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The Kings Head

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Kings Cliffe Road | Apethorpe, Apethorpe PE8 5DG, England
01780-470627
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Good Food

Visited this Pub for a meal on our recent visit to the British Grand Prix, We had three courses and they were all very good . We sat outside in the court yard for our meal, the only downside to the court yard was the noise from the kitchen fan which could do with moving to the other side of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
and40eh
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

My wife , myself and two friends visited for Sunday Lunch on the 16th August 2015. We all had different meals, so whether this was a factor I'm not sure, my meal in fact was excellent I had Chicken Supreme stuffed with chorizo on roasted vegetables which I thoroughly enjoyed, but the other three meals were very disappointing. My wife... More 

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Charlottekings, Owner at The Kings Head, responded to this review

Dear Ray Thank you for taking the time to review your visit with us yesterday - I was expecting it! I would like to sincerely apologise again for not checking your table and your disappointing meal. I was serving you along with two other waitresses yesterday and take full responsibility for a miscommunication in not checking your table - this... More 

Carlisle, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Visited this Pub for a meal on our recent visit to the British Grand Prix, We had three courses and they were all very good . We sat outside in the court yard for our meal, the only downside to the court yard was the noise from the kitchen fan which could do with moving to the other side of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Superb steak - very good quality and cooked very well. Great with children and choice of areas to sit - either rustic pub environment or seated restaurant. Have enjoyed each visit (x4) so far!

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Weldon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We wanted to take our dog on a new evening walk, make the most of the long evenings. We drove to Apethorpe, parked t the Kings Head and set off. It was very warm. After 90 mins walk through the an bling countryside we got back to the pub. Relief it was open. We checked we could eat with the... More 

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Organised a walk which included Sunday lunch at the pub. On booking the pub suggested we'd order on arrival for the walk & they'll have it ready 2 hours later. That's what I call good service. Everyone (14) of us who ate stated they had a really lovely meal (a good selection was chosen too). The staff were very helpful... More 

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Melton Constable, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

If you want an authentic old english country pub with good real ales and fantastic food ,this is the place to be . we happened on it by chance after looking for somewhere to eat for the evening being extremely disappointed at the queens head Nassington the previos night where we where staying ,. Nice warm open fire ,friendly chatty... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

The King's Head at Apethorpe in E. Northants is a fantastic pub. Not only is it located in a beautiful, rustic setting it is also all that a pub should be. My partner has just celebrated his 50th birthday there and the whole event was organised and managed so professionally by Charlotte and Simon. The food is of a very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015 via mobile

Visited The King's Head with my family for Sunday lunch in November. We were pleasantly surprised when we walked in to find a traditional style pub with a fire, friendly greeting at the bar and availability for Sunday lunch without having to book. The children were given some books and toys to keep them occupied while we were waiting for... More 

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Charlottekings, Owner at The Kings Head, responded to this review

Dear Clementinepips Thank you for taking your time to review your visit with us. It seems you did not enjoy your meal with us which is such a shame as we pride ourselves on our Sunday roasts so we truly are sorry to hear we have failed this time. I am glad to hear you enjoyed the sirloin of beef... More 

Preston, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have visited the Kings Head on several occasions now and have never been disappointed. The welcome is warm, the food is excellent and the ambience welcoming whether there is a throng or just you in the pub. The hostess is both charming and hard working in equal measure and the staff clearly take their lead from her front of... More 

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Charlottekings, Owner at The Kings Head, responded to this review

Dear Johnny T Firstly may I thank you for taking the time to write your review. It is always a great pleasure to scroll down and see 5 out of 5 as myself, partner and team always try our best to ensure customers leave full and happy! We are lucky at The Kings Head as the pub has such character... More 

ramsey cambs
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Welcomed on arrival,pre ordered lunch, went for a 6 mile hike ,returned to very warm welcome food and service excellent, good selection of food and ales.

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Charlottekings, Owner at The Kings Head, responded to this review

Dear Landlubber2014 What a lovely review you have written for us - thank you for taking the time to do so. Its a pleasure to see customers taking their time to review their visit. Glad you enjoyed the food, ales and service - we love having our walking parties cheering up the restaurant on these cold winter days - so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kings Cliffe Road | Apethorpe, Apethorpe PE8 5DG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Apethorpe
  • Phone Number: 01780-470627

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: British, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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