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The Kings Head & Bell

££ - £££, British,
10 East St. Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EA, England
+44 1235 525362
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible11%
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“pate” (3 reviews)
“scampi” (3 reviews)
“peas” (3 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
10 East St. Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for Sunday lunch with my wife, she had the roast beef dinner which was really nice… I had the classic burger which was nice & juicy. I enjoy tasting real ale & had two pints of Gunners Gold which were great. Service...More

Thank Dean J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Organised for 3 of us to meet for lunch here. Nice pub, empty, friendly staff. The problem was that after ordering food, nothing appeared for 30 minutes - so I queried it. Bar staff informed me that it had been sent from the kitchen, but...More

Thank seacolumbus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called for some drinks for a birthday a good selection of drinks. We found a table for our party of 12 in a quiet part of the pub.

Thank Pauldawn21
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Food is very good, did sit outside and the tables could do with a clean. The staff are very friendly and the food was served quickly and freshly cooked. Drinks are a reasonable price.

Thank Jim O
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I had the salmon with new potatoes and salad, that was supposed to be with a sweet chilli sauce but I asked for it without the sauce. The salmon was perfect, delicious and succulent, the salad was exciting and beautifully presented and the new potatoes...More

Thank Dorothy S
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Dog and Child Friendly Staff very friendly and helpful. Ate here on two occasions and would return. regular deals throughout the week on food. Would defo return in the future. Don't go for food before 5 as the kitchen is closed

1  Thank 115StephanieD
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

I've been stopping by periodically since moving to Abingdon and the food / staff have always impressed me. Recently had a burger and chips from their outside burger shack which was absolutely delicious, and the staff as always, were professional and polite. Major bonus is...More

Thank anasooter
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

We ate the Kings Head and Bell today for the first time in a while. The pub was empty so service was quick. They have a good range of gins and even stock the Edinburgh Rhubard and Lavendar gin. Interestingly we were charged two separate...More

Thank RhinoKellie
Reviewed 21 June 2018

The pub was noisy with the TV showing the World Cup football but we managed to find a quieter table. The food took a long time to arrive. The piri piri chicken was nice.

Thank 413jules
Reviewed 21 June 2018

Fifteen of our club members were present. Food was great, service impeccable and all went without a hitch. When booking, I asked for a menu especially for our event so we could pre-order. We were offered good selections with realistic prices; everyone was happy with...More

Thank Flongrim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$22
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 East St. Helen Street, Abingdon OX14 5EA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +44 1235 525362
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The Kings Head & Bell is right in the heart of the beautiful market town of Abingdon on Thames, we have been refurbished to a high standard with stylish modern touches whilst keeping true to our roots of a great British pub. We serve a wide range of freshly cooked, made to order dishes, using ingredients sourced from local shops and farms. We pride ourselves on our quality cask ales and premium beers as well as our extensive range of wines and champagnes. The Kings Head & Bell is managed by Noreen and Aidan and supported by their professional and friendly staff. The kitchen team are quickly growing an excellent reputation for preparing & presenting beautifully cooked meals using locally sourced produce. Noreen and Aidan both have a wide range of experience in the industry and very much welcome the views of customers so why not pop in and introduce yourselves? We hope to see you soon!
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