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Ye Olde Kings Head

Open Now: 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Open today: 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Good fun at karaoke

We had been seriously let down by some of the bars in Santa Monica during our trip so we didn’t... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Verily recommended

We as Brits normally avoid any restaurant with an anything Olde English in the title, but my wife... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Kent, United Kingdom
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“english pub”(14 reviews)
“fish chips”(6 reviews)
“shepherds pie”(4 reviews)
This quaint Irish/English-style pub has received very positive reviews.
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116 Santa Monica Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2202
Santa Monica
+1 310-451-1402
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All reviews english pub fish chips shepherds pie taste of home english breakfast typical british pub welsh rarebit fullers london pride liver and onions hp sauce scones and clotted cream fun pub scotch egg great atmosphere englishman scarves shop
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Used the pub a couple of times for breakfast during our stay in Santa Monica - full English - very good. Also popular with the locals - they do have brown sauce - but you have to ask - result!

Thank Howard-Moon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had been seriously let down by some of the bars in Santa Monica during our trip so we didn’t have high hopes for this place. But it was great fun as we were there on karaoke night. Some of the singers were amazing, some...More

Thank Beanie14
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We as Brits normally avoid any restaurant with an anything Olde English in the title, but my wife and I ate here a few years ago on a previous visit and liked it. Back in Santa Monica again with the family in tow and pleased...More

Thank tripeagle
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Whenever I'm in Los Angeles area, I always find time to drop into Ye Olde King's Head for a pint of Boddington's or Guinness. It's the nearest thing to home an Englishman will find in these parts, which explains why for many years it has...More

Thank DavidWooding
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This amazing place has been around for a long time and well deserves a great review. The atmosphere and decor is very old English and the staff very friendly. Consistently great dishes prepared; especially known for their yummy fish and chips. We have tried many...More

1  Thank DeeDee K
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Great beer selection, good food, friendly staff and perfect for watching sport as there’s a projector by the bar and plenty of other screens. Would recommend

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We ate here last year so decided to go back.. we had to leave the burger as it was dripping in grease and the beer was awful.. called in a couple of days later and had breakfast which was ok This time tried Guinness.It was...More

Thank budlady
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for a Beer and ended up eating Welsh Rarebit, Fish & Chip and apple pie. The decor is very English Pub. Love this place. If it were in our town we would be there often. Well done!

1  Thank Oscar H
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Decided to go for a full English breakfast. The restaurant had been busy for a World Cup match, so had quietened down by the time we arrived. The service was friendly and the food arrived promptly. It was tasty and everyone enjoyed the experience with...More

Thank Cygnetsixsix
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Popped in for drinks before carrying on shopping, had to go back and taste the food. Proper English food, amazing, very welcome. Really quick service, especially in the bar where it was really busy. Tip - if you want to go and watch any English...More

Thank izzy j
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