Disappointed at the Royal Oak

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Wednesday 26 July 2006 10.25am
Had not been to the Royal Oak before yesterday, and dropped in for lunch. The food was good. The barstaff were OK. The landlady was a complete rottweiler and made us feel unwelcome, and also abused and put down the bar staff when they had done nothing wrong.

I know others on this forum like it, but I won't be back, sadly.
Wednesday 26 July 2006 1.00pm
maybe she was having a bad day - i seriously would give it another try in about a half months time...

we've allways found it rather good in most respects - so the complaint here sounds like a one off.

but of course i could be wrong.
Wednesday 26 July 2006 2.16pm
where is it?
Anonymous User
Wednesday 26 July 2006 5.35pm
Not a one off complaint - I was unimpressed with Sunday lunch in there too.

I've yet to go back.

(The trifle was good though)
Wednesday 26 July 2006 7.25pm
Oh dear. Haven't been in there recently and I hope this is not a sign of complacency or being over-stretched as a result of popularity.

[glad to hear the trifle quality is holding up - maurits will be pleased...]
Thursday 27 July 2006 12.36am
just back from there, didn't eat but no barstaff/landlady complaints, but yeah, rubbish pub, don't go there ;)
Thursday 27 July 2006 5.12pm
I was in the other day - thought that the beer might be off. :o)
Thursday 27 July 2006 5.25pm
What a pity. These places soon get up their own wazooz after a bit of success....
Thursday 27 July 2006 5.29pm
Absolutely ;)

I would recommend that people intending to head to the Royal Oak, instead move straight for Belushi's on Borough High Street straight away. ;)
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