About The Royal Oak, York

Yorkshire is a haven for real ale enthusiasts and The Royal Oak, conveniently located in the heart of York’s city centre, offers an array of quality cask ales alongside a menu of hearty British pub food, with its cosy and traditional atmosphere topping it all off. Placed on the historic Goodramgate, just a short walk from York Minster Cathedral and a few moments from Monk Bar, The Royal Oak provides the perfect setting to refuel after a day spent exploring the sights of the city.

Opening Times

Open today - Opens at 10:00 am
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 am
10:00 am - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm


The Royal Oak, York
18 Goodramgate, City Centre
York YO1 7LG

Menu Highlights




Lightly grilled and filled with baby mozzarella cheese and tomato, filled with pesto sauce and served with rocket leaves.


Served in delicately spiced tomato sauce. Served with crostini bread and salad garnish.


Served with garlic mayonnaise and paprika.

More about The Royal Oak, York, York

Situated inside a 14th century building and decorated in a charming old-fashioned style, The Royal Oak in York’s city centre offers guests the full Yorkshire pub experience. Boasting an array of real ales – three permanent ones as well as a number of guest ales on tap – The Royal Oak will certainly delight lovers of Yorkshire’s favourite tipple. Great ale needs some great food to go along with it, and the menu here features British classics, all crafted from scratch using locally-source produce, adding to the pub’s homely feel.

Some of the choices on offer include beer-battered haddock and chips, homemade pie of the day and Scottish salmon fillet, as well as some dishes with international influences like the spicy Moroccan tagine, pasta and risotto. Why not head over to The Royal Oak on a Sunday and tuck into the traditional Sunday lunch? Located in the historic heart of York, this city centre pub is popular with tourists with its close proximity to a number of attractions. Book a table a get yourself down to Goodmangate for real ale, comforting cuisine and some good old Yorkshire hospitality!

126 The Royal Oak, York Reviews

126 Reviews
Value for money:Good value
Waiting time:Exceptionally good
Noise levels:Pleasant
Tez B.a month ago · 9 reviews

It's just so reassuring that there is the Royal Oak to go to every time. There's a new menu now but the food is still as good as ever, really enjoyed my Barnsley chop.

Darren B.2 months ago · 1 review

Outstanding Sunday dinner and service highly recommended!!!! Beef to die for , perfectly cooked !!!!!! Will defo be returning when next time we’re in York

Manuela G.2 months ago · 1 review

Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Great service. The food was lovely and the Yorkshire beer very tasty. Can recommend the fish and chips and will visit again when in York.