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The Kings Head

££ - £££, British,
Market Place | SK17 6EJ, Buxton SK17 6EJ, England
+44 1298 27719
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“mixed grill” (3 reviews)
“beef” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Market Place | SK17 6EJ, Buxton SK17 6EJ, England
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

They make a big point of advertising both outside and inside the pub about Football coverage and to be fair they have a good number of screen inside, however although there were a number of people "enticed" in on the night, the staff/management refused to...More

1  Thank alanrory
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Buxton over Christmas with two grown up kids and elderly grandmother . Made the mistake on the first visit of sitting near the pool table to watch the football on the big screen . There was a group of about 20 lads average...More

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Had a few work lunches here and can honestly say the food here is great....the portions are just enough and good value for money. It can get very busy and occasionally we have been told there is a 20-30 min wait for food; just proves...More

Thank vic565
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Pub chain and I don't think they do much of their own cooking. Seems like it may be pre-packaged and then heated at this pub. Very large menu.

Thank cats2350
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Called in for lunch on a Sunday. The pub was busy and had to wait for a table. A good menu selection, but settled for the Sunday Lunch £5.95 choice of chicken or beef. The service was excellent. Didn't take too long for the food...More

1  Thank PetePtak
Reviewed 22 October 2017

the food was excellent; music in background eclectic in mix; beer (from Howard Town, Glossop) reported to be very fine (unfortunately unable today personally to assess it - though last time it was really in peak condition). Only downside was slight chill in the room...More

Thank KLofM21
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here and was amazed how cheap it was.The food is standard pub fare but none the worse for that.Plenty of choice and a decent pint as well.

1  Thank Timothy P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Sometimes 'cheap and cheerful' pub grub is just what you want - and the Kings Head doesn't disappoint. Atmosphere can be a bit noisy (popular with Hen Nights!) but this unpretentious pub offers reasonably priced, tasty food ranging from curry dishes (in a 'pub' sort...More

Thank SunnyBuxt0n
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Lost count of my attendances here. Busy or quiet it matters not. You get hearty portions of pub grub that is tasty and hot when you get it. It's not fancy but it's clean and the service is good. Specials board too by the bar....More

1  Thank Tom277
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Buxton for 4 nights and ate food in here for last 3 of them! No frills but good food at decent prices. Bar staff were efficient and my Cumberland bitter excellent! Would recommend especially for couples and families.

1  Thank Ralphol
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Market Place | SK17 6EJ, Buxton SK17 6EJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Buxton
  • Phone Number: +44 1298 27719
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