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Winchester
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ridiculously high bar prices, now topped by their Christmas menu being even more expensive than Hotel Du Vin! No wonder the restaurant is seldom busy. Shame coz under previous ownership it was always buzzing.

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Mijas, Spain
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I think this picture is Le Blois (room 1) which we stayed in last night. Very tasteful and comfortable room and bathroom, with everything you could possibly need provided. We also dined there and although the manager and staff were clearly very busy, we still had a great experience and received friendly, personal attention. I started with one of the... More 

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Thank Nettyhill
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent a night at The King's Head - a complete pleasure and I would highly recommend it. My room was large and comfortable with good facilities. The food was outstanding, beautifully presented, and would appeal to lovers of fine dining. There is a good selection of up-market items. The breakfast menu is excellent. There is a good selection of... More 

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Thank Krodders
Winchester, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pub is run by best ever landlady and landlord in Hampshire, we think anyway, to the wonderful Events manager with her grace and charming composure throughout the whole build up to our big wedding day and the day itself, to the polite and attentive waiting staff who were so friendly and engaging and likewise the staff serving behind the... More 

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Thank ch141
Highcliffe, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Joined a group of friends for an evening meal, the staff were very friendly and helpful, and the food was excellent, the reason I can only rate this as 3 star is that we have a wheelchair and the only access is through the garden at the back, which has no outside lights so I found it very difficult to... More 

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Thank Choosy2016
Mark T, General Manager at The King's Head, responded to this review

Dear Choosy2016 Many thanks for your review, we very much appreciate your kind comments regarding the staff and our food. May I take this opportunity to assist with regards to wheelchair access? We have a number of wheelchair users that come to the King's Head on a regular weekly basis. We have full disabled toilets, and have another entrance rather... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent atmosphere. Accommodation excellent. Location good Staff very helpful. Free parking. Wifi. Nice village and surrounding area. Golf course nearby just up the road. Town not far up the road

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

This is such a good pub where the food is reliably excellent. The staff are really friendly and helpful. Accessibility is reasonable there are no ♿️toilets but I always prepare for that. Sundays there is a limited menu but that is fine if you are looking for an excellent roast dinner. 👍

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Thank JanCrispin
Yorkshire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Kept waiting for ages to check in, and then told our specifically booked room had been given to someone else, so were given an inferior room. Checking in took so long we were then rushed in to dinner where there was a very small menu - but even worse our first three choices were off. The food that was available... More 

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Headley, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Question - is is acceptable to spend nearly £30/head on a meal in a pub and come away hungry? My best friend and I both found ourselves feeling this way when we ate at the Kings Head in Hursley on a quiet weekday evening recently. The pub has a new menu and we tried the venison loin with beetroot dauphinoise,... More 

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We booked this place via Laterooms having been advised they accept dogs. Infact the hotel has only one room for pet owners.This is murky marketing. We nearly travelled 200 miles and would presumably have been turned away had I not double checked their policy myself

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A warm welcome, fine home cooked fare and traditional rural hospitality await you ... The King's Head free house is a traditional Four Star Georgian coaching inn situated in the historic downland village of Hursley, just south of Winchester in Hampshire. We offer a warm welcome and traditional rural hospitality to rival all other inns and hotels in Winchester. The village of Hursley is most well known for its strong associations with the family of Oliver Cromwell; it is for this reason that it is believed The King's Head originally gained its name. Our aim is to provide a relaxed and cheerful environment for locals and visitors alike in which to enjoy locally sourced ales, fine wines, home-cooked food, or even a night or two in one of our carefully restored hotel rooms. 'There is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or Inn' Samuel Johnson ... more   less 

Additional Information about The King's Head

Address: Main Road, Hursley SO21 2JW, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Hampshire > Hursley
Price Range: £83 - £127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The King's Head 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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“All the rooms in this pub are decorated with a luxury up-market style with mid-range prices”
 of 5 bubbles ch141, 8 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid anywhere near kitchen because of noise”
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“My room had a view on the main road. That is pretty busy during daytime and early evening. But had a nice view on the church.”
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“All rooms were good”
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