The Royal Oak pub is located in the southern part of the Peak District close to a number of major walking routes. The pub itself is a typical and traditional English pub with a bunkhouse and a camping area, providing accommodation for hikers and visitors to the park. The interior of the pub is cosy and has a number of open fires in the main lounge area.
The Royal Oak offers a range of different no nonsense homemade dishes all of which are freshly prepared in the pub, as well as having a fully stocked bar. This makes the pub popular among hikers who often visit after a long day in the hills. The Royal Oak also uses local suppliers from in and around the Peak District for all of its food, ensuring the dishes are of the highest quality.
Food is available throughout the day and the pub also has a breakfast menu which consists of a number of cooked English styled breakfasts, breakfast baps with sausages and bacon as well as more continental options such as muffins and pastries. There is also a day menu that is served from 12 noon until 9pm daily, offering a range of foods from sandwiches and light bites to full meals. Starters available include soups, chicken wings and salad and cost around £5 per head. The main course menu in extensive and includes a number of British classics such as Rump Steak, Gammon and fish and chips. Main courses cost around £14 on average. Sunday roast is also available and a range of different meats are offered from local roasted leg of lamb, to oven roasted top sides of beef. Sunday roast without a desert or drink costs around £13 on average.