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The Kings Head Restaurant

Church Street, Wye, Ashford TN25 5BN, England
+44 1233 812418
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Bar, European, British, Pub, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Church Street, Wye, Ashford TN25 5BN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a nice looking restaurant and I guess my expectations were high. Staff were very friendly. We had to wait ages for our starters and main course. In fact they kept coming over to tell us our food was on its way but we...More

Thank TheBatchelors
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smart looking establishment and a friendly welcome from the staff. Room decked out very nicely albeit a little too small for us. Nice touch with a dog bowl and homemade treat. En-suite compact and quite difficult to manoeuvre in the shower. Couldn't turn the heating...More

Thank CotswoldTripper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We happened to fall upon this gem! We were welcomed despite it seeming like a 'local pub' from the outside... there is always the fear of it being uncomfortable! Not here though! It's quaint yet modern, with a lovely village feel. The service was fantastic...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sad to report a pretty disappointing evening here, although we've always had good experiences before. Our main disappointment was the food, which was really below our expectations. My fishcake starter was very small, and not cooked particularly well. I did explain this to our waiter...More

1  Thank JEAPGermany
Kings_Head_Wye, front of house. at The Kings Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are extremely sorry that you was disappointed with your meal and it was below your expectations, especially as you have always had good experiences with us and enjoyed our food. We are sorry you left feeling disappointed with our food and the service on...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

Anticipated comfortable venue and very good food. Not disappointed. Professional, courteous and friendly staff. Food allergies understood and managed safely. All starters and main courses served reasonably swiftly and looked & tasted lovely. Enjoyed. Would return if in the area again.

Thank andyshepherd
Kings_Head_Wye, front of house at The Kings Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Good Afternoon, We are pleased you enjoyed your visit and the food was tasty. We all hope to see you again in the near future. Kind Regards Nikitia

Reviewed 2 November 2017

Well worth a drive out. Situated right in the centre of Wye in Church Street, this is a charming place to stop for refreshments. Seriously great coffees, choose from a detailed menu and get exactly what you order. We had cappuccinos which certainly rivalled the...More

Thank Corvette1544
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Booked a Sunday lunch for 5 , birthday celebration for my daughter. I bought a birthday cake for the celebration as you do. Was told on arrival that they charge £4 a head to present the cake on a plate with a knife. I could...More

Thank Tim399
Kings_Head_Wye, Owner at The Kings Head Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Dear Tim399. Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience, we do appreciate all feedback. I can confirm that I was the person that greeted you when you arrived, and explained about the cakeage charge. It’s often the case that our customers...More

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Came here on my day off with some friends . Quite a drive , but totally worth it . Good service and friendly too . Nice food , not too bad for prices . Great atmosphere and with great company it was a nice place...More

1  Thank Juliewoolie1
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We had been staying overnight at this hotel (see separate review), and booked to eat in the restaurant (good job we did, as it was full!). The restaurant was busy, giving it ambience, yet service was quick and friendly. My wife had the prawn cocktail...More

1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 9 October 2017

One of my favourite pubs. Superb food, friendly, welcoming service in an incredibly well designed setting. Went for a Sunday roast and a few glasses of red - absolutely perfect afternoon.

1  Thank Bazroy99
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23 March 2016|
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Response from Kings_Head_Wye | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for the query. We would gladly sell you a gift voucher for any amount you wish, and it can be redeemed against food or drink here at The Kings Head. A meal for two - 3 courses with a bottle of house wine would... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Wye, Ashford TN25 5BN, England (Formerly The Kings Head Hotel)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Ashford  >  Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1233 812418
  • E-mail
A multi award winning gastro pub and B&B at the foot of the Wye Downs. The Kings Head all about quality: quality of food, quality of service, and quality of environment. We strive for perfection, all the while aiming to maintain a relaxed and friendly place to eat, drink, and stay. Most of all we love to have a good time, and encourage you to do the same when you visit us! The village of Wye, and the surrounding countryside offers a perfect get-away and antidote to today's hectic lifestyles. Our hospitality begins the moment you arrive in our bar our award winning restaurant. Settle down in a comfy seat with a pint of local ale, or Kentish sparkling wine, and ponder over our award winning menu, brimming with local and seasonal dishes.
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