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The Kings Head

Bar, British, Pub
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48 Church Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AA, England
+44 1588 630770
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best pub in England I would say probably the best there ever will be as well what a lovely landlord will defiantly go a as much as I can highly recommend it

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Thank Will J
Bath, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During our Get-away-from-Christmas-sojurn, we stopped here for a beer as it was on the Cask-Marque Ale Trail. The Young barman knew little of it but once it was pointed out, reached for the required certificate high behind the bar. Processing this with the app. on my phone entertained the regulars there also (this doesn't happen often apparently) Notwithstanding this, the... More 

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Thank Andress3
Coventry, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We visit Bishops Castle a few times a year, and the Kings Head grows on me more and more. I love the Guinness in here which is really well kept. Saying that the whole pub is so well kept. If you walk past and think it's a bit noisy don't think it's not friendly because it is. Oh and they... More 

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Thank paulguitar
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

While on a walking/ cycling holiday with 8 friends I visited this pub on a couple of occasions. I found the locals were really friendly and the pub had a nice welcoming atmosphere.

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Thank Dick S
San Diego, California
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Popped in twice to this pub while I was staying in Bishops Castle. Enjoyed a cider and some chips. Loved the atmosphere, decor and service. Sadly they only serve breakfast to those staying at their hotel. It looked quite good!

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Thank Lauren B
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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147 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

We visited the Kings Head during Bishops Castle Real Ale Trail weekend. There are six pubs and two breweries in this small town and once a year in July they all join together in a celebration of real ale. The Kings Head is the "sports bar" pub of Bishops Castle, if you want to watch the footy or play snooker... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

Good atmosphere, friendly locals, dogs welcome. Great place to stop and have a drink. They have a pool table and dart board.

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Thank TK0109
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Lovely pub, friendly staff, friendly locals, great pints and atmosphere.... and dogs are allowed! What more could you ask for?! So glad we found the kings head and their glamping pods :)

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Thank cassielianne
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

visited this pub a few times with friends, once to watch everton v spurs very friendy staff and the manager was a good laugh (even if he is a spurs fan)good banter with the customers.

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Thank jay s
Dunchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

They don't do food here any more. The Kings Head is back to being a pub. The atmosphere us good and the locals are very welcoming. My wife and I visited here last weekend. Good pint! They have just opened some glam ping pods out the back if the pub which look really good value too. Worth a visit if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, British, Pub
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Church Street, Bishops Castle SY9 5AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Bishops Castle
  • Phone Number: +44 1588 630770

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