No shows. There has been a settlement here in Whatcote since Roman times. Welcome to The Royal Oak, a site that started life in 1168 when "a small shelter was built to provide drinks for the workmen labouring to build the church.
The Royal Oak is an independent husband and wife run dining pub with a limited number of covers available and our continued success relies on reservations being honoured by our guests or sufficient notice being given of any change.
St Peter's and neighbouring parishes. At our old place we used to take credit card details that would be charged if this happened, we really don't want to do that here but it does seem to enforce a bit of decency, we understand plans can change but it would just be courteous to let us know.
For news and more details. You can also visit our Village Gallery. It can be really frustrating. This grew in time to become the Royal Oak inn, which must be one of the oldest pubs in the country still in use.
What is your most popular dish? We use the excellent and locally based Daylesford Organic Farm and Vegetable Matters in Ebrington, we change our menu as often as their crops dictate, we supplement our own foraging with professionals from different regions to help us find interesting wild ingredients. We carefully source our beers and ales from around the British Isles and our current on tap are: She in turn runs downstairs to pay the hotel owner for the rooms she rented for her clients.
We are 25 minutes from junction 12 on the M40, Chipping Campden and Banbury. Good Food Guide 2019. Thank you for your contributions. A real treat for their new neighbours '. Reading Louis and Louise by Julie Cohen. Update from Stratford District Council here. A happy accident, I worked part time in a hotel whilst at school and loved the buzz of the kitchen. We're located in a rural location and are unlikely to get too many people dropping in on the off-chance of a free table at the weekend, however we do usually have a waiting list of people wanting a table.
Your browser is out-of-date! Book Club. Rumour has it that the Easter Bunny is thinking about coming to Whatcote on April 21st!!! We use British produce whenever we can and we're quire lucky because the majority of our produce comes from within 15 miles of the pub. Restaurant of the month: Using high quality local when possible , organic and importantly to us as a rural country pub, wild ingredients.
Being my own boss and having the freedom to cook what I enjoy, especially being able to butcher whole animals and use the whole beast including the offal, and having receptive regulars who enjoy what we serve.