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The King's Head

) #5 of 5 Restaurants in Orford $$ - $$$ , British,
Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
+44 1394 450271
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A good meal provided here with good service, we noticed what other reviewers have - that the locals do stop talking when you walk through the bar area but it's not unfriend,y, just a very local pub. The landlord was very welcoming and the food...More

Thank JJE60
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having stayed in Orford for one week we quickly established the King's Head as the best pub for beer, food and welcome in the village.

Thank gooser69Shropshire
Reviewed 30 April 2017

From the moment we arrived we were made to feel very welcome, we stayed the night, room was very cozy and tastefully furnished. Dinner was delicious and menu had a great selection of dishes. Atmosphere was very relaxing and welcoming . Staff extremely welcoming and...More

Thank dancingtraveller2016
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Stopped for lunch after visit to Orford castle..Young 3year old grandson made welcome.Good pub food lunches and selection of Adnams draught beers.

Thank john r
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Wednesday night is Curry night with three on offer - lamb, chicken and Thai vegetable. All were delicious and washed down with Adnams ales and a nice range of gins. My favourite was the Adnams first cut gin. The landlord knew the wines and gins...More

Thank pauladhaines
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Had previously reviewed this pub as poor two years ago. Unfortunately I cannot change my opinion. Like a previous reviewer I couldn't believe how many dogs in there and this would definitely put me off wishing to eat there. A dog free area is a...More

1  Thank Karen J
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I popped in after a wander around Orford. I ordered 1 pint Adnams and 1 packet of crisps - £7...... Absolute rip off !!!!! It looked like a nice pub and the staff were friendly but what a scam.... I could've said something but the...More

1  Thank blackcountrymon15
Suzanne B, Owner at The King's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

You have left this review on the wrong site my friend, a premium lager and crisps would cost you £5.20, a pint of Adnams Bitter at £3.60 and crisps at 90p doesn't add up to £7 either...so not sure where you drank, but it wasn't...More

Reviewed 11 March 2017

Very friendly pub and food looked o.k. So many dogs in there, shame they don't have a separate area for dog owners to eat. The staff were filling up dog water bowls feeding the dogs with biscuits stroking them and then serving food. No thank...More

6  Thank Mal F
Suzanne B, Owner at The King's Head, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2017

We are a dog friendly pub as advertised, as are the majority of pubs in the local area...Orford and the surrounds are ideal dog walking country. We don't have the space to cordon off areas for dogs even if we wanted to, the bar area...More

Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We visited this pub for some drinks before heading to the restaurant The staff are absolutely kind with kids, and the pub has a friendly atmosphere that will make you feel at home. Nice place.

Thank JordiOV
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This pub is just a little way from the Quay at Orford and is old, friendly and accepts dogs no matter what state they are in. Food good and ok prices.

Thank _lin26w
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Do you have gluten free options at lunchtime?
13 September 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Tabather1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, you just need to mention what you need when you arrive, then they will tell you what they can do for you. The staff are very helpful and try their best to meet your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450271
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