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The Oaken Arms

Holyhead Road , Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 2HX +44 1902596742

((((* British
Main course: £10
Food spend: £25
Opening hours
Monday to Saturday: 12:00 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 22:30

I really couldn't fault it, food was delicious and the staff were lovely. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending.

Debbie Smith 21 October 2016
from Wolverhampton

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Trading since the mid-1850s, The Oaken Arms near Wolverhampton is nestled in the rolling countryside of Staffordshire. Offering well-loved British pub cuisine, it boasts plush Chesterfield armchairs, an enclosed brick hearth and, true to name, chunky oak beams. The classic whitewashed exterior and the enclosing country can be enjoyed from the al fresco garden for summer dining.

Hearty Sunday roasts and trusty British dishes head The Oaken Arms menu, and a range just for kids offers mini versions of pub favourites. Signature Vintage pies offer fillings like beef & merlot with buttered peas, while The Oaken Arms ‘Vintage classics’ menu includes lemon & garlic-roasted chicken with seasoned chips.

Paying homage to the Great British pub, the Vintage Inn bar stock includes cask-conditioned beers, real ales and a meticulously compiled wine list. Thirst-quenching offerings include seasonal non-alcoholic cocktails and freshly-pressed juices, and rich coffee is brewed freshly throughout the day.

At just 5 minutes’ drive from the picturesque village of Codsall and its Train Station, or 10 minutes to Wolverhampton, The Oaken Arms is a perfect country retreat.

The Oaken Arms

Holyhead Road , Codsall, Wolverhampton, WV8 2HX

Contact +44 1902847342
Reservations +44 1902596742

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Customer reviews for The Oaken Arms

4.2 ((((* (based on 36 reviews)
91% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (27)
  • lunch (24)
  • value (16)
  • romantic (10)
  • large parties (9)
  • child friendly (8)
  • luxury (5)
  • private dining (4)
  • trendy (4)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • al fresco (1)
  • business (1)
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  • ((((( by from Wolverhampton

    I really couldn't fault it, food was delicious and the staff were lovely. Wouldn't hesitate in recommending.

  • ((((( by from Wolverhampton

    Great service! Great food!

  • ((((( by from Wolverhampton

    Fantastic food and excellent service!

  • ((*** by from Mansfield

    Overpriced food with nothing special about it whatsoever.My Fiance had her pie served to her in a cracked and jagged dish.My Pate starter was utterly pathetic.You will have to order your own food at the bar as no one will come and take your order from you which is terrible paying these inflated prices.I've had better food at Wetherspoons.The pub itself is very nice,a nice place to sit outside if the weather is nice.I don't have anything else good to say about the place.Try the Dog and Gun instead,far better value and better quality food.

  • ((((* by from Stafford

    Food was fantastic, the service was lacking had to go up the bar for more drinks and our bill

  • ((((( by from Telford

    Had a meal for two three course, duo of pate rib eye and brownie. Broad bean pecorino croquettes caesar salad with grilled chicken and ice cream, everything was cooked to perfection good hearty sized portions, excellent staff very helpful can't fault the place

  • ((((* by from Wolverhampton

    Lovely cosy dining experience. Very good friendly staff & very good food. One of the best local Vintage Inns. We had the fixed price menu - £12.95 for 2 courses which is excellent value for money. My only criticism of this being the very small choice of non-meat meals but the pizza I chose was delicious. We started with prawn & avocado salad served with warm seeded bread & butter which was a meal in itself & then my friend opted for the rump steak which she said was good.
    With our meals we had the Pinot Grigio blush & because we were pretty full we ended our evening with the coffee & small puddings option, an eton mess & a chocolate pot, both of which were lovely.
    We will definitely be going again.

  • ((((( by from Wolverhampton

    Meal and service good -but the children's or young people choice of food available is poor
    As that of vegetarians
    Just because they are vegetarians and young people -they still like tasty well presented food

  • ((((* by from Wolverhampton

    Good food. Staff very friendly and attentive

  • ((((( by from Wolverhampton

    Really nicely decorated country pub Witt a good car park. Rustic without being too chintzy, a mix of casual and more formal dining areas.
    Menu was varied and a good selection of dishes to suit most tastes. I had the lamb duo: rump and a homemade shepherd's pie with vegetables my friend had the ham hock and mash. At around £13 I thought they were very good value, well cooked and great flavours.
    Desserts were just as good, a huge range of desserts and definitely homemade.
    Even without the 20% discount I thought the meal was good value at £44 including soft drinks.

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