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The Kings Head

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Lynn Road, Great Bircham PE31 6RJ, England
+44 1485 578265
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Oakham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh dear, what has happened to this place?! This used to be a place to come for a special treat but now no one comes here! Booked a table on a Saturday night (in December!) we were the only table in a large restaurant so we asked to move to the bar as we didn't want to be alone. It... More 

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Thank JimWendB
Leeds, England
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40 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just had a lovely Sunday lunch here with family. They happily accommodated 10 of us. The Sunday roast beef was cut thickly, the vegetables (6 varieties), were well cooked and the Yorkshire pudding was big and fluffy (being from Yorkshire we appreciate these things!). A nice touch was not having to ask for extra gravy which came with the meal... More 

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Thank Arnolds87
Norwich, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for dinner and decided yo stay over as a really nice feel to the place. Staff very friendly and welcolming manager Justin was really enthusiastic about the place and didnt seem to be concerned they were quiet on a saturday night as he sees a big picture for this lovely hotel and wether its packed out or just the... More 

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Thank JO J
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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174 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here on the last night of our walking holiday. After w 12 mile walk we sat in the bar and enjoyed gin and tonic from there extensive Gin collection. This is a dog friendly hotel so our black lab enjoyed her stay. The rooms are very comfortable. The meals here are really good there are some beautiful dishes... More 

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Thank Kathrynowl91
Norfolk, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went for a meal with friends in a party of four one Saturday and we were expecting it to be good but it was simply superb. I started with mushroom soup. It's a good indicator of how skilled the chef is when he/she can make a simple dish this good. Main course was a vegetarian dish - mushroom wellington in... More 

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Norfolk, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We have visited many times over the past few years. What a difference since our last visit. Prices up, quality and service down. Very disappointed. Will not be returning in the foreseeable future.

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1 Thank gem533
London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Muddled booking, and that was just for Sunday lunch. Friendly reception staff, let down by unacceptable service, and waiting staff who attempted to make an over an hour wait for starters attributable to us......the diners. Some dishes ok, after a very long wait, they needed to be worth waiting for, but when they were served, no cutlery! By the time... More 

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1 Thank Chrissie F
Norwich, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Not sure what's happened but since the changeover in landlords this pub/hotel has rapidly gone downhill. Having been a regular for the past 3 years I am so disappointed to say the new landlords have not only failed to introduce themselves to the regulars, the atmosphere is so bad that regular customers have decided to vote with their feet and... More 

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1 Thank Beachbum1910
UK
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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Kings head is under new management, it is clear that there is no management, or rather blame the staff if things go wrong management. Having had very good meals previously at the. Kings Head we will never go back after this experience, the only member of staff that tried to ,sort out why we were not getting out lunch... More 

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Thank yb1uk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a four night stay at the Kings Head. The room was first class and breakfast and dinner were everything we expected them to be. Sheryl ,Zoe and Kendra were attentive to our every request and insured our stay was top class. The hotel is under new management and if they carry on the way they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
British, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynn Road, Great Bircham PE31 6RJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Norfolk  >  Great Bircham
  • Phone Number: +44 1485 578265

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