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Ye Olde King's Head

116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
+1 310-451-1402
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good46%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hungry after a long day, we stumbled upon this place while strolling. The menu was traditional Brit pub fare, so I decided to try the fish and chips. They were spot on for what they should be, and the tartar sauce was quite good. My...More

Thank FlagSStaff
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly place. Staff lovely whatever time of day on every visit. Full English breakfast to die for, all food is home made and delicious. Also sells varied menu of American dishes. Beer good, lots of TV s for the sports fanatics. They have lovely...More

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely place and staff. I found food to be good with average size portions but expensive for what you got. Fish and chips were $17 and was asked if I wanted beans or peas but was charged another $4 for a pot of beans. There...More

Thank leslex
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The Kings Head is a Santa Monica institution with fish and chips that are autentic and really good, the bangers and mash are also great and you'll submersed in an English Pub so you're probably going to have fun

1  Thank Michael M
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I wiped one of the tables and it was filthy underneath..needs more attention paid to cleanliness. Food was okay - not bad but nothing special - service was friendly and good.

Thank PalinsLeftBoot
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Everything is made from scratch. We split a Shepherds pie and a Kew salad and felt like we were in heaven! The service is very efficient and friendly, our water and drink glasses were never less than half full. We live out of town and...More

1  Thank Brucemovin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Went for a late breakfast, but arrived at lunch time. Husband liked fish and chips, I liked the shepherd's pie. Wasn't busy as we were there early, would have liked to have had dessert, but was too full from lunch. Will stop again if in...More

Thank CarolBPA
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Came here after the marathon and the host / manager was a pleasure. Very accommodating. The food is normal pub fayre and do have a kids menu. Waitress seemed a little overwhelmed which was understandable on this day. More importantly a decent pint of Guinness...More

Thank Gustav08
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Park in public structure and walk. Used to come here faithfully for the fish and chips. Came st paddys day and it was nuts - lots of ppl and noise. Fish and chips were just ok. Waitress tried her best with the amount of ppl...More

Thank IV15
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Been coming for decades; still the same and that's a good thing. Always go for the fish & chips as not a fan of traditional British food which is still on menu, but they've added lighter fare. Come for the ambience. Especially if you're a...More

Thank LVinWA
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Santa Monica>  > Santa Monica
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Monica
  • Phone Number: +1 310-451-1402
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Description
British Pub, Restaurant, Gift Shoppe & Bakery in the heart of Santa Monica. World famous for over 40 years serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. LIVE sports, Patio Dining, Happy Hour Mon - Fri 4-7pm. Full bar.
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