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Kings Head Restaurant

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Station Road, Ivinghoe LU7 9EB, England
01296 668388
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been here before and it was all they said it was -amazing! The food, service and ambiance were all fabulous so we decided to have our wedding reception there too. Our December wedding was being held at the church across the road so it was really convenient to have our 'do' right across the road. Annie couldn't have been... More 

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Thank Floyd M
Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is more than just somewhere to eat. It is a delightful place to go for the "special occasion". The staff are very well trained and it shows We have dined here many times and it never disappoints. It is always a special treat.

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Thank Stuart G
Studham
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been here for 4 or 5 years but have fond memories of the duck and my son was desperate to try it as a birthday treat. We arrived with several other groups just after 7 o'clock to find the bar and reception area empty. Having waited around patiently for some minutes we went into the restaurant to find 2... More 

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Thank KandK20
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I used to visit this restaurant in the '60's with my parents and was dutifully overwhelmed by the experience. Today I took a friend for lunch to celebrate her birthday - somewhat older and wiser these days - but it seemed as though nothing much has changed! The food is still delicious, with the roast duck to die for, not... More 

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Thank Gorran
Bangkok, Thailand
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130 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It's truly worth 1:20 hrs drive from London to have the delicious crispy duck here every time I'm in London! This is a small Inn with cute garden. Duck should be reserved, so as Bread and Butter pudding. Their sticky coffee with ice cream is worth the little weight gain

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Thank ChiranujB
Amersham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

My parents initially found The Kings Head over 40 (perhaps even closer to 50) years ago...and it's still as brilliant as it was then. Over the years fashions have come and gone, but George and his team remain constant. Their impeccable service puts other establishments to shame. I note that it has been suggested that this restaurant is child friendly.... More 

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Thank younger t
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We are regulars here. This is the second time my wife and I have tried the 5 course lunch menu, which offers outstanding value for money. Thoroughly enjoyed all courses, coupled with a lovely - and reasonably priced - bottle of Sauvignon Touraine. Service attentive and discreet. Overall a great experience.

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Thank BobJamesP
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Why has it taken us 30 years to re-visit this excellent restaurant. The last time I was here this place was the best place to eat for miles. It has not changed. The old adage "you get what you pay for" rings true for this gastronomic beacon. The menus are inventive and the food well presented by the attentive staff.... More 

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Thank waywoodwanderer
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

we met friends, who had been told about this place from friends in THAILAND, and were not disappointed. The staff we great, traditional service and knowledgeable regarding the menus on offer. A must is the roast duck although there wasn't one complaint from the 8 diners at our table. not cheap but certainty exceptionally good value. will be returning soon

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Thank Curowealth
Surrey
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Want a trip down memory lane, well this is the place for you. The food has been brought into the 21st century and is creative and proficient. The service and restaurant is of another time ( in a very good way) I wondered where all the fancy cutlery and contorted napery had ended up......well it's all alive and well at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$163
Cuisine
French, British, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Ivinghoe LU7 9EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Ivinghoe
  • Phone Number: 01296 668388

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?