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Kings Head Restaurant

Station Road, Ivinghoe LU7 9EB, England
+44 1296 668388
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (133 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (21 reviews)
“petit fours” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
French, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Station Road, Ivinghoe LU7 9EB, England
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had lunch today and the duck was as fabulous as ever. George was there all the time and the service was great. Watching Master Chef later, still feeling full after lunch, made us appreciate the Kings Head even more. The food is just top notch...More

Thank RichardEWatts
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been meaning to go to this restaurant for years having only heard of its greatness. Finding myself in the area i visited and found it fabulous and beyond my high expectations. It is like going back in time when only certain restaurants were...More

Thank TONY P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been to the Kings Head on a number of special occasions and I organised a lunch as a surprise as it is my husbands favourite. The atmosphere and setting never fails to disappoint but there are some disappointing changes. We had the duck...More

Thank SKDesign1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just go , the duck is to die for, great old world ambience, good wines and excellent service. this is one of those places you know you will return.

1  Thank jim b
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely peaceful restaurant with good service, book before hand, parking is outside restaurant or across the road, great for special occasions.

Thank francesc0angel0
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been a customer here for the last 40 years and the high standard is always maintained, the duck is first class.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited the Kings Head on Friday 10 November 2017 - firstly we were sat in the bar area and served drinks and an appetiser; the bar area could have done with some music it was very quiet and absolutely no atmosphere. We were then shown...More

Thank LozDunstable
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very poor sevice. 2 of the 4 tarte tatin were burnt black! We asked to see the chef to explain why he thought it was aceptable to serve deserts in this condition but he refused to come out! The manager did not address any of...More

1  Thank Dave K
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

I find it a bit pretentious to have a separate room to have nibbles and order a drink and your food. Then you are told your table number and on your way to figure out which table is yours. Food is nice especially the scallops...More

Thank Sofia I
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We booked the Kings Head Restaurant after seeing that The Stag was closed for refurbishment - it was an excellent decision. Upon arrival we were greeted by smart and friendly staff before being g shown into the bar whilst we waited for the rest of...More

Thank Andy M
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Dan B
9 November 2016|
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Response from Redriff | Property representative |
Smart casual. Ties and jackets not essential but nothing too scruffy
29 October 2016|
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Response from waywoodwanderer | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you call the restaurant and ask for a recommendation. Else try the Brownlow at Cheddington on the canal. Haven't been there but tripadvisor would tell you what its like and locations of other hotels in the... More
3 September 2016|
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Response from waywoodwanderer | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Smart casual would be fine here.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Ivinghoe LU7 9EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Aylesbury Vale  >  Ivinghoe
  • Phone Number: +44 1296 668388
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