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“Great pub,food & ambience”
Review of King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII
Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Hever
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: The King Henry VIII is a truly historic English pub, from its dramatic Tudor chimney stacks to its oak beams, open fires and panelled bars, all restored using traditional Tudor craftsmanship. The current building dates from 1647 but a pub has occupied the site since 1597.Opposite the entrance to Hever Castle, where Anne Boleyn spent her early years, this half-timbered and peg-tiled pub is a real gem. In summer the beautiful beer garden and pond make visits especially memorable and the roaring fires and polished wood panelling make it a welcoming and cosy place for colder months.Customers can expect excellent food in generous portions and a wide range of ales, beers & wines.
Blackwater, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great pub,food & ambience”
Reviewed April 5, 2013

This was our 2nd time eating here,and as usual we weren't disappointed. Food orders are taken till 3pm,we ordered at 2.55 and our food was served promptly,piping hot & delicious! A good menu with lots of specials, most meals are well under ten pounds and the portions are huge! I felt sorry for my husband having to drive home after eating,I know I fell asleep! Beautiful surroundings full of history about Anne Boleyn,Henry & his other 5 wives. You can't visit Hever & not eat here. Friendly staff and comfortable seating made it an all round lovely dining experience.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank AndreaPutland
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HenryVIIIinn, Owner at King Henry VIII, responded to this review, April 14, 2013
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Oxted, United Kingdom
1 review
“Favorite Pub”
Reviewed March 31, 2013

I went to King Henry VIII for lunch with my family and was blown away by what a great time I had. The food first of all was absolutely fantastic, beautifully presented and very tasty! this was topped off by some of the best service I have ever experienced. All staff are very friendly and attentive, checking we were enjoying our meal, and asking if we needed anything. The food came out very quickly after ordering and I found the whole meal very valuable. Brilliant food, drink and service and at the end you feel like you've got a great deal! Not to mention its fantastic building, fires, outdoor area and Hever's luscious surroundings. Always come away happy. Well done King Henry VIII

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank alexanderwatts4
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HenryVIIIinn, Owner at King Henry VIII, responded to this review, April 14, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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London
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Best pub in 10 mile radius”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We tried the Henry VIII on a whim for Friday lunch. It was lovely - everything about it was great, the food was excellent, the service good and the atmosphere was just right. This is a pub on the up. Has become our favourite pub in the area. We felt lovely for two whole days afterwards from the food!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank speedypony
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HenryVIIIinn, Owner at King Henry VIII, responded to this review, April 14, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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Colchester, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
450 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Really good pub and food”
Reviewed March 28, 2013

We visited one evening with our four year old who was welcome in the restaurant. Staff were very helpful and welcoming and the food which arrived quickly was excellent. Also relatively inexpensive. A great pub.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Hemmo1968
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HenryVIIIinn, Owner at King Henry VIII, responded to this review, April 14, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we look forward to welcoming you in the future.
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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Great pub with fabulous food”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

We had a great time!
Staff were friendly and helpful. Food was fantastic and very reasonable. The pub was warm and welcoming.

Visited March 2013
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Thank D C
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