Award Winning Hotel & Restaurant

The only pub with rooms in Leicestershire, Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire that have all of the following awards

  • AA rosette for culinary excellence
  • Bedrooms rated 4 star gold by the AA
  • Recommended in the Michelin pub guide
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The Royal Oak Long Whatton

The Royal Oak is situated in the picturesque village of Long Whatton, Leicestershire with close proximity to East Midlands Airport, Donington Race Circuit and the university town of Loughborough.

Pub Dining Bedrooms The Garden Room

We are a gastropub that prides itself on offering fantastic food and drink in relaxed surroundings with a focus on quality service.

Local food and drinks

We serve a great selection of beers including our local Charnwood Brewery, St Austell Tribute, Bass and regular guest ales. We have craft beer from Purity Brewery along with Estrella, Poretti and Amstel lagers. Our wine list offers 30 hand-selected wines with 14 available by the glass. We have a wide selection of soft drinks and over 25 gins sit within our large spirits range.

Excellent food and service is our passion. We use quality locally sourced products where possible to create exciting modern British cuisine that still incorporates classic pub food.

We are proud to be continually awarded an AA rosette and featured in the Michelin guide for the past 7 years. Our AA rated 4-star gold bedrooms offer guests a comfortable and relaxed nights sleep. Popular with business and leisure seekers our stylish ensuite rooms are the choice of the discerning traveller.


Royal Oak Hotel Bedroom


The Royal Oak Hotel in Long Whatton offers 12 ensuite guest bedrooms for business and leisure guests.

Awarded with the AA 4-star gold rating and Eggcup Breakfast award we assure you will spend your visit as you deserve.

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The Garden Room

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Our Events

Friday Night Date Night

Friday Date Night

Due to high demand we are still running our very popular date night, enjoy some ‘you’ time away from all the stresses of home life and enjoy: – Arrival Prosecco – Three course meal with a bottle of house wine – Overnight stay in one of our cosy bedrooms – Breakfast All for just £150…