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Kings Head Hotel

Station Road, Lanchester DH7 0EX, England
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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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Durham, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Yes it may be a bit shabby round the edges but don't let that stop you from trying We had an excellent late lunch which was excellent value you and struggled to eat it all We all had different meals from extensive menu(spoilt for choice) Service was great from bar and waitress We'll be back(again)

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24 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chosen because of proximity to Durham. Booking in straightforward. Reception in pub with well worn grubby carpets. Dark and unwelcoming. Evening meal disappointing, my steak was so tough I couldn't cut it! Waitress seemed inexperienced and just shrugged. When mentioned to what appeared to be a more senior member of staff he did apologise. My husband ordered banana sundae for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having struggled locally to find a decent Sunday lunch we were delighted with the food and service at the King's Head. Fresh, tasty, delicious Yorkshire puddings, roast beef and gravy. Desserts were also lovely. Will definitely be back 😊

consett
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunday lunch is very nice but after 3 people had visited our table, had to wait 20 minutes for someone to actually take the order. Everyone was stood outside at 12pm waiting for doors to open and they don't seem to have enough staff to cope.Dinner was lovely, but sadly won't be visiting the Kings Head again.

leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your recent review, were sorry to hear you feel you won't be returning, our Manager Trevor would appreciate the chance to discuss your review in more detail as he was not on duty at this time! He can be contacted on our emails, kingsheadhotel@btinternet.com, we would appreciate your time! More 

Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Kings head mid week with family. It is situated in the quiet well cared for village of Lanchester, about 10 miles from Durham city and 14 miles from A1. The restaurant was busy, staff very friendly and accommodating. Good selection beers/ wine. The menu was extensive and reasonably priced. Starter portions were large and could have sufficed... More 

leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Angela, thank you for your recent review, we do try very hard to give good quality hearty portions at reasonable pries! We hope to see you after our upcoming refurbishment if your in the area, thank you, The Kings Head Team More 

Consett
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Went for Sunday lunch for friends 25th anniversary and I have to say the diner was very nice and the Yorkie puds were real Whoppers big change from last visit which was not up to scratch but this time around everything was spot on from start to finish

leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Jeff, thank you for your recent review, our chefs pride themselves on there huge yorkies!! Were pleased we impressed you and hope to see you again soon! More 

swindon
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed here for two nights, bedroom very clean, and breakfasts ample. very good value for money.however although all the linen was clean beneath it the mattresses were very soiled and the duvets.however we would stay again

Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

I stayed here with my mother and brother as we wanted to visit Beamish museum and thought we would have a better chance of seeing it all over two days. The Kings Head is situated at the bottom end of the quaint village of Lanchester. We had two rooms which were very nice, clean, with a hairdryer, tea/coffee lovely bedding... More 

leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

We do hope to see you again soon for another stay! We do aim to set people up for the day with our hearty breakfast! Thank you for your wonderful feedback, The Kings Head Lanchester More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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!!

leanne m, Manager at Kings Head Hotel, responded to this review

Gill, Lucy sends massive thanks for the review! We hope to see you back with us soon! More 

Sunderland, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

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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