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The Royal Oak is a traditional country pub. A Free House located in the glorious North Staffordshire countryside We offer a warm welcome, Real cask marque ale, fine wines and quality locally sourced food.

Whether you are popping in for full meal, a quick bite or simply a drink with friends, our friendly and experienced team  are waiting to welcome you.

The ‘Oak’ is a home from home, hosted by landlords Paul and Julie Richmond, with a relaxed and convivial atmosphere where the traditional country values of friendliness and  hospitality abound. The ‘Oak’ is a perfect spot in the countryside to bring your family to relax and eat. Stop for refreshments and food if you are walking or cycling – muddy boots and cycle gear are welcome (secure cycle parking available) and the pub is  dog friendly.

The ‘Oak’ is rapidly becoming recognised in the area as a significant destination for food as well as being a great place to socialise. Come and sample our excellent menu, where everything is freshly cooked to order by our renowned local Chef.

Food and Drink

Food & Drink

There is something for everybody in our kitchen! From sandwiches and 'Lite-Bites' every day between 12.00 noon to 6.00 pm to a one, two or three course meal from our main menu every day from 12 noon until 8.30 pm {8.00pm winter}. We also offer a Traditional Roast every Sunday from 12 noon to 8.30 pm{8.00pm winter} . Advance booking in our popular restaurant is strongly advised!
We cater for those with food allergies or intolerance and if you’re unsure about any items on our menu we will happily guide you through their ingredients.

Our fully stocked bar offers an excellent selection of cask ales, fine wines, a list of malts, tipples and of course, Prosecco by the glass.


“Excellent place for a relaxed and very enjoyable meal.”

“We enjoyed today’s meal very much. The food was of a very high standard, reasonably priced and the staff were friendly and attentive. We have now been here  3 times and have been impressed every time. Well done to the Chef for a very satisfying approach to quality country food. We will be visiting again soon”