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The King's Head Hotel Restaurant

Great Bircham, King's Lynn PE31 6RJ, England
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Ranked #31 of 127 restaurants in King's Lynn
Price range: $51 - $85
Cuisines: British
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
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30 reviews from our community

83% Recommend
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English first
Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Poor meal - depressing dining room with flies, slow and bad service. Very expensive. Moderate soup no bread or butter, rubbery chicken, not fresh fish, microscopic veg and potatoes. No wish or time for dessert or tea/coffee. They said their head chef was on and food was 'so good'! desperately needs improved management or ownership.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We stayed at the kings head on Friday a last minute get away recommended by friends, despite the awful weather we had a thoroughly enjoyable stay, our room was beautiful and the food was fab, the breakfast was lovely and all the staff were polite and friendly! Highly recommended and will be returning soon!

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Halstead, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Great pub food in a splendid venue.Ggod menus and very friendly staff made for a good experience.If you like Time Team then this venue is for you with a dig at the bottom of the Pub garden.I can reccomend the steak and ale pie

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East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Stopped in on a whim on the way back from Wells next the Sea and were impressed. Three course lunch for two (no booze - both driving) was less than £40.00. The food was excellent as was the service. Would definitely recommend this place for a meal.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The restaurant is recently refurbished and the service was excellent. The menu has a reasonable choice and most of the dishes use local produce. Both my wife and I had the locally shot partridge, beautifully cooked and served on a bed of red cabbage with potato rosti. The wine list is small but all of good quality and very reasonably... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

Welcoming staff. Delicious fresh food which was well presented and above average in quality. The dining room was well laid out and although it was full we didn't find it noisy.

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Loule, Portugal
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

We stayed over for 2 nights and ate in on both nights because the food is great We found the service to be very good The location adds value Great choice of wine and beers

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

In summary, lovely restaurant decor and reasonable varied menu. However, running out of 4 courses at 7pm on a Saturday from an already limited menu was quite disappointing. Service good when the restaurant was half full, however at capacity the service fails and you are left unattended to. Also, turn the air conditioning on when it gets hot and busy.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

One of Norfolks Best Pubs i think. They are always putting on events for families, Themed Evenings, Quiz Nights etc. The food is Brilliant and the staff are so nice.

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We had dinner 4 adults and 3 children. We had a lactose intolerant with us so there were quite a lot of questions and necessary demands which at first the waiter served us with a smile but as the restaurant got busier he got more cranky - to the point that desert was dictated to us and not the other... More

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