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The Kings Head

The Green, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 5RD, England
+44 1756 761600
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (9 reviews)
“beef pie” (6 reviews)
“pudding” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Green, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 5RD, England
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Reviewed December 8, 2018 via mobile

May have fantastic food and lager but hand pulled beer is really dull- just very average, for a free house there are lots of locally brewed beers better than the current selection. But still a lovely place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TimW698
Reviewed November 9, 2018

The food was so good on our first visit that we went back there the following night! Very tasty food - and great value for money! The King's Head Pie is huge - but gorgeous! The Chicken and Ox cheek dishes the following night were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Robin B
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Lovely, cozy pub with phenomenal food. Had my first pigeon ever, and it was delicious! Why don't we eat pigeon in the States I wonder?

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sophronia C
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Friendly welcome and delicious food, both breakfast and evening meal. Perfect base to explore the dales. Unfortunately, we discovered significant mould on the wall of our bedroom on the morning we left. This was on top of the shoddy finish on our bathroom door. There...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Destination637548
Reviewed October 18, 2018

we ate here with friends on our last night in Kettlewell. Lovely bar, friendly staff, good beer and best of all the fabulous food! I cant recommend this pub highly enough.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rick W
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Well being as i work in the village been wanting to try micks food he didnt dissapoint had the pheasant dish witch was prob the best meal ive ever had to date absoulty stunning keep it up and ill be back very soon

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank peyhill6481
Reviewed October 15, 2018

As a group of friends meeting for a Reunion in a Kettlewell holiday cottage, we were looking for an outside caterer to provide a special meal. The cottage owner recommended Michael at the Kings Head and he and his staff could not have been more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jonathan T
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here for late lunch on our second day of six walking Lady Anne’s Way, having also done so previously whilst walking the Dales Way six years ago when it was under different management. The pub is smart and clean; the service was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank One_of_the_BOFs
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous place this is. We were staying in the local area and The King’s Head was recommended to us. The staff are so friendly and accommodating and the food is truly amazing, so much so, that on our first visit we booked for...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jools4321
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Went for a meal only. Had to wait about 1hour for our food but it was worth the wait.pleasant staff and comfy surroundings. Would definitely recommend

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Camper249415
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Debbie G
August 19, 2018|
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Response from Newyorklondonparis | Reviewed this property |
There are tables outside where dogs are allowed however no personal knowledge re dogs inside. It might be an idea to call them and check.
February 7, 2015|
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Response from Maureen E | Reviewed this property |
Advisable to book as a very popular eatery with tourists and locals ! No idea on opening times as new owners only been there around a year or so but good excellent !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Green, Kettlewell, Yorkshire Dales National Park BD23 5RD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Yorkshire Dales National Park  >  Kettlewell
  • Phone Number: +44 1756 761600
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