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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 - 6:00 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, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 51
    Excellent
  • 15
    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
Great place for breakfast

We called in at 9:30 am on Saturday when they had just opened. They have a good choice of breakfast but my friend and I both went for the bacon sandwich and tea. This was delicious. The room was warm and welcoming as were the staff.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Alex N
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Oundle, United Kingdom
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Oundle, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in at 9:30 am on Saturday when they had just opened. They have a good choice of breakfast but my friend and I both went for the bacon sandwich and tea. This was delicious. The room was warm and welcoming as were the staff.

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Thank Alex N
Northwood, United Kingdom
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for a pint with our small dog whilst driving through the area. Bar is dog friendly, already two in there. Pub also human friendly, very welcoming with landlady and customers happy to chat. Water supplied for dog plus a bit of ham which we assume was left over from lunch and we were treated to free crisps. If... More 

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Thank Ponytailpaul
Kings Cliffe, Peterborough, Uk
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

It was to celebrate my wife's birthday. Very nice food for the four adults, roast chicken and roast beef, however the pasta bolognaise disappointed my grandaughter. This was deleted from the bill. Attentive service in pleasant surroundings.

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Thank Skybolt
Stamford, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Recently visited here for a light lunch after a local walk. There are lots of great walks in this area. We had a lunch roll each and shared a portion of fries ad it was the perfect amount and the food was lovely. The rolls were home made, my BLT was served in a tomato roll - yummy! They were... More 

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Thank Shaz105
Stamford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Yesterday was the first time we had visited the Kings Head for a number of years. The food was spot on and you could not have wanted anymore. My wife had roast sirloin of beef and I had the smoked cod our friends also had the beef. All 4 meals were excellent. This was well worth the trip out from... More 

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Thank TheRicketts
Corby, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

Under new management of Dave & Pam, you'd not notice it's changed over, very approachable indeed. The service was second to none. They have the same excellent chef and the waiters/waitresses were so polite and friendly. Now every part of the menu was ordered by our party - the result - every plate of every course empty - two large... More 

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Thank StevoMM
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Five star all round. I had the breakfast fit for a king which was cooked to perfection and my partner had a scone and hot chocolate and I had a Tea, all fantastic quality. The new owners alongside the staff are doing a fantastic job and the fact of it being child friendly helps. The new snug cafe is a... More 

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Thank zombiezappa
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015 via mobile

New team are making a really good job with maintaining the atmosphere of this traditional village pub and serving excellent food. The sea bass with sautéed potatoes was well cooked and presented and excellent value for money.

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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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Thank Ray K
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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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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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