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Kings Head Hotel

Station Road, Lanchester village | on the A167 between Durham to Consett, Durham DH7 0EX, England
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Kings Head Hotel
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Ranked #24 of 44 Durham B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just stayed at the hotel for the bank holiday weekend .. Lovely clean hotel, breakfast probably the best I have ever had in a hotel! However I really wanted to thank Lucy who went beyond the call of duty to help us on Friday night... We will be back!!

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was excellent , service excellent from pre drinks to coffee at the end , a great mix of people , lively atmosphere lighting good you could see food and company . Overall we all had a relaxing night and was good value .

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durham uk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regulars at this great pub! The food is excellent and the young staff friendly and accommodating (especially Phil, Lauren and recent addition Adam) nothing is too much trouble. We often visit with friends and family as we know we'll get a warm welcome, lovely service and fabulous food!

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

Before I comment on my poor nights sleep I will start with the positives. Very friendly and helpful staff, fantastic restaurant with really good food, excellent wine list and attentive waiting staff. Unfortunately my room (small but cosy) had a sodium light just outside the building but shining in my room, was like daylight! I thought it might go out... More 

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Roda, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Living mostly in Greece now, The Kings Head afforded us a step back to the traditional village pub/hotel as we remembered it. We had a very comfortable and spacious room overlooking the village green and both the bar and restaurant offered great value for money. We enjoyed the location as we were able to explore the unique village of Lanchester,... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Staff friendly rooms well equipped nice location cosy village inn feel would return Durham 15minutes away by car or bus but Lanchester a nice little village itself ideal spot to stay in food was good and a welcoming atmosphere

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Pleasant surroundings, village location. Nice pub feel. Food superb - both breakfast and dinner. Excellent quality food and value for money. Service good. Staff friendly. Room satisfactory but nothing outstanding. En-suite only just about adequate. VERY small - loo, tiny basin and shower squeezed in but towel rail outside in bedroom!!!! Also rather tired looking - needed painting, new sealant,... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I have visited the King's Head over many, many years for meals and have mostly been pleased with the quality of the food until last week when I was served an unwashed and partly decomposing salad. The food looked very good and the rest of it really was tasty but under the salad leaves was some very squishy dark green,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

WE found THE KINGS HEAD on late rooms.com when looking for a nice quiet place for a night away close to Beamish ....we were allocated room 5 and found it very comfortable ,breakfast was great as was the 3 course evening meal which was superb value at £12.95 ...no complaints at all in fact we returned with friends last weekend... More 

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Durham UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We regard the 'King's Head' as our local, and in several years, we have never been presented with a disappointing meal here.Sunday lunch is excellent value- the Tapas Evenings offer a wide range of delicious choices, and the frequent 'Special Theme Nights' are always popular and offer different experiences of dining. The food is always very good, the atmosphere is... More 

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