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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night. This place is a cracking genuinely cosy pub. Staff are super friendly and nothing is too much trouble. We stayed in room 6, which donned a super comfy 4 poster bed. Bathroom was clear brand new and spotless. The building is old so it does creek a bit, but it all adds to its charm....

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Guest Relations Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Rob__cLeeds Thanks for taking the time to leave us such a great review, we are constantly striving to improve the amenities in the hotel without losing that creaky old Tudor charm, so its good to hear we are succeeding. we are also very proud of our English breakfasts, especially the sausages, all from local butchers and suppliers. its great...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came here for a light lunch with my parents. We were just walking down the street looking for somewhere to gp so we chose Ye Olde Kings Head. From the outside it looks very authentic in style, something which is carried on inside. Personally I'd rather the bench seating in the food side was more in keeping with the...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Peter, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review. We have taken great efforts to keep the interior of the pub in keeping with the historic aesthetic of the building and it's always a pleasure when people comment on how we have managed to achieve this. It's great to hear that you...

Alderley Edge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Made to feel very welcome by Staff, Manager and Owner all very friendly, and couldn't do enough to help.We were directed to the Car park at the rear and our bags were carried up to our room on the first floor. Lovely Olde Worlde Hotel central to a Great Town.

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Guest Relations Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi _b_durbar48 Thank you for your review, its always wonderful to hear that the management and staff are living up to our reputation for great customer service. we look forward to seeing you on a future visit thanks again J.P

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Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Cannot convey how much we enjoyed our visit to Ye Olde Kings Head. From the moment we arrived the staff greeted us like friends and made our stay so incredibly enjoyable. Harry the owner is a real gentleman and has constructed a team who you feel genuinely enjoy their roles in an atmosphere of warmth and relaxed hospitality. We love...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Gary and Emma, Thank you for leaving us such a positive review, it always brings a smile to our faces when we receive reviews such as yours, it's great to hear that you'll be back and we look forward to seeing you again. Thanks again, Boyd

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 January 2017

My husband and I had the haddock,chips and mushy peas and the meals were absolutely delicious! The service was very good too. I would certainly recommend this pub to anyone looking for a tasty meal.We will definitely return.

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Jan, Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a positive review. It's great to hear that you would recommend us to others and even better to hear that you will return. We look forward to seeing you again soon, Cheers, Boyd

Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Just wanted a decent pint & a bite to eat. Well it wasn't just decent it was great. Went for the a pint (or two) of the Breakfast Stout, it was superb and certainly went well with the steak burger (with added bacon and cheese) the chips were well cooked even the garnish was tasty. Staff were very friendly and...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Guest Relations Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi Steve W Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a glowing review. Its always great to hear a guest enjoyed everything about their visit, we pride ourselves on great customer service, delicious food and tasty beverages. glad to know you will return, we look forward to it. thanks again JP

Bedford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Arrived in this centrally ancient inn and was immediately struck by its quaint feel. The landlord treated us as if we were long lost family all weekend. The staff were mega friendly and nothing was to much. An genuinely old inn with all the quirks and wrinkles. if you want plush don't bother, if you want a good time, better...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi Nick8620uk Thanks for taking the time to leave such a positive review. I will be sure to pass your comments on to the staff and the landlord! We look forward to your next stay Thanks again John p

Prescot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Stayed for one night midweek in the middle of January, nice clean room with essentials provided, staff very welcoming and allowed us to check in a little earlier than usual which was appreciated, the hotel is a little noisy both inside and out but this is to be expected given hotels location and age, didn't try breakfast but was included...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hello Lynne R Thanks for taking the time to review the olde kings head, it's always a pleasure to hear that people have enjoyed their stay. Thanks again John

UK
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Our stay was excellent, the room was clean with essentials provided and the room was quaint for the age of the property. The staff were exceptional, helpful and fantastic they could not do enough for you, they made us extremely welcome. The food was tasty and delicious and they accommodate if you was allergic to something. The place buzzed in...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi NWaltham Thank you for your review of the olde kings head, always great to hear people have enjoyed their stay, and very glad you enjoyed the live music. I will be sure to pass your comments to the rest of the staff and we look forward to seeing you again Al the best John

Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The staff at this hotel made the stay enjoyable otherwise we would have been disappointed. The room was clean but exceptionally noisy with traffic all through the night and only single glazing. The bathroom window would not shut and looked as though it hadn't been finished with no blinds or curtains. The shower had inadequate flow and you couldn't get...

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OldeKingsHeadChester, Manager at Ye Olde King's Head, responded to this review

Hi anitad168 Thank you for reviewing Ye olde kings head. We appreciate any feedback from customers, I'm glad to know the staff made your stay enjoyable, we pride ourselves on good customer service and I'm pleased to know the staff delivered on this. In regards to your other comments, water pressure is a constant problem for us, but being a...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kings Head is a traditional Inn built in 1622 on the west side of Lower Bridge Street. The Inn is a few minutes walk down hill from the Cross. The name refers to when King Charles stayed at the nearby Gamul House during the English Civil War. Since buying the business in March 2012 the current owners have spent thousands of pounds trying to bring the Ye Olde Kings Head back to it's former glory. In November 2012, the property had an extensive refurbishment throughout the bar and restaurant areas, every ensuite bathroom was also replaced and redecorated to a high standard. There are currently three completed refurbished rooms, by mid December 2013 they expect every bedroom to be finished. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ye Olde King's Head

Address: 48-50 Lower Bridge Street, Chester CH1 1RS, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Cheshire > Chester
Price Range: $96 - $169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ye Olde King's Head 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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“Even though we had a road-facing room there was little noise at night.”
 of 5 bubbles StephenV97, 27 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a front room and were not bothered by noise at all.”
 of 5 bubbles _b_durbar48, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“this is a civil war aged inn, all the rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles mick8620uk, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Be careful if above average height, low beams!”
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