just the thing after a long, sleepless flight. The setting is perfect, the welcome was friendly, the room was comfortable, and the food was excellent. They even threw in some early evening lightning and thunder for drama. An excellent stay all around. "

Nora - Newville, United States of America

May 2017
"Just lovely. Delicious food and drinks in a lovely room. Excellent staff, great service from a small team. A treat. "

Nichola - kingston upon thames, United Kingdom

March 2017

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Lunch from £5.25. Dinner from £10.95. Sunday lunch from £15.95.




Swallowcliffe, Salisbury, SP3 5PA, Wiltshire


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