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The King's Head

) #5 of 5 Restaurants in Orford ££ - £££ , British,
Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
+44 1394 450271
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
Open Now
12:00 - 15:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
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Reviews (132)
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11 - 20 of 132 reviews

Reviewed 7 February 2017

This is a lovely proper English pub with a good atmosphere good food, not a huge menu, but our food was freshly prepared and lovely and great friendly and efficient service. Adnams beer is the best in the world and the beer here is well...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Dropped in for a lunch on a freezing January day. Tasty wholesome food, good selection of Ales, friendly atmosphere.

Thank Stephenrgreen
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Visited for lunch, the pub is nice, food was good, nothing overly special or amazing. Just standard grub.

Thank K8NSH
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I always make a point of going to the King's Head whenever I visit or stay in Orford. My most recent visit was on Tuesday 24th January - prior to that it was some 3 1/2 years ago. Much has changed in between my visits....More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of those occasions when I feel Tripadvisor should have 6 rating levels rather than 5 as our experience here was better than 'Average ' but not good enough to qualify for ' very good '. We were unexpectedly in Orford at lunchtime...More

Thank Ian G
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were here with a group of friends. There were a few different dishes ordered, the Burgers probably came out the best. They were homemade and really tasty, my husband had the meatballs with the linguine, which he said he wouldn't order again as pretty...More

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Wet and windy outside,warm and welcoming inside,huge roast served by lovely friendly staff,we will be back

Thank David B
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Popped in for a pint and possibly to eat. However the pub was overrun with dogs and nowhere to sit dog free.I'm not anti dogs but would like to be able to eat and drink in a dog free zone. What capped it all was...More

2  Thank Peter6192
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had a holiday cottage in Snape which is nearby and as we were looking around in Orford we bowled into the Kings Head just for a drink and a sandwich. The welcome was sincere and hearty and the lunchtime menu looked appetising. Its a...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This pub used to serve really fantastic food. It was a 'must visit' when in the Orford area and it is disappointing to find that it now serves fairly basic pub food. However, the food is good quality and the portions are generous.

1  Thank TravellerGillian
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have gluten free options at lunchtime?
13 September 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from Tabather1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do, you just need to mention what you need when you arrive, then they will tell you what they can do for you. The staff are very helpful and try their best to meet your needs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Front Street, Orford IP12 2LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Orford
  • Phone Number: +44 1394 450271
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