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Ye Olde King's Head

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The Kings Head is a traditional Inn built in 1622 on the west side of Lower Bridge Street. The Inn is a few minutes walk down hill from the Cross. The name refers to when King Charles stayed at the nearby Gamul House during the English Civil War. Since buying the business in March 2012 the current owners have spent thousands of pounds trying to bring the Ye Olde Kings Head back to it's former glory. In November 2012, the property had an extensive refurbishment throughout the bar and restaurant areas, every ensuite bathroom was also replaced and redecorated to a high standard. There are currently three completed refurbished rooms, by mid December 2013 they expect every bedroom to be finished.
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Grade: 100 out of 100
206Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
55Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Fantastic Old Pub we dropped in for a drink the fire was blazing away so welcoming. I would like to eat there next time but had an arrangement already to go elsewhere. You can't find many old pubs now so we were all delighted to visit. Drinks great even though the Doom Bar had
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Good band on Saturday night Pity we arrived late. Could have listened to them all night. Only caught the last few numbers. Good crowd all having a great time. Will arrive earlier next time. I wonder how sound proof the rooms are?
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Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, Owner at Ye Olde King's Head
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Rosemary, Thank you for your review, Obviously with the building being listed the rooms are not sound proofed hence the music going off shortly after 11pm. Unfortunately that was the last band for a while as the restaurant is opening and the sound will impede on peoples dining experience. Thanks again. Harry
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Having visited Ye Olde Kings Head before I felt compelled to write a review, based on our weekend's stay that we've just returned from. The location is ideally placed to hit the shops just up the road or take a leisurely stroll down the road to the River Dee.The pub itself is
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Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, Owner at Ye Olde King's Head
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Rob, Thank you so much for the amazing review. It was an absolute pleasure to see you both again, It makes our job so easy when we have lovely people like yourselves... I could of spoke to you all night!!! Look forward to seeing you again. Warmest regards and Happy New Year Harry and staff.
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What a great pub!! We stopped here for lunch today and it was fantastic. The staff were so friendly and attentive. Great selection of drinks and very reasonably priced. Now for the food....... You will not leave here hungry!!! The portion sizes are great and the food is
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Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, Owner at Ye Olde King's Head
Responded 1 week ago
Hi, Thank you so much for the amazing review. Great to hear such lovely comments about the staff and the food. Make sure you phone the pub directly if you decide to stay for the best price. Thanks again. Harry
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This is exactly what you need after a few beers wandering around Chester at Christmas. Great festive atmosphere, good service and fantastic food. The fish and chips is as good as it gets. The fish is large and tasty, the "proper" chips are the best I've had in a pub. Well
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Response from OldeKingsHeadChester, Owner at Ye Olde King's Head
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Mike, Thanks for the great review, So happy to hear you enjoyed your fish n chips. hope to see you again Kind Regards, Harry
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room 6
These were the beams in the bedroom, but the whole venue is like this - unsurprising given its a
I’ve emphasid the bed because of the size
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How do we get there from Chester train station .
Its about a 15-20 minute walk, from the train station, i would recommend you get a taxi if you have luggage.
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Hey Dee Fantastic to hear you liked your experience here at Ye Olde Kings Head. To book to stay with either go to Booking,com or Lateroom,com. Alternatively to can book with us directly but we require a 50% deposit when booking. Many thanks Jack
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Is there an hair dryer and iron in the room please.
Hi We have a hair dryer in each room and irons are available on request :)
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parking is free but only 3 or 4 spaces more with double parking. there is a multi storey 5 minutes away which was about £13 per day
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About 4 miles £10 in a taxi .
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"Room 6 has a 4 poster bed and is a really good size."
"If road noise bothers you you may want to ask for a room at the rear."
"Sleep quality on because of fear !!!!"
"it's an old building, so don't expect great water pressure, but the staff and ambience are worth it!"
"Book early , the hotel only has a small number of rooms and gets booked up well in advance, especially during race season"
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PRICE RANGE
US$87 - US$154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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ye olde king`s head hotel chester
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United KingdomEnglandChester
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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