What’s on at The Royal Oak?

exterior and sign of royal oak

Read on to see the popular pub’s special offers and upcoming events…

It’s official, it’s almost summer! To celebrate, one of Bristol’s most popular pubs has a range of special offers and events coming up – with something fun happening nearly every night of the week, you’d be mad to miss out!

Monday night is now quiz night – £1 entry, play with teams of up to six people! The lucky winners will take cash home, plus there’s lots of fun and drinks to be won along the way.

Every Tuesday evening you can get 40% off starters and mains from 5.00pm–9.00pm and Fridays from 12.00pm–3.00pm, meaning you can spend even more time focusing on the good times!

Every Thursday it is 2-4-1 on large glasses of house wine – all day! Later on in the evening is steak night from 5.00pm–9.00pm – the offer includes two steaks, chips, salad and bottle of house wine for £30.

Thank God it’s – pizza – Friday! Come down and enjoy the best wood-fired pizzas in Bristol served from their sunny beer garden between 5.00pm–7.00pm. What’s more, this space is also available for private hire, so book it now for your next special occasion.

Finally, make sure you don’t miss out on their famous Pork and Cider Festival on Saturday 6 July from noon til late. Tickets are available for £5.00 from behind the bar, with freebies and giveaways to celebrate their 10th year. There will be live music, loads of local ciders, a huge BBQ, face painting, a magician and more!

The joys of running a business on Gloucester Road

Back when The Royal Oak first opened its doors, the only other venue close by which gave people a relaxed place to eat, drink and socialise was the Tinto Lounge.

The landscape today is very different – there has been a huge surge in the café culture, with the choice of venues constantly changing and expanding. Businesses need to thrive on the ever-changing competition as it keeps everyone on their toes. The pub has always tried to keep their food and drink offering in-line with changing tastes and trends.

Gloucester Road is now such an incredibly diverse destination for people going out, anyone living in the area has everything they could want and so much more right on their doorstep.

Gloucester Road is somewhat like a living, breathing entity in itself. The people – diverse, eccentric and never dull, the ever-changing shops and cafés that pop up and then disappear, but most importantly the sense of community that seems to beat through the streets. People are what make a place special; not posh shops and fancy restaurants. This is what draws people to the area and has helped to create the pub’s welcoming atmosphere. As owners, Neil and Olivia, feel very lucky to have been involved in helping to make the top end of Gloucester road as vibrant and ‘happening’ as the Arches end.

As always, there are many highs and lows in business – they have seen some great successes over the years, with their summer Pork and Cider festival not to be missed, along with some very memorable moments – having a garden full of school kids singing ‘we will rock you’ at the top of their voices certainly stands out!

Visit the Royal Oak at 385 Gloucester Road, or call them on
0117 989 2522 for more information.

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