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Kings Head

$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Pub
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High Street | TN12 0AR, Staplehurst TN12 0AR, England
+44 1580 891231
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70 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here with friends, as it was their local. We had a very good lunch and the atmosphere was warm and welcoming, also dog friendly.

West Malling, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

It is what it is - the only remaining pub in Staplehurst and the last of at least 5 others that I can remember all now sadly closed. It is warm and cosy and offers a welcoming reception with a good range of beers and a surprisingly extensive menu but which seems to comprise a lot of pre cooked or... More 

Thank Nigel W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Food is amazing and the owners are so respectful and caring for all your needs great staff keep it up

Thank darren p
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch with my friend, service was poor and slow and table was dirty. My friends order came out wrong due to waitress/barman lack of communication. My fajitas were ridiculously spicy I couldn't even eat more than one even without jalapeños! My friend asked for more BBQ sauce with her chicken and by the time the waitress... More 

Thank Chloe M
Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Fantastic value for money and food was plentiful. We visited as it w my sons birthday and all I can say is the staff were excellent and attentive . The food was hot and tasted lovely . I would highly recommend this pub for value quality and astmosphere .

Thank Michelle P
Staplehurst, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Well kept, clean and friendly staff. However as all the other pubs in Staplehurst have now closed it could do with some competition

Thank oldboy2016
Maidstone, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Have visited here before and was always good,however visited on 30th of July and ordered sirloin and rump steak with peppercorn sauce. The steaks were full of fat and gristle and could not be cut. The peppercorn sauce seemed to be packet mix. Aweful ! Will not be going back.

Thank r0bjsmith
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Me and my friends visited on a Sunday, had some tasty food and drink and it all felt homely! We also found a fantastic car park at Station Approach, TN12 0QE, far better than the Somme!

Thank Graham P
Canterbury, United Kingdom
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

Having been here 3 times on a weekday for lunch which was very well cooked and presented and the staff were very good, decided to go for Sunday lunch, what a big mistake, 3 of us had roast lamb and 1 roast beef. The lamb & Yorkshire pudding were the only things edible, the beef was to tough to eat.... More 

Thank cstones171
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

The food is always good but after the shocking service i received on my last visit I doubt I will go back ,extremely young staff didn't seem to know what they were doing and it was a long wait for the bill, on bringing the wait for the bill to the staffs attention ,they were so rude and personal I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: High Street | TN12 0AR, Staplehurst TN12 0AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Staplehurst
  • Phone Number: +44 1580 891231

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