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“Well recommended” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Kings Head

Kings Head
Ranked #17 of 119 Restaurants in Lymington
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $22
Cuisines: Bar, British, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Late Night, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Description: Despite dating back at least 300 years, many of the original features of The Kings Head can still be seen today.When you visit The Kings Head you will see the long-lasting beams made from Napoleonic Ships that only add to the character of this old English pub.The pretty courtyard that we see today was previously used for fish-drying, whilst the buildings adjacent to the yard were an abattoir and fishermans house.Despite these drastic changes over time, the inside of the pub has remained somewhat the same and the great open fire that cannot be missed. It is these characteristics that, when you visit, make it easy to imagine the pub back in the 18th Century as a regular haunt for the smugglers and sailors that would frequent this famous sailing town.
Horley, United Kingdom
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276 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“Well recommended”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

We tried this place for a drink first after reading good reviews.
We were greeted nicely and served promptly. The pub itself is a little den, with low lighting and fantastic open fire. There is a good wine menu and we'll keep beers.
On a different night we decided to try the food and was not disappointed at all.
I ordered a starter of nachos and there was enough for four people! Although I didn't mind that..
We both had mains and they too were generous portions and both very tasty.
We would certainly return here when next in the area and if your travelling nearby then give it a try.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Warrington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Good Pub Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

Tradition English seaside pub with an excellent pub menu and a good selection of local beers and cider.

Visited June 2013
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Chandler's Ford
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39 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Fab Sunday Roast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Kings Head. We both chose the Sunday roast hubby had pork and I had beef..what a huge plateful arrived -we loved the fact both choices included stuffing and Yorkshire puddings plus parsnips roast and duchess potatoes carrots cabbage and peas. We had a bottle of delicious white Rioja which the landlord recommended too.
All in all a great lunch will definitely be back!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Jo B
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UK
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Good food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013

We ate in the Kings Head on two evenings. Food was very good with very good sized portions. Drinks are on the expensive side. Booking is recommended.

Visited May 2013
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“So much for brunch!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2013

Surprised to find it shut at 10.30 as was hoping for breakfast/brunch as advertised. No explanation and a long drive for nothing!

Visited May 2013
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