The Royal Oak

“Village pub with no airs and graces” - AA Inspector

LOCATION

KING'S BROMLEY, STAFFORDSHIRE

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Overseeing the crossroads in the centre of the village, this is a true community pub. Independently owned, you can expect big brand ales like Pedigree, Wainwright and Ringwood, as well as guests; bar snacks include sandwiches and jacket potatoes, while main menus offer pub classics like sausage and mash, as well as grills and burgers. The authentic homemade pizzas are also worth a look.

The Royal Oak
Manor Road,KING'S BROMLEY,DE13 7HZ
Phone : 01543 473980

Features

Children
  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
Facilities
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of ciders

About the area

Discover Staffordshire

It was Staffordshire that bore the brunt of the largest non-nuclear explosion of World War II, when a munitions dump at RAF Fauld went up in 1944. It was also the county’s regiment that once boasted within its ranks the most decorated NCO of World War I, in the person of William Coltman (1891-1974). Going back a little further, George Handel penned his world-famous masterpiece The Messiah on Staffordshire soil. During another chapter of Staffordshire history, the county was home to the first canals and the first factory in Britain, and it had front-row seats for the drama surrounding one of the most notorious murder trials of the 19th century, that of Doctor William Palmer.

In outline, Staffordshire looks not unlike the profile of a man giving Leicestershire a big kiss. The man’s forehead is arguably the best region for hillwalking, as it comprises a significant chunk of the Peak District. This area is characterised by lofty moors, deep dales and tremendous views of both. Further south are the six sprawling towns that make up Stoke-on-Trent, which historically have had such an impact on Staffordshire’s fortunes, not to mention its culture and countryside. This is pottery country, formerly at the forefront of the Industrial Revolution and the driving force behind a network of canals that still criss-cross the county.

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