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The Kings Head is a traditional village pub in Gunnerside in Swaledale North Yorkshire. We offer a good selection of real ales and excellent freshly cooked meals.
US$7 - US$19
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch, Drinks
Bar, British, Pub
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A pleasant pub with good outdoor seating and excellent table service. Good local beer and friendly staff.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 15 May 2021

We recently returned from a visit to the Yorkshire Dales, having stayed in Gunnerside, where the local community pub, the Kings Head, is situated. Because of the lockdown it was still only possible to eat outdoors but people flocked to the pub each day, either...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 11 May 2021

Great service, great food and beer and usually a couple of Yorkshire Dales Brewery on offer, Swale Trail Pale very good.

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 9 May 2021

We visited on a Friday evening when service was outdoors only, due to coronavirus restrictions We had lamb curry and vegetarian nut roast. Both portions were generous and well presented. The meals were excellent, and presented to us with very good humour given the difficult...More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 4 May 2021

Pub situated in the heart of a lovely village, great stop-off on a walk. Lovely pint of Swail Trail Pale and the chips are tasty!

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed 21 April 2021 via mobile

We stopped for lunch at The Kings Head after a walk up to Gunnerside Gill. The fish and chips were delicious, and the gluten free Peroni was very good! The outdoor seating was well spaced out, and Covid friendly!

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 28 December 2020 via mobile

Cosy and warm with a fabulous selection of beers and a great menu. Friendly, welcoming and a great atmosphere. Not to be missed!

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 14 December 2020

Had a lovely meal at this charming village inn located in the beautiful Yorkshire Dales. My wife particularly enjoyed her fish pie.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 6 December 2020 via mobile

We had 3 fabulous meals this weekend. Bearing in mind the COVID tiers brought in last week we had a wonderful time all 3 nights.. staff and locals very welcoming and should be applauded during these uncertain times. Great beer and food. Really hope we...More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 5 November 2020

Visited for dinner and lunch on separate days and enjoyed some very nice food, beer and local company. The King's Head oozes warmth, charm and friendly local cuisine which makes it a 'must visit' for anyone staying in the area. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Jill S
14 July 2018|
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Response from Maggid62 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Lovely, friendly service. The website says food served until 8.45 but I would go earlier. Before 8?
20 July 2017|
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Response from Madam13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are. We enjoyed several meals there last month with canine company.
19 March 2017|
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HI, sorry - I've only just seen this message. Our quiz starts at 8.30pm. See you there hopefully! Matt
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The Kings Head is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5