Served Monday to Saturday - 12.00pm – 2.30pm
Early Doors (sample menu)
Served Monday – Friday 5.30pm – 6.30pm (last orders)
Sunday Lunch (sample menu)
Served Sunday 12.00pm – 4.00pm
- Disabled Access
- Outdoor Seating
- Business Lunch
- Children Welcome (Up to 8pm)
- Gluten Free Available
- Free WiFi
About The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak is situated in the picturesque village of Long Whatton, Leicestershire with close proximity to East Midlands Airport, Donington Race Circuit and the university town of Loughborough.
The gastro pub offers good quality home produced food with a strong emphasis on using fresh, locally sourced produce. The pub serves great real ales including St. Austell Tribute, Bass, Charnwood's Vixen and regular guest beers.
A carefully selected wine list and a range of other draft beers make it a great venue for meeting friends for a drink.
The guest bedrooms benefit from being in a separate building and have been recently furnished to a very high standard. Each of the spacious en-suite bedrooms are comfortable and stylish with all the facilities a discerning traveller would expect for a relaxing and enjoyable stay.
AA awarded 4gold star and gold breakfast award for our boutique bedrooms.
AA rosette awarded restaurant.
The perfect place for business travellers or leisure seekers. .
Absolutely superb, service was above and beyond, food was first class. Well done as always to the royal Oak team. See you again soon.
Always top class food & service. I would highly recommend!
Absolutely loved our meal here! Perfect size portions and amazing quality food! Staff were lovely and the place had strict COVID-19 precautions. 100% would recommend.
Great food and service, very high standards of cleanliness. We took advantage of the Government's Eat Out to Help Out scheme on this occasion, but it would have been really good value for the quality even at full price. Many thanks for an enjoyable lunch. Hope to see you again soon.
Felt very safe during the current Covid problem
Waited a while for our drinks in the garden and then came in and had them at the table but otherwise everything was lovely and appreciate we are in trying times at the moment so absolutely enjoyed our experience, have been before and will be back again, lovely meal , already recommended you on FB and uploaded pics x
Lovely meal, friendly staff, nice environment
Set up has been well-thought out and we felt safe. The service was excellent. Waiting staff all friendly and efficient. We chose from the Summer menu. We both loved our starters but I did struggle to find a main, in the end went for Sea Bass, which was pretty good. I couldn't help think that Steak and Ale pie and slow cooked Belly pork were more winter-type meals... Deserts were both fine. We both thought the wines were a little overpriced
We would just like to say what a lovely relaxing evening we had with you on Saturday. We felt very relaxed as the first time out since before lockdown (and also since the birth of our 9 week old). There was no need to feel nervous as we were very well looked after by our server (sorry didn't catch her name) and the food was excellent as always. We can't wait to come back. Thank you
I just wanted to say how lovely it was to dine with you. We both felt incredibly safe and were really impressed by the efforts you had put in to maintain the well being of your diners. The food was excellent , as always, and the service was impeccable. Thank you all so much. We will return.
Our second visit since the reopening. We are very confident to visit with the Covid precautions the Royal Oak has in place. Food gorgeous as always too.
As usual I had a lovely gluten free meal. The Caesar Salad was excellent. Lunched with my husband, sister and brother-in-law and although they come from Derby they felt it was worth the journey for such lovely food. See you soon.
Great food and service was excellent even with all the Coronavirus restrictions. Will be back.
excellent had a lovely lunch experience
Great to be back, everything was excellent as always !
Wonderful meal as usual, food super & staff so friendly
First meal back in the pub after the re-opening. We felt extremely safe and looked after, the procedures in place are clear and efficient and the new guidance has been taken seriously. The staff were as friendly, helpful and welcoming as ever! The food was fantastic (as usual) and we VERY MUCH enjoyed our first meal out in a long time! We will be back and can definitely recommend people visiting you. Thank You! 😊
We were greeted by and served by lovely staff. We felt very safe and looked after. The food was up to its usual high standard and we left feeling very happy and satisfied.
A lovely meal out. The food was exquisite. The service was excellent. We were made to feel very welcome, and the measures in place to keep everyone safe were clear, but not encroaching on the quality of the experience. Very pleased. Will return :)
This was our first trip out post the lockdown and we couldn’t have been happier with the Royal Oak for the atmosphere, food, service and measures in place for Covid. We have already recommended it to others. Thanks again and we will be back soon, Bridie and Ste 😊
We always have a lovely time and a delicious meal! Never disappointed! It was well organised and felt safe to be there in the current climate.
Brilliant service. Your place is beautiful. We are quite regular customers in your place and after lockdown we were able to notice that food/dishes portions are much smaller than they used to be. That’s a little bit of disappointment.
After going stir crazy it was good to return. Everything was clearly well thought out to ensure covid safety.
Very good food, from a wide choice. Excellent service. Well kept beer. Sensible but unobtrusive precautions.
Fantastic as ever.... and extremely safe.