The Royal Oak Inn, Withypool

For over 300 years, the Royal Oak Inn at Withypool has been renowned for providing comfortable rooms and delicious food.

Located on the beautiful village of Withypool in the heart of Exmoor, it is the ideal base from which to explore the moors.

Under new family management, The Royal Oak was refurbished in May 2019 and reopened on 1st June 2019 and has received excellent reviews.

With 2 traditional bars serving a selection of local ales & ciders, including their own ‘Withy Wanger’ ale & ‘Withy Wurzel’ cider, there is also a very well stocked gin bar and malt bar along with extensive wine menu to cover all drinkers.  There is also a dining room/function room seating up to 40 for private dining or functions along with 8 en-suite bedrooms.

All food is freshly cooked by a team of experienced chefs who pride them themselves on using local ingredients to produce high quality meals.

In the short time of being open The Royal Oak has already been award the AA dining award and also finalist in the Countryside Alliance Awards 2020 in the Pub category.

Exmoor Food Fest offer:
2 Courses £24.50, 3 Courses £29.50
Monday – Thursday     Midday – 8pm 
Now also available Friday & Saturday Lunchtimes 12-4pm

The Royal Oak
Somerset TA24 7QP

Tel.01643 831506 

The menu


Seasonal Soup of the Day with Crusty Baguette & Butter 

Saffron Poached Pear, Goats Cheese & Black Onion Seeds

Fish Cakes, Parsley Emulsion, Royal Oak Pickles 

Home Smoked Duck Breast, Melba Toast & Red Onion Chutney 


Fish Bouillabaisse (Haddock, Calamari, Prawns & Mussels), Baby Potatoes & Seasonal Vegetables 

Braised Exmoor Venison, Creamy Mash, Buttered Seasonal Vegetables 

Somerset Chicken (Chicken Breast filled with Somerset Brie, wrapped in bacon) served with Sautee Potatoes and Seasonal vegetables 

Forest Mushroom Risotto, Parmesan & Truffle Oil 


Clementine Posset, Chantilly Cream & Homemade Shortbread

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Toffee Sauce & Clotted Cream Ice Cream 

Baileys Chocolate Mousse with Whipped Cream & Chocolate Flake

Affogato (Vanilla Ice Cream with Espresso Shot) 

2 Courses £24.50      3 Courses £29.50 

Accommodation offer:
Stay 2 nights and receive 20% off 2nd night and subsequent nights when booking on flexi rate. To be booked by 31st Jan 2023. For stays 12/1/2023 until 31/3/2023. Not available online. Book direct only by phone. not in conjunction with any other offer. 

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